Hauraki District Mayor, John Tregidga, doesn’t speak for all locals as he berates Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage for accurately pointing out the risks of allowing OceanaGold to acquire land for a new tailings impoundment.
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Brent Willoughby joined Brian Gentil with all the results of the football across the weekend. He started with the junior and college games and then went on to the Waihi Association Football Club Men’s and Women’s games, both against Te Awamutu.
The... Continue reading »
Whakaari – White Island, New Zealand’s most active volcano has been living up to its description with a swarm of earthquakes detected since late last week. The quakes began last Thursday and steadily increased intensity within 24 hours.
The swarm... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO with the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union joined Brian Gentil with another update of all the local rugby games happening around our region this weekend.
Both the Senior A Tom Jordan Cup and Senior B H. G. Leach Cup games look... Continue reading »
The Waihi Association Football Club men’s and women’s teams are both playing Te Awamutu sides this weekend, one team’s playing away, the other has a home game. President of the Waihi Club Steve Warren joined Brian Gentil to let us know who was... Continue reading »
Waihi Drama Society President Fi Gudsall joined Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show to update us on their latest production Bugsy Malone.
Their last two matinees this weekend are booked out, and Fi said they had just one ticket for Friday night’s... Continue reading »
This weekend is set to be the perfect chance to get some of those much-needed outdoor chores done ahead a more tempestuous coming week.
MetService are forecasting the cliché; ‘wet in the west of the South Island, fairly good elsewhere’, this... Continue reading »
With just over a week to go before Queen’s Birthday Weekend Waihi Lions member Brian Atger spoke with Brian Gentil about how the Waihi Lions Book Fair donations are coming along; and there’s still time to donate.
Drop off points are BP and Mobil in... Continue reading »
Farmers are being urged to do their bit to protect farms from damaging pest plants by ensuring machinery, vehicles and equipment have been cleaned ahead of Gypsy Day.
Gypsy Day occurs in the week leading up to and immediately following 1 June each... Continue reading »
We had a listener call us today wanting to warn people to beware of the "parasites" masquerading as Spark NZ. He said they are calling Waihi numbers again at the moment.
Police are also aware of a phone scam by cold callers who say they... Continue reading »
More than eight years after 29 men went to work at the Pike River Coal Mine and never came home, the promise to re-enter the mine drift has been honoured.
In the presence of families, experts from Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa-Pike River... Continue reading »
A drill rig that appeared in the car park behind Waihi's Seddon Street, between Haszard Street and Mueller Street over last weekend is installing a Piezometer that measures groundwater and any changes to this, according to Mark Buttimore,... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Click on our podcast link to hear the full report and further details.
Thursday 16 May Waikato AOS and local police executed a search at a Donnelly Street address for... Continue reading »
Moe Stevens, Chief Fire Officer with Waihi Fire and Rescue caught up with Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show and brought us up to speed with the five call outs they attended over the last week. Moe also mentioned the new fire truck would hopefully... Continue reading »
Westpac 2 crew were sent to Kaiaua to assist a female patient in her 60’s who suffered multiple injuries after she was run over at low speed (3 - 4 km per hour) by a car on Kaiaua Road last Saturday.
The wheels of the car did not travel over the... Continue reading »
Waihi's senior rugby sides enjoyed a successful afternoon at Te Aroha on Saturday, when both sides came way with good wins over rival club Waihou. Seniors B's got the day off to a good start giving Waihou a rugby lesson running out... Continue reading »
Two men are likely to face court action after being found in possession of 3,526 pipi taken from the Ohiwa Harbour near Kutarere in the Bay of Plenty.
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) spokesman Richard Ratapu says the men were caught with the... Continue reading »
There were some great games of rugby played around the Coromandel and Hauraki regions on Saturday, and lots of visiting teams won.
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, caught up with Brian Gentil with all the results of... Continue reading »
MetService are forecasting a mild Autumn week of weather.
MetService Meteorologist Tui McInnes sums it up: “Not much wind, mostly dry but with cloud for many areas. A blocking high has built up over our region of the globe which is helping to keep... Continue reading »
Steve Warren, the President of Waihi Association Football Club, joined Brian Gentil with the results of the Knockout Competition games the Waihi Men’s and Women’s sides played last weekend.
Unfortunately both sides lost so have been knocked out.... Continue reading »