Brian Gentil spoke to Phida from Waihi Bakery to congratulate her and husband Vic Luon on taking out more accolades at the Bakels NZ Pie Awards this year.
Vic's mastery with pastry and bacon and egg won Waihi Bakery a Silver Award and... Continue reading »
The annual Art Waikino exhibition and art competition will be filling the historic Victoria Hall this Labour Weekend from Saturday through to Monday. Entry Form
Local and not so local artists are invited to enter their work into the painting,... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Click on our podcast link to hear the full Police File and read a summary below.
Waihi Police have a greenstone (pounamu) necklace that has been found and would like to... Continue reading »
With the exception of a pre-hearing meeting with Iwi and others who submitted on Maori cultural values, Kaimai Windfarm Ltd has decided against its planned topic-based, pre-hearing meetings, having offered submitters one-on-one meetings about its... Continue reading »
Have fun in a friendly atmosphere and raise much needed funds for your local rescue helicopter service at the Waihi RSA from 6 pm on Saturday August 24.
You can register your team and your team name at the Waihi RSA or phone 07 863 8860 (as early as... Continue reading »
Welcome to Waihi Corovets.
Corovets is a locally-owned and operated veterinary clinic that looks after companion and farm animals from Waihi through to Whenuakite with a wide range of services.
Visit their clinics in Tairua, Whangamata and now... Continue reading »
“I’m really pleased to have been appointed by Simon Bridges, Leader of the National Party to the role of National Party Spokesperson for Climate Change” said Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
“The role fits perfectly with the work I do as the National... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, joined Brian Gentil to bring us up to date with the latest rugby news.
On Sunday Marcus was busy at the first leg of the Shaw Cup Fleming Shield Competition at Ngatea. It was a full day... Continue reading »
If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could be eligible for one of the Thames Coromandel District Community Board grants.Applications close Wednesday 31 July at 4pm.... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, with the junior football results and the Waihi College sides games too.
The Waihi Men played at home against Te Awamutu, going down 4 – 3 in a game that... Continue reading »
Our thoughts and deepest respect are with the family, friends and colleagues of Tipiwai Stainton who lost his life when the front end loader he was driving rolled into a stope in the Correnso underground mine at about 6.30 pm on July 28 2016. Continue reading »
Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for information as the search for 24-year-old Joseph Webb continues.
Joseph was last seen walking around the Whakatane Coastline at Kohi Point between 2pm and 3pm on Tuesday 23 July.
Joseph is described as medium... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Marcus Howie, the RDO with the Thames Valley RFU, who has just got back from a quick holiday, and then immediately headed off to Tauranga for a World Coach Educator Course.
They then moved on to the Shaw Cup & Fleming... Continue reading »
Tomorrow, Saturday 27 July from 1 pm – 5:30 pm, an emergency services exercise will be taking place in Whangamata.
“This is a large-scale exercise with approximately 100 emergency services personnel, civil defence staff and volunteers taking part,”... Continue reading »
Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, brought us up to date with the Waihi College and junior games this weekend.
Brian Gentil and Steve then talked about the Waihi Men’s home game on Saturday against Te Awamutu at... Continue reading »
Waikato Police have recovered the body of Stian Solberg, who had been missing from his Huntly home since 9 July.
Stian was located on 23 July and formal identification was completed yesterday.
Stian's death will be referred to the Coroner. Continue reading »
The Medical Officer of Health has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in Thames. Some household members of this case are now in quarantine in case they develop measles. It appears that this person may have been exposed in the vicinity of... Continue reading »
Police are seeking help from the public following a serious crash in Bay of Plenty yesterday.
A pedestrian was crossing State Highway 2 at Pahoia about 7.10 pm when they were struck by a white van travelling north.
The driver of the van failed to... Continue reading »
MetService is forecasting an uneventful weather weekend for much of the country. While a ridge dominates the weather map bringing fine weather to most, a low departs the Far North on Saturday and a trough approaches Westland on Sunday.
That low will... Continue reading »
Have you seen Joseph Webb?
Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate 24-year-old Joseph Webb.
He was last seen at Kohi Point in Whakatane about 3pm on Tuesday 23 July.
Joseph is of medium build with short dark hair.
He has a ta moko on... Continue reading »