Don Edgecombe, the Thames Valley Club Development Officer caught up with Brian Gentil to run through Round 3 of the Thames Valley Senior A and Senior B games across the Hauraki and Coromandel this weekend.
Don and Brian also covered Round 7 of the... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga has made it official. He will be calling time on his 36 year political career, vacating his chair at the council table and handing on the mayoral chains at the local election coming up later this year.
John... Continue reading »
Gold FM received a call from a listener wanting to warn others about a phone scam.
This scam involves someone ringing you saying they are from SPARK. This particular caller identified himself as Nick Walton from SPARK and gave his intended victim a... Continue reading »
A fertiliser company has been convicted and fined $45,000 for unlawfully discharging chicken effluent leachate into the Waitakaruru River at Maramarua in north Waikato.
The convictions and penalty were imposed on Bennett Fertilisers Limited by Judge... Continue reading »
Congratulations and a big thanks to the Waihi Beach Bakery Harley’s Angels, OceanaGold Tumeke Techies, OceanaGold Geo Girls, Mitre 10 Waihi Orange Roughies, SPCA Op Shop AC/DQs (Animal Crackers Drag Queens) and the Te Awamutu Dairy Queens for... Continue reading »
Dog owners are being asked to check their pets are up-to-date with vaccinations as cases of canine parvovirus have been identified on the Coromandel.
Parvovirus (or ‘parvo’) is a contagious viral illness that affects dogs, causing severe vomiting,... Continue reading »
As a result of a post-mortem, Police have upgraded the enquiry into the death of a two-year-old girl at Little Waihi, Maketu, to a homicide investigation.
Police continue to appeal to the public for information on this death.
In particular, Police... Continue reading »
New Zealand Women’s Dart Champion Wendy Harper (Wendels to her mates) from Waihi caught up with Brian Gentil on Monday morning’s Breakfast Show about her trip; later this year to the World Darts Championship in London.
She talked about how she got... Continue reading »
There will be overnight closures through the Waikino section of Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 tonight and tomorrow - Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be a full closure between Waitawheta... Continue reading »
Posted 25 March 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Graeme Culton
Waihi Senior rugby sides had mixed fortunes after the latest round of Thames Valley club rugby. Both sides were at home to Thames, with the Senior B's giving the home crowd plenty to cheer about when in the early game they came away with a hard... Continue reading »
Thames Valley RFU Development Officer Don Edgecombe joined Brian Gentil to run through the results of all the rugby across last weekend, and there were some interesting scorelines.
In the Thames Valley Competition, it was close in both the Senior A... Continue reading »
Joel and Kelsey are locals from Waihi who could do with a little help.
Kelsey works as an ECE teacher at a Waihi preschool and Joel works for an engineering company in town. Recently, they found out their 2 year old daughter, Isla, has a rare form... Continue reading »
A National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, and all those affected by it, will be held at 10am on Friday 29 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
The service will be held in... Continue reading »
When Mr John Wilson visited the other day to say he'd like to do something a little different for his wife Mrs Wilson (Helen Wilson to the rest of us) on her 50th wedding anniversary, we were up for the challenge.
It seemed quite appropriate... Continue reading »
The Waihi Memorial RSA is looking for volunteers to sell poppies in Waihi on Poppy Day, April 12. All funds raised will be used locally.
If you can spare a little time to support Poppy Day please call or text 027 446 0375.
Volunteers around New... Continue reading »
A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held today, Friday 22 March. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced details yesterday afternoon.
The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute... Continue reading »
There’s another full weekend’s worth of rugby across the Hauraki and Coromandel districts this weekend with Round 2 of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union Senior A and B Competition.
Don Edgecombe, the Thames Valley RFU Development Officer, ran... Continue reading »
A full moon is on the rise tonight. It will be the last supermoon for 2019 for us here in the southern hemisphere.
This is the closest coincidence of a full moon with the March equinox since March 2000 – 19 years ago.
This March full moon counts as... Continue reading »
• Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws
• Immediate action to prevent stock-piling
Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced... Continue reading »
Race Relations Day, today (Thursday 21 March), provides a chance to remember the victims and survivors of the attacks in Christchurch and reflect on how we can create a more harmonious society, Pancha Narayanan, National President of Multicultural... Continue reading »