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Hauraki District Mayor standing down

Posted 28 March 2019 by Gold FM in Council Matters

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...
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Beware phone scammers!

Posted 28 March 2019 by Gold FM

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...
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Cultsy's Waihi Rugby Scoop

Posted 25 March 2019 by Gold FM in Sports
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...
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Isla and her family need a hand

Posted 24 March 2019 by Gold FM in Health

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...
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New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

Posted 21 March 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence
Media Release: Rt Hon Jacinda Adern Hon Stuart Nash - Minister of Police

• 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...
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Race Relations Day a chance to remember the victims and survivors of Christchurch attacks

Posted 21 March 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Education,Music, Entertainment, Events and Health
Media Release: NZ Human Rights Commission

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...
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