State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed overnight for resurfacing on Tuesday 23 October and Thursday 25 October. The work is weather dependent.
Signs and detours will be in place alerting motorists in Paeroa at the western end... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby called in with the highlights and results from the Waihi AFC Labour Weekend Football Tournament.
Eight teams played in great Waihi weather with good support from the sidelines.
Waihi won the inaugural competition 40 years ago and... Continue reading »
Local MP Scott Simpson has selected Thames High School student Sam Oxford as the Coromandel representative for Youth Parliament 2019.
Applicants for the role presented a one minute video of ‘why they should be Coromandel’s next Youth MP.
“I was... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy said he was very well travelled after he watched the Thames Valley Swampfoxes notch up a 17 - 7 win to Whanganui in the Meads Cup semifinal on the weekend.
Edmond described the play saying the boys played well in the first half going... Continue reading »
The Waterlily Gardens at 441 Pukekauri Road is celebrating its Grand Opening this Labour Day Monday.
Rachael Pride spoke to Brian Gentil about how she fell in love with the gardens after a visit to the district to see family.
Rachael and her... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Helen Wilson about year 18 of ArtWaikino. Helen said it's shaping up really well with a very good assortment of artworks in the Victoria Hall at Waikino waiting to be judged today. Entries are slightly up on last year... Continue reading »
Work has begun on toilet and wastewater improvements at Karangahake Reserve.
The Government will pay $215,830 towards the $1,078,000 project, following a successful application from the Council to the MBIE Tourism Infrastructure Fund, which is... Continue reading »
Posted 18 October 2018
by Gold FM
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand
MetService is today delivering the message that all Kiwis want to hear. The weekend weather should be great for everyone.
Meteorologist Tui McInnes says with a long weekend ahead fine weather and warm temperatures are in store for most of the... Continue reading »
The Waterlily Gardens at 441 Pukekauri Road is celebrating their Grand Opening this coming Monday - Labour Day.
Entry is free and there will be plenty of delicious food, entertainment and activities for all ages to enjoy.
Rachael and Evan have been... Continue reading »
We’re hearing great things about the food – "fresh, yummy, different, doughnuts to die for" are some of the comments about baker Yang Li’s menu at Rosemont Bakery & Café.
Yang is up early Tuesday to Sunday preparing and baking a... Continue reading »
The 80th annual Waihi A & P show is on Saturday, the 10th of November. There’ll be plenty to see and do with different events for all ages and abilities.
The schedule of events for entries is out now.
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi A & P... Continue reading »
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced that the Department of Conservation (DOC) will close 21 tracks across kauri land to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
An additional 10 tracks will also be partially closed and the open... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North called into the Gold FM studio to update the Police File this week.
Tuesday 9 October Police attended a two vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of SH2 and Campbell Road. A female driver sustained a minor... Continue reading »
Police are urgently appealing for sightings of Lauren Hamilton, 34, from Tauranga.
Lauren recently gave birth and is believed to have her newborn baby with her.
Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of Lauren and her baby.
We would like... Continue reading »
The Armistice Waihi 100 exhibition in the Waihi Memorial Hall was officially opened last night.
It is a sight to behold with the faces of young men from Waihi 100 years ago lining the walls. Each photograph is named and some are accompanied by text... Continue reading »
Thames Valley RFU CEO Edmond Leahy reported in on the Heartland Competition results of the last round of regular play.
The Thames Valley Swampfoxes lost 24 - 33 against South Canterbury and are playing away against Wanganui in the semifinals this... Continue reading »
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service had a busy weekend answering 10 calls for assistance between Friday and yesterday, Sunday.
The crew travelled to Warkworth, Waiheke Island (three times for three separate incidents), Great Barrier Island,... Continue reading »
Waihi AFC President Brent Willoughby reported in on the local prize giving held last Saturday evening.
Congratulations to all players and supporters, including Richard James who took away the Golden Boot and several other categories at the prize... Continue reading »
A man has died after being pulled from the water at Hot Water Beach yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 4 pm.
Angelo Tuyay was a member of a Tauranga Christian organisation and died when he got into... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby CEO Edmond Leahy covered Round 8 of the Heartland Competition when he talked rugby with Brian Gentil this morning.
Edmond said, "There's a result hanging on every game tomorrow and it couldn't be more important if... Continue reading »