According to a police spokesperson, a young person has died in the grounds of Katikati College overnight.
At this stage the death was not being treated as suspicious and the school has been closed for the day.
Katikati volunteer fire brigade... Continue reading »
There are some great games of rugby on with the second round robin competition getting underway this weekend.
Thames Valley RFU CEO Edmond Leahy ran through the H. G. Leach Cup Senior B games and then the Senior A’s games, playing for the Tom... Continue reading »
Posted 17 May 2019
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Hon Scott Simpson MP
Kiwibank’s decision to go ‘cheque-free’ in nine months will pose problems for many Coromandel seniors says MP for Coromandel Scott Simpson.
“This decision will impact on those people who still use cheques or find them more convenient than online... Continue reading »
Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!
Pink Shirt Day is a national bullying prevention campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand since 2012. Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007... Continue reading »
Waihi Association Football Club’s Men and Women’s sides are both playing Knockout Competition games this weekend.
Brent Willoughby thinks the men have a good chance against a third division side, West Hamilton United C, when they play them on... Continue reading »
Having first been alerted by listeners in Paeroa that several police vehicles were speeding towards Waihi, and after receiving calls and messages from listeners living in Waihi East concerned about a police presence locally, we approached police... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called in to talk about local mining operations. Listen in to the full Q & A interview by clicking on our podcast link.
We had a question asking about the difference between a tailings dam and a tailings impoundment.... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Colleen Low to get an update about the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair.
After coming up with the idea of running a craft fair 15 years ago Colleen and her friend Trish have been kept really busy dotting the i's and... Continue reading »
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week each year to promote privacy awareness and to inform people of their rights under the Privacy Act. It is also to help educate businesses, organisations and agencies of their responsibilities... Continue reading »
Waihi Lions Community Directory, the only one to reach for, is coming out free in December.
Lions member Jen Smith joined Brian Gentil to remind locals around Athenree, Bowentown, Waihi Beach and Waihi to check their details are correct, and to... Continue reading »
The death of a man whose body was found on a yacht anchored near Panepane Point off Matakana Island on Monday afternoon is not being treated as suspicious.
Police and the harbourmaster responded when a boatie reported the yacht’s engine had been... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Viv Leonard from Arkwrights Antiques in Paeroa about the Steampunk Party coming up at the Karangahake Hall this Saturday night from 7 pm.
It's shaping up as a great night with a band aptly named Steam Pudding raising the... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North called in to update the Gold FM Police File. To hear Harley talking to Brian Gentil about the incidents police attended click on the link to our podcast.
Monday 6 MayReport of burglary at a Seaforth Road... Continue reading »
The Waihi Lions Community Directory is being prepared now. It's the only one you'll need to reach for. Do you want to be in it?
If you're not already listed in the residential white pages, have moved to the area recently, moved within... Continue reading »
Waihi College students Kane Curtis and Wikitoria Rawiri, both excellent cooks in Mrs Fitzgerald’s year 13 hospitality class at Waihi College, called in for a chat with Brian Gentil about their Pink Ribbon High Tea, a breast cancer fundraiser.
The... Continue reading »
Putting the weekly rubbish bag on the kerb will soon cost a little more as the cost of getting rid of waste increases.
Hauraki District Council will increase the price of its pre-paid yellow household refuse bags and rubbish disposal charges to its... Continue reading »
Bob Paton has come out of retirement from teaching music at Waihi College to take on the role of Director for Waihi Drama Society’s latest production Bugsy Malone. He’s been involved in this play three times before through the years making him the... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council’s $4.4 million Kaimanawa drinking water supply project near Hikutaia is underway.
The project will supply quality drinking water treated at the Paeroa water treatment plant to properties in the Kaimanawa and Maratoto areas... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil with the results and latest football news.
Brent started with the junior teams and Waihi College first eleven sides’ games.
Waihi Men had a bye as Cambridge has... Continue reading »
A great afternoon of rugby was witnessed on Saturday when both of Waihi's senior sides hosted Mercury B sides.
In the senior B fixture, the winner would be awarded the Elders Cup for first round honours. It was a titanic battle with Mercury Bay... Continue reading »