Matt Abraham, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer – well for today anyway as it’s his last day on the job, ran through all the games locally, regionally, nationally and overseas as well with the kick off of the Rugby World Cup today.... Continue reading »
Opening Night Special of $15 for Waihi Drama Society's latest production - The Pink Hammer
Geraldine Broderick directs this hilarious kiwi comedy-drama about new ways to use a chisel, build a dog house, and negotiate with a bloke in his beloved... Continue reading »
Unfortunately the annual Martin Barber Memorial game in Waihi this weekend has been cancelled.
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club told Brian Gentil that the ‘old’ Blockhouse Bay side of 30 odd years ago couldn’t muster a team... Continue reading »
The Great Kererū Count starts today. It is NZ’s biggest citizen science project to help gather information on the abundance and distribution of the New Zealand pigeon — also known as kererū, kūkū or kūkupa.
Big UPS to Waikino! The very first kererū... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil chatted with Emma Woods from Envirohub about the Sustainable Blue Backyard, a family friendly free event happening at Waihi Beach this Sunday between 10 am and 1 pm.
The MetService is predicting a sunny weekend for most places, as high... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency advises SH25 Kuaotunu River Bridge will close to all traffic this Sunday 22 September at 8am.
NZ Transport Agency Waikato System Manager Karen Boyt says following an assessment after last week’s heavy rain, the bridge will... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Lily Heathmore, a registered nurse at Waihi Health Centre, about the first cases of measles in Waihi. Lily said there was now at least two cases, one a woman the other a child. She talked about the symptoms to look out for... Continue reading »
Pupils from Waimata School visited the Gold FM studios yesterday morning. The team of girls are using the school PA system to broadcast their very own radio station at Waimata School to keep everyone informed about school happenings.
Teacher,... Continue reading »
Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday.
Today, Police investigating the burglaries conducted search warrants in central Thames, leading to the arrest of two males, aged 15 and 20.
During one of the... Continue reading »
The Sand Sculpture Competition at the Sustainable Blue Backyard competition this Sunday is just one of the activities planned.
The event gets underway at 10 am near the surf club at the North end of Waihi Beach.
Event organiser Emma Woods from... Continue reading »
Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the 'Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki' group have disrupted the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Waterloo Quadrant in central Auckland today.
“The shareholders of this... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable called into the Gold FM studio to update the Police File this week. Click on our podcast link below to hear Brian Gentil and Harley North discussing the full details and read the summary.
Wednesday 11 SeptemberWaihi Police... Continue reading »
On Wednesday 4th September the arrival of Thomas and Walala Tjapaltjarri (brothers from the Pintupi Nine) along with support team, Lawrence Renata and Bryce Lillico quietly entered New Zealand. This was the start of their trip to Paeroa and an... Continue reading »
Matt Abraham, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, ran through all the results across the weekend, starting with the Under 18’s, 16’s and 14’s rep games along with the Roller Mills and Under 45 kg’s games.
Matt and Brian Gentil then... Continue reading »
It all began in 1969 by The New Zealand Scout Association.Selwyn Field, the Chief Executive Commissioner of The New Zealand Scout Association, came back from the 1967 World Jamboree in Idaho inspired by the use of conservation trails for education.... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil and talked about the Martin Barber Memorial match this coming Saturday at Morgan Park. The game starts at 1 pm and everyone’s welcome to get along.
Then on Sunday... Continue reading »
After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu re-opened to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm yesterday. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling Coromandel roads this... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil had Greg Sheppard, General Manager of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate, in the studio for a catch up. Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate has just started a new promotion for people listing with them where you can get a spring clean, a drone... Continue reading »
The theme for the Department of Conservation's 50th Conservation Week is Nature needs us. It highlights how much more we can do to secure native plants, wildlife and the places they live.
More than 4,000 of our native plants and animals are... Continue reading »
Matt Abraham, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, covered for Marcus Howie this morning as Marcus was heading to Levin with the Under 14 Thames Valley Rep team. There are plenty of rep games taking place and Matt ran through the games... Continue reading »