It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for a lucky Waihi Lotto player who has won $500,000 in Saturday’s live Lotto draw.
Someone who bought a ticket in Kerikeri also has their Christmas’s coming all at once with a $500,000 win too.
The winning... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has received notification from Hauraki District Council and Waikato Regional Council that the company’s application for an underground mine below the Martha open pit in Waihi has been approved.
The approval is subject to the outcome of... Continue reading »
There was no sleep in for SwampFoxes Captain Brett Ranga this morning after a big night at the 2018 New Zealand Rugby Awards.
Brett led the Thames Valley team to a historic win in the Heartland Championship Meads Cup Final match between South... Continue reading »
New Zealand star gazers are in for a treat this weekend as the King of Meteor showers lights up the sky.Look north east close to the Gemini constellation to see the Geminids meteor shower with blazing tails in a variety of colours.
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A health warning has been issued for the Uretara River in Katikati as monitoring results have shown persistently high levels of bacteria that may cause illness.
“It’s advised to avoid swimming in the river and parents should particularly make sure... Continue reading »
A man has died after the ute he was driving rolled on a farm in Coromandel overnight.
Police were called to the farm about midnight after the man failed to return home as usual.
He was found trapped beneath the vehicle about 2.35 am.
There were no... Continue reading »
A Coromandel man has been issued with a court order prohibiting him from carrying out any further illegal works in the coastal marine area that borders his property.
The enforcement order follows a prosecution taken by Waikato Regional Council... Continue reading »
Making sure that pigs are not fed uncooked meat waste is a vital part of keeping diseases such as foot-and-mouth and swine fevers out of New Zealand.
"Recent outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Europe and China make this issue very... Continue reading »
A 65-year old woman has been discharged without conviction after being charged with obstruction in September. Linda Gilmore was arrested for obstructing a mining company prospecting in conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge when she chained... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. It's been a very busy week for police with everything from concerns regarding door to door salespeople, a stolen bikini, vehicle incidents, drink driving, burglary,... Continue reading »
Congratulations to the Waihi Christmas Parade 2018 Winning Floats! We’ve heard that Santa was hugely impressed.
Best Float Hume Pack – N – Cool Smurfs
Most Christmassy St Joseph’s School
Most Original Waikino School
Most Kiwi Otawhiwhi Marae... Continue reading »
It was a busy week for the Waihi Fire and Rescue Service, not just with call-outs but also with their Awards Night on Saturday night.
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens caught up with Brian Gentil and they touched base on the fun the crew had at the GO... Continue reading »
A 65-year old Coromandel woman appealing her conviction, served last August, for obstructing a mining company prospecting in conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge, will appear tomorrow morning in the Waihi District Court.
Linda Gilmore,... Continue reading »
The Gold FM Rugby Report with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate was wrapped up for the year on Friday after a very successful season for the Thames Valley Swampfoxes, winning the Meads Cup for the first time.
Thames Valley Rugby Football Union CEO... Continue reading »
Police have had a busy week. Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. Stolen plants, a hit and run, Crate Day chaos, fights at Waihi Beach, motor vehicle incidents, a major landslide, burglaries, cannabis and more... Continue reading »
There is summery light at the end of the tunnel. The MetService is forecasting a showery and humid start to the week, with a drier sunnier end to bring in the summer mood right on cue for Waihi’s Christmas Parade this Saturday.
Localised... Continue reading »
Successful comedian and now mental health advocate, Mike King will speak in the Waihi Memorial Hall tonight, Wednesday 5 December at 7.00 pm.
Mike is in Waihi as part of the Vital Behaviours programme run by staff at OceanaGold and called in for a... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, spoke with Brian Gentil about the Barbarians game against Argentina. Wyatt Crockett captained the Baabaas and it was a fitting send off at Twickenham for the Crusaders and All Black... Continue reading »
NZTA has advised that SH2 through Karangahake Gorge will now be closed from 8 pm to 5 am tomorrow night, TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER, instead of Wednesday 5 December as originally planned.
This is to allow for work on the rock fall site as well as the... Continue reading »