Brian Gentil spoke to Sue Baker Wilson and Krishna Buckman from Waihi Heritage Vision about the preparations for Armistice Waihi 100 to find out what will be happening locally to commemorate armistice.
Armistice has given Waihi Heritage Vision the... Continue reading »
Emergency services have been called to a collision between a truck and car near the intersection of Old Tauranga Road Waihi and Sh2 south of Waihi.
Please avoid the area. Traffic is backed up towards Waihi.
Indications at this stage are at least one... Continue reading »
We're into spring, the season of new growth and the Coromandel is starting to blossom. Sadly however, recent cases of tree vandalism in the Thames Coromandel district have put a dampener on the new season for many of their communities.
Eight... Continue reading »
The Waihi A & P Show is on Saturday November 10 this year.
A few stall sites are still available if you'd like one but they’re filling fast – no food stalls left!
The Schedule is out now and there are categories suitable for all ages and... Continue reading »
Plans are well in hand for a programme of Waihi Armistice centennial commemorations to be held in Waihi.
The Waihi Memorial Hall was formally opened in November 1958 to serve as a tribute to those miners who ‘have finished their last shift’ and as... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week.
Monday 1 October Police attended a burglary that occurred over the weekend at a commercial premise on Roberts St. Property was stolen, two offenders were captured on CCTV camera.... Continue reading »
What started out as an idea for volunteer groups with an interest in heritage or history to showcase their activities has turned into a ‘Waihi Volunteers Event’ according to Roger Pearce, chairperson of Waihi Heritage Vision.“When we first had the... Continue reading »
Due to an earlier crash, SH25 between Whiritoa and Whangamata will be closed between 9 am and 12.30 pm tomorrow (Wednesday 10 October) for recovery of a truck.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area or delay their journey.
Recommended NZTA detour... Continue reading »
“Mental Health Awareness Week is a chance for all Kiwis to consider placing a greater priority on their mental health and look at the tools and opportunities available to ensure their mental wellbeing is the best it can be,” Mental Health... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy was happy to report that the Thames Valley SwampFoxes won against Horowhenua - Kapiti and are now tied for second with one round to go when he spoke to Brian Gentil this morning.
Edmond also covered the... Continue reading »
Waihi AFC President Brent Willoughby checked out the latest results of the English Premier League across the weekend.
Waihi's prize giving is this Saturday from 6 pm at the RSA.
The call has gone out for nominations of Player of the Year and... Continue reading »
Western Bay of Plenty Police and Coastguard are urging boaties to be prepared, after two boats capzised on the Kaituna Bar over the last two days.
On Friday morning, a small boat with two people on board capsized on the bar.
As the Maketu... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union caught up with Brian Gentil and ran through all the games across the weekend, including the Thames Valley Swampfoxes home game against Horowhenua Kapiti.
They also covered all the other... Continue reading »
Matamata-Piako is hoping a $1.7million funding injection from the Provincial Growth Fund will lead to a tourism and industry boom.
Matamata-Piako District Council submitted two applications to the fund following a meeting with Economic Development... Continue reading »
Cowboys, Cowgirls and Indians are invited to strap on their spurs and climb aboard the Goldfields Express Special on Monday, October the 8th
The annual Goldfest adventure ride on the Goldfields Special plans to depart the Wrigley Street Railway... Continue reading »
A fashion show with a difference is happening outside the Waihi Memorial Hall in Seddon Street this Saturday.
Kids have been invited to have some fun and create outfits from things that are usually thrown away.
Dawn Freestone came up with the idea... Continue reading »
National Party Leader Simon Bridges says his party was pleased to pledge their support to the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill after they put forward changes which will significantly improve the legislation.
"I’ve been working with the... Continue reading »
The Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill has been reported back to the House with unanimous support from the Social Service and Community Select Committee, and will now be supported by the National Party, Prime Minister and Child Poverty... Continue reading »
Plans are underway for Waihi Armistice centennial commemorations to be held in November.
The Waihi Memorial Hall was formally opened in November 1958 to serve as a tribute to those miners who ‘have finished their last shift’ and as a war memorial... Continue reading »
Another result filled catch up with Edmond Leahy with the Heartland Competition, which saw Thames Valley Swampfoxzes win and stay in contention for the playoffs, currently in second equal position.
There was also plenty of Championship and... Continue reading »