One person has died after a crash on the Kopu-Hikuai Road around midday today.
A truck went off the road and down a bank about 3km from Kopu.
The driver and sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road will be closed for a number of... Continue reading »
Due to a serious crash, the state highway is closed between SH26 (Kopu) and SH25 (Hikuai). Motorists are advised to expect delays and to follow the directions of emergency services. Please allow for a further 1 hour travel time to your journey.... Continue reading »
Work to clear the road and assess the stability of the site affected by a slip that closed the Karangahake Gorge on Saturday is ongoing.
If you travel through the gorge be prepared for delays and please follow the directions of stop/go traffic... Continue reading »
Summer is here. The clock is ticking on and with Xmas fast approaching, we reach that time of year where thoughts are drifting to BBQs, beach days and slip, slop, slap.
Unfortunately, we will have to wait a little while longer. MetService are... Continue reading »
Contractors are clearing the slip made up of boulders, some the size of small cars that closed SH2 between Paeroa and Waihi through the Karangahake Gorge yesterday.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that SH2 Paeroa to Waihi, Karangahake... Continue reading »
Mike King, the kiwi comedian who changed his conversation from cheeky banter to get laughs to hardcore discussion about mental health, suicide and the need for a change in people’s attitudes will be having a conversation with Brian Gentil on the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Greg Sheppard, General Manager of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate.
Having offices in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi Beach, Greg has a finger on the pulse of house prices.
Greg told Brian there is strong demand from buyers... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear Harley talking about the work police have doing recently.
Here's a summary:Tuesday 20 NovemberA 49 year old Waihi male was lucky... Continue reading »
Emergency services are currently attending a serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Plummers Point Road.
The two-vehicle crash was reported at around 11.50am.
One person is in a serious condition.
As a result the intersection is closed and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with the CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union Edmond Leahy on the Gold FM Rugby Report with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate this morning.
They covered the Provincial Sevens Tournament held at Boyd Park in Te Aroha... Continue reading »
NZ Transport Agency has advised of two overnight road closures this week.
Monday 26 November 2018State Highway 27, Kaihere Hill, between State Highway 2 and Paeroa-Tahuna Road, will be closed overnight from 8pm to 5am for road repair works.
Tuesday... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Jennifer Chappel to find out how preparations for the Waihi Lions Garden Ramble this weekend have been going.
Local gardeners are opening their garden gates to the public on Saturday and Sunday.
Listen in to hear Jennifer... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear what Harley had to say. Here's a summary:
Tuesday 13 November A 63 year old Bowentown male was arrested for breach of bail. The male is... Continue reading »
Innovative electronic speed signs will be installed at six Waikato intersections over the coming weeks.
The signs, known as Intersection Speed Zones, detect when a vehicle is turning into or out of a side road and temporarily reduce the legal speed... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold took time out of his busy schedule to call in for a chat.
The Project Martha hearings were completed on Tuesday. Brian Gentil asked what happens now? Kit explained what the consent hearing process is about and said the... Continue reading »
Got your outfit sorted for the Christmas Parade?
It's all about creating happy memories and getting into the spirit of the season.
Get an entry form from Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate, the council office at Waihi Library, here at Gold FM or... Continue reading »
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson dropped in for a chat. Listen in to our podcast.
Scott's been getting a bit edgy lately but it's been for a very good cause. He went right over the edge recently - literally - when he took on the challenge of... Continue reading »
Have you got your tickets to explore what's behind the garden gate in 14 special gardens?
Get your ticket with the map from the Country Dog Garden Centre Paeroa, Waihi Beach Hardware and Mitre 10 Waihi - then get together with friends and... Continue reading »
Following a mild week of weather, with plenty of sun about, the skies are greying over and rain is spreading across the country.
MetService is forecasting a complex weather system to move over the country over the next few days, bringing an extended... Continue reading »
Powerco will station a field service technician at Whangamata over the peak of the holiday season to help minimise the duration of any unplanned power cuts.
Powerco Network Operations Manager Phil Marsh said the Company had consulted extensively... Continue reading »