Brian Atger called in to the Gold FM studio for a catch up about the Waihi Lions Book Fair over Saturday and Sunday of Queen’s Birthday Weekend.
He told Brian Gentil how the book fair started and also how donations are going. The Lions are after... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga has slammed the decision by Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage to block OceanaGold’s application under the Overseas Investment Act to buy land for the purpose of extending its long term operations at Waihi.... Continue reading »
Employment law changes coming into effect today will restore protections for working New Zealanders, strengthen the role of collective bargaining, and promote fair wages and conditions, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain... Continue reading »
Viv Leonard from Arkwrights Antiques in Paeroa joined Brian Gentil to tell us about the Steampunk Party being put on by Steampunk Paeroa and Waihi coming up on Saturday May 18.
It’s being held at the new Karangahake Hall, where they’re raising funds... Continue reading »
It was another good weekend’s worth of rugby around the Coromandel and Hauraki districts, with both Senior A and Senior B Thames Valley Rugby Football Union games being played in fine conditions.
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union,... Continue reading »
Road Safety Week aims to inspire communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the Week and beyond.
Road Safety Week is coordinated annually by Brake, a road safety charity that works to prevent road death and... Continue reading »
The weather was good for all the football games played across the weekend.
Brent Willoughhby brought us up to speed with all the games, and results.
Waihi Men had a home game against Te Aroha Cobras, coming away with a 1 all draw on Saturday. ... Continue reading »
Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki welcomes the decision by Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage to decline an application by Oceana Gold to purchase an area of rural land for a new tailings dam.
"We agree with Minister Sage that there are far... Continue reading »
In April 2018 Oceana Gold applied to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) to buy about 180 hectares of farm land near its current Waihi mines.
The decision summary for the application can be viewed... Continue reading »
Waihi Gold Mine operator, OceanaGold, has expressed extreme disappointment at the decision by the Hon. Eugenie Sage acting in her capacity as Minister of Land Information to not allow the company to purchase two farms on the outskirts of Waihi. ... Continue reading »
Oceana Gold (New Zealand) Ltd’s application under the Overseas Investment Act to purchase 178 ha of rural land for a new tailings reservoir near Waihi in Coromandel has been declined.
Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage and Associate Finance... Continue reading »
The Coromandel Town Seafood Festival is into its 4th year and is bigger than ever, with more stalls, lots of music and entertainment and plenty of food, or kai, to taste and enjoy.
There’ll be cooking demonstrations, and plenty for people to see... Continue reading »
Steampunk is coming to the Karangahake Hall on Saturday, May 18.
Steampunk Paeroa and Waihi have put their Victorian Sci fi heads together to host a night of gorgeous costumes, music and fun.
Check out the details on our events page and get your... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, the CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union introduced his new team member, Marcus Howie, who’s just come on board as their Rugby Development Officer.
Then Brian Gentil and Edmond tucked straight into the Senior B and Senior A... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Council has extended their Community Plans survey until 8 am, Monday 6 May, which means there's still time to have your say on what you think of their activities and services where you live.
Some of these plans were... Continue reading »
Waihi Association Football Club’s senior men have a home game this weekend against Te Aroha Cobras, starting at 2.45 pm. Supporters welcome!
The women’s side are travelling to Mangakino on Sunday for their game kicking off at 1 pm.
Brent... Continue reading »
Hauraki District ratepayers will see some changes to their rates after 1 July 2019.
According to the council the changes have come about for two reasons - an average non-water rates increase of 5.7 per cent set by Hauraki District Council in its... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North took time out from his busy day to call in and update us about recent police work. Click our podcast to listen to Harley North discussing local incidents with Brian Gentil.
Monday 22 April Police received... Continue reading »
Did you know rodents are chocoholics?
Just before Easter one of our staffers went to their special hiding place to get the stash of chocolate Easter eggs that had been bought for family gifts and the annual family Easter Egg Hunt. They noticed... Continue reading »
Joining Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show, Steve Walters brought us up to date with the fourth annual Coromandel Seafood Festival at Coromandel Area School this Saturday.
The number of stalls has grown since last year, with room for even more if... Continue reading »