Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called into the Gold FM studio to talk to Brian Gentil about WKP or Wharekirauponga where the discovery of a 'maiden resource' was announced recently. Brian asked what a maiden resource is.
Kit explained that it... Continue reading »
Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay as part of a wider programme of work to protect the Coromandel coastline.
A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at... Continue reading »
People Power and a firm “NO!” has caused the Hauraki District Council to do a U-turn on the Ngatea Library project and re-evaluate.
The people of the Plains are unhappy with the option Hauraki District Council decided to adopt and have collected... Continue reading »
Protect Karangahake and Coromandel Watchdog are joining together to object to New Talisman mining in the Mount Karangahake area under a bulk sampling license and to send the coalition government a message that they mean business when it comes to... Continue reading »
Bird poo is the most likely cause of high levels of E.coli in the Uretara River, according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s recent river monitoring work.
The Regional Council started looking into what was causing the high levels of bacteria after... Continue reading »
“High pressure bloating over the country this week helps to keep conditions calm and clear,” MetService meteorologist Tui McInnes explains, “allowing temperatures to warm up during the day with places in the Canterbury Plains and Central Otago... Continue reading »
The severe water shortages facing Waihi and Waikino have now eased thanks to many people listening to the calls to conserve water. But due to the continuing dry conditions Hauraki District Council is still asking people to conserve water use by only... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Don Edgecombe, Thames Valley Rugby Union Liaison and Resource Coach, about all the round three Super Rugby games across last weekend.
The Chiefs are still looking for their first win of the season, while the Crusaders are on... Continue reading »
Listen in to the latest Gold FM Fire Call Out with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens talking with Brian Gentil about the jobs Waihi Fire and Rescue have attended over the last week.
They had six call outs, ranging from fires being lit on purpose in... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Allan Sole, the chairman of the Waihi Beach Community Board, about the KiwiCamp facility Western Bay of Plenty Council has earmarked for Waihi Beach. It consists of toilets, showers, cooking and washing facilities, not just... Continue reading »
Forty years ago the Nambassa festival attracted more than 75,000 people to Phil and Pat Hulses' 400 acre farm in Golden Valley, north of Waihi.
The Waihi Arts Centre & Museum exhibition Nambassa Revisited - 40 years On is happening until... Continue reading »
Women’s rugby is on the up ‘n’ up.
The Thames Valley Rugby Union supports women’s rugby and is keen to see as many ‘girls’ as possible 13 and over showing an interest and joining in this rugby season.
Whether it’s playing in a team, coaching or... Continue reading »
The Gold FM Rugby Report covered all the round three Super Rugby games coming up this weekend.
Don Edgecombe, Thames Valley Rugby Union Development Officer, ran through the games with Brian Gentil, sometimes even picking who he thought was likely... Continue reading »
On the 1st of March 2019, Waihi Police arrested a 21 year old local Waihi male in relation to arson attacks at Waihi College and a neighbouring business on the 2nd of February 2019.
The arrest resulted from information received from members of the... Continue reading »
Are you looking for a professional, experienced painter at a reasonable price?The team at Hauraki District Painters have over 35 years experience so you can relax knowing they'll get your painting job done properly, at a reasonable cost - and... Continue reading »
I recently had one of those aha moments. Through the generosity of Te Wananga o Aoteroa I was lucky enough to have several years getting comfortable in Maoridom – as with nearly all pakeha kiwi before that I knew much more about Britain than my own... Continue reading »
Forty years ago, January 1979, the Nambassa festival attracted more than 75,000 people to Phil and Pat Hulses' 400 acre farm in Golden Valley, north of Waihi.
Were you there? Have you got any memories or memorabilia you can share?
The Waihi... Continue reading »
Sergeant Nigel Sanderson updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Police carried out a search warrant at a Wrigley Street address locating more items from a local burglary including cannabis, drug utensils and ammunition. Two males are due to... Continue reading »
Coromandel Town's community re-use centre The Goldmine, based at the Coromandel Refuse Transfer Station is growing as the community gets on board with repairing and upcycling.
The Goldmine opened its doors in December 2016 with an ethos that is... Continue reading »
If you bought a ticket for last Saturday’s Lotto Draw at Paeroa Four Square we recommend you check your ticket.
Three lucky Lotto players, including one who bought their winning ticket in Paeroa, will be popping the champagne after each winning... Continue reading »