Today, 19 November is the 8th anniversary of the day an explosion in the Pike River mine trapped 29 workers inside the mine.
Rescuers delayed entering the mine, due to the risk of another explosion. On 24 November, a second explosion occurred and a... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy has been busy in Wellington at the CEO’s 3 day Conference last week. He gave us an update on the Provincial Sevens Tournament coming up this weekend at Te Aroha.
Then he and Brian covered all the international games played around the... Continue reading »
GO Waihi Chair Sara Howell came up to Gold FM to draw the winner of the GO Waihi Pot of Gold from the thousands of entries live on air.
Brian rang Wai straight after the draw to surprise her and give her the good news that she had won $1,000 just by... Continue reading »
Build a Float and Join the Go Waihi Christmas Parade 2018 with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate.
Uh Oh!... Where has the year gone? Christmas is coming and the jolly man in the red suit is booked to make a guest appearance, fly in and climb aboard... Continue reading »
Waihi Community of Learning has been talking with the community about the future of children’s learning and thank you for your participation and valuable contribution.
Now they’d like to let you know the findings of this consultation.
Join the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Jennifer Chappel from the Lions Club of Waihi on Friday morning as they get ready for the Garden Ramble next weekend, November 24 and 25.
How many gardens, what sorts, what for, what else, how much, where to get tickets,... Continue reading »
Wednesday 7 NovemberA male was disturbed by a member of the public after exiting a commercial property at Clarke Street. The alarm system activated at the scene. He is described as 6ft, Caucasian, wearing a red and black backpack. Police would like... Continue reading »
On 12 November 1912, striking-unionist Frederick George Evans was fatally wounded, becoming the first person to die during an industrial dispute in New Zealand. Known as 'Black Tuesday', the event led to the violent end of the Waihi... Continue reading »
There was plenty of good rugby across the weekend with some great results for the New Zealand sides. Edmond Leahy, CEO with the Thames Valley RFU started out with some highlights from the Thames valley Heartland and Development Teams Prize Giving... Continue reading »
The Public Hearing of the proposed Project Martha resource consent applications for further mine development in Waihi starts today in the St James Church Hall at 76 Moresby Avenue, Waihi.
There will be a Hearings Panel of three independent... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy gave us a rundown of the Thames Valley Rugby Union’s Prizegiving Dinner tonight for the victorious Heartland and Development Teams.
The CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union talked about the Sevens Tournament between all the... Continue reading »
The purchase of a block of land in Totara adjoining Council-owned land south of the Sir Keith Park Memorial Airfield creates an area big enough for a potential future sports and recreation hub, Thames Coromandel District Council says.
The land was... Continue reading »
The Victoria Battery site at Waikino will be awakened at 6 am this Sunday when lone piper Art Johnstone plays 'Battles O'er' at the same time as over one thousand other pipers play the same tune in different communities around the... Continue reading »
A dedicated team of people have been working hard to bring a series of events to Waihi to tell the district's stories from 100 years ago when World War 1 finally ended on November 11 after four brutal years.
All ages and walks of life have... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Marilyn Parker, the Secretary of the Waihi A & P Show about Waihi's 80th Agriculture and Pastoral Show which is opening its gates to the public this Saturday.
The outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis has created problems for... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear the full details and the good advice Harley shared about protecting yourself against dishonesty offenders.
Here's a summary:
Tuesday 30... Continue reading »
Gold FM’s Fire Call Out with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens covered the two call-outs over the last week.
One last Monday afternoon was to a motor vehicle accident where a ute and a cyclist collided at Waihi Beach. And the other call out on Sunday... Continue reading »
Waihi business owners and managers are invited to join OceanaGold at the GO Waihi BA5 this Wednesday.
Bernie O’Leary from OceanaGold will update the business community about what their year has been like, where they are with their resource consent... Continue reading »
On the Gold FM Rugby Report this morning with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi Beach Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union ran through the results of all the rugby across the weekend, including... Continue reading »
Planning to set off fireworks? Please remember livestock, wildlife and animals in the vicinity when lighting fireworks.
Consider speaking to your neighbours, or leaving a note in their letterbox, so that those with pets and livestock can prepare... Continue reading »