Celebrating Girl Power today – 19 September 2018. It’s been 125 years today since New Zealand women created a world first by winning the right to vote like a man!
At the other end of the scale - King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia granted women the right... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. Listen in to our podcast to hear the full details.
Wednesday 12 September Police attended a car vs motorcycle traffic crash at SH25 near the intersection of Golden Valley Road. One of... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what caused the alarm to sound last week. It's been relatively quiet for the local Fire & Rescue Service compared to a couple of months ago.
Last Wednesday, September 12 the... Continue reading »
GO Waihi has managed to keep the Heart of Gold flags flying constantly in Waihi for 11 years until recently. GO Waihi is an incorporated society governed by a voluntary committee that manages a paid coordinator. It was established in 1997 with the... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s wildlife is in crisis with more than 4,000 of our species threatened or at risk.
The Conservation Week poster this year is of a tīeke (saddleback) surrounded by native species, calling for help. There are four sectors represented –... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby CEO Edmond Leahy covered all the rep games across the weekend.
Roller Mills, U14s, U16s, U18s all played King Country and the U45kgs rep team played two games on Sunday.
The Development team won 29 - 12 versus King Country when... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby is back on deck and reported in about Waihi Football Association's game against Claudelands Rovers Squatters B on Saturday. Unfortunately, it was a 2 - 1 loss for Waihi. Brent and Brian Gentil talked about where that leaves... Continue reading »
The Great Kererū Count is NZ’s biggest citizen science project. The project is all about community participation through citizen science. Citizen science is the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general... Continue reading »
OceanaGold underground mining staff have walked off the job for a second week in a row in support of a pay rise.
Last Monday, workers at OceanaGold’s underground mine at Waihi voted unanimously for a second 48-hour strike, beginning at 7.15 pm on... Continue reading »
A 74-year-old Whitianga man missing since he was last seen in Whitianga late Saturday afternoon on his electric mobility scooter has been found.
He was located near the 309 Road by a Search and Rescue team not long ago.
He is being treated for... Continue reading »
Police and mining security intervened after twelve Coromandel locals, including ex-politician Catherine Delahunty, set-up camp in the middle of the New Talisman Gold Mine site, risking arrest today.
New Talisman Gold Mines was granted permission to... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Helen Wilson who has been the convenor for ARTWaikino for several years and continues to support ARTWaikino.
There are several categories for artists of all kinds to enter and some great prizes to be won this year. ARTWaikino... Continue reading »
The clock is ticking on the submission period for the OceanaGold proposed Martha Project. Submissions close at 4.30 pm this Friday, September 14.
Hauraki District Council is managing the processing of the information. Recently one of their staff... Continue reading »
Turning trash into fashion will be turning heads at the GO Waihi Market Day and Trolley Derby on October 06.
A fun recycled fashion show for kids is happening outside the Waihi Memorial Hall from 10.15 am.
Kids from Waihi East School will proudly... Continue reading »
Protect Karangahake community group members have breached the gate and are attempting to set up camp to halt mining in the Mount Karangahake conservation estate during conservation week.
Protect Karangahake is staging an occupation on a portion of... Continue reading »
Mining in DoC land during conservation week is a contradiction, says Protect Karangahake.
Coromandel community group Protect Karangahake will kick-off "conservation week" by informing tourists to the Karangahake Gorge about the threats of... Continue reading »
If you like rugby you're in for a treat this weekend with a ton of games at Boyd Park, Te Aroha tomorrow. The Roller Mills Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18 rep teams are all playing King Country teams.
The Thames Valley Development team is the... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week and reminded people about driver responsibility regarding alcohol. Listen to the podcast to hear the full Gold FM Police File with Community Constable North.
Wednesday 5 September A... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Wymond Symes about Waihi LandSAR. This voluntary group assist police with search and rescue operations locally and in the wider Waikato area.
Wymond is a busy man as he also wears the Secretary, Community Liason and fundraiser... Continue reading »
The search is on for an energetic, passionate young person to become the voice of Coromandel’s youth in the 2019 Youth Parliament in Wellington.
Can you see a future for yourself as an MP?
Or are you just curious about how parliament works?
Local... Continue reading »