There was a lot to talk about with Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, on Friday morning’s Rugby Report.
Brian Gentil and Marcus started with the Development Squad’s game against Counties-Manukau Under 85’s and then ran... Continue reading »
Warning graphic photograph: Today SPCA has prosecuted a man for failing to get help for his severely injured dogs.
SPCA Inspectors found dogs Bella and Bruiser with life-threatening injuries because their owner hadn’t bothered to take them to a vet.... Continue reading »
The Hauraki District is making it easier to suddivide and build new houses after new rules were signed off this week.
The district is experiencing growth and a lack of affordable housing, so rules have been loosened up for people to subdivide their... Continue reading »
Senior Waihi College students Mahonri, India and Georgia, who are involved in the Waihi College Talent Quest tomorrow evening, called into the Gold FM studio for a chat with Brian Gentil.
The doors at the Waihi College Hall open at 6 pm tomorrow... Continue reading »
MetService is forecasting fine weather for this weekend, which also sees the seasons tick over from Winter to Spring.
Sunny days, frosty nights and westerly winds are the classic harbingers of Spring, and New Zealand will receive good measures of... Continue reading »
What do you think about a cashless New Zealand?
Time's running out to have your say on the future of cash in New Zealand with submissions to the Reserve Bank closing this Saturday, August 31.
Is a cashless future imminent?
Has that future... Continue reading »
One person has died following a serious crash at the intersection of Port Road and Hilton Drive, Whangamata.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash around 5pm last night.
No other injuries were reported.
The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter... Continue reading »
ARTwaikino, the popular annual art exhibition is on again at the Victoria Hall on SH2 in Waikino this Labour Weekend.
There's always new exciting artwork to admire or purchase at ARTwaikino. It's the place to buy good original art to suit... Continue reading »
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Paeroa-Tahuna Road, Otway, Waikato.
Police were called about 5pm.
One person has died following the crash, and another is understood to have sustained serious injuries.
Two other people have... Continue reading »
The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties.
Much like a LIM, the portal contains all the spatial natural hazard information available from Waikato Regional Council, as well as... Continue reading »
A serious measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted the local Medical Officer of Health for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts to urge local residents to check that they are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) immunisation... Continue reading »
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of Port Road and Achilles Avenue, Whangamata.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash around 5pm.
Initial reports indicate one person received serious injuries.
The... Continue reading »
What would you do when you've just spent your last money topping up the cupboards, you're a mum to four kids, two cats and a dog, the budget's running tight and your little six year old daughter has lost her first tooth and knows the... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens reported in on the five jobs the Waihi Fire & Rescue team attended over the last week.
First up last Monday, 19 august, at 8.15 pm it was off to a car crash. A ute had hit a bank on the Paeroa side of the... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, had plenty of results to share, kicking off with the Thames Valley Development Team’s win against Auckland Under 85’s 30 – 6.
The Under 18’s played Northland in Whangarei, losing 31 –... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil with all the results from across the weekend.
The Waihi College First XI Boys won their game 8 – 0, while the Girls had a nil all draw.
The littlies had some... Continue reading »
Two ambulances and two helicopters responded to assist two motorcyclists injured in a crash on Dobson Street Waihi in the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash at approximately 12.50 am.
Both patients were... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, started with explaining his extra job as Liaison Officer with Poverty Bay coming to play Thames Valley this Saturday with the Heartland Competition kicking off. The Swampfoxes take the... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil after taking a well earned holiday.
He started by covering the junior football games this Saturday, and the First XI boys and girls games for Waihi College. It’s... Continue reading »
MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northern areas of the North Island including the Coromandel Peninsula tonight into Friday morning.
MetService meteorologist Lewis Ferris warns: “There could be very strong localised wind gusts... Continue reading »