Sue Stubbs, the tutor at the Waihi Bridge Club, who are starting 12 weeks of free lessons for new players from tomorrow night, called in to the studio with an update.
Sue told Brian Gentil Waihi Bridge Club have had a good response with still more... Continue reading »
Motorists in the Thames-Coromandel area should exercise extreme caution if travelling on State Highway 25 between Thames and Tairua.
Emergency services were alerted to an oil spill in the area around 1:40 pm today.
The spill is described as being... Continue reading »
A century after leaving Thames, Sir Keith Park is back home in the form of a bronze statue in his likeness. Sir Keith led the air defence of London and south-east England during the Battle of Britain in 1940, forcing Adolf Hitler to abandon plans... Continue reading »
Both senior rugby sides had good wins in the latest rounds of Thames Valley club rugby. The Senior B's travelled to Paeroa and kept their unbeaten record intact with a hard fought 32-26 win.
They are playing a great brand of attacking rugby and... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Blood Service is coming to Waihi tomorrow.
Every week the New Zealand Blood Service needs to receive 3,000 blood donations to enable life saving miracles.
Can you roll up your sleeve between 12 and 4 pm at the Waihi Memorial Hall... Continue reading »
There were some great games of rugby played in good conditions around the Coromandel and Hauraki regions across last weekend, with an upset or two included.
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, ran through the results of the... Continue reading »
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds is not the most pleasing way to start the working week, but MetService says the rest of the week promises fine weather.
An active cold front has been making its way up Aotearoa, with the initial band of... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby caught up with Brian Gentil on the Gold FM Breakfast Show with the results from across the weekend.
The Waihi Association Football Club Men played their first game in the Knockout Competition and had a good win. Playing at home... Continue reading »
Police National Dive Squad has now located a vehicle believed to have left the Maungatapu Bridge, State Highway 29A near Tauranga, yesterday evening, 27 April.
The driver's body has also been located inside the vehicle.
The road between... Continue reading »
Police have this evening recovered a body near Mayor Island in the Bay of Plenty.
The body was located and reported to Police by people out on a recreational boat at around 3.30pm today.
While formal identification is still to be carried out,... Continue reading »
Waihi Lions Book Fair coming Queen's Birthday Weekend...Donate your books, jigsaws, DVDs, CDs
Old books can pile up and take up a lot of space.Don’t let them collect dust or throw them in the rubbish.
Donate your old books, jigsaws, CD's... Continue reading »
Another busy weekend of rugby is on the way with Senior A and Senior B Thames Valley games across the Coromandel and Hauraki regions.
The CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, joined Brian Gentil to talk about the games, who... Continue reading »
There's nothing worse than getting home from a long day's work to find an unmade bed, a bomb of dishes, a tsunami of cat hair and...you get the picture.
Sometimes you need a little help. Sometimes you need Dream Clean - they're here... Continue reading »
This weekend sees the Waihi Association Football Club men take on the Knockout Competition, with their first game at home. Brent Willoughby said the opposition is the Claudelands Rovers Pingers, from Division 3.
The game kicks off at 2.45 pm on... Continue reading »
Due to popular demand Nambassa Revisited - 40 Years On - the Waihi Arts Centre & Museum exhibition has been extended until May the 13th, with support from Hauraki District Creative Communities NZ.
Forty years ago the Nambassa festival attracted... Continue reading »
As New Zealand and Australia remember the men and women killed in war, and honour returned servicemen and women, we’re also saluting animals for their role serving alongside Anzacs.
Most people are unaware that as well as the traditional... Continue reading »
Police are seeking the public’s help to locate 62-year-old Gordon Nicholson.
He was last seen at Whiritoa Beach on Tuesday 23 April, possibly heading to a blow hole near the south end of the beach.
Gordon was wearing tramping boots, shorts and... Continue reading »
April 25th – the day ANZAC heroes are remembered for their sacrifices and their commitment to uphold liberty at all costs.
We remember and express our gratitude to those who selflessly risked their lives for the common good.And for believing that... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Coromandel MP Scott Simpson
Selfish and short-sighted is how Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has labelled crayfish poachers who have been raiding the Cathedral Cove marine reserve.
“These people taking crayfish illegally are low-lifes. It’s a well-known ‘no take’ marine reserve.
... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Medical Officer of Health for Toi Te Ora Public Health
Since last week, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten.
“The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of... Continue reading »