Gold FM would like to congratulate Mike King on being awarded New Zealander of the Year.Mike was in Waihi recently to talk to OceanaGold staff and the Waihi community about the need for mental health advocacy.
Mike has battled his fair share of... Continue reading »
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, joined Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show at 8.15 am Friday with the Gold FM Rugby Report.
They talked about the start of another busy year; with the Super Rugby getting underway with the... Continue reading »
Police are concerned for the safety of 77-year-old John Mohi, of Maketu.
Mr Mohi, who suffers from dementia, has not been seen since the afternoon of Monday 11 February.
Police, Land SAR Volunteers and members of the community have continued to... Continue reading »
The Council is toughening up on littering and illegal dumping in the Hauraki District.
A new infringement fee schedule for offences under the Litter Act is expected to be adopted within the next few weeks.
It's hoped the new fines, of up to... Continue reading »
Police are searching for 77-year-old John Mohi, of Maketu, who has been missing since Monday.
The search has so far focused on the Maketu area.
But Police are concerned that Mr Mohi, also known as Johnny Moses, may have travelled outside of the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Nick Enstrom to find out about the body boarding competition Nick is organising at Whiritoa Beach this Saturday.
Nick is off to compete in Hawaii at the Pipeline Challenge soon and has organised the Whiritoa Beach event... Continue reading »
Waikato Police executed search warrants relating to illegal drugs on Wednesday and uncovered stolen 100-year-old artefacts in the process.
The stolen items had been taken during a burglary of a Te Arapipi Road address last month.
Meanwhile, Police... Continue reading »
All roads lead to Paeroa on Saturday February the 16th for the Paeroa Rotary V8 & Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet!
The Swap meet starts at 8am, and the Show & Shine Parade rumbles through the street at 10.
There is no pre-registration for... Continue reading »
Waihi College student Amaru Donaldson has more on his mind than school at the moment. He called into the Gold FM studio to talk to Brian Gentil about his achievements in kapahaka.
Amaru is 16 years young and tutors the Waihi College kapahaka group.... Continue reading »
There will be a Full Road Closure between the Paeroa urban boundary and Waitawheta Road for Asphalt Resurfacing Works tonight, Monday 11th February from 8 pm to 05 am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 12th February.
Detour route: Southern Detour: SH2 (Waihi... Continue reading »
Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is urging people to be extremely careful on beaches along the eastern coast of New Zealand this week, due to a large swell caused by a tropical cyclone out in the north eastern pacific.
SLSNZ National Lifesaving... Continue reading »
This weekend is the annual Paeroa Rotary V8 & Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet at Paeroa Domain, and Brian Gentil spoke with one of the organisers, Viv Leonard, on the Breakfast Show to find out more.
There's plenty on including a swap meet,... Continue reading »
Rugby is about to start with the Super Rugby Competition kicking off this Friday. Gold FM will cover all the rugby through the season again this year, and we got underway with our Rugby Reports thanks to Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate in Thames,... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what jobs they were called out to over the last week. They had just two call outs, both on Waitangi Wednesday last week.
One was a medical assist; the other was to assist... Continue reading »
Nick Enstrom has been body boarding and surfing for more than 30 years and after a successful career in motocross within New Zealand and abroad is now looking to chase his body boarding passion.
Many New Zealand body boarders struggle to compete... Continue reading »
The arrival of a brand-new rescue helicopter at Whitianga’s Crosby Field has been welcomed by Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
“This time last year there was a very real risk our rescue helicopter service would be withdrawn due to a proposed government... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Jon Tooggood as he was on the road during his Aotearoa Summer Tour. The frontman for Shihad will be up close and personal for an unplugged live 'sing a long' at the Waihi Beach Hotel tomorrow night - Sunday February... Continue reading »
A February 8 news report in the Bay of Plenty Times on a court case in the Rotorua High court has stated that OceanaGold New Zealand Limited has appealed the quantum of the fine and reparation to the family imposed in the Tauranga District Court on... Continue reading »
Police received a report of a suspected pipe bomb at Waihi Beach shortly after 1.20 pm this afternoon.
Police attended and following an initial look at the item a cordon was set up and the Emergency Ordinance Disposal team at the New Zealand... Continue reading »
Waihi Police are closing in on further burglary suspects in relation to the spike in burglary over the Christmas and New Year period.
On Saturday, February 2 a 32 year old Waihi female was arrested and charged with burglary, assault with intent to... Continue reading »