Kit Wilson, Senior Community Advisor for OceanaGold Waihi called in to talk about mining operations. Brian Gentil asked about the underground miner's strike which happened when workers walked off the job from 7.15 pm on Saturday until 7.15 pm... Continue reading »
Thames Valley CEO Edmond Leahy updated the rugby results and highlights from the weekend's rep games, Development Team and Swampfoxes - who won against Buller on the West Coast.
The All Blacks took out a win against Argentina and Australia... Continue reading »
Strike at OceanaGold Waihi mine
Workers at OceanaGold’s Waihi underground mine will walk off the job for 48 hours tonight, Saturday September 08 in support of their pay claims.
The 90 members will strike from 7.15 pm on Saturday until 7.15 pm on... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy joined Brian Gentil to talk about all the rugby action this weekend.
Seven rep teams will be taking to the field so there's action for everybody with the Heartland Cup games too.
Local, regional,... Continue reading »
The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has accepted Clare Curran’s resignation as a Minister.
“Clare Curran contacted me last night to confirm her wish to resign as a Minister and I accepted that resignation,” said Jacinda Ardern.“Clare has come to the... Continue reading »
Maori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori starts on Monday, September 10.
The theme will be 'Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’ following on from the success of last year’s theme ‘Kia Ora te Reo Māori’.
‘Kia Kaha’ is well known in New Zealand English... Continue reading »
The Katikati Suffrage 125 Commemoration Committee is to receive $6,000 from the Suffrage 125 Community Fund.
Acting Minister for Women Eugenie Sage today announced 42 successful applicants for the Suffrage 125 Community Fund, at the Kate Sheppard... Continue reading »
The public has until 4 pm on Monday, September 10 to tell Thames Coromandel District Council what they think about a proposal and be included in the process that could see popular beach resort Hahei become a pay-to-visit beach.The proposed bylaw... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Krista Harries about the upcoming Waihi Beach School Over the Top Fun Run. Krista was one of the 'originals' who came up with the idea of organising an Over the Top fundraiser for Waihi Beach School.
Open to all... Continue reading »
Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate is proud to support the Waihi Land Search and Rescue with a donation of $5,000 through the Harcourts Foundation.
Waihi Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) is one of over 50 specialist search and rescue groups around the... Continue reading »
If you have any unwanted scrap metal you no longer want Waihi Central School is happy to take it off your hands. They're fundraising for a Northland Adventure Camp and will even send a collection team to your place to pick up your unwanted... Continue reading »
The roll-out of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to Thames is now complete and more than 20 percent of the 3000 premises able to connect to the new Chorus network have already done so.
Nationally, the average uptake of fibre broadband is about 42% several... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File, which featured a 50 year old woman who has been taking up a lot of police time lately.Harley also talked about the robbery of an antique dealer in Waihi on Monday and provided a... Continue reading »
SH2-Karangahake Gorge will be closed tonight, 5 September, while contractors blast some overhanging rock.
The route between Waihi and Paeroa will be closed from 9 pm until work is completed – which may be several hours. Alternative routes are via... Continue reading »
At approximately 1.30 pm on Monday the 3rd of September 2018 two males entered the St John ambulance premises in Johnston Street Waihi where an antique dealer had set up for the day.
The males were wearing coverings across their faces and had the... Continue reading »
A rahui (temporary prohibition) has been placed over Motutere, also know as Castle Rock, by Ngati Huarere.
The closure of the area has been instigated following the deaths of two people in recent months.
The public is asked to respect the rahui and... Continue reading »
Are you 14 and older?Have you ever thought about becoming a lifeguard?Want to make new friends… add to your CV... learn new skills... and give back to the community?Becoming a lifeguard can be a fun and rewarding experience with so many different... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Waihi Football Club President Brent Willoughby who travelled with the side to Hamilton where they played Melville United B52’s. They came away winners 4 – 2 in muddy conditions, so another three points on the table.
That... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, Thames Valley RFU CEO, gave us a run-down of the rep games played across the weekend, and then looked at the Thames Valley Development Team’s close win over Counties U85’s, 25 – 23.
The Thames Valley Swampfoxes got their first win of... Continue reading »