Police have arrested a 39-year-old man following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner.
Sadie-Leigh was taken to Auckland’s Starship Hospital from Tauranga with serious head injuries following an incident on 27 March 2019.
She sadly died on... Continue reading »
Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino have now been lifted.
While river levels remain low, water usage has dropped significantly over the last few weeks, and we’re now out of the woods.
A big thank you from Hauraki District Council to all... Continue reading »
The Westpac 1 Rescue helicopter flew nine missions between last Thursday and yesterday.
Crew was tasked by Police to the Pinnacles Hut at 10.08 am Easter Saturday morning to assist with the search and rescue (SAR) of a male patient in his 20’s who... Continue reading »
After a wet finish to Easter for most, the weather is improving heading into the short working week, with plenty of settled weather for dawn services around the country.
The rain bearing front and associated low pressure system will move away to the... Continue reading »
Both the men’s and women’s Waihi Association Football Club sides had the Easter Weekend off.
Listen in to our podcast as Brent Willoughby tells us why and also runs through all the English Premier League games across the long weekend.
Liverpool is... Continue reading »
Berys Daly from the Waihi Art Centre and Museum came into Gold FM’s on-air studio on Thursday morning with an update on their Nambassa Revisited – 40 Years On Exhibition.
In 1979 75,000 people headed to Golden Valley on the outskirts of Waihi for... Continue reading »
Motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter are urged to drive to the conditions and plan ahead before leaving home.
This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s... Continue reading »
A ridge of high-pressure which has been dominating Aotearoa this week is set to give way to a front this Easter weekend.
MetService is forecasting a front to reach the South Island tomorrow before moving northwards towards the North Island late... Continue reading »
There’s plenty of rugby on this weekend with the Senior A Thames Valley Rugby Competition on. The Senior B competition has a break over the Easter Weekend.
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, caught up with Brian Gentil to... Continue reading »
Mmm...we'll be taste testing Waihi Beach Bakery Hot Cross Buns this weekend.
Murray the baker delivered a box of deliciousness this morning. He's even baked up a chocolate version and said they're selling like hot cakes (well hot... Continue reading »
Good weather and a happy alignment of public holidays will make for a larger than usual number of visitors to the Coromandel this year says local MP Scott Simpson.
Easter is traditionally a big weekend around the region but this year we have Easter... Continue reading »
Bridge is a game that can be played at any age. It's excellent for developing concentration and problem solving skills, especially in children. It's also a very social game, so a good way to make new friends. You don't have to be a... Continue reading »
We're early with the Gold FM Football Report this week because it's Good Friday tomorrow. We almost missed Brent Willoughby from Waihi AFC calling in this morning.
Brent had important soccer business on his mind with the Champions League... Continue reading »
Due to the continuing dry conditions Hauraki District Council is still asking people to conserve water use by only using sprinkler systems on alternate days.
If your address is an odd number, only water on odd days of the month, if your address is... Continue reading »
The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today.
“The Tax Working Group gave the Government, and the country, an opportunity to look at the fairness of our... Continue reading »
There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month.
“The most recent case, reported last night, is linked to the previous cases in the Mount Maunganui area,” says Dr Neil de Wet, Medical Officer of Health... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s National Terrorism Threat Level has moved from high to medium following review by the Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
CTAG is an independent multi-agency group with the primary... Continue reading »
Waihi Family Doctors are having their annual Flu Vaccination Clinic for inoculations tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Click on our interview link below to hear more details.
Registered Nurse Kay and Practice Manager Rae called into Gold FM to give some... Continue reading »
Across the world, thousands of people are taking part in a rebellion to avert climate, ecological and human catastrophe. This begins in Aotearoa New Zealand today.
Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa New Zealand spokesperson Rowan Brooks says “It’s time... Continue reading »