Latest Posts: Gold FM, 2012

Christmas Period High Risk Time At Beach   posted 31/12/2012

Water Safety New Zealand CEO Matt Claridge says the official Christmas holiday week – when people flock to rivers, lakes and beaches around the country – is historically a high-risk time. On average (last five years) ten people drown in New Zealand waters each official...

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Fire Call Out 31/12/2012   posted 31/12/2012

The Waihi Fire & Rescue Service has had no serious incident call outs over the past week. Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens said this morning that a call to Purvis Industries on 23 December turned out to be a false alarm. Humidity had...

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Drill Looks For Land Movement Cause   posted 30/12/2012

Drilling to discover what caused land settlement damage at five properties in Gladstone Road Waihi will continue for the next three weeks. The settlement was first noticed about six weeks ago and Newmont Waihi Gold, the Hauraki District Council and residents from 47 to...

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Boys Rescue Man At Bowentown Beach   posted 29/12/2012

Twelve year old cousins Will Smith and Sergio Schuler are being hailed as heros after they didn't think twice to go to the aid of a man who got into trouble while looking for crabs. Sergio had arrived at his family's bach from Te...

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Newmont Looks Back In The Update   posted 27/12/2012

This week the Newmont Waihi Gold Update summarises the main events of 2012, from the Rena cleanup in early January to the Unit Citation for Gallantry awarded to the Waihi Gold Mines Rescue Team recently. Along the way Newmont spotlights the Martha Exploration Project and...