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Merv speaks to Rick Rennie on the CFM breakfast show about the Rescue Helicopter returning to the peninsula for the month of January 2021

Something that started as a web series called “Jessica’s Tress” has grown into a very eye opening 90 minutes for most. New Zealand film-within-a-film “The Girl on the Bridge” is set to releasing during Mental Health Awareness Week. Filmed over a 2 year period that focus on the rise of Jazz Thornton from her personal […]

Here is today’s part 4 segment on attitudes to the supply and use of drugs in the Coromandel and surrounding districts. If you want to review the first three segments, they are available here on our website. Today we look at the responses to the following question: How concerned are you regarding the supply and […]

DRUG USE ON THE COROMANDEL AND SURROUNDING AREAS Day three of our focus on drugs, today we focus on the responses to the question of use of drugs other than Marijuana. We surveyed individuals located on the Coromandel and all surrounding areas. In total 383 people participated in this special survey that was available on […]

DO YOU KNOW THE LOCATION OF A SUPPLIER OF ILLEGAL DRUGS? Today we release part 2 of our survey on illicit drugs on the Coromandel and surrounding districts. In Part 1 that was released last Friday, we looked at the question of how people are likely to vote at the forthcoming referendum on the question […]

Tiana Scott from Paeroa has one last hope to kick cancers butt… but the drug isn’t funded. She’s had many surgeries and chemotherapy, until she was told that would no longer be effective. Cetuximab is Tiana’s last chance and she said it has been difficult. “It’s not easy been given the news that you’ve exhausted […]

How do we stop what’s happening in America, happening here? Statistics show that we have institutionalised racism here in NZ, and Rex talked to Te Korowai CEO Riana Manuel about how to combat institutionalised racism and the treaty. Manuel says we need to take the emotion out of it and deal with the facts. “We […]

Rex’s friend recently came across a very upset and lost gentleman who had come into Thames and couldn’t work out how to get home. This is more common than you might think. Alison Choppin from Search and Rescue said that people going missing in a town are really difficult to find, and it takes a […]

Rick Rennie spoke with Civil Defence controller Gary Towler on Friday April 17 about Easter weekend, the potential change to Level-3 lockdown and how that affects us all.

Through our Facebook page, the Coromandel’s local radio station CFM has run an online survey asking “Should we move from lockdown level 4 to level 3?” There are lots of things to consider, the economy, personal wellbeing (emotional and physical) and the greater picture for New Zealand as a safe place. With Level-4 being such […]


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