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Electric Universe

Electric Universe

Posted January 17, 2019

We were delighted to have Bay of Plenty band Electric Universe here on Sunday to record their latest music video. They took over our Glenbrook car and took a ride down to Waikino and back, filming as they went. Good...

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Make your own event

Make your own event

Posted January 16, 2019

Take a morning walk from Waihi to Waikino along the Hauraki Rail Trail; enjoy the flora and fauna along the way. (Wish there was a bench or two along the way.) Enjoy a cuppa with a Devonshire scone at Waikino...

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Gold Discovery Centre staff familiarisation tour

Gold Discovery Centre staff familiarisation tour

Posted December 22, 2018

Staff and volunteers from the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre enjoying a ‘familiarisation’ with what Goldfields Railway has to offer, with volunteer guard Peter Mitchell standing in for Santa. Coming to Waihi? Combine a trip on the Goldfields train with a...

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New ticketing points for Goldfields Railway

New ticketing points for Goldfields Railway

Posted December 16, 2018

Goldfields Railway train tickets can now be purchased at Waihi’s Gold Discovery Centre and the Paeroa Information Hub. The railway recently signed formal agreements with both I-Sites in order to make it easier for visitors who are looking for things...

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Armistice Day Centennial

Armistice Day Centennial

Posted December 02, 2018

We celebrated the centennial of the end of WWI on 11 November 2018 by running a “Peace Train”. The station and carriages were decorated with flags and bunting, and passengers dressed in costume of the era, kindly lent by Waihi...

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