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Kate Haberfield

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Kate Haberfield is a senior news and sport reporter/presenter with NBN News. After studying Broadcast Journalism at Charles Sturt University, Kate worked in television and radio in Canberra and Sydney for six years before returning to her hometown of Newcastle in 2009.

PASMINCO SITE BACK IN HEADLINES

The old Pasminco site at Boolaroo is back in the headlines, with developers of a housing subdivision launching legal action. Green Capital Group has started civil proceedings in the Supreme Court against Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter over a planned 600-lot estate. The action concerns the conditions of the site’s sale to Green Capital.

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CYCLIST INJURED IN ALLEGED HIT AND RUN

A cyclist was rushed to hospital suffering head injuries after being clipped by a car on Maitland Road at Islington yesterday evening. The Mayfield man came off his bike near the Elizabeth Street intersection. The car left the scene – but police made an arrest a short time later after it hit a parked vehicle. A 36-year-old man is due to face court next month.

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JYE PICKIN WINS NSW JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

A resounding home town victory for young Charlestown golfer Jye Pickin – claiming the New South Wales Junior Championships, ahead of Queenslanders Louis Dobbelaar and Lewis Hoath. Queensland’s Hye Park stormed home to win the girls title. 17-year-old Pickin went into the final day at Charlestown today, seven shots ahead. The year 12 student put in a composed final round on a very familiar course, carding a final round 69 to claim the trophy by an incredible 13 shots.

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FAMILIAR FACES TO JOIN JETS SQUAD FOR COMMUNITY TOUR

The Newcastle Jets are looking to step up pre season training as they head north for a community tour. Fresh from victory at the Super Champions Cup in China, some of the more familiar faces will join teammates for the visit to Forster and Port Macquarie. It’ll be a chance for the largely unchanged team to get some fitness back after the Grand Final. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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