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Nick Hornby-Howell is a reporter with NBN News in Tamworth. After finishing high school in Newcastle, Nick studied Sports Media at the University of Canberra.

DAFT PUNK LIGHT UP WEE WAA

It’s a small town in north west New South Wales – and last night eyes from around the world were on Wee Waa. International artists Daft Punk were absent from last night’s album launch, but it did nothing to sour one of the biggest events in Wee Waa’s history.

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FARRER HOSTS BIGGEST MORNING TEA

Farrer Agricultural High School hosted Morning Tea this morning to help raise money for cancer research. The month of May is dedicated to Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, with 600 events registered in the north west region. Farrer have been holding theirs for eight years – and this year hope to raise around $8000. The morning teas are one of the Cancer Council’s biggest fundraisers. “Well over the past 20 years 110 million dollars has been raised through the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. That money goes back into research, prevention advocacy and supportive services which are just so necessary when one in two people are diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85.” (Vision accompanied by audio in parts only)

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GROUP 4 LOCAL DERBY

This week’s Group Four action sees Moree play host to Wee Waa, while Gunnedah travel to Narrabri. The other match is the Tamworth derby, where North Tamworth welcome Wests to Jack Woolaston Oval. With bragging rights up for grabs, neither side will give an inch to their cross-town rivals.

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