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BOAT CAPSIZES OFF LAKE MACQUARIE – SIX PEOPLE RESCUED

Six people have been plucked from the ocean by Marine Rescue volunteers, after their outrigger canoe capsized near Newcastle.

The emergency comes as a timely reminder for boaties to check conditions, as our waterways enter peak season.

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About Stephen Mount

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Hailing from Tea Gardens Hawks Nest, Stephen Mount began his media career as a reporter and producer with NBN almost 20 years ago before taking up a role with National Nine News. After recent years in management roles with the Newcastle Knights, the Hunter Medical Research Institute and private enterprise, he's returned to NBN News as a news reporter while studying law at the University of Newcastle.

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