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NBN News Rewind – Episode 11

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 11 – Amphicar 770 When is a car not a car? When it is a boat...literally?. Meet the 'Amphicar 770', designed by German Engineer Hans Trippel, first...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 10

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP10 Rewind – Darks Ice Works In the 1960's, Newcastle locals could keep their cool, thanks to Darks Iceworks, located between the Newcastle branch train line and the busy bustling harbour. NBN...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 9

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 9 – Royal Visits It was a jam-packed visit for the Royal family. First, the State dockyard. Then, to an excited reception at Broadmeadow to officially open the...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 8

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP8 Rewind – Star Hotel Riot In September 1979, thousands of people, flocked to King St Newcastleto farewell the Star Hotel, on it’s final night of trading. But when police arrived to...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 7

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 7 – Telethons Entertainment and fun for a very worthwhile cause, has always been the sentiment behind an NBN telethon. Over the years, management and staff at...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 6

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent The introduction of Colour Television locally, in Nineteen Seventy Five was a highly anticipated event. In the early Seventies, locals were given a glimpse of colour TV at a local department...

NBN News – Rewind EP 5

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services When NBN News started in Newcastle, BHP Steelworks had been here for almost 50 years. Just about everyone had a family member, or knew someone that worked at...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 4

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent On December 28 1989, the Newcastle Earthquake wreaked havoc upon the unsuspecting city….The chilling few seconds captured by NBN NEWS during an interview at the Government Bus Depot. Beaumont Street...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 3

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services Newcastle’s police wireless handset Once upon a handset, it was the time NBN news visited Newcastle’s police wireless station. Now taken for granted, this was once the cutting-edge of policing...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 2

It was the time a decorated WWII veteran visited Newcastle. The USS Archerfish docking in December, 1963, for a rest and recreation break.