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NBN News Rewind – Episode 23

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 23 – Newspapers   With the rise of NBN News from March 1962, our cameras covered far older local media companies such as the 1843 Maitland Mercury. This...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 22

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent Episode 22 - DUNE SAND BUGGIES In 1967, when the Hunter Valley Beach Buggy Club hit the sand, NBN News was on board. The Stockton Sand Dunes, north of Newcastle looked like...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 21

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 21 – Kooringa Launch Kooragang Opening   The stories of NBN News show just how much has changed, and a reminder of the big manufacturing, once part...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 20

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent Episode 20 - Stockton Bridge and Steam Ferries Once upon a queue, vehicles formed long lines at Newcastle, as driving to Stockton involved a harbour trip. Three steam powered car ferries, could...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 19

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 19 – Floods   When the waters of the Macleay River flooded Kempsey in ‘63, the people of Northern New South Wales rallied together. Such emergencies help...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 18

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent Episode 18 - Currency Banking It was the mid 60’s and the Australian pound was on the way out. Decimal currency was to be introduced, but the suggested name, the Royal, was...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 17

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 17 – Mattara   Mattara has always been a celebration of the community seen here in 1960’s, captured by NBN News. Tens of thousands flock to Newcastle, to...

REWIND: THROWING IT BACK TO NEWCASTLE’S MATTARA FESTIVAL

We're throwing it right back in our weekly REWIND series direct from the NBN News archives. This time around - the music, the dancing and the fun of the Mattara Festival in Newcastle.

NBN News Rewind – Episode 16

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP16 Rewind - Surfest 1985 November 1985, all the big names in surfing converged, for an exciting new event. Surfest had arrived, a week of world class action. The sentimental favourite was Local...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 15

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 15 – Sygna/Pasha   During the storms of May 1974, the Sygna was blown a shore on Stockton Beach, and NBN News reported the dramatic events.   Even though...