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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.

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 24

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent Episode 24 - NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS 97 When the Newcastle Knights won the Rugby League Grand Final in 97, the celebrations that followed, were unforgettable. The reception at the Workers Club that night...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 13

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 13 – Coal Industry Working underground was how many in our region, earned a crust. A local miner filmed here by NBN in the 1960s. Our brave...

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 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 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 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 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 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...