NBN News Rewind

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...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 14

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP14 Rewind - Hectic Newcastle CBD The NBN News archive is a visual time capsule, these 1963 scenes showing a hectic Newcastle CBD and surrounds. Hunter Street was once dominated by people...

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 12

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP12 Rewind – Newcastle Music Scene When English Rock Band Manfred Mann arrived on the Stockton ferry, music mad locals went wild and it was filmed here by NBN News in...

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...