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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

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They hold a mirror to the world… reflecting society’s triumphs, troubles and challenges. The role of the newspaper cartoonist is as relevant as ever and NBN news explores the razor-sharp social commentary of one the finest – veteran Newcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis. Read More »

NBN NEWS FEATURE: THE GREY MEDALLION MAKES WAVES

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In Australia, people over 55 years of age make up 33 per cent of drownings. Now, to help lower the figure, the Hunter branch of Royal Life Saving New South Wales has created a swim safety course, for the older age bracket. Read More »

NBN SPECIAL: 30 YEARS OF SURFEST

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It’s been 30 years since Newcastle launched its now famous surfing contest, Surfest. Back in 1985, top prizemoney made it the richest event of its kind in the world, and tonight we take a look at how it all began. Read More »

NBN NEWS SPECIAL: A LOOK BACK AT 30 YEARS OF SURFEST

The crowd at the first Surfest in 1985.

Tonight in a special NBN News feature, we take a look back at Surfest and how, the now famous competition, got started 30 years ago. We chat with the event’s founding fathers, as well as highlight NBN Television’s role in securing sponsorship. You also won’t want to miss some classic surfing clips from over the years. Click below to see a small taste of what’s to come at 6pm, with some footage from 1985. Read More »

EXTENDED INTERVIEW: CLAYTON ZANE

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Former assistant coach, Clayton Zane, speaks to NBN News reporter Michael Cain about his sacking from the Newcastle Jets. Read More »

MAN CAVE WITH A BEER TWIST

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Life-long friends from Nelson Bay have made a man cave with a common theme, which they take very seriously. Read More »

FORMER FOOTBALLER CREATES A SPORTING MAN CAVE

Now to part three of our man cave series, and tonight, a former sports star who’s created a unique sanctuary. Businessman Andy Roberts is a collector from way back – and it’s not all about football. Read More »

MAN CAVE SERIES PART 2

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Now to the second installment of our man cave series – and tonight, the domain of a Lake Macquarie man with a passion for collecting. Cory McDonald is on a long-term quest to create the ultimate amusement parlour. Read More »

THE MAN CAVE OBSESSION

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For hundreds of years, men have been trying to find ways to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In modern times, the back shed has been a sanctuary – but more recently, something called the man cave has come into fashion… and for some, they’re an obsession. Read More »

ROY JONES JNR EXTENDED INTERVIEW

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One of the biggest names in world boxing came to Newcastle today, to pass on his knowledge to local up and comers. 45-year-old Roy Jones Junior has fought some of the best in the business. Read More »

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