Fireworks explode over Main Beach Yamba as part of the Pacific Hotel's New Years fireworks. Photo: ADAM HOURIGAN/The Daily Examiner
Fireworks explode over Main Beach Yamba as part of the Pacific Hotel's New Years fireworks. Photo: ADAM HOURIGAN/The Daily Examiner

NiE Countdown to the new year

THIS year is rapidly coming to an end and in 23 more days we will be seeing in the New Year - 2016, the year of the monkey.

As the first day of the New Year approaches it is a good time to look back on some of the things that made news headlines in 2015.

BRAIN STRAIN

The workers work at a Mint where money is made. They are on strike because they work too hard making all the money.They want to work less hours and therefore would be making less coins and notes.

WHAT'S NEWS

1.  World Climate Summit

2. 99%

3. Hamilton Island


STAY INFORMED: Crews still on scene at Teelah bushfire

STAY INFORMED: Crews still on scene at Teelah bushfire

FIRE crews are fighting a bushfire at Teelah, near Blackbutt.

Weekend weather elevates fire risk

Weekend weather elevates fire risk

BOM said the weekend will be particularly dry.

80-year-old runner wins marathon race

80-year-old runner wins marathon race

The group's oldest member won her race category.

Local Partners