Thousands have paid tribute to Nundle's rich chinese and gold mining history, at the annual Go for Gold Festival.
It was a feast of the senses - from food to music - a real celebration of culture.
It's an invaluable service, that has helped millions of Aussies get through their toughest days.
Lifeline is celebrating 50 years of service.
But there's not much time to stop and reflect for staff....with phone lines ringing off the hook.
Fire permits will no longer be required in several local government areas.
But with plenty of fuel around the Rural Fire Service is warning us not to be complacent when burning off.
Chaffey Dam was a popular spot today.
As holidaymakers soaked up the sunshine - and made the most of the long weekend.
But the authorities were always close by to make sure everyone behaved.
First tonight - Motorists have generally been praised for their behavior this Easter weekend.
But Police are warning travellers to slow down and be patient as they make their way home.
While there have been no fatal crashes in our region - an 18 ye
It's been a busy few days for the region's Rescue Helicopter.
Called out to more than six jobs over Easter, the month of March has been busier than both January and February combined.
First tonight - it's been a busy start to the Easter long weekend as travellers hit the highways.
The New South Wales road toll - stands at 2.
Local police were out in force today keeping a eye out for dangerous driving.
It's Eastertime and the struggle to resist chocolate becomes tougher.
While most of us know we shouldn't indulge too much over the break.
Vets warn it's our pets that should really be kept away from the Easter Eggs.
Easter's a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends, but do you know the origins and importance of the occasion?
It's by far the most important time on the Christian calendar.
Loomberah's Isobel Knight is wasting no time - ready to take succession planning to the next level.
She's back home after her win at the NSW-ACT Rural Women's Award.
A group of medical students are putting aside the stethoscope and pulled on a sweatband.
They're in training for one of the toughest and most popular events on the planet.
18 kilometres of obstacles in the latest Tough Mudder challenge.
The Attunga rodeo's second year back is bigger and better.
Those small in stature bucked things off this morning.
As anticipation builds for the world famous cowhide drag.
Unions claims the New England Tafe Budget could be slashed buy up to three million dollars.
The TAFE Director is crunching the numbers and hasn't ruled out job cuts.
They call them the Hills of Gold and they're sure to sparkle this weekend.
Preparations for Nundle's annual festival are underway as the village gears up for it's time to shine.
An iconic Manilla Cafe will celebrate a milestone on Sunday, as it pays tribute to the original pioneers of the business.
And for the occasion, the current owners have had parts of the shop restored to its former glory.
Today's forecast: Heavy rain
12° - 15°