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  • Irene on the banks of the Manning River
    Irene on the banks of the Manning River
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  • Compilation of the Main Street of Taree
    Compilation of the Main Street of Taree
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Taree Things to Do

  • Wingham Brush

    This remnant of sub-tropical floodplain rainforest is one of the most significant maternity sites in NSW for the grey-headed flying-fox. There is a short looped walk with boardwalk sections and it's ideal for early morning birdwatching (species include Lewin's honeyeater, white-headed and topknot pidgeons, brown-cuckoo dove, figbird and green...

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  • Fotheringham Park

    Fotheringham could, in many ways, be described as the hub of Taree. Located just north of the bridge across the Manning River, once Taree's lifeblood, the park features a garden of unusual herbs and sculptures, though the free standing examples here are done with tiles.There are also several free standing plaques faced with Honour Rolls situated in...

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  • Manning River Cruises

    There is no better way of experiencing the Manning River and the area around Taree than taking a Manning River Cruise which leaves from the wharves near Fotheringham Park.

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Taree Restaurants

  • The Old Bank

    An outstanding menu, featuring fresh local produce and seasonal dishes, is offered in the former banking chamber, where timber features and high ceilings create a special dining atmosphere. Country style Breakfasts, Casual lunches or Al La Carte Dinner will be a memorable ocasion at Tellers Cafe & Restaurant.Fully licensed, our wine list features...

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  • Good food for a low price.

    It's quite simple. RSL Clubs are all over Australia.The RSL evolved as a direct result of the camaraderie, concern and mateship shown by the "Diggers" for the welfare of their mates during and after the 1914 - 1918 War. That ethos of compassion and service remains today the motivating influence of the League. To eat at the RSL you must me at least...

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Taree Local Customs

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    by Jerelis Written Dec 29, 2003

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    The first European explorer to traverse the Manning River was John Oxley who explored the Manning Valley in 1818 and named the settlement of Harrington at the mouth of the Manning River.

    Today Taree is a successful rural centre sustained by a wide range of activities including dairying, a timber industry, leather goods and engineering work. The famous Australian poet, Les Murray, was educated at Taree High School.

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Taree Warnings and Dangers

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    The Bullrout (Notesthes Robusta) is a member of the family Scorpaenidae and is found in estuaries along the eastern seaboard of Australia This species causes severe and debilitating pain through the secretion of venom from twin venom glands associated with spines in the dorsal, ventral and *** fins. Envenomation takes place when the spines puncture...

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    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do differently?The general statement that men and women respond and behave differently under the same circumstances is true; For example, from the crib, male babies...

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Taree Off The Beaten Path

  • Wingham Brush Nature Reserve -...

    * Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is a 10ha sub-tropical floodplain rainforest; * Wingham Brush is rich in plant life, with 143 species of native plants, including 76 species of trees and 32 different vines; * The Nature Reserve was set aside for flora protection and public recreation in 1909 and added to in 1916; * The Brush has been extensively...

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  • Wingham Brush Nature Reserve - More...

    The other bat species at Wingham Brush is the little Red Flying Fox, a nomadic bat which wanders the eucalypt foresrs of New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory. It's now recognised that bats have a vital role to play as pollinators of eucalypt trees and distributors of seed, each doing the work of thousands of bees. During the 1960s...

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  • Wingham Brush Nature Reserve - Flying...

    The dense riverside reserve is gome to thousands of Flying Foxes which migrate here annually from September to May when the Brush is replete with ferns, orchids, giant Moreton Fig trees, bougainvillea, other subtropical plants and 100 species of birds, including a number of Brush turkeys. Wingham Brush Nature Reserve's role a maternity site comes...

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Taree Sports & Outdoors

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    by ASTIEL Updated Nov 20, 2006

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    Taree Aquatic Power Boat Easter Spectacular. This exciting program attracted over
    10,000 spectators in 2004 & promises to be bigger & better every year.
    Weather you’re a fan of the Outboards, Hydroplanes, 5 Ltrs, 6 Ltrs, Fuel
    Injected or carby displacement boats – the pace is guaranteed to excite one
    and all.

    Equipment: A picnic blanket or camping chair would be a good idea if you intend on staying for a while.
    Some sunscreen and a hat are a must.
    And don't forget the esky!

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  • Tooheys Draught.

    Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. In Australia it was sometimes rather difficult. We found out that there are quite some local beers, only known in that particular area. But anyway, we did like the Tooheys. Tooheys...

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  • Servicing the surrounding rural...

    The Pacific Highway runs right through the town taking a sharp turn on either end of the bridge over the Manning River before heading north and south. It is a big, modern, attractive town servicing the surrounding rural industries and driven by tourists and travellers who pass through the town. It is located 16 km inland from the mouth of the...

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