Tenambit, New South Wales

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Tenambit
MaitlandNew South Wales
Tenambit is located in New South Wales
Tenambit
Tenambit
Coordinates 32°44′34″S 151°36′24″E / 32.74278°S 151.60667°E / -32.74278; 151.60667Coordinates: 32°44′34″S 151°36′24″E / 32.74278°S 151.60667°E / -32.74278; 151.60667
Population 2,303 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 853/km2 (2,210/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2323
Elevation 20 m (66 ft)[2]
Area 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)[2]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) City of Maitland[3]
Region Hunter[3]
County Northumberland[4]
Parish Maitland[4]
State electorate(s) Maitland[5]
Federal Division(s) Paterson[6]
Suburbs around Tenambit:
East Maitland, Raworth Raworth, Morpeth Morpeth
East Maitland Tenambit Berry Park
East Maitland East Maitland East Maitland

Tenambit is a suburb of the city of Maitland, a city and local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[3][4] It is located approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of the Maitland CBD.[7] The suburb is on sloping ground, which decreases from approximately 40 metres (131 ft) AMSL in the west to 10 m (33 ft) AMSL at the eastern edge of the suburb.[2] At the 2006 census it had a population of 2,303.[1]

Sport[edit]

Rugby Union[edit]

The East Maitland Eagles in 2009

Tenambit is home to the East Maitland Eagles, who play in the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union.[8][9] Their playing strip consists of red, blue and white.

Reformed in 2007, the team reached the semi-finals in 2007, 2008 and 2009, also taking out the minor and major premierships in C grade in 2010.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

The club has also produced two Bert McGregor Medalists - Craig Clark in 2007 and Adam Hewitt in 2010. (The Bert McGregor Medal is awarded to the Best & Fairest player in 2nd Division (C Grade)).[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tenambit (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 October 2009.  Map
  2. ^ a b c 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE
  3. ^ a b c "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT) - Maitland City Council". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c "Tenambit". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Maitland". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 4 April 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "Paterson". Australian Electoral Commission. 11 May 2009. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  7. ^ "Tenambit". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  8. ^ Celia Peoples (8 May 2007). "Eagles fly into Tenambit nest and come away with first-up win". Maitland Mercury. Retrieved 4 October 2009. 
  9. ^ a b "Eagles grind out a gutsy finals win". Maitland Mercury. 27 August 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2009. 
  10. ^ Josh Callinan (1 September 2008). "Eagles' flight cut short". Maitland Mercury. Retrieved 5 October 2009. 
  11. ^ Josh Callinan (8 January 2009). "Maitland back in Black with stellar rugby year". Maitland Mercury. Retrieved 5 October 2009. 
  12. ^ "Newcastle Zone". myrugby.rugby.com.au. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  13. ^ "2010 NHRU Award Winners". Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union. 10 September 2010. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  14. ^ "C Grade Premiers". Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "Bert McGregor Medal". Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union. Retrieved 28 April 2011.