A rescue operation is currently underway to save a humpback whale stranded on a beach on the NSW mid-north coast.
The nine-metre humpback washed up at Sawtell around 7.00am.
It was spotted by beachgoers who raised the alarm.
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Rescue crews are on scene attempting to assist the animal back to sea.
— Josh Cummings (@jrscummings) June 8, 2017
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