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Bridges open Msinga to the world! “These bridges form part of a R3.4 billion investment we have made in the UMzinyathi District over the last four to five years, expanding the road infrastructure and including new access roads in rural areas. Well over 5 050 jobs have been created for local people, in line with our government service delivery commitments,” Mchunu told a crowd of about 3 000 people. With the introduction of these bridges, all which cross uThukela river, the people of Msinga in affected areas will no longer face dangers of drowning as they now enjoy easy movement from one area to another.

ANDILE NGUBANE MSINGA residents can now cross the uThukela river in safety and style, following the official opening and handing over of three bridges on 18 February by KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, and the Msinga traditional leadership. The three bridges, in Ngubevu, Jolwayo and uZizio, were built for a total investment of R32-million and will connect the people of Msinga to the rest of the country, giving them easy access to public transport facilities which in turn link them to schools, clinics, pension payouts and more.

MEC Willies Mchunu with members of the traditional leadership of Msinga at the ribbon cutting at the opening of the Jolwayo bridge.

Three in court on murder charges SHOCK and horror were expressed by Greytonians at the brutal and senseless killing of well known resi­ dent, Joe Herholdt, at his McCullum Street home last Tuesday in an al­ leged attempt to steal cash. However prompt reaction by a lo­ cal security firm led to three of the murder suspects being caught red handed at the scene. Joe, who ran a maintenance and construction business, returned home for breakfast just before 10am. Several people reported seeing four youngsters in the street that morn­ ing and one, who had previously been employed by Joe, had much earlier gone to the house to ask for

his job back. Three of the gang were laying in wait for Joe, whilst the fourth acted as a lookout. They attacked Joe with a brick and then stabbed him. A neighbour, alerted by the do­ mestic worker’s screams, contacted the police at four minutes past 10. When they had not responded, Shiv­ ikra Field Security was contacted at 10.17 and Sudesh Maharaj responded immediately. On entering the yard and house, he saw bloodstains and then found Joe on the floor in the passage. On hearing noises overhead, he called for backup. The security personnel searched

the house and found the suspects hiding ­ one alongside a bed, one be­ hind a wardrobe and a third under a bed. The fourth member, who was out­ side, escaped and was later spotted catching a taxi to Keates Drift. The three are all from Ngome. 19 year old Lungisani Zungu, 19 year old Sifiso Phumgula and 20 year old Lyndo­Kuhle Mhlong appeared in the Greytown Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of murder and house robbery. The case was re­ manded to 28 March. Greytown Station Commander, Lt Colonel Mapalala, in commenting on the arrests, stated “I want to thank

the braveness shown by Sudesh Ma­ haraj, Dumisani Nxumalo, Simon Majola, Sibu Nzama and Nkosinathi Zuma on arresting the three suspects and handing them over to the police as you responded first.” He added that working together as law enforcers, far more could be achieved in preventing crime. On behalf of all its readers, the Greytown Gazette extends its deep­ est sympathy to Thelma Herholdt, Marthie, Theo and Joe on their tragic loss. The funeral service will take place in Greytown NGKerk today, Wednes­ day 26 February at 11am.


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A sad blow for political/religious tolerance SOME time ago, a member of the Muden Nazareth Church approached the then Umvoti mayor, Councillor PG Mavundla, requesting help to build the congregation a church. Last week, the basic structure of the church building was started by volunteer members of the ANC in Muden. However it is reported that a group of IFP members came to the site and insisted that the church could not be built without the permission of the IFP ward councillor, Bhaklama Dlamini, who apparently was with the group. Sadly there was no give and take and the IFP members were seen removing the profiles used to set the building, they demolished walls, placing cement bags put into water and causing other damage to building materials. The Nazareth Church Minister was also

IFP members removing the profiles used to set the Church building members

Blocks scattered and building materials destroyed.

manhandled. It is sincerely hoped that this was an isolated incident of political and religious intolerance. With South Africa’s national and provincial elections not far off, it is a very sad reflection for any political party to show disregard for the democratic rights of any person or group. The Independent Electoral Commission is mandated to create an environment conducive to free and fair elections - this can only be achieved if we all exercise tolerance on all fronts to ensure a peaceful election, not only in Umvoti but throughout KZN and South Africa. The Greytown Gazette requested comment on the incident from senior IFP Umvoti councillors but at the time of going to press, no reply had been received.

Lots of complaints, but no answers The view was there should have been solutions given at the meeting. With regard to the out of hand handing over by Umzinyathi to a firm of debt collectors, Mr Ndlozi apologized and said that this was being put on hold for the time being. Mr Roy Zulu was not impressed. He had received a phone call from the debt collectors during which he was told “you will pay the outstanding amount by Friday or else.” On querying what the lady meant by “or else”, Mr Zulu was told that “further action will be taken.” The Greytown Gazette would like to point out that this week, national parliament is expected to pass the National Credit Amendment Bill, which includes a clause which bans the sale, collection or reactivation of debt that has been extinguished through prescription. Prescription occurs when a credit provider has not legally pursued a consumer who is in default for three years and the consumer has not admitted to the debt. After the three years, the credit provider is no longer able to pursue the debt. With the passing of this Act, debts can no longer be sold to collection agencies to pursue. So please - Greytown water consumers who are being stressed and harassed by the debt collecting agency appointed by Umzinyathi as a bullying tactic to scare some into paying up these illegal prescribed amounts ignore. 148 Pine Street A follow up meeting is expected to take place shortly at which, hopefully Phone for menu • Booking essential this time round, Call Jo: 072 330 3140 definite answers will be given.

ABOUT 80 Umvoti residents went along to last Wednesday’s water meeting with high hopes of being told that the outrageous, documentless exorbitant prescribed water accounts had been removed from all accounts. But no such luck. Whilst German Ndlozi and Thulisiwe Msinang, both Umzinyathi Customer Care and dealing clerks, tried their best to give answers, their main response was “we will refer to the Umzinyathi’s Mayor’s office.” Apparently the Umzinyathi municipal manager denied all knowledge of the meeting called by Umvoti Municipality, but as the two clerks were in Greytown they were given the go ahead to be there. From those present, the message came over loud and clear - remove the illegal amounts, call off the debt collectors, check the meters, unbury meters, check whether the ‘invisible’ meter readers were really carrying out their duties, water office at Aheers most unsatisfactory, Greytown and Kranskop should have a permanent office, quality of water not good and lots more. Consumers queried why they should have to write in with their complaints as requested then be told by the Umzinyathi representatives that they must visit the local office to “talk about it.”


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Soggy cereal scam IMAGINE the excitement on receiving the following sms: “We are glad to inform you that your prize payment bank cheque worth R400 000 won from Kelloggs promo is ready for collection or delivery to the beneficiary today. You are invited to come for collection clearance for courier service to deliver to you at your address. You are directed to call exclusive express courier service urgently on number 011 057 3715.” A recipient of this message contacted the number and was told he would have to put R850 in the courier’s bank account before the amount of R400 000 was given to him. However the scammers lost interest fairly quickly when told that the recipient did not have a bank account. One of the scam’s objectives is to obtain bank account details. An urgent warning to anyone who receives this message or a similar one - press delete fast. You will not be the recipient but if you respond, you could be a loser - in this particular scam of an amount of R850. Remember if it seems too good to be true…it is.

Tribute to Joe Herholdt Contributed CORNELIUS Johannes Herholdt was born on 28 November 1947 in Greytown. He grew up on a farm in the Rietvlei district and went to school in Greytown. After school, Joe did his apprenticeship as a diesel mechanic at Kempsters and then started working in Durban for Putco Busses. After a move to Middelburg, where he worked on earth moving equipment for the mines, Joe came back to his home town Greytown in the 1970’s to join the NPA and after several years, started his own business. Joe met his wife Thelma in Greytown and got married. They have three children - Marthie, Theo and Joe. Joe was well known in Greytown. He was a man who always had a smile on his face and never said no

to a helping hand. He was a kind, loving husband and father. He will be dearly missed by his wife, children, his brothers and friends. Rest in peace Joe.

Daylight robbery A HIGH Street resident has been the target of a blatant daylight crime in which valuable equipment was stolen whilst he and his wife were shopping. They were away from the house for just 30 minutes last Sunday morning. He is offering a reward of R600 for the return, in good condition, of a red snap on 3/8 drive socket set. Phone 072 248 2598 if you have any information Also stolen: an inverter 200

welding machine and cables, two drilling machines, one small angle grinder, one set of vehicle jumper cables and one gate remote. During the night of Wednesday, 19 February, a Ford tractor 6610 radiator was stolen - presumably by the same gang of thieves. If anyone is offered any of these items, please contact the above cell number immediately. It is considered very likely that the thieves will “sell” these items to obtain cash.

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Umvoti policing needs support please GREYTOWN and surrounds has, for some time, experienced an increase in criminal activities. Umvoti Councillor PG Mavundla has, since last year, sent written submissions to the national minister of police, and senior KZN officials, as well as the local police, appealing that the police protect the people of Umvoti as mandated by the Constitution. “Looking at the level of crime, it is now clear to us that the state is not prepared to fulfil this Constitutional obligation,” he said. In an update sent last week, Mavundla pointed out that the police had arrived at the scene of the murder in McCullum Street long after a local security company and “this was due to the Greytown Police Station only having two bakkies to attend to issues around the area of jurisdiction.” This means that if one was attending a scene in Ngome and the other in Seven Oaks, there would be no officers to respond to a crime scene in Greytown. Its open to query, however, as to how seriously the provincial heads are taking the situation here as in response to a request to attend a meeting to discuss the

problems, MEC Community Safety KZN Jabulani Makhathini replied: “I am preparing a Pomeroy prayer meeting this week I’m not available but I can send a representative.” The meeting is to take place on Monday 3 March at 5pm in Greytown Town Hall. Greytown Station Commander Lt Col Maphalala (082 556 8259) has once again appealed to the community to build a united front with the police, through the Community Policing Forum, to deal with crime and safeguard the community through supporting the police in the enforcement of the law. Greytown has been demarcated as follows: Sector One: From Durban Street to end of France and Solomon Mzolo township: Commander W/O T.T. Sithole - 082 351 3471. Sector Two: Durban Street to end of town houses after Cooper Street: Sector Commander W/O F.M. Makhaye - 082 675 9976 For all emergencies, please phone Golf 911 at 033 417 2911 where personnel will immediately take the action required to get the right officials on the job.



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February 26, 2014

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Storm damage and snakes at school

Above: The roofless administration block Below: Playing in this thick tall grass is no fun and dangerous for the littlies.

IN view of the importance of pets being vaccinated against rabies, the Department of Agriculture is holding a series of free clinics in Gryetown on Saturday, 1 March as follows: 8am to 2pm: Community Centre,

Cathcart Street. 8am to noon: Lakhis sportsfield. 8am to noon: King Edward Park. Rabies can be a killer so please make sure that your pets have been vaccinated. If not, attend one of the clinics above.

FOR littlies at Manyonyo Primary School, break time is safer inside than out as the grass in the school grounds is taller than some of them...and snakes have been seen in the thick undergrowth. The school is in the Mbulwane area. Two areas of the school buildings were extensively damaged in the December storms - three rooms of the administration section and the kitchen are totally unusable. Principal T Bhengu said that he contacted the Department of Education in December to report the damage and request assistance - but nothing has been done to date. He is desperate to have the school repaired and is appealing for any assistance to do so. He is also looking for help to clear grounds. Mayongonyo Primary School, which was established in 1996, is progressing each year and now has 241 pupils from Grade R to Grade 7 - English is used as the medium of instruction in the school. Anyone who can assist, please contact Mr Bhengu at 079 422 6998.



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February 26, 2014

New Hanover Prep School News

The New Hanover Prep U13 team that finished fourth in their pool at the Umvoti 6’s tournament. REPORT BY S. REDINGER THE heat was definitely on, both in and out of the swimming pool on Saturday, as New Hanover Prep held its annual inter-house swimming gala. It certainly was the highlight of the week. Delightful weather, great team spirit and enthusiastic parents

contributed to an extremely successful and ‘nail-biting’ event. It was neck-n-neck throughout the entire gala, however, Rietbok finally won by only nine points. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING SWIMMERS: WINNER OF STYLE CUP – Danielle Hamilton


All the swimmers who received awards or certificates at the New Hanover Prep annual swimming gala.


RELAY – Tristan Wolhuter, Juanita Minnie, Benjamin Hough, Calvin Freese Definitely the most exciting moments of the day were the mom’s, dad’s and teachers’ races. Many children, as well as parents, will be recovering from damaged vocal chords after these thrilling events. The New Hanover Prep U13

boys also took part in the annual Umvoti 6’s cricket tournament held at Wembley College in Greytown. It was a fantastic event, thoroughly enjoyed by players and spectators alike. Our cricket boys played their hearts out and finished fourth in their pool, narrowly missing out on the semi-finals by three points.

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Bids are hereby invited in Terms of Section 19 of uMvoti Municipality Supply Chain Policy and Section 83 of the Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000 as amended and read together with Sections 110, 111 and 112 of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003 for the supply and delivery of notebooks and desktops. Documents Bid documents will be available from the Stores Department at Pine Street from Thursday, 27 February 2014, Monday to Friday, between 08h00 and 15h00 upon payment of non-refundable fee of R200,00. Eligibility Criteria - Stage 2 In terms of Regulation 5(2) and 6(2) of the Preferential Procurement Regulations, preference points must be awarded to a bidder for attaining the B-BBEE status level of contribution in accordance with the table below. B-BBEE Status Level of Contributor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Non-compliant contributor

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Submission of a B-BBEE Verification Certificate from a Verification Agency accredited by South African Accredited System (SANAS) or a registered Auditor approved by the Independent Regulator Board of Auditors (IRBA) or an Accounting Officer as contemplated in the Close Corporation Act (CCA) is a requisite. Bidders will not be disqualified for non-submission of B-BBEE Verification Certificate but will be declared as non-compliant contributors. It is expected of all Bidders who are not yet registered for B-BBEE Verification Certificate must register on (http:/ Bid Submissions The bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked “SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF NOTEBOOKS AND DESKTOPS” and deposited in the Umvoti Municipality tender box at the Customer Relations Centre not later than 12h00 on Thursday, 13th March 2014. Late bids and bids not clearly marked as prescribed will not be considered. Reputable companies are hereby invited to submit their bids. Enquiries All enquiries shall be directed to R. Kirpal Telephone No. 033 413 9161 during normal office hours. Umvoti Municipality’s Procurement Policy will apply and the Municipality is not bound to accept the lowest bid and reserves the right to accept any bid or part thereof. B.A. XULU PO BOX 71 NOTICE No. 1911 MUNICIPAL MANAGER GREYTOWN 3250

In action on the soccer field. THE concept of Indlovana interhouse programmes was introduced to encourage all pupils to partake in sporting activities. It also helps the selectors to

select the best quality players to represent the school in different sporting codes. As a result of this interhouse programme, the school competed successfully with other schools in

athletics, two weeks back. Last week the emphasis was on soccer, in preparation for the forthcoming cup competition. - Supplied by HW Dube.

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February 26, 2014

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Hermannsburg Happenings

Wartburg Kirchdorf dux scores eight A’s WARTBURG Kirchdorf School is very proud of its 2013 dux, Matthias Straeuli, who achieved eight A’s in the 2013 matric exams. Other top achievers were: Rose du Toit with seven A’s, Anke Scharlach with six A’s, Andrea Marx achieved five A’s and Micaela Newton four. The school achieved a 98% matric pass rate for 2013.

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Hermannsburg Little Oaks’ Oracle TO all our mums and dads: thank you! You’re the very best because you help wherever you can. Thanks to you, the orange group can now go out to play through a brand new sliding door. Last Friday, we sold lots and lots of cakes and goodies at our annual cake sale - it was so difficult for us to choose which ones to taste first because they all looked so yummy. Thank you again mums and dads who all donated towards the cake sale and so helped with our fund-raising effort.

Junior jottings ON Saturday, 15 February, the U13 cricket team travelled to Mooi River to play Treverton. Greytown won the toss and selected to field. Treverton made an impressive 140 runs for the loss of four wickets. Greytown scored 84 runs for the loss of nine wickets. On Wednesday, 19 February, the U13 cricket team played Wembley. Greytown won the toss and elected to bat. Greytown made 54 runs for 10 wick-




ets. Wembley batted and made 59 runs at the end of 12 overs, winning the game by six wickets. Also on Wednesday, the U10 cricket team played Wembley. Greytown batted first and made 48 runs for four wickets in their limited overs. Wembley went in to make 50 for three in the sixth over.Well done to Russ Warden for scoring 28 not out.



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February 26, 2014

Seven distinctions for Yutika

GREYTOWN doctors have set up a call register to en­ sure that if anyone needs after hours assistance, and their own doctor is not avail­ able, they can contact the doctors on call. The 911 Ops Centre and Arcadia will have a list which is also printed in the Grey­ town Gazette each month. Please cut out and keep accessible: Cell numbers: Dr Ally: 083 786 7138 Dr Mkhize: 079 645 5964 Dr Hartwig: 071 676 6810 Dr Mkhize:079645 5964 Dr Owen: 082 859 9307 Dr Roodt:084 679 6300 Greytown Hospital:033 413 9400 Arcadia:033 4171528 Ops 911: 033 417 2911 CALL DATES FOR MARCH Dr Mkhize: 1st,14th and 15th. Hospital Doctor: 2nd and 16th. Dr Owen: 3rd, 4th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th and 31st. Dr Roodt: 5th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 19th and 26th. Dr Ally: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, 29th and 30th. Dr Hartwig: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 28th.

CONGRATULATIONS TO Yutika Maharaj of Cool Air Secondary School on achieving seven distinctions in the matric 2013 exams. At the school’s awards ceremony Yutika received awards for seven subjects; first position; literary award;bilingual award;commerce student of the year; best all rounder, and the Dux . Yutika is studing B.Com Accounting at UKZN Pietermaritzburg. Her proud parents are Mr & Mrs Pravin Maharaj of Cool Air.

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Kammaland children enjoyed their visit to Arcadia. Everybody at Kam­ maland is preparing for our annual Pedal for Rands fun day on Satur­ day 15 March at 9:00 and would like to invite the Greytown community to join us. There will be bicycle rides, face painting, party packs, helium balloons, boerewors rolls, pancakes, horse rides and a jumping castle.


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NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESS GREYTOWN BULK WATER SUPPLY SCHEME, PHASE 2, KWAZULU-NATAL DAEA REF NO: DC24/0027/2013 NEAS REF: KZN/EIA/0001343/2013 Notice is hereby given in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations published in Government Notices No. R543 to No. R545 of 2010, in terms of Section 24 (5) of the National Environmental Management Act (Act No 107 of 1998), of the initiative by uMzinyathi District Municipality to propose the construction of the Greytown Bulk Water Supply Scheme, Phase 2 in uMzinyathi and uMgungundlovu District Municipalities. Project detail: uMzinyathi District Municipality is the Water Services Authority and Water Service Provider for the uMvoti Local Municipality. The Municipality is currently implementing the Greytown Bulk Water Scheme and has identified the Craigie Burn Dam as a new source of raw water for Greytown and its neighboring areas. Raw water will be supplied to the Greytown Water Treatment Works after which treated water will be distributed to Greytown and to various storage supply reservoirs within the local municipality. Location: Between the Craigie Burn Dam and Greytown Water Treatment Works, Umvoti and Mpofana Local Municipality. In respect of the above, the applicant, Umzinyathi District Municipality intends to submit a basic assessment report as contemplated in the Regulations to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs (KZN DAEA) to obtain environmental authorization. BA Report Review: As part of the public participation process, you are invited to review the draft Basic Assessment Report and make comment on the document. The Basic Assessment Report will be available for 40 days review from 28th February – 9th April 2014 at the following public place: • The Greytown Country Club • Triplo4 Sustainable Solutions website: Contact Details: Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) are invited to register by submitting their name, contact information and interest in the project to the Environmental Consultant below by the 31 March 2014: Kushela Naidoo Triplo4 Sustainable Solutions PO Box 6595, Zimbali 4418 Tel | 031 563 4422 Fax | 086 514 4976 E-mail |

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Greytown Gazette

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Window on Wembley

PLEASE save the dates of 3 and 4 May for the annual Grey­ town MTB Festival. Pre­entry forms have been sent out and all pre­entries will receive a t­shirt from Mascor. Entry forms are also availa­ ble at school so enter now. Matthew Mole will be performing songs from his new cd, ‘We built this home’ in Greytown on 9 March at the Shed for a lunch time concert. The tickets are R100 and all proceeds will be going towards furnishing a new house at Khayalami. Tickets are available from Louise Yeadon, Hannah Pride at 079 266 1508 and Barbara Pride at 082 550 7876. Please let’s support this community project. Applications and re­applications for scholarships are now open and will close on 4 April. Application forms are available at the office from Mrs Maartens. On 13 February, the second team played against the St Anne’s sixth team at St Anne’s. Although we lost 4­2, we want to congratulate Jaimee Buchan for winning her singles match and Jaimee Buchan and Ashleigh Mason for winning their doubles match. The second team tennis boys played against Carter and won 38­28. Congratulations to all the boys for winning their doubles and to Tommy Pride and NG Sibisi for winning their singles. On 13 February, the Wembley swimming team put in a solid performance at the Wartburg invitational gala. Al­ though we came fourth, it was pleasing to note the improve­ ment of our swimmers from the beginning of the year. Con­ gratulations to Tayla Porée for winning the U14 victrix ludor­ um. She broke the record in all four of her 50m events. Hope Porée also swam beautifully in the U16 age group, breaking the record in both the 50m butterfly and 50m backstroke. On Friday, 14 February, the high school swimming team swam at Ashton in the annual KICCSSA individual gala where we were placed fifth overall. Wembley took part in the Quadrangular Gala on Tuesday 19 February. Our girls earned the top girl team prize, with Tayla, Hope and Emma Porée winning the victrix ludorums in their respective age groups. Overall we achieved second place. Calista Muna won the KZN Mini Dunlop 1 tennis Series which was played in Durban over three weekends. We are

(From left) Tayla, Emma and Hope Poreé all of whom won the victrix ludorums in their respective age groups.

very proud of Amy Cotterrell, Calista Muna and Amy Cope who made the U13 midlands tennis team for 2014. This is a noteworthy accomplishment for a school of Wembley’s size. Congratulations. We would like to thank all the parents who supported the scholars at the KICCSSA Gala at Ashton, and a special mention must be made of Ludwig Herbst and Melissa Dutton who were placed third in two of their individual races. Melissa and Michaela Dutton participated in the KZN Level 1 Gala this past weekend at the Kings Park Pool in Durban. Well done to the girls as they each achieved three medals for different individual events. The U13 cricket team would like to welcome a new addition to the team ­ coach Gareth Larken who will be assisting Mr Taljaard. He comes with experience and a very good knowl­ edge of the game. We look forward to his input. The Umvoti 6s cricket tournament took place at the Wem­ bley fields this past Friday and Saturday, with Ashton, Claren­ don, Athlone, Enjabulweni, Egerton, Wembley, New Hanover, Domino Servite, Wartburg, Darnall Primary, Winterton, Kings, Hluhluwe and Mooi River taking part. The teams were com­ prised of eight team members, six taking the field at one time. With reduced run ups and no extra balls bowled, it made for exciting cricket and loads of action. The various prizes which were available, and won, were: Best batsman ­ Sven from Winterton and Thabo from Kings, Best bowler ­ Jacques from Domino Servite, Best wicketkeeper ­ Hardus from Winterton, Best fielder ­ Sven from Winterton. Well done to all the boys who took part and a big thank you to Mascor for their generous sponsorship. Laddsworth Mini Cricket The Grade one and two boys travelled to Laddsworth on Tuesday, 18 February to play in a festival. The Grade one boys lost the toss and managed to bowl them out quickly. Unfortunately, we lost by one run. The boys played an outstanding game. Well done! The Grade two’s played against Howick Prep and won the toss and opted to bowl. Both teams got the same number of runs, but the Wembley boys unfortunately lost more wick­ ets. Well done to the team for giving their best.


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PRENTICE Mick The Prentice family say thank you to all those who have been there for us since the loss of Mick on 25th January 2014. The visits, texts, cards, letters and the beautiful flowers have been a great comfort and the meals and treats are so appreciated. The love, generosity and support from Greytown and surrounding districts has been overwhelming and so very heartwarming. Our greatful thanks from Adrienne, Gary, Bruce and Gillian and families.


Clubs and Meetings

ASSEMBLY of God Fellowship. Old Dundee Road. Sunday 9 am. Tuesday 6 pm.



BEV the Hairdresser will be at Arcadia on Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd March 2014. Please contact Bev on 079 436 2438 to make an appointment.


Building Services

M3 Contractors. Master Builders and Property Maintenance. Bricklaying, plastering, painting, tiling, roofing, welding,, plumbing, glazing. Contact Mohamed for a free quote. Phone 072 101 9081 / 033 417 1362. MARVELOUS Trading Project and Construction specializing with Tiling, Plastering, Building, Painting, Ceiling, Paving and Roof Cleaning. Contact: 076 016 6322 / 084 325 9022. email: SPEEDY Concrete Fencing. Manufacturers of precast concrete fencing, garden ornaments, wash troughs, pillar caps, table sets, pavers, stepping stones, kerb stones. Tel: 071 076 0647 / 084 486 5324.


Cleaning Services

CARPET/UPHOLSTERY cleaning. Experienced owner supervised and quick. Phone Nola 083 320 4008.


Fencing Services

FAIRVIEW Fencing. Quality workmanship and back-up service on automated gates and all types of game, agricultural and security fencing. Contact Keith Cowie 082 772 5436.


For Hire

AMATAFULA. 10 Seater round. Tel. 082 957 2812 / 082 315 6653.


For Hire

10 Seater round tables, gas heaters, marquees, decor, cooking. Greytown Hiring Services. 033 417 1157, 082 957 2812, 082 315 6653.


Health and Beauty

FLU vaccines available at Greytown Drug Store. Limited stock, R65.00


Loans and Investments

LOANS!!! Up to R120 000. Blacklisted / garnished welcome. Call whatsapp 074 155 5371.


General Sales

2 x Fridges 220l in good condition, R1 000.00 each. Phone Sue on 033 417 1344. AFRICA Wendy houses, grade A Pinewood. Big, small, low prices, louvre style. Contact Sylie on 084 295 8471 / 083 996 0526. NESTLÉ Café Bar food services for sale. Ideal for Caffies. What offers? Recliner for sale, R300. Tel: 033 417 1763. WOODEN Wendy houses. Prompt delivery, best quality, new Pinewood and excellent service. For free quotes and orders call Lloyd: 072 417 3229.


Pets/Aquariums/ Tropical Fish

DOG and cat boarding. SPCA. Tel: 072 096 9634.


Livestock/ Poultry

CATTLE for sale, contact: 072 552 2007. HOOSENS Halaal farm fresh chickens. Phone 033 417 1362 / 072 101 9081 to order.


Farms/S’holdings for Sale/to Lease

DALTON, 30ha beautiful, well-appointed home in large manicured garden, lots of shedding, 30ha irrigation rights, approx 8ha arable, balance kikuya pasture. Excellent tar access, only 40 min from Pmb. Suitable for nursery / extensive livestock operation. R3 750 000.00. Call Liane 082 894 8158.


Commercial Premises to Let

1) Store room, 100 sq metres behind Russells Furnishers, 116 Pine Street. Reasonable Rental. Phone 033 413 1105. 2) Other business premises to rent.


Flats to Let

2 bedroom flat available from the first April. Contact: 084 263 2812.



Holiday Guide

RAMSGATE beach house to hire for school holidays @ R800 per night. Out of season R500 per night. Contact Di Mason 082 930 4015.



OUTBUILDING available from 1 March. Tel. 033 417 1763.


Rooms to Let

COTTAGES to let with tiled floor @ R450.00 excl lights @ Angola Township no 2054. Contact: 076 016 6322 / 084 325 9022.


Work Wanted: Domestic

THABSILE seeks domestic work. Contact: 076 324 9582. ZIMBABWEAN girl seeks job. Call Linda 084 499 9617. ZOTHAH seeks domestic work. Tel. 072 522 2594.


Public Notices

GREYTOWN Funeral Services has been informed by The Witness that the new deadline for Funeral Notices will be from 8am to 3pm Mondays to Fridays only.


Sale in Execution

IN the Magistrate’s Court for the District of Umvoti held at Greytown Case No: 760/2010 in the matter between: GREYTOWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Execution Creditor And B F BUTHELEZI Execution Debtor NOTICE OF SALE IN EXECUTION (AUCTION) In pursuance of a Judgement in the court of the Magistrate of Greytown and writ of execution, the goods listed hereunder will be sold in execution on FRIDAY, 14th MARCH 2014 at 11:00, at the Sheriff’s Sales Room, 121 Sargeaunt Street, Transnet Building, Greytown, (opposite Spar) to the highest bidder: RIGHT, TITLE & INTEREST: 1 X VW Jetta motor vehicle registration no. NUM 9477 NB: The sale is for cash or bank guaranteed cheque only: Take further notice that: 1. This sale is a sale in execution pursuant to a judgment obtained in the above Court. 2. The Rules of this auction is available 24 hours before the auction at the office of the Sheriff for Greytown. 3. Registration as a buyer is a pre-requisite subject to specific conditions, inter alia; a)Directive of the Consumer Protection Act 66 of 2008. (URL DownloadFileAction?id=999 61) b)FICA- legislation in respect of proof of identity and address particulars c)Payment of a registration fee of R100.00 in cash d)Registration conditions. The office of the Sheriff for Greytown will conduct the sale with auctioneer Mr Bobby Pearson. Advertising costs at current publication rates and sale costs according to the court rules apply. Dated at Greytown on this 19th day of February 2014. – VAN ROOYEN & FORDER INC. Execution Creditor’s Attorney, 123 Pine Street / P.O. Box 56, Greytown 3250. Tel No. (033) 4131141 / Fax No. (033) 4131144. 06/G219/172TD

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SHADOW COLUMN THE Greytown Gazette publishes a monthly Shadow Column, to list events to come throughout the year. The main objective is to notify the public of what events are scheduled to take place, or about to, so to avoid, as far as possible, two events on the same day which could create problems not only for the organisers, but also for the public. An appeal therefore goes out to all Churches, NGO’s, sports bodies, clubs etc to submit dates and event details to the Greytown Gazette for publication. From now until the end of the year there are so many events social, sporting, prizegivings etc, so please notify either verbally or electronically in time for the next Shadow column. MARCH 15th: New Hanover School Bass fishing competition 15th: Pedal for Rands: Kammaland

21st: Human Rights Day (Friday) 27th: Port and Pudding evening at Wembley 28th/29th: Hermannsburg Open Day: Grade 8 ­ 2015 28th: Schools close for Easter holidays (Friday) APRIL 18th: Good Friday 21st: Family Day 27th: Freedom Day (Sunday) 28th: Public holiday 29/30: School holiday MAY 1st: Workers Day(Thursday) 3rd: Hermannsburg Schulfest 23rd: KZN Youth Choir at Hermanns­ burg JUNE 13th: Kammaland lucky draw dinner 16th: Youth Day (Monday) 27th: School close (Friday) JULY 21st: Schools open for third term (Mon­ day) AUGUST

9th: Women’s Day (Saturday) 28th: Kammaland annual concert 30th: Quadrangular high schools ath­ letics meeting hosted by Hermannsburg SEPTEMBER 12th/13th: Hermannsburg Sponsored Golf Day at St Cathryn’s 24th: Heritage Day (Wednesday) OCTOBER 3rd: Schools close (Friday) 13th: Schools open for last term (Mon­ day) NOVEMBER 9th: Confirmation Service at Hermanns­ burg 15th: Hermannsburg Primary School fun walk DECEMBER 1st: Primary school awards ceremony at Hermannsburg 2nd: High school awards ceremony at Hermannsburg 9th: Schools close (Tuesday) 16th: Day of Reconciliation (Tuesday) 25th: Christmas Day (Thursday) 26th: Day of Goodwill

Umnyango wokuthuthukiswa komphakathi (Greytown Social Development) UCELA ukufuniswa laba abalandelayo: Ongaba nolwazi athintane nosonhlalakahle kulenombolo elandelayo 033-417 1527. 1.Ubaba ka Asanda Bhengu owayezalwa uNobuhle Ndlovu ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMbuba. 2.Ubaba ka Andile Dlamini, Amanda Shelembe, Asanda Slindokuhle Dlamini ababezalwauSbongisiwe Precious Nkomo ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eNgome. 3.Umama ka Sbonelo Khanyile amthola ku Dudu Simon Khanyile ongasekho MURUGAN DEVIKIE (POPSY) emhlabeni 26 YEARS owayehlala In treasured memory of eNhlaour beloved daughter and lakahle T/ sister who was called to ship rest on 25/2/89. 4.Ubaba ka We were so devastated and heartbroken when you Sibusisiwe were taken so untimely, Ngqulunga forever, on that fateful day. owayezalwa We could not believe in uSbongile such a short moment Witness how the word goodbye Ngele onimplied to us a distance so far, far away. Yet loving gasekho emand thoughtful memories hlabeni linger on and shall never owayehlala cease. Maybe God in His eNhlaown right never saw fit to have such a golden child lakahle T/ placed in our association ship so much so we still bear 5.Ubaba ka the brunt of loosing you to Phiri SimanHim to enjoy the comfort of His Heavenly Kingdom. gele owayeSomeday we hope to come zalwa uPhiri to terms with ourselves Mabu by fully accepting and Bongekile understanding that what ongasekho was will never be replaced like a prized treasure as emhlabeni good as you lost forever owayehlala to the Kingdom of the Lord eMbuba. Almighty. 6.Ubaba ka Sadly missed by your Asanda loving mum, brothers Bhengu and sisters. owayezalwa

uNobuhle Bhengu ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMbuba. 7.Ubaba ka Thokozani Zondi owayezalwa uHlengiwe Gumi Zondi ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMbuba. 8.Ubaba ka Happy Khanyisile Sithole, Mthandeni Sithole, Oluhlelonke Sphelele Sithole, Tshisikhawe Sethu Sithole ababezalwa uSiphindile Janet Sithole noXolisile Angel Sithole abangasekho emhlabeni ababehlala eMbuba. 9.Ubaba nomama ka Andiswa Langa ohlala noXolisile Ntombi Langa ohlala eShane. 10. Umama ka Sandile Dladla ohlala noHletshiwe Ndlovu waseShane. 11. Ubaba ka Nonkululeko Beauty Hadebe ohlala noNobuhle Luthuli waseShane. 12. Ubaba ka Ayanda Hlophe owayezalwa uBuyisile Christina Hlophe ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eShane. 13. Ubaba ka Swelihle Zondi owayezalwa uGloria Masabatha Zondi ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eShane. 14. Ubaba ka Qaphelani Sithole ohlala noRose Nokulunga Sithole waseAhrens. 15. Ubaba ka Ayanda Mthalane owayezalwa uZathile Mthalane ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eNhlalakahle T/ship 16. Ubaba ka Njabulo Hadebe noSiyabonga Hadebe ababezalwa uBusisiwe Delisile Hadebe ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMatimatolo. 17. Umama ka Nkululeko Jali amthola kuThembani Zondi waseMatimatolo. 18. Umama ka Nelisiwe Vilakazi noMbali Vilakazi abahlala noFikelephi Beauty Mhlongo waseMatimatolo. 19. UHlengiwe Mthembu waseHowick ongumama ka Banele Phiwamusa Mthembu ohlala eMatimatolo. 20.Ubaba ka Lungelo Cyprial Hlatshwayo, Nkanyiso Ndlovu, ababezalwa uRittah Winnie Hlatshwayo

noPhyllis Phumelele Ntuli abangasekho emhlabeni ababehlala eNhlalakahle T/ship 21. Kufunwa ubaba nomama kaMenzi Ngubane igama likamama uThandeka Ngubane owayehlala eNhlalakahle T/ship 22. Ubaba nomama kaZamambo Nothando Mkhize igama likamama uPinky Phikeni Mkhize. 23. Ubaba ka Andile Dlamini, Amanda Shelembe, Asanda Slindokuhle Dlamini ababezalwa uSbongile Precious Nkomo ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eNgome. 24. Ubaba ka Nkosingiphile Zondi owayezalwa uPhumelele Zondi ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eNgome. 25. Ubaba ka Ntombikayise Radebe owayezalwa uHlebani Florah Radebe ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eKhamanzi. 26. Ubaba ka Sabelo Cele, Ayanda Mpumelelo Cele ababezalwa uBuyisile Ritta Cele ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eKhamanzi. 27. Ubaba ka Sthabile owayezalwa uCynthia Bonisiwe Zakwe ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eNtembisweni. 28. Abazali baka Joshua Mnyende oneminyaka ewu 6 owayehlala kwa Rina Steenkamp osewashona. 29. Abazali baka Dlamini Nonhlanhla ona07 ohlala no Balungile Zandile Gumede eNtembisweni. 30. Ubaba ka Ngqulunga Sbusisiwe owayezalwa uSbongile Witness Ngele 31. Ubaba ka Nokwazi Xulu, Nobuhle Xulu ababezalwa uThobile Xulu ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMatimatolo. 32. Umama kaZandile Jila owayezalwa uFikelephi Jila ongasekho emhlabeni owayehlala eMisapa 33.Abazali BakaSindisiwe Mkhize ohlala eBethleham 34.Abazali bakaMinenhle Xaba ohlala eBethleham. 35. Ubaba ka Nomvuyo Ngubane owayezalwa uSbongile Cynthia Ngubane ongasekho emhlabeni.

February 26, 2014

Greytown Gazette

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Vehicle safety awareness tips A HIGH percentage of reported cases of thefts from motor vehicles in the Pietermaritzburg CBD and surrounding areas is due to negligence, sheer carelessness and absence of vigilance, claim SAPS management in Pietermaritzburg. A number of reported thefts out of motor vehicles occur without any forced entry, which makes it possible the suspects are using a jamming device to jam the motor vehicle’s locking system when the motorist activates the alarm. The device is used to gain easy access into the vehicle. Police point out that such thefts are regarded as opportunistic crime and to avoid them, motorists should use the

following safety tips >> Make sure that all the doors and windows are properly locked when you park your car. >> Do not leave your firearm in the motor vehicle cubbyhole or anywhere in the vehicle when you park - apart from being irresponsible its illegal. >> Valuable items, laptops and cameras should be put in the boot of your car. >> Be aware of people coming to you and informing you that you have a flat tyre etc. Their intention could be to steal items seen inside the car or your car. >> Try to keep your windows closed when driving in the city centre.

>> Do not open your windows for hawkers along the road and at the traffic lights. >> Keep the doors locked and windows closed at all times. >> Do not use a cellular phone unless you have a hands-free kit. >> At night, park in well-lit areas. >> Practice the same prevention skills you apply in parking lots or garages at home. >> Store luggage in the cars boot where it is out of sight. >> Do not leave your keys in the ignition. >> Always lock the doors and close the windows when getting out of the car. >> Remove detachable radios and the radio face when getting out of the car.

Does RIT have an open door policy? Travelling past Seven Oaks, a passenger in a pass­ ing vehicle was astounded to see an official RTI vehicle with the driver’s door being held open with one hand.

HOWICK WELCOMES PETROS NCGOBO to their Greytown Office. Petros is fluent in both Zulu and English and has experience in the smallholding and farm environment in Greytown and surrounding areas, including Kranskop, Rietvlei and New Hanover.

Call Petros 079 389 9258

>> Try to fit an alarm and/or anti-theft device in your car. >> Have your keys ready in your hand as you approach your car, especially if they are difficult to find in your handbag. >>Parking lots with a parking attendant or supervision/ someone patrolling are best, otherwise try to park in locations that are well lit and/or well populated and not crowded in by bushes or buildings where offenders might hide.


invites you to join us at our Demo Day in Greytown, to view and test drive our range of

Mahindra + Ssangyong Vehicles.

Date: Saturday, 1 March 2014 Time: 9:00 am Venue: Eagle Cars, 77 Durban Street, Greytown 307 Hoosen Haffejee (Berg) Street, Pietermaritzburg Tel: 033 345 3692 Cell: 082 457 4253

All CATTLE BREEDERS invited to

Wedding Bells ring out MICHAEL and Kate Newmarch who were married in St Theodore’s Church Greytown on 21 December are pictured at the reception held at the Newmarch home.

KZN Boran Day

at: Wally Gevers Up One Farming, Mispah Road Date: 28 February 2014 Time: 10 am onwards 1. Cattle viewing 2. Talk: Why Boran 3. Questions REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE BRAAI AND DISCUSSION AROUND THE FIRE AFTERWARDS R.S.V.P. before or on Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 for catering purposes Wally Gevers Cell: 082 237 3766

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February 26, 2014


St Cathryn’s news THE golf course, and most of the farmers, danced in the rain that fell on Sunday night, and if all weather forecasters are correct, at the time of writing we are hoping for follow up rain on Monday. The fairways had been looking a little crisp and dry. The Rosebud society could not meet last Friday night due to the memorial service held on Friday afternoon. The dinner arrangements will go ahead for this coming Friday, 28 February at Book Club. Rikus and Liekie will share their experiences and show pictures of their trip to China last year. Supper will be a Chinese braai and there will be some tea drinking - Chinese style. To book for dinner, please phone 083 269 1661 by Thursday 6pm. Paul Els will be available to any golfer, young or old, high or low handicap, who would like to improve their golfing game, as he is offering golf coaching lessons. He is also preparing to offer tennis and archery lessons and all bookings are to be made directly to Paul at 084 596 6292. To golfers preparing for the upcoming Tuta Carriers club champs to be held on 29 and 30 March, this could be the right time for ‘tweeking’ your golf game in time for the champs.

From the courts We would like to remind all tennis club members and friends that on 1 March, we will be celebrating the 80th birthday of one of our oldest members, Barry Varty, at the club. Social tennis will be played and after tennis we will have a social get together to celebrate Barry’s birthday which is on 9 March. On Friday evening, 14 March, we are having another celebratory evening at the Greytown Tennis club starting at 6pm. Food and drink will be on sale and members are asked to join in this special event. The Wimpy Farmers against Town marathon is taking place on Sunday, 16 March. Townies and farmers are therefore warned

Greytown Country Club CALLING all captains for the Mascor business golf league to remind you that the first quarterly business league competition, which will coincide with the Mascor monthly mug, will take place on Saturday, 8 March. Teams will play for the team prize on the day as well as for the league points which will count towards determining which business will lift the trophy at the end of the year. Please contact Marthinus Steyn at 082 506 8580 or any committee members to enter. Teams comprise of three players whose stableford points will count towards the team total. Please remember too that the annual gener-












to get out there and prepare for this major annual challenge. The 2014 club championships will take off on 26 April when the handicap matches will start, followed by the championship matches which will start in May. The finals will be played on the weekend of 21/22 June. All primary school tennis players are invited to come and play in the children’s group on Saturday afternoons. High school players are invited to join the adult players for social tennis to start at 2pm every Saturday. The committee is looking forward to seeing all new and old members at tennis on Saturdays.





al meeting of the golf club takes place on 6 March at 5.30pm in the Pannar lounge - a notice is up on the board. Sixteen players took part in last Sunday’s 9@9. John Rawstorne was the winner on 19 points - next challenge is on 2 March. The entry fee is now R40. J.L. van der Vyver was not present at the weekly attendance draw held on 21 February so R500 is up for grabs at the next draw on 7 March. Friday night is our monthly happy hour. Buy a R20 ticket to win R1 000 or a bottle of Chivas Regal - ticket includes your meal. Greytown Beer Distributers is sponsoring SAB beer at half price. DJ Rob will provide enjoyable dance music as always. Dates to diarize: 28 February: Happy Hour 1 March: Greenkeepers revenge 2 March: 9@9 9 March: Mascor monthly mug/business league.

From the ditch BOWLERS throughout South Africa played a new exciting concept of bowls over the weekend - known as Pro-Ten pairs. Two players per team play with two bowls each. The scoring is different: four points for nearest the jack, three points for second, two points for third and one point for fourth. And its 10 points for each end with ten ends to the game worth 100 points. Twelve bowlers from Greytown enjoyed the first round of six games on Sunday: Jack Drew and Clive Edkins, Wendy Edwards and Karen Cordy, Jacques Minnaar and Erikca Fischer, Bryan and Pam Paul, Andre Roberts and Francois van Rooyen and Tony Smith and Chris Fischer played in sections one, three, four, six, seven and eight. At the end all eight sections, winners will have a knockout to determine overall winners. On the home front, it is bowls as usual on Wednesdays and Saturdays but wait for it - fun bowls is coming! Please earmark Sunday, 16 March as our first fun day with the Build It sponsored bowls trips - enter now to enjoy. Business league will start soon on Fridays with a bring and braai format under the floodlights. Lots of fun so get together a team of three and let Bryan Paul know at 033 413 2157.

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RESULTS of the games played on Sunday, 23 February as follows: Cape Town Spurs convincingly beat Baroka by four goals to one, with Super Strikers and City Stars drawing two all and one all draws for Rebels and Nzima and Tsalanang against Maccdeshem. Mfaenlo scored a 2-1 win over Nduna’s. Matches to be played this Sunday, 2nd March are: 10am: Rebels vs Dinagwe 11am: Codesa vs Mfaanelo 12 noon: Tsalanang vs Ndunas 1pm: Super Strikers vs Nzima 2pm: Cape Town Spurs vs Maccddeshem 3pm: Baroka vs City Stars.

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