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Drie seuns steeds in see vermis JANINE VAN DER RIET

Die soektog na drie jong seuns wat Saterdag 7 Desember vermoedelik verdrink het tydens ’n uitstappie na Hawston-strand duur nog voort en geen liggaam is nog gevind nie. Die drie seuns wat vermoedelik verdrink het, was saam met familie en vriende by die jaarlikse Hawston Seekosfees. Hermanus NSRI het aanvanklik inligting ontvang dat vyf mense die see ingetrek is. Twee van die seuns wat in die moeilikheid was, het egter ongedeerd uitgeswem terwyl die ander drie – Antonio Fischer (15), Rojei Spanneberg (19) en Chelton Biewes (12) – nog nie gevind is nie. Die voorval het net ná 14:00 gebeur. Die strand in Hawston was gepak met feesgangers wat besorg toegekyk het terwyl lede van die NSRI, polisie, wetstoepassing, ’n Skymed helikopter, EMR en EMS ambulansen reddingsdienste gehelp het in die soektog na die seuns wat onder die branders verdwyn het. Hulle is almal afkomstig van Kalkfontein naby Philippi. Die polisie se duikeenheid soek steeds na die vermistes met die hulp van die Hermanus-polisie en -wetstoepassing. Wetstoepassers en lede van die polisie het ook intussen op vierwielmotorfietse die kus tussen Kleinmond en Meer en See en Die Plaat

gefynkam in die hoop dat die liggame daar uitgespoel het. Maar tot dusver is niemand gevind nie. Intussen verleen lede van die polisie bystand aan die families. Die Overstrand-munisipaliteit het met skok die nuus van die drie vermiste jong mense ontvang. Volgens Don Kearney, Hermausareabestuurder by Overstrand-munisipaliteit, sal lewensredders eers vanaf 15 Desember 2013 tot 15 Januarie 2014 op Hawston se strand diens doen. Kearney het beklemtoon dat Hawston slegs die seremoniële hysing van die Blouvlag op 29 November gevier het en dat die vlag direk daarna gestryk is. Die Blouvlagstatus vir Hawstonstrand geld eers vanaf 15 Desember tot 15 Januarie. “Die Hawston Seefees, wat die naweek by Hawston se kampeerterrein gehou is, het geen aktiwiteite op die strand beplan nie. Daar is wel sedert 29 November lewensredders aan diens by Hawston se swembad wat teenaan die kampeerterrein geleë is,” het Kearney verduidelik. Larenzo Isaacs, senior superintendent: verkeer, sê wetstoepassingsbeamptes was oral tydens die Seefees sigbaar en het talle mense verbied om na die strandgebied te gaan “juis omdat soveel met drank daarheen wou loop en ander reeds besope was”. Ongelukkig was hierdie voorkomende optrede telkemale met ’n gevloek en aggressie begroet, het Isaacs gesê.

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Malawian labourer dies at Vogelgat A 28-year-old man from Malawi died at Vogelgat Nature Reserve on Friday.

Rescue workers at Vogelgat Nature Reserve on Friday, where a man died near the main wa­ terfall. PHOTO: GIORGIO LOMBARDI

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Sabit Khobwe had only arrived in Hermanus a few weeks ago and was employed as a labourer. According to Vogelgat’s warden, Giorgio Lombardi, they were busy with repair work on the bridges in the kloof, which had been damaged by heavy rains and recent flooding. While Giorgio and another labourer were working on the bridge close to the main waterfall, Sabit was working nearby, cutting wood to be used as rungs for a ladder. “The next thing the labourer shouted at me that Sabit was lying on the ground,” says Giorgio. “My immediate reaction was that it might have been heat stroke, so I filled my broad-rimmed hat and splashed water over him, but there was no reaction.” Giorgio says they turned Sabit over and he tried to resuscitate him, but Sabit had no pulse and no chest movement was visible. “I scurried along the flood-strewn debris

to my office from where I called Overberg Fire and Rescue and reported a possible heart attack,” says Giorgio. Ambulance and emergency services were dispatched and a helicopter arrived shortly. In spite of strong winds, the pilot managed to drop a paramedic at the scene in the ravine to determine Sabit’s medical condition. He confirmed that Sabit was dead. The likely cause of death was a berry aneurysm. Giorgio is full of praise for Reinhard Geldenhuys, Overberg disaster manager, and all the dedicated rescue workers. “As a Muslim, Sabit had to be buried before sunset and although there are a few mosques in our area, there are no burial grounds, so we had to transport the body to the Strand,” explains Giorgio. “The elders and priests of the mosques welcomed us with grace and gentle concern for Sabit and his family. I would like to thank them for the way they took care of us all.” Sabit leaves behind his wife and two young children in Malawi.

Verdagtes in OTM bedrog word wéér gesoek na saak geopen is JANINE VAN DER RIET Verlede week is berig in “Twee gevang vir ATM-bedrog” dat Gerald Cloete, hoof van sekuriteit by Gateway-sentrum, die man is wie se bankkaart gesteel is. Dit was egter nie Cloete wat deurgeloop het nie, maar wel ’n ander bankkliënt. Dit is te danke aan Cloete se oplettendheid en spoedige optrede dat die verdagtes aangekeer is. Hy het die verdagtes dopgehou nadat hulle ’n man se bankkaart gesteel het en hulle agterna gesit waar hulle eers by die Total-motorhawe geld gaan trek het. Cloete het intussen die polisie ontbied. Hy het hulle verder gevolg tot in die dorp waar hulle by Nedbank in die hoofstraat gestop het om geld te trek. Hierna is hulle na Checkers waar die polisie die drie verdagtes in hulle blou Toyota Tazz in hegtenis geneem het ná Cloete die polisie op hoogte gehou het oor waar die verdagtes hulself bevind. Die verdagtes is egter ná ’n paar uur van aanhouding vrygelaat, omdat die polisie na bewering geen bewyse teen die drie mans gehad het nie en die oorspronklike bankkaarteienaar nie ’n saak gemaak het nie. Cloete sê egter hy het beeldmateriaal op sy selfoon asook ander inligting oor die verdagtes sedert hy hulle die eerste keer in Julie vanjaar by Gateway gewaar het.

Nadat hulle aangekeer is, het hy die polisie gevra dat die speurder hom kontak sodra die speurder aan diens kom sodat hy sy inligting kon oordra. Maar toe Cloete ’n paar uur later weer by die polisiestasie opdaag, is hy meegedeel dat die verdagtes, na wie Cloete al maande soek, intussen vrygelaat is. Saterdag was Cloete se afdag, maar hy het besluit om in sy gewone klere die verdagtes by Gateway in te wag, en sodoende kon die polisie die mans in hegtenis neem. Hy het sy gesinstyd opgeoffer om die verdagtes te laat aankeer, maar voel nou dit was alles verniet gewees. Die saak teen die drie verdagtes is Woensdag, 4 Desember geopen nadat die bankkaarteienaar ’n saak aanhangig gemaak het, en na die polisie Cloete se verklaring geneem het, maar die verdagtes is nog steeds op vrye voet. Volgens Cloete is die sekuriteit by die winkelsentrum al ’n geruime tyd opgeskerp en verskeie sekuriteitsbeamptes werk ongesiens in gewone klere om meer verdagtes vas te trek. Fadila September, woordvoerder van Hermanus Polisie, sê meeste van die sowat 40 insidente van kitsbank-bedrog sedert begin vanjaar, het plaasgevind in die Hermanus sakekern, die industriële gebied en die Gateway-sentrum, waar net vyf van die insidente voorgekom het. Alle sake word egter nie altyd aangemeld nie.


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The family of Egyptian geese with their 11 chicks.

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The swarm of around 30 000 bees.

Bee man Wessel Beukes collects the swarm in a container. PHOTOS: KURT MULLNER

Bees scare you? Call the bee man CILENE BEKKER On Saturday a huge swarm of bees settled on a flower pot; on Monday a family of wild geese traipsed by – nobody knows what kind or number of ‘wild life’ may flock to their neighbourhood next, says Sandbaai resident Kurt Mullner. The geese were adorable, less so the swarm

of bees that started homing in towards late afternoon on Saturday. “From the front door we saw what looked like little insects flying around, but then noticed the swarm collecting on the pot plant,” says Mullner. Local bee man Wessel Beukes was contacted and he set about scooping the bees gently into a wooden box and took them away to be released in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. “This was a moderately-sized swarm; big-

ger swarms can have up to 50 000 bees,” says Beukes. “This one I would estimate at 30 000.” Beukes, who is a bee hobbyist/farmer, can be contacted on 076 832 4719. “I encourage people to not harm or kill bees, but rather to phone me and I will come out to remove them. Bees are a crucial part of life. It’s a fact that almost 70% of all the crops that provide 90% of human food are pollinated by bees.”

Computer scam warning HEDDA MITTNER Two readers have contacted the Hermanus Times to warn the public of a computer scam that is doing the rounds. Avril Boud from Stanford says the scammers seem to target older people who may not be as techno-savvy and are more vulnerable to being tricked. “I don’t even have a computer,” says Avril, “but I immediately knew something was up.” She received three similar telephone calls over a two-week period. According to Avril, the person who called told her that he was phoning from Windows because they had picked up that something was wrong with her computer. “I just played along,” says Avril, “and asked them what I should do. I was told to press this button and that, which I pretended to do.” A little while later the same person called again to tell Avril they could see she hadn’t followed their instructions. She says he became very abusive over the phone. “You are bullsh#@!* me,” he said, to which Avril replied: “And so are you.” Another reader, Don Adams from Hermanus, also received a phone call and was told that there is a problem with his Windows licence. The person requested Don to follow his instructions, but he became suspicious and just shut off his computer. Kyle Steenkamp from Maxitec Internet Services in Hermanus says there was a similar scam in Hermanus at the end of 2011. “It is a person with a strong Indian accent who calls random landline numbers and says he is from Microsoft. “The story he tells people is that there is a Windows security issue and he prompts them to open Windows Events Calendar.” That, according to Kyle, is the warning signal, as this enables the scammer to log into your computer and create fake pop-up error messages. Victims are then assured that the problem can be fixed if they pay a certain amount of money in dollars. “It’s a global scam and not limited to South Africa” says Kyle. The public is warned to not follow any prompts and to end any dubious call immediately.

WHAT A WIPE-OUT! Nathan Gernetzky and a few surfer friends recently went to Bayview to surf its giant waves. “It is the worst wipeout I’ve ever had, as one can see from the photo.” Nathan used to be one of the pastors of Live The Life Church in Hermanus and admitted to saying a few prayers during the wipe­out.

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Overstrand shines at Green awards Although the purThe Overstrand pose of the awards is Municipality to give recognition to shared overall municipalities for third place with their innovations Swartland in the and achievements in Department of Enenvironmental convironmental Afservation and susfairs’ annual tainability, the comawards competipetition is not only tion to judge the about winning. country’s greenest “It is also regarded town. as an opportunity for Overstrand was Municipal manager Coenie Groenewald, municipalities to however the win- Mayor Nicolette Botha­Guthrie and learn from one anner in two catego- Handré Blignaut, deputy director: engi­ other and harness ries: solid waste neering planning with the certificate for the successes of othmanagement and Outstanding Achievement for their innova­ conservation – the tive project, the Biological Water Treatment ers with one goal in mind: creating a latter for the second Plant. healthy environment and delivering servconsecutive year. The new biological water treatment plant ices of the highest quality,” said Overstrand at Preekstoel, first of its kind in the country, Mayor Nicolette Botha-Guthrie. The greenest town overall was Mossel was awarded a certificate of achievement Bay, with Drakenstein second. for an innovative project.

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Hulle meen die 80 km/h-padteken wat by ’n aansluiting uit Hermanus op die N2 staan, kan nie gesien word deur motoriste wat uit Caledon se rigting kom nie. Boonop het ander motoriste die geldigheid in twyfel getrek van boetes wat op Sondag 25 Augustus uitgereik is omdat ’n munisipale verkeersbeampte glo nie die voorgeskrewe uniform aangehad het nie. Die Theewaterskloof Gazette het advokaat Christhénus van der Vijver by die Direktoraat van Openbare Vervolging gevra of motoriste klagtes gelê het en ook of die spoedteken op die N2 wettig is. Van der Vijver het bevestig dat sy kantoor ’n klagte ontvang het oor wetstoepassing ten opsigte van spoedoortredings in die Houwhoekpas op Sondag 25 Augustus. “Na ’n ondersoek deur my en konsultasie met die relevante rolspelers van die Theewaterskloof-munisipaliteit, het ons opdrag gegee dat slegs die sake wat tydens die oggendskof van 07:30 tot 14:00 geregistreer is, mee voortgegaan mag word. Die ander sake wat op dieselfde dag in die pas geregistreer is, moet onmiddellik teruggetrek word. “Ek is meegedeel dat desondanks dié kantoor se opdrag op 26 Augustus dat daar geen prosessering van hierdie sake moes plaasvind nie, die verkeersdepartement steeds kennisgewings uitgereik het.” Stiffie Cronjé, mediawoordvoerder van Theewaterskloof-munisipaliteit, het by navraag hieroor gesê sake van 25 Augustus is met advokaat Van der Vijver uitgeklaar.

“Alle sake is voortgesit behalwe dié wat die middag van 25 Augustus deur ’n wetstoepassingsbeampte hanteer is wat nie in volledige uniform geklee was nie.” Hy sê voorts sake wat spruit uit spoedoortredings die oggend van 25 Augustus en dié van die middag wat deur ’n ander wetstoepasser hanteer is, is voortgesit. Van der Vijver sê voorts, onder geen omstandighede mag wetstoepassing deur kameras geskied waar daar nie ’n kamerateken aangebring is wat motoriste se aandag op hierdie feit vestig nie. “Ek stem verder saam dat volgens die foto (hierbo) die 80 km-teken van toepassing is op motoriste wat vanaf Hermanus aansluit. Indien dit dus die enigste teken is wat vir motoriste aandui dat die spoedbeperking 80 km per uur in die pas is, is dit totaal onvoldoende vir motoriste wat vanaf Botrivier se rigting kom.” ’n Inwoner van Caledon wat ’n boete ontvang het, het op 2 en 3 Oktober daar gery, vas onder die indruk die spoedgrens is 100 km/uur. Groot was sy ontsteltenis toe hy twee boetes ontvang wat aandui hy het die spoedgrens oortree. “Ek is ’n wetsgehoorsame burger en hou altyd by die spoedperk. Ek was onder die indruk dat die spoedperk op dié deel van die N2 100 km/uur is.” Cronjé sê die kamerabordjie is op 23 Oktober vanjaar verwyder. “Dit is nie seker wie die bordjie verwyder het nie, maar dit is weg. Die afleiding is dus dat dit wederregtelik verwyder is.” Sedert die verwydering van die spoedgrensbord is geen spoedlokvalle op daardie deel van die pad gehou nie. Die munisipaliteit het Sanral, wat verantwoordelik vir instandhouding langs nasionale paaie is, versoek om weer die kamerabordjie aan te bring, waarna spoedlokvalle kan voortgaan. “Die munisipaliteit meen die spoedbord dek die N2.”

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Geen skikking in sig op Karwyderskraal nie HEDDA MITTNER “Die situasie ruk nou hand-uit,” sê Gawie de Kock. “Net die ander dag was hier weer een in my huis wat my met ’n byl gedreig het. ‘Ek gaan jou vrekmaak,’ het hy vir my gesê.” De Kock verwys na die inwoners van die sendingstasie op die oorspronklike Karwyderskraalplaas van Ella Gordon in die Hemel-enAarde-vallei, wat De Kock by die Morawiese Kerk huur. Die inwoners beweer op hul beurt De Kock is neerhalend, aggressief en rassisties, en toon geen respek teenoor hulle woonreg daar nie. Gordon, van Skotse herkoms, het die 750-ha plaas in 1910 gekoop. Sy het ’n kerkie op die plaas gebou en dit het ’n buitestasie geword van die Genadendal-sendinggemeente. Gordon het Karwyderskraal aan die Morawiese Kerk van Suid-Afrika bemaak en ná haar dood in 1958 is die plaas aan die kerk oorgedra. Van die stipulasies in Gordon se testament is dat die kerk nooit die plaas mag verkoop nie en dat enige inkomste wat gegenereer word, aangewend moet word vir die opknapping van die plaas en die kerkie. Haar testament bepaal verder dat die arbeiders en hulle nasate die reg behou om op die plaas te woon. En dis net hier waar die moeilikheid inkom, sê De Kock. Gawie de Kock, sy vrou Lorna en hulle seuns Gawie jr. en Johan, huur die plaas sedert 2011 by die Morawiese Kerk. Hulle bedryf ’n saagmeule op die plaas en vervaardig houtmeubels in hulle werkswinkel. “Ek het met mooi voornemens hiernatoe gekom,” sê Gawie sr. “Ek het gedink ek kan aan die mense

Die oorspronklike huis van Ella Gordon is ná dekades van verwaarlosing nou bouvallig en onbewoonbaar. FOTO’S: HEDDA MITTNER

Een van die oudste inwoners van Karwyderskraal, Edward Capot (79) woon steeds in die huisie wat sy pa gebou het. werk en opleiding verskaf, maar hulle is net ’n klomp leegleêrs wat verwag alles moet aan hulle gegee word. Hulle sê dis hul grond dié. Hulle verstaan nie dat ek betaal om die plaas te huur by die Morawiese Kerk en dat hulle nie my verantwoordelikheid is nie. “Ek weet die testament beskerm die regte van die plaasarbeiders en hulle gesinne wat in Gordon se tyd

daar gewoon het, maar van hulle is daar net etlikes oor wat ’n direkte afstammeling is. Die ander het van elders gekom en is aanhangsels wat eenvoudig hulle intrek geneem het. Hier is tans sowat 20 gesinne en hulle word ál meer – dis besig om in ’n plakkerskamp te ontaard.” Volgens De Kock word drank op groot skaal misbruik. “Hulle breek alles af; toe ek teen groot onkoste ’n draadheining gespan het vir kampe vir ’n paar beeste en om die plaas netjies te maak, het hulle die drade afgeknip. Hulle het onwettige kraglyne aangelê van my huis af. Nou het my elektrisiteitsrekening die hoogte in geskiet en hulle verwag dat ek dit moet betaal.” De Kock sê die oorspronklike opstal, met Gordon se huis, buitegeboue en perdebegraafplaas, is in ’n haglike toestand. “Dis veronderstel om ’n nasionale monument te wees wat bewaar word, maar daar woon nou mense in al die geboue, selfs die stalle, en hulle bou orals aan. Die pype bars aanmekaar en die water is vuil. Die begraafplaas se muurtjie is afgebreek om plek te maak vir hulle dooies, wat ook nou daar begrawe word. Dis ’n skande.”

De Kock sê hy het al herhaaldelik die toestand onder die aandag gebring van Sid Stadler, die verhuringsagent van Mcisa Property Managers, die agentskap wat deur die Morawiese Kerk gestig is om hul kerkeiendom te bestuur en verhuur. “Hy sê net ons sal ’n plan maak’, maar niks gebeur nie.” Een van Karwyderskraal se oudste inwoners, Edward Capot (79), sê egter De Kock het self sy probleme geskep. “Die huurder behandel nie die mense reg nie, en hy betaal hulle ook nie reg nie,” sê hy. “Ag twak man,” sê De Kock. “Dis ’n ellendige lot dié. Ek betaal hulle ’n regverdige loon en vat hulle vas, want al wat hulle ken is rondlê. En ek betaal niemand om rond te lê nie.” Capot woon al 53 jaar op Karwyderskraal. Hy sê: “In Ella Gordon se tyd was dit ’n mooi plaas. Sy het mooi na haar mense gekyk maar sy was ook baie streng. Nou het die plaas baie agteruitgegaan. Dis kommerwekkend.” Capot skryf hierdie agteruitgang onder meer toe aan die jongklomp wat te veel drink. Hy sê ook die kerk neem geen notisie van hulle nie en dat geen inkomste van die plaas nog ooit aangewend is tot voordeel van die inwoners nie. Nog ’n inwoner, Serghay van der Berg (31), sê hulle het nooit met die vorige huurder enige probleme gehad nie, maar die mense is bang vir De Kock en wil

Gawie de Kock staan mismoedig by die draadheining wat hy gespan het en wat na bewering deur die inwoners afgebreek is.

Motorcyclist knocks over young boy KERRY VAN RENSBURG An eight year old boy was knocked over by a motorcyclist in Zwelihle on Friday 6 December just after 14:00. The boy, Wongalethu Joy Shumane, is the son of Zandile Shumane, the admin clerk at Qhayiya Secondary School. The incident happened on the corner of Mamsukwini Road and Hlobo Avenue – where Qhayiya is situated – in front of Dr Khwezi Matoti’s surgery. Three police vehicles arrived on the scene and police officers blocked off the road while paramedics attended to Wongalethu. According to Wellington Nka-

nunu, caretaker at Qhayiya Secondary, he watched the motorcyclist speeding up the road and when he came back down the road he was still speeding. He heard the impact when the motorbike collided with the boy. Wongalethu was taken to Mediclinic Hermanus where, according to his mother, he underwent an operation for a fractured leg on Friday evening. A cut on his head was also stitched. He was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday morning. Lieutenant Fadila September, spokesperson for the Hermanus police, says the motorcyclist was arrested and a case of reckless and negligent driving was opened.

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nie vir hom werk nie. “Die mense werk eerder in Hermanus of op ander plase in die vallei waar hulle regverdig behandel word.” Serghay is op Karwyderskraal gebore en woon steeds daar met sy ma, oupa en twee susters. Hy werk al sedert hy 18 is by Volmoed. Sy werkgewer, Bernhard Turkstra, sê Serghay is ’n goeie en betroubare werker. “Ek ken sy hele familie en talle van die ander mense op Karwyderskraal,” sê Turkstra. “Baie van hulle het al oor die jare vir my gewerk – dis goeie mense.” Volgens Turkstra kom die Morawiese Kerk nie sy verpligtinge teenoor die inwoners na nie. “In terme van nasionale wetgewing en die Genadendal-Akkoord is hulle beslis nie plakkers nie, maar die huidige onmin met De Kock onderstreep die onsekerheid van die inwoners – en die huurder – se wettige posisie in terme van hul grondregte. Dit is tyd dat daar op parlementêre vlak ingegryp word, want hierdie inwoners se menseregte word geskend.” Beide Turkstra en Lianda BeyersCronjé, wykraadslid vir Hemel-enAarde, sê hulle het al verskeie pogings aangewend om die saak onder die kerkowerhede se aandag te bring en mediasie tussen die partye te bewerkstellig. “Hulle reageer eenvoudig nie,” sê Beyers-Cronjé. “Daar is al herhaaldelik oor die jare ondersoeke en aanbevelings gedoen om die mense se grondregte te beskerm, maar daar kom nooit iets van nie,” beaam Turkstra. Teen druktyd het die Hermanus Times ook nog geen reaksie ontvang op navrae wat aan Stadler gerig is nie.

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Grootbos­eienaar, Michael Lutzeyer, wens Izak Smit, SAWi se projekbestuurder, geluk met ’n suksesvolle aanbieding van die SA­ Wi­toekennings. FOTO: JAN­HENDRIK COETZER

SAWi­wyntoekennings by Grootbos aangebied JAN-HENDRIK COETZER Die Suid-Afrikaanse Wynindeks (SAWi) Toekennings is Dinsdagaand vir die eerste keer by die luukse Grootbos Natuurreservaat buite Gansbaai aangebied. Verlede jaar het hierdie spoggeleentheid by die Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa buite Kampsbaai plaasgevind. Vanuit die sowat 750 wynkelders wat landwyd beoordeel word, het slegs sowat 30 in aanmerking gekom om SAWi-topwyn toekennings te ontvang. Projekbestuurder van SAWi, Izak Smit, sê hierdie pryse word nie toegeken aan wynplase wat slegs een goeie oesjaar beleef het nie, maar gaan dit eerder oor wynmakers wat oor ’n hele paar jaar topwyne oplewer. Mede-eienaar van Grootbos, Michael Lutzeyer, en sy personeel het vir ’n onvergeetlike aand gesorg deur net die beste van alles aan die gaste voor te sit, onder meer asemrowende disse soos kreefstert en gerookte forel. Natuurlik was dit ook slegs topwyne wat op die spyskaart was, want hoe dan nou anders as jy jouself in die geselskap met sulke kaliber wynmakers bevind? Beide Cederberg Wynkelder en Bouchard Finlayson in die Hemel-en-Aarde-vallei het met die gesogte top-toekenning van die aand, naamlik Beste Wynkelder, gespog. David Nieuwoudt van Cederberg Wynkelder is aangewys as Wynmaker van die Jaar. Nieuwoudt kon egter nie self die toekenning ontvang nie aangesien hy tydens die geleentheid in China was. Hamilton Russell-wynlandgoed se Chardonnay het vir die tweede agtereenvolgende jaar die Witwyn van die Jaar trofee gewen. Rijks Wynkelder se Pinotage en Saronsberg se Full Circle het gesamentlik met die Rooiwyn van die Jaar trofee weggestap. Hierdie jaar was daar ook ’n paar nuwelinge by die SAWi-toekennings, waaronder Constantia Glen, Cape Chamonix, De Morgenzon, De Trafford, Sumaridge en Joubert Tradouw. KWV en Distell het elk 10 toekennings ontvang (vir brandewyn ook), gevolg deur Bouchard Finlayson met nege, Saronsberg met agt, Rustenberg, Hamilton Russell en Cederberg Wynkelder met ses elk en Rijks en Groot Constantia beide met vyf. Die topkultivar-toekennings het gegaan aan Hamilton Russell (Chardonnay), Cederberg Wynkelder (Sauvignon blanc), Stellenrust (vatgegiste Chenin blanc), Cederberg Wynkelder (Semillon), Saronsberg (Viognier), Rijks Wynkelder (Pinotage), Eagle’s Nest (Shiraz), Bouchard Finlayson en Hamilton Russell (Pinot noir) en Veenwouden (Merlot). Bekroonde wynmaker Peter Finlayson is aangewys as Wynlegende van die Jaar.

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Planne in plek vir feestyd Overstrand is gerat vir die jaarlikse vakansiegangers wat op ons kusdorpe kom ontspan. Besoekers kan uitsien na ’n veilige en skoon omgewing wanneer hulle swemstrande en openbare geriewe besoek, sê die Overstrand-munisipaliteit. Die OM se Beskermingsdienste is op gereedheidsgrondslag geplaas vir die komende feesseisoen wat vanaf 1 Desember 2013 tot 15 Januarie 2014 sal strek. Volgens Larenzo Isaacs, Senior Superintendent: Verkeer, het beamptes van Verkeer en Wetstoepassing ’n analise van probleemareas gedoen en op grond van hierdie inligting is ’n operasionele feesseisoenplan saamgestel om die uitdagings reg oor die Overstrandgebeid aan te spreek. Dié Operasionele Plan is Donderdag, 28 November, tydens ’n parade by die ouditorium bekend gestel en is bygewoon deur die waarnemende uitvoerende Burgemeester, raadsheer Pieter Scholtz, Direkteur: Beskermingsdienste, Neville Michaels, die Voorsitter van die Hermanus Streek Gemeenskapspolisiëringsforum, Lucille Mangiagalli, Bevelvoerder: Overberg Blitspatrollie, Kaptein Julies en

Kleinmond Stasiekommissaris, Kaptein Marthinus. Tydens die geleentheid is daar ’n beroep op die publiek gedoen om water en elektrisiteit spaarsamig te gebruik, verkeersveiligheid voor oë te hou en die nodige maatreëls te tref om misdaad hok te slaan. Onbeheerde brande kan groot skade aan die natuur en privaat eiendom tot gevolg hê. Die brandweerdiens is voorbereid, maar voorkoming bly die beste raad. Die beamptes van Overstrand Brand en Redding sal pro-aktief optree deur brande by openbare braaigeriewe te monitor. Vuurwerke mag nie sonder die toestemming van die brandweerhoof afgevuur word nie, maar op oujaarsaand mag daar van 22:00 tot 01:00 vuurwerke op Grottostrand, oos van die blouvlagstrand, Hawston-hawe en -strand, Uilenkraalsmondstrand, Stanfordsbaaistrand en Kleinmondstrand afgeskiet word. Daar sal streng opgetree word teen persone wat enige wetgewing of munisipale verordeninge oortree. Geïntegreerde padblokkades en wetstoepassingsoperasies, in samewerking met die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiediens en ander wetstoepassingsorganisasies, word beplan.

Parkering is nie altyd maklik bekombaar nie en parkeertariewe is weer van toepassing by Grotto- en Kleinmondstrand. Inwoners kan langtermyn-parkeerpermitte by die areabestuurders se kantore bekom. Lewensredders sal aan diens wees by die blouvlagstrande by Grotto vanaf 29 November 2013 tot 31 Maart 2014; by Hawston vanaf 15 Desember tot 15 Januarie en Kleinmond vanaf 13 Desember tot 12 Januarie. Daar sal ook lewensredders aan diens wees by verskeie ander stande in die Overstrand-area. Inwoners en besoekers word versoek om nie alleen by stande te swem as daar nie ’n lewensredder aan diens is nie. Veral in die bobbejaan-geaffekteerde gebiede gaan die samewerking van besoekers nodig wees. Plaas afval in bobbejaandigte houers en maak gebruik van die aflaaipunte vir vullis. Moet ook onder geen omstandighede bobbejane voer nie. Hou honde aan ’n leiband ten alle tye in ’n openbare plek. Honde word nie op die blouvlagstrande toegelaat nie. Hou ’n sakkie byderhand vir Flaffie se nalatenskap. Enige voorvalle of noodsituasies kan ten alle tye gerapporteer word by die Overstrand Beheerkamer by 028 313 8111.

PRECIOUS MEMORY: “Madiba, I salute you. It is time for you to rest in peace,” says Kari Brice, who has held on to this touching letter from Mandela which he wrote after their meet­ ing in 1993 when she was an SAA air hostess.

Farmyard goodness Farm animals will come to town on Monday 16 December as part of a Farmer’s Market fundraising festival for Camphill Farm Community. The event will take place from 09:00 to 15:00 at the Hermanus Country Market (at the cricket club). Cows, pigs, ducks and chickens will join in the fun at this bumper market day – with more than 75 stalls offering the best of local arts, crafts, fresh foods, cheeses, oils, beer, wine and a potjiekos cook-up. Musician and singer-songwriter Steve Walsh will perform live and the kids will have a chance to meet the animals and farmers. All potjiekos sales will go to the Overberg Training Institute and 10% of all other sales will go to Camphill Farm Community, which cares for the intellectually disabled. Mayor Nicolette Botha-Guthrie will be inaugurating Camphill’s deli ice-cream job creation project and will draw the winners of the annual raffle at 12:00 on Monday. For more info call Mada on 076 263 5325 or 2 mada@camphillhermanus.org.za

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Madiba’s ‘vibe’ lives on KERRY VAN RENSBURG Maeve Dewar is a South African artist who has lived in Hermanus for almost 20 years. Her home and studio is situated high on a hill in Vermont. She says she is a bit of hermit, as she prefers being alone, living in quiet and peace and completely immersed in her work. Researching, painting and creating awareness of the beauty and significance of trees and ancient forests has become her passion and way of giving something back to future generations. However, a journey which began ten weeks ago, has changed Dewar’s life in an unexpected way. Dewar says she received a private commission from clients in Cape Town for a painting of Tata Madiba. “My brief was: it must be 1 x 1 metre, and ‘we want to feel his vibe’,” she explains. “I was stunned. Can you imagine painting the most famous man on earth?” she asks. “This was surely one of the big-

gest challenges I have had as an artist, because I did not train as a portrait painter. It was surely also one of the most incredible journeys I have ever had, and it took over two and a half months to complete.” The medium Dewar used for her Tata Madiba painting is oil. She describes the process as both agony and ecstasy. She researched her subject thoroughly and says she did not want Mandela’s teeth or his shirts. “I wanted his inside, his essence.” On completing the painting, Dewar made an appointment for the final handing over, but twice the arrangement was cancelled and rescheduled over the next three weeks. “Life is weird and wonderful, because finally, when we arrived at the agreed date, which was 5 December, I handed the painting of Madiba over at 18:30 that evening,” explains Dewar. “Literally a few hours later I heard the sad news that Tata Madiba had passed away.” She says suddenly the painting

took on a new significance both for herself as the artist and for the clients. “I believe in that synchronicity.” Dewar says her clients, who have bought her work before, “were over the moon” about the portrait. “What an honour for me and a great privilege to experience this journey with Tata,” says Dewar. “Every day I would greet him in the morning when I went into my studio and we would talk all day long as I went through the process of trying to capture the beauty of this wonderful soul.” Dewar who has been a professional artist for 40 years, says on her website: “If I could reach and soften each and every soul whose eyes and hearts glance at my work and also create an awareness of things unseen, a mindfulness of all of life, I will have achieved my life’s work and purpose.” She says: “The vibe of Tata is on the walls of my studio forever but I know I will never again have this incredible and magical experience.”

Tata Madiba, oil painting by Maeve Dewar.

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Artist Maeve Dewar, in her studio in Vermont, is known for her mystical, ethereal paintings. Highlights of her artistic journey include, among others, being invited to exhibit her work in St Paul’s Cathedral, London, and being commissioned to paint a portrait of Nelson Mandela. PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG


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12 December, 2013

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WALL QUILTS DONATED: An informal sewing group, together with the Friends of the Hermanus Hospital organisation, donated eight wall quilts to the children’s ward at the Her­ manus Provincial Hospital on Monday. Friends of Hermanus Hospital was established 13 years ago to give support to clinical and related services provided by the hospital. The newly renovated children’s ward, consisting of 14 beds with a beautiful play courtyard, will now also be home to these colourful wall quilts with clowns sewn on to them. The ladies from the sewing group are, from left: Joy Slade, Valerie Ford, Carol van Niekerk, Jenny van der Woude, Karin Gaylard, Irene Irvine, Angela Heslop (chairperson ­ Friends of Her­ manus Hospital) and Nikki Bouwer (matron). PHOTO: JAN­HENDRIK COETZER

MOOI GETOOI: Esric van der West­ huizen (links) en Kesré Johnaton, albei matriekleerders van Hawston Sekondêr, het op hul matriekafskeid verlede week pragtig gelyk in rooi en swart.

Die VLV gemeenskapsprojek was ten bate van verskeie organisasies. Van links is Magda Marais wat die oorhandigings gedoen het aan: Deon Langenhoven van Hermanus NSRI, Karhleen Siass van Overstrand Sorgsentrum en Karien Laubscher van Camphill Farm. VLYTIGE DAMES: Die VLV het onlangs hul afsluitingsfunksie vir 2013 gehou en die vol­ gende vlytige dames het almal trofees gewen vir hul harde werk: (van links) Magda Ma­ rais, Twiggy Schneider, Berta Koekemoer, Se­ kunda Maritz, Marie Porter, Tamaryn Marais. Voor: Thora Ackerman, Hetta vd Merwe en Lo­ dine Bronkhorst.

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MOVEMBER WINNER: First­time mous­ tache grower, 82­year­old Dennis Richter, walked away with this year’s “Kind of the Mo” trophy. Every November for the last five years, the men at the Live the Life Church grow their mo’s to raise funds to fight can­ cer. Movember mo­growing is an increasingly popular worldwide trend. The church hopes to see all the men in Hermanus take part next year. PHOTO: ERLO BROWN HARCOURTS HELP MET GESKENKPAKKIES: Har­ courts Eiendomsagentskap in Sandbaai het onlangs ge­ skenkpakkies aan Solidariteit Helpende Hand as deel van hulle Kersprojek geskenk. Soli­ dariteit gaan die geskenkpak­ kies aan minder bevoorregte kinders gee. Agter van links is Tessa Maree, Wollie Wolma­ rans, Koos Roelofse, Yvonne Balladon, Jaques Naudé en Louis Dys. Voor is Monique Warms, Zunette du Toit, Pieter Hurter (Solidariteit) en Marilise van der Berg (Solidariteit).

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12 December, 2013

IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME: Each year the women members of the Hermanus Golf Club bring Christmas gifts for the under­ privileged children of the Overstrand region. A list is provid­ ed by Hermanus, Stanford and Gansbaai Social Services and the women give generously to more than fill this list. Hand­ ing over some of the gifts to Lizaan Naudé (left) from BADI­ SA is the Lady Captain, Cheryl Richardson (centre), and Milli­ cent Brink (right).

ROLA VOLKSWAGEN HERMANUS VERJAAR: As deel van hulle werkswinkel in Arumstraat in die nywerheidsgebied se eerste verjaarsdag­ vieringe het Rola Volkswagen ’n trekking gedoen uit kliënte wat in Novem­ bermaand hulle motors laat diens het. Die gelukkige wenner is Francois de Villiers (links) wat hier deur Rola Hermanus se bestuurder Erno Coreejes ge­ luk gewens word. Francois en sy vrou is oorspronklik van Pretoria en het ’n paar maande gelede na Hermanus verhuis nadat hulle 11 jaar in Skotland gewoon het waar Francois as patoloog gepraktiseer het. Francois wen die geld terug wat hy vir die diens van sy VW Polo betaal het. Rola VW Her­ manus bied ook tot die einde van Desember ’n spesiale prys op die versor­ ging van lugverkoelers aan. FOTO: HEDDA MITTNER

KOKKEDOOR KOOK IN HERMANUS: Irene van Zyl (links) en haar man Hannes (regs) van Gateway Car Sales en (langs hulle) Peter en Mariana Malan van Mariana’s restau­ rant in Stanford saam met Toitnette du Toit (topdrie­kok) en sjef Nic van Wyk (Kokkedoor­beoordelaar) tydens Vrydag­ aand se ‘pop­up restaurant’ vyfgangete by die Harbour Hou­ se Hotel. Op dié aand is die wyne van Wildekrans bedien. By Sondagmiddag se ete was Hermanuspietersfontein­wyne die pasmaats. FOTO: CILENE BEKKER

Saterdagaand se Kokkedoor­ete is aangebied in samewerking met Raka Wyne. Die fynproewers by hierdie tafel het die kos, wyn en samesyn terdeë geniet. Agter is Tracy Williamson, Jaci Less van Wine & Co, Marisa Macca­ ferri van Olive Pride en Gavin Less. Voor is Mark Evert van Great Wall Mo­ tors en sy vrou Lynette. FOTO: HEDDA MITTNER

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Briewe Letters

12 December, 2013

EDITORIAL COMMENT PSYCHEDELIC SUNSET: This beautiful sunset over the weekend was captured by Onrus Manor resident Jea­ nette Kotze, who found the perfect spot behind a con­ trasting green bush. “It was around 19:00 on Saturday when I took the photo. When I saw the sky it reminded me of my father saying: ‘Look up, and enjoy the greatness of God’. The whole sky was this beautiful colour and in the west, the sun was just disappearing.”

A time to mourn and a time to celebrate Saying goodbye to Nelson Mandela is proving to be quite difficult. Although we knew his end was near, the announcement of his death on 5 December brought every South African to a collective standstill. For a moment we held our breath and realised it was the news we were silently dreading. Madiba’s death has grabbed headlines and platforms around the world and there has been unprecedented mourning for a man who touched everyone, even ordinary people who had never met him personally. But the impact of his life and death has had a profound affect on all of us. And perhaps in this week of introspection we may have only just started to realise just how much our lives have been affected by this great man. The broadcasts of tributes to Mandela have made us focus on why the world loved him, and why the whole world showed up to say farewell to him. Also, why the tears flow quietly when sorrow and a sense of loss overwhelm us. And yet, the lingering image of Madiba is of him with an ever-smiling face; a radiant and positive attitude, and a kind and gracious demeanour. He led by example and now it’s up to each of us to follow in his footsteps. Let’s honour him. Let’s emulate him. And let’s celebrate all that he stood for.

Sandbaai sewage running down the street We live in Sandbaai. On the corner of Jan van Riebeeck and Long Streets, Sandbaai there is a big sewerage drain on the side of the road. A few months ago this whole drain and all its pipes were dug up and replaced. I don’t know what the problem was, but they worked there for a long time. Now there is sewage running out of this drain into the gutter and down the road for a block. (This is the end of Long Street at the coast.) It smells terrible and we have reported it to the municipality on several occasions but they just say they are aware of it. We have even reported it to Ben Solomon, who has been to look at it, but so far nothing has been solved. These are the worst kind of germs that I know of and so far this problem hasn’t been solved. The holiday season will start soon and lots of people walk down Long Street to the beach.

HUMAN, SANDBAAI.

(Peter Burger, Senior Manager: Operational, comments:We are in the process of rectifying the problem, which manifested itself subsequent to the initial construction.)

PHOTO: JEANETTE KOTZE

Moenie dat ‘n dronkaard jou Kersgees knak nie ’n Paar weke gelede was daar ’n SMS in die Hermanus Times van iemand wat gesê het watter vreeslike seisoen Kersfees elke jaar is, omdat ’n dronk persoon dan al die versierings, presente en Kersfeesgees verwoes. Dit skok my dat ek geen reaksie hierop gesien het nie, veral in hierdie tyd waarin ons spesifiek kyk na geweld teenoor vrouens en kinders. Hopelik is daar ander mense wat ook nou sal reageer om jou moed in te praat. My hart het uitgegaan na jou, want vir agt jaar van my lewe was die Kersseisoen vir my ook ’n nagmerrieseisoen wat ek met ’n beklemming om my hart gevrees het. Op 16 Desember vanjaar sal dit 30 jaar wees dat ek met hulp van Bo en dierbare vriende my baba- en kleuterdogter geneem het en uitgestap het, en vandag kan ek net terugkyk en die Here loof vir twee pragtige kinders en jare van genade. Ek wil vir jou en ander sê ek weet dis nie so maklik soos dit klink nie. Dit was seker die moeilikste ding wat ek nog ooit moes doen. As jy ’n kind is, het niemand die reg om jou so te behandel nie, al is dit jou pa of jou ma. Ja, die Bybel sê jy moet jou ouers respekteer, maar hulle moet ook daardie respek verdien! Moenie skaam of bang wees nie – gaan praat met iemand wat jy vertrou, soos ’n onderwyseres of iemand by die welsyn, kerk of polisie. Hoe gouer jy dit doen, hoe gouer beskerm jy dalk ook jou ma of jou broers en susters. Jy verdien ’n beter lewe, jy het niks gedoen om dit te verdien nie. Dis nie jou skuld nie! En ma/pa, ek het jarelange ondervinding as hoërskoolonderwyseres. Moenie jou oë toemaak en jouself wysmaak hy/sy is nie besig om met jou kind/ers te lol nie. Beskerm jou kinders, luister na hulle, dis waarvoor jy daar is! As jy die vrou (of soms die man) is, ek weet hoe ongelooflik moeilik dit is om die verhouding te verbreek. Jy is of was lief vir hom/ haar. Soms is hy/sy die pa/ma van jou kinders. Elke keer as hy nugter is nadat hy jou aangerand het, is hy so spyt en smeek hy om vergifnis en beloof hy sal nooit weer nie en elke keer anvaar jy dit maar weer. Ek weet ook hoe dit voel as jy heeldag hoor jy’s vet, lelik, dom, onnosel, dat niemand hou van jou nie – so aanhoudend dat jy dit naderhand glo en jouself begin verwaarloos. Die ergste was seker daardie aanhoudende verlammende vrees of hy gaan dronk of nugter wees as hy by die huis kom. Dit gaan net nooit weg nie, jy kan nooit ontspan nie, jy’s altyd op jou hoede. En die ergste is hoe jy van jou vriende en familie verwyder raak, want jy moet ’n front voorhou, jy kan nie waag dat iemand agterkom watter dronknes daar by jou huis is nie. Daar is niemand met wie jy kan praat nie, jy is so eensaam, so alleen. Ek was so bang vir hom dat ek baie lank myself wysgemaak het dat dit vir my en die kinders veiliger is om by hom te bly, want ek weet dan wat om te verwag, eerder as om vir die res van ons lewens te vlug – en ek glo baie van julle glo dit ook. Mense sê so maklik

“maar kry ’n interdik teen hom”. Mense wat nie weet nie praat glads te maklik! In my geval sou dit definitief olie op die vuur gewees. Ten spyte van ’n Christelike opvoeding en ’n oorgawe op skool, was ek destyds ver van die kerk verwyder. Al hierdie dinge het my weer kerkdienste laat bywoon en hy het nie daarvan gehou nie, veral nie toe ek met die dominee praat het en hy na ons gekom het nie. Maar ek wil vir jou sê daar is ’n God, ’n Vader, ’n Skepper wat ongelooflik lief is vir elke skepsel wat Hy gemaak het, almal, maak nie saak wat jou kleur, geloof, seksuele voorkeure of wat ook al is nie. Hy het jou spesiaal gemaak, moenie dat enigiemand jou anders vertel nie. Dit maak nie saak hoe jy van buite lyk nie, Hy kyk binne. Jy is Sy tempel, moenie dat iemand dit afbreek nie. Onthou ook, solank jy asemhaal, het Hy ’n doel met jou lewe. Waar daar lewe is, is daar hoop en die hoop beskaam nie. As jy Sy hulp vra, sal Hy jou help. Ek kan die afgelope 30 jaar oor en oor daarvan getuig. Ek het uiteindelik tot my sinne gekom en ek glo ons Vader het ons daardie dag, 16 Desember 1983, baie styf vasgehou. Ek het amper te lank gewag. Daarom wil ek vir jou sê vandag is die wêreld baie meer bewus van mishandeling en gaan hulle jou makliker glo. Moenie dit net probeer wegsteek nie; gaan soek hulp. Praat ten minste met iemand, want dit maak ’n mens fisies siek as jy emosies opkrop. Al dink jy jy sal nie finansieel vir jou kinders kan sorg nie, gaan vra hulp by die kerk, by die welsyn, by die polisie. Oral is daar mense wat jou na die regte plek toe sal verwys. Moenie dink ek dink dis ’n maklike pad om te stap nie. Om as enkelouer kinders groot te maak, het mens hare op jou tande en baie ure op jou knieë nodig. Maar jy hoef dit nie alleen te stap nie. Sluit aan by ’n enkelouer-vereniging. Raak betrokke by jou kerk of ander plek van aanbidding. Laat jou kinders by verenigings aansluit sodat hulle onafhanklik kan raak. As ek vandag na my twee pragtige, selfstandige, selfvertroue dogters kyk en ek dink oor watter soort lewe hulle sou gehad het as ek nie destyds die moed gehad het om weg te gaan nie, dan sidder ek by die gedagte. Alle eer kom die Here toe. Hy sal jou ook help. Glo net! Hy is lief vir jou. Laastens wil ek net vir die baie mense wat ek deur die jare leer ken het wat soortgelyke ervarings gehad het en so bitter is sê: dit maak net jouself seer; dit doen niks aan hom/haar nie. Maak daardie sweer in jou hart oop en vergewe daardie persoon wat jou leed aangedoen het. Vergeef jouself ook as jy dalk ’n aandeel daaraan gehad het. Jy sal nie glo watter verligting dit in jou hart sal bring nie. Ek is nie skaam om my naam te gee nie, maar ek wil my kinders beskerm. Kontak my gerus deur Erika by Onrus NG Gemeente, 028 316 3115 of sorg@ngkonrusrivier.co.za

ANONIEM

This is the true SOFCA With reference to the letter from Jean Morton published in last week’s paper: I am disappointed, if not annoyed, at the letter from her regarding the treatment of her cousin at the frail-care centre of SOFCA. I have been associated with this establishment for over 12 years on a voluntary basis. My late brother-in-law was there for four years and the family were very impressed with his care. He was an intellectual and was treated with utmost respect. He was left partly paralysed by a stroke and had to be lifted up at all times, but never a bruise or a scratch. The director and staff and Matron Maartens are of the highest calibre and a number of the carers have been with SOFCA for over 20 years. Regarding the Alzheimer’s patients, they are not accommodated in their own area, and mix freely. I feel the writer of this letter did not familiarise herself with the true SOFCA.

FRANCES BECKINGHAM

Skok toe kunsbeen ook gekonfiskeer word Dis met skok, ontsteltenis en afgryse dat ons kennis neem in die berig op bladsy 5 van die Hermanus Times van 5 Desember, dat die administrateur van die Tiaan Boshoff Fonds nie net die fiets en rolstoel, waarvoor so baie inwoners geld vir Tiaan geskenk het, gekonfiskeer het nie, maar boonop nog sy kunsbeen ook weggeneem het! Ek verneem van Tiaan dat die administrateur aan hom ’n ultimatum gestel het, waarvolgens hy binne ’n sekere tydperk met die nuwe kunsbeen, sonder die hulp van sy krukke, moes loop. Hy’t vir my gesê hoe die nuwe prostese hom seergemaak het, en sy pa het gesê dat daar al verskeie verstellings aan die been gedoen is in ’n poging om dit vir Tiaan gemakliker te probeer maak. Hy het juis gereël dat iemand daardie dag, toe die administrateur die kunsbeen “gekonfiskeer” het, saam na die fisioterapeut gaan om te kyk na ’n verdere verstelling aan die kunsbeen. Dit kom by my op dat hierdie skoolseun, ten spyte van sy uitdagings, nog moes studeer vir eksamens ook. Ek neem aan dat hierdie administrateur al die funksies van haar ledemate en liggaamsdele het en nie met haar gesondheid ’n probleem het nie. Indien wel, sou dit haar dalk nie so ongenaakbaar gemaak het nie en meer begrip gegee het vir ander met tekortkominge. Enige mens wat al pyn verduur het, weet dat jy daartydens net nie jou heel beste kan lewer nie.

GESKOKTE INWONER

Hierdie brief is aan die administrateur gestuur vir kommentaar. -Red.


Hermanus Times

Briewe Letters

12 December, 2013

) Daar was nooit ’n vlag by Hermanus se ingang

by die sirkel nie. Noudat Mandela oorlede is, het hulle ’n vlag op wat halfmas hang. ) Hoekom is daar nou R72 M vir Mandela se af­ sterwe, maar nie geld vir noodsaaklike dienste nie? ) Just heard the news that Madiba has passed on. The world mourns a great man who has left behind a gift of peace and freedom to his people. Let us honour him by keeping this gift safe. ) Ons is baie bly dat die polisiekantoor ’n vernu­ wingsproses ondergaan. Miskien kan daar ook nou gekyk word na die moontlikheid van parke­ ring vir gestremdes en bejaardes voor die gebou. Ons ouer mense maak ook soms van die polisie se dienste gebruik. – EBEN MEYER, FISHERHAVEN ) According to the municipality’s website this sea­ son’s Overstrand holiday programme takes place in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hangklip and Kleinmond. Not much in Hermanus. ) One week of “noise” at Grotto Beach has been the best thing for Hermanus because it shows that the town is growing and not dying as some moan­ ers would want it to. Well done, Alan and Jasmine. ) Well done, Alan and Jasmine, for arranging the Hermanus Vac. Great to have so many young people in town. My own son and his friends can­ celled their Plett stay when they heard of Hermanus Vac. They’re having just as much fun right here at half the price and I trust our clubs and police here in town do even more to keep everyone safe. ) Wat is die kans vir ’n plaaslike vingerafdrukde­ partement? Ek het ’n ruk gelede ook ’n inbraak gehad. Die afdruk­manne het net nooit opgedaag nie. – SARIE NEL ) Lt. Fadila September, will you be so kind as to publish the outcome of the investigation of police members who use state vehicles for private use? We, the public, would like to know. – S VANDY ) Hoekom moet inwoners van Hermanus altyd kla oor alles? Nou is dit weer oor musiek wat een keer per jaar gespeel word by sekere events wat te hard is. Woon ons dan in ’n ouetehuis? ) I have just read in Die Burger what six matrics say they are going to do while in Plett. “Ons gaan drink.” Sorry, I am just a sour old lady who has other values and taught my kids to be responsible and celebrate in a different way. ) Het Voëlklip nou ’n dump yard geword? Jy sien net rommel waar jy kyk. Dis Lake View, De Mond en Maanskynbaai. Ek wonder wanneer is dit Sand en See en Prawn Flats? – ANDRE ) I just want to know why people are still walking/ running on the cliff paths with no leashes on their dogs, especially big dogs? Can’t they read? – L, VERMONT

) Die man met die hondjies agterop sy motorfiets stel nie net ander mense se lewe in gevaar nie, maar die hondjies s’n ook. Ek is seker dit moet teen die wet wees, want dit kan ’n groot ongeluk veroorsaak. Party sal sê ek is simpel, tot die honde afval en ’n ongeluk veroorsaak, of die bestuurder kan nie die motorfiets beheer nie en ry voor ’n familielid of vriend in. Dit kan baie ernstig uit­ draai. – RUDI ) HAWS needs to learn a few lessons in public relations. People who support them hugely get the least recognition and respect. ) Ja, meneer, ek sien mense met meer en meer as twee honde op ’n erf. Not surprising in the least as more murders are occurring each month. My dogs are around me all the time. They are an excel­ lent warning service. Get one. – B.M. ) Ek wonder of die ouers wat hul jong seuns met hul goue Prado CEM ***** laat ry, weet hoe vinnig en roekeloos hulle Maandagaand 20:30 in die hoofpad afgejaag het? Hulle het amper voor ’n kar (voor ons) ingery. Snaaks genoeg, hulle weet presies waar die spoedkamera is. Jong man, jy speel met ander mense se lewe. ) It is not the child’s fault if his parents are behind with school fees. Why should the school refuse to hand over the academic report? It is not fair on the child’s self esteem. Parents, get your act togeth­ er. Financial secretary, contact the parents well in advance and not on the day when the child expects to receive his academic report. ) To the lady selling hugely marked up yellow cliv­ ias last year at the Onrus­markie, after all your assurance, they were orange. – PETRA FRITH, VERMONT ) Years ago, I got a job at an old age home. I started in the laundry department and stayed two hours. The old folk were waiting in nappies to be fetched by children who never came. When I asked why doors were locked they told me that one old gentleman runs away all the time. I am well in my seventies now and have wonderful children. They are my pride and dignity. But my terror of an old age home still remains. I love my Hermanus Times. ) Met verwysing na Roger Summers se skrywe in Hermanus Times, 5 Desember, u sal agterkom dat die raad hom min steur aan ons klagtes. – JP ) Often an elderly lady sits on the bench outside Pick n Pay. I found out she had no food and had sold a precious item to get by. Rather a burden to society than a state pensioner. So don’t judge. ) I received excellent and friendly service from Glassfit this week. I’ve needed a tiny piece of glass cut and they did it for free. And I was helped in and out the shop with an umbrella. ) Thank you, Lizette Brittz of Biermann Brittz Op­ tometrists for not performing an unnecessary eye test on me. Your honesty is appreciated. – JEANETTE S ) Dankie, Shane van La Pentola en Hugo die sjef, vir die heerlike ete en bederf. – T. VORSTER ) Kan ons in Onrus asseblief ’n artikel kry oor die nuwe eienaar van Rheezicht?

On Thursday morning Overstranders can bid the sun goodbye and prepare for a week of cloudy weather and light rain. However, remember that even a little sunlight through damp clouds can still cause sunburn.

W E A T H E R FRIDAY

Temp: 18/22 Partly Cloudy

SATURDAY

Temp: 17/22 Partly Cloudy

SUNDAY

Temp: 16/22 Partly Cloudy

MONDAY

Temp: 17/23 Partly Cloudy

Weather forecast info website: www.infosight.co.za/weather/SouthAfrica/WesternCape/Hermanus/

INFO FOR DECEMBER

FORECAST SADecember WEATHER BUREAU Coldest day: 15.7°C BY on 9th Warmest day: 28.3°C on 9th December Rainfall: 0.6mm on 11 December Total rainfall for December: 9.4mm De Bos dam level: 100.6% Average rainfall for December: 23.1mm

13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

DAY

Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

T I D E T A B L E 0033 0123 0204 0240 0312 0344 0414 0446

HIGH

1244 1330 1410 1446 1520 1552 1624 1656

0640 0727 0806 0840 0911 0942 1013 1045

LOW 1914 1953 2027 2057 2127 2156 2226 2258

MOON

3 Dec

9 Dec

17 Dec

25 Dec

Information supplied by the Hydrographer SA Navy. The Hydrographer is not responsible for any transcription errors.

Hermanus people are ‘truly lovely and kind’ My heart wishes to shout “Thank you!” to three Hermanus people who are truly lovely and kind. I am busy fighting a withdrawal from my account that someone has scammed me out of. Conrad of HiQ is a dear, kind man who has gone to all kinds of trouble to help me; Riaan of Nedbank Business is a dear man with a heart as big as Texas! And to Vicky of the Nedbank Enquiries counter: “You are a sweetheart.” Although I may have had a dirty double-

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crosser doing me wrong I have people in this town who are helping me and that feels good. I come from a busy international city where you never run into the same person twice. After six years, well I love seeing the same beautiful faces every day. Thank you Conrad, Riaan, and Vicky and all of Hermanus who make this small town “What it’s all about”. Merry Christmas, God Bless.

DARIA PEYROT HERMANUS

JOERNALIS IN WORDING: Die oulike 3­jarige Inge Barnardo is deur haar pa, Rudi, afgeneem terwyl sy die Herma­ nus Times “lees”. Dit het moeilik gegaan, want die nuus en prentjies in die koe­ rant was net so inte­ ressant soos die bak­ kie pap voor haar. FOTO: RUDI BERNARDO

STERLING JOB: The landmark pylon at Sterling Auto is being used well to help create awareness of events or campaigns. First it was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, followed by Movember, and now it’s time to celebrate Christmas.

Sê vir eers koebaai vir son se gesig So teen elfuur vandag (Donderdag) kan ons in die Overstrand vir eers koebaai sê vir die son. Hy gaan vir ’n week of twee maar skamerig wees om voluit gesig te wys. Maar Weerhaan, wat self nie benoude warm droë weer kan duld nie, is nogal dankbaar. Die angel in die komende vakansieweer is altoos die skerp violetstraling wat ons die afgelope week reeds aan die lyf voel. In die huidige situasie kan dit afskaal, maar ook nie heeltemal nie, want sonstrale wat deur klam wolke skyn, kan kaal bolywe op die strande lelik seermaak. Die matige briese uit die noordooste kan ons op Vrydag die dertiende in die voordag nogal ’n bietjie benoud maak. Veral vir oumense. Die wind swaai egter kort voor die middaguur na suidoos en dra die gebruiklike lafenis na ons kant toe. Teen die aand se kant word die wolke reënerig met 0,1 mm konveksie, maar nie so erg dat dit glad nie teen dagbreek Saterdag ’n lekker besoekersdag kan word nie. Die wandelpaaie sal nogal druk besoek word, glo ek. Soos ons al ondervind het, is die suidoos dikwels ’n draer van ligte reën. En wanneer die wind dan Saterdagaand in die voornag suidwes draai, kan ons ’n konveksie sien, maar weereens nie so dat dit die buitelugpret, soos braai en speletjies op die strand, sal bederf nie. Die konveksie sal nie meer as 0,1 mm wees nie.

Vroeër die week was daar nogal bedenkinge oor die eerste vakansiedae deurdat die Atlantiese hoogdruk, nadat hy amper ’n week lank in die see suidoos van die land rondgehang het, opnuut aan die noordooskus ’n sel vorm wat baie beslis sy isobare in kontak sal bring met die koue lug wat tot by Gough kom. Weernotas in ons dagboek wys as die Atlantiese hoogdruk so van voor af begin woeker, kan dit reënweer skep. Die indekse en grafieke word nagegaan en siedaar, slegs sowat 2 mm sak van Sondagaand tot Maandagoggend agtuur oor die Overstrand uit. Mense wat Maandagoggend wil gaan stap of hengel, sal gedurende die voordag dalk nog sowat 0,2 mm klammigheid tot ná twee op hul gesigte voel. Daarna sien ons baie son tot Vrydag 20 Desember, op ons land se gewildste dag vir troues en oulaas pieknieks en oulaas kantoorrumoer. Ek hoor oom Lang Faan sug: Aah, eindelik vrede. Maar hoe sal hy weet? Hy gaan kruip elke jaar mos weg by sy kinders op die Stilbaai.


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Hermanus Times

Nuus News

12 December, 2013

Tata Madiba (1918 - 2013) The Overstrand joined the rest of the nation, and the world, in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela. Flags were flown at half mast and various venues across the Overstrand were set up on Friday morning 6 December where those who wish to pay tribute to Madiba can take flowers and cards and write a message in the special register. These venues are open from 09:00 to 19:00 and will be so until Sunday 15 December, which will be the last day of the ten-day mourning period. The venues are: Kleinmond: Community Hall, Proteadorp. Kleinmond Town Hall. Hermanus Thusong Service Centre, Hawston. Moffat Hall, Mount Pleasant. Zwelihle Community Hall. Banqueting hall at the Overstrand municipality, Hermanus. Stanford Community Centre. Gansbaai Blompark Community Hall. AGS Church. Masakhane Community Hall.

Join in a celebration of his life Memorial services, as per the state protocol roll-out programme, will be held today, Thursday 12 December, to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. The services start at 18:00 until 20:00 at the following venues: HERMANUS: Mount Pleasant Sports Ground. STANFORD: Community Hall in Bezuidenhout Street. GANSBAAI: AGS Church in Müller Street. KLEINMOND: Kleinmond Community Hall, Protea Street. .

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By die verskillende lokale in die Overstrand is dieselfde gewyde at­ mosfeer geskep vir eerbetoon aan wyle Nelson Mandela – ’n swart bedekte tafel, geraamde foto’s van Mandela en ’n brandende kers. Op elke tafel is ’n register om vir ou­ laas ’n boodskap te skryf. By ver­ skeie lokale is blomme neergesit soos hier by die gemeenskapsaal op Stanford. FOTO: OLIVIA DICKSON

As dictated by protocol, all national flags are flying half mast and will do so until 15 December.

Dencil Arendse, wat by die Proteadorp­gemeen­ skapsaal in Kleinmond ’n boodskappie in die Mandela­huldigingsboek neerskryf, word deur Nomhlophe Mntuwosizi, skoonmaker, Aidon On­ cker, wetstoepasser, en Carla Swartz, admini­ stratiewe beampte, bygestaan.

FOTO: FANIE KRIGE

Overstrand Mayor Nicolette Botha­Guthrie signs the register at the municipal banquet­ ing hall on Friday 6 December.

PHOTO: CILENE BEKKER

Bulenlani Malongwana writes a message in memory of Madiba at the Zwelihle Community Hall on Sunday. With him is Ncediswa Ma­ khendlana from Overstrand Munici­ pality. PHOTO: JANINE VAN DER RIET

In Blompark, Gansbaai het Lezaan Samuels ook ’n spesiale boodskap vir Madiba geskryf.

FOTO: HARDUS BOTHA

Ronell Salies van Hawston onderte­ ken Madiba se boek in die Thu­ song­saal in Hawston. Sy sê sy gaan Madiba mis en hoop daar sal op al die goeie goed wat hy in plek gesit het, voortgebou word. FOTO: JANINE VAN DER RIET

Tributes to Madiba ) RIP. Tata Mandela, may God be with your family and friends. The nation has lost a legend. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. We will always miss you. ) The icon, Mr Mandela, thank you so much for fighting so that we may have an equal opportunity to have a good future, and therefore contribute to making South Africa a better place. You were truly an exceptional example and I salute you. ) Today the Rainbow Nation lost its father. Today we are a nation united in grief. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family.


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12 December, 2013

KERRY VAN RENSBURG A moment of silence to honour Nelson Mandela was observed by Mayor Nicolette Botha-Guthrie, General LK Mbatha and students from the Military Academy in Saldanha who gathered at the New Harbour in Hermanus at 08:00 Friday 6 December. The Military Academy houses Stellenbosch University’s faculty of military science. This is where junior officers of the South African National Defence Force receive their professional military education before continuing with their military careers. Students assembled at the New Harbour for what should have been the last leg of the 2013 Trans Enduro exer-

cise. This 10-day exercise involving 200 students began in Port Elizabeth on 28 November. The participants were divided into land, cycling and sea teams. They travelled from Port Elizabeth and their final destination was set to be Saldanha, staying overnight in towns along the route. The cycling team covered a certain distance each day with 10 cyclists riding at a time, along predesignated routes. The sea team, which had two rubber dinghies with outboard motors, travelled along the coast with teams also changing at predetermined points. The land team moved from town to town in vehicles, raising funds for the university’s community service projects and the academy’s MASIZA initiative.

They also rendered some community services, which included cleaning streets and neighbourhoods, painting school buildings, and visiting old-age homes. Botha-Guthrie welcomed the students to Hermanus and commended the commanders on the Trans Enduro initiative, which is designed to develop leadership skills. With the news of Nelson Mandela’s death having just been announced, Second Lieutenant Goodness Sibiya said the plans for the last two days of the challenge had been set aside. Only the students involved in the community service project for Hermanus completed their task. The rest of the students were directed to head straight back to Saldanha and await orders.

Mayor Nicolette Botha­Guthrie and Brigadier General LK Mbatha, along with students from the Military Academy in Saldanha Bay, ob­ serve a moment of silence on Friday morning in honour of Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday evening 5 December.

PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

Ribbon fundraiser at the Whale House Museum When passing the Whale House Museum, you will notice a large wire whale with colourful ribbons tied onto it – this is in aid of fundraising for the next Whale House exhibition: Whales in Art and Culture. The Whale House is one of the more popular museums in the Old Harbour area and already has several interactive devices, which allow visitors to see whale bones and read about the large mammals. With the completion of this exhibition there will now be

far more interactive devices, which will enable visitors to read, touch and hear. In this computer-driven age where children are mostly technologically orientated, it is important to keep the museum as techno-savvy as possible. As with all large projects, funding is required and the museum only receives a small government subsidy and mostly relies on ticket sales to pay the daily bills, leaving very little money to complete projects

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After seeing a similar idea locally, Phillippa Butler thought that having a whale made from wire and selling ribbons at the museums would be a fun and colourful way of raising money, where everyone could contribute to the future of Hermanus’ museums. She approached local crafter Gilson Maswiswi who trades daily on Lemm’s Corner selling his wire products, and he agreed to make the whale, which is now the centrepiece of this initiative.

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Hermanus Times

Algemeen General

12 December, 2013

WINNER: Pat Childs (middle) from Onrus is the lucky winner of the Hermanus Times/ Van Blommestein Butchery Paste and Win competition. She was over the moon when she won a meat hamper worth R1 000. Pat’s husband passed away last year and she says she was a little worried, as her children and grandchildren are coming to visit over Christmas. She was ecstatic to hear she had won the hamper and was happy to know there would be more than enough food for the family. With Pat are Jonnelize Veldsman (Hermanus Times circu­ lation officer) and Marjoh Pienaar of Van Blommestein Butchery in Swartdam Road.

PHOTOS: JANINE VAN DER RIET

Pat Childs could pick whatever she liked and the first item she chose was this big turkey.

Christmas prezzies for dogs and cats JANINE VAN DER RIET The three Vetshops in Hermanus, at the Station Centre, Pick n Pay and in Onrus, are running a Santa Box Project from now until Christmas,. All Vetshop clients are invited to purchase something from the shop for the Santa Box. Everything in the boxes will then be donated to the Hermanus Animal Welfare Society (HAWS), for the pooches and kitties for Christmas. Every donation or gift, big or small, will be much appreciated. Clients who donate or purchase something worth R50 or more, will also have their names entered into a draw to win a Christmas hamper for a dog or cat. The draw will take place on 27 December. There are boxes available at each Vetshop and donations including food, toys and chew treats are welcome. They will brighten the lives of the dogs and cats staying at HAWS over Christmas.


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WINE & COMPANY: Jaci Less from Wine & Company wants to say a huge thank you to all her private customers and restauran­ teers for their support during the past year. Contact the boutique on 028 313 2047 or 082 355 4346.

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HAUTE RIZELLE: Riette Nel, owner of Haute Rizelle wants to thank all her customers for their loyal support throughout the year and wishes them all a blessed festive season. From left are Priscila, Theresa, Loraine and Riette. Contact them on 082 308 0027.

SPECIAL TREATMENT: Knysna Mayor Georlene Wolmarans visited Diminish in Hermanus re­ cently for a special treatment called “cool sculpting”. Cool sculpting is a medical device used to destroy fat cells – a treatment re­ ferred to as fat freezing, and a non­surgical alternative to liposuction. From left: Janette van den Broeck (owner), Adele Snyders (Wol­ marans’ therapist) and Wolmarans.

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ROSSI’S: Cedric and his wife Romina took over Rossi’s on 16 July this year. Their aim is to bring back the real Italian feel in the res­ taurant. Cedric has been in the restaurant business since 1981.

TUTAMEN: Tuta­ men is an exciting shop filled with an­ tiques and collecta­ bles, which are a little different. We buy and sell. Well worth a visit.

WILDSIDE: Wildside wil graag hulle kliënte bedank vir hul lojale ondersteuning die afge­ lope jaar. Hulle wens almal ’n feestelike Kersseisoen en voorspoedige nuwe jaar toe. Van links is Werner Viljoen, Marius de Nec­ ker (eienaar), Dominique Viljoen, Charl Ja­ cobs, Zane Viljoen en Patrick Zumatiny.

GIRO DEL MONDO: Giro Del Mondo Her­ manus is an outstand­ ing, high quality shop. We offer the latest fash­ ion from all over the world, right outside your door. Visit our store and be inspired by the world’s most beautiful fashion trends.

SALON ANNIQUE: Kom voed jou liggaam en gees met ’n wye verskeidenheid skoon­ heidsbehandelings. Rooibostee­ produkte en geskenkbewyse van Annique is ook by die sa­ lon beskikbaar. Van links is Ann Bernardus (ontvangsdame) en Bea Erasmus (eienaar).

DEADLINES FOR 19 DECEMBER ISSUE Display & Classified advertisements: Tuesday 17 December @ 13:00 SPERTYE VIR 19 DESEMBER UITGAWE Vertoon en geklassifiseerde advertensies: Dinsdag 17 Desember @ 13:00

New Italian Management Romina & Cedric 028 312 2848 10 High Street Hermanus Tel/Fax: 028 312 2848 info@rossis.co.za www.rossis.co.za

Giro Del Mondo, explore the real style of the world. We manufacture and import the latest fashion from all over the world to light up our look. Come and visit us in our Hermanus Branch.

No. 3 High Street, Hermanus (behind Chilli Peppers) Mail: girodelmondoct@gmail.com

GRAPEVINE 4 HAIR: “For a professional service in a re­ laxed atmosphere, come and visit us and be spoilt,” says owner Gabby Cannon. With Gabby is Wendy Mundieta.


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Camphill celebrates Christmas

Enjoying the day with the children and their parents at the Overstrand Association for Persons with Disabilities (OAPD) were (stand­ ing from left) Father Christmas (OAPD volun­ teer Ashwin Beukes), Simoné Lakey (auxil­ liary social worker), Rosina McClean (admin­ istrator), Mary Faure (OAPD chairperson), Desiree Gelderblom (social worker) and in front is Adri Visser co­ordinator of the OAPD Parent Supporter Project.

PHOTOS: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

The OAPD Parent Supporters – who them­ selves have children with disabilities, offer a safety net for families and children in the Overstrand who have a disability and need emotional and practical support. The group, who were at the OAPD Christmas party on Monday, includes (from back left) Patricia Makwelo, Loretta Veldsman, Nicolette Theu­ nissen and Many Gibson. In front are Po­ lani Makalema and Adri Visser, co­ordina­ tor of the project.

Children enjoy a special Christmas treat KERRY VAN RENSBURG A Christmas party for children living with a disability was presented by the Overstrand Association for Persons with Disabilities (OAPD) on 9 December at the Hawston Selfbou Stoor. The children, who together with their parents are members of the OAPD, enjoyed an assortment of treats which included delicious eats, bubbles, party toys and a special gift for each of them. Father Christmas was on hand to make

sure every guest received a present. The party was organised by the OAPD staff and committee members. Desiree Gelderblom was appointed as the organisation’s new social worker at the beginning of November, and has already been active in the community with OAPD clients. The social work service focuses on case work, group work and community work. These services are offered to all people with disabilities, including children and adults. The OAPD office is based at the Thusong Centre in Hawston. For more information on the OAPD call 028 315 2610.

ARTY CRAFTY: A group of residents from Mollergren Park who call them­ selves the Arty Crafty Group, held a fine art and crafts show in a pretty section of the garden. Paintings, quilts, mosaic art and all sorts of cre­ ative items were al­ so on exhibition in Maureen Tomaino’s elegant home. The group who had items on show from 4 to 6 December included (from left) Shirley Pelser, Val Hill, Maureen To­ maino, Elsa Kieser and Margaret van Heerden. PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

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everyone particiDuring the last pated in with great three days of the gusto, guided by the school year, Camyoung Camphill volphill School pulled unteers and teachout all the stops to ing staff. After the celebrate Christperformance everymas, the achieveone sat down to a dements of the pupils licious Christmas throughout the year lunch (for some of and, indeed, life itthe children, the onself. First came the an- Vuyo Mbhem was thrilled when Saint Nicholas ly one they are likely to have), followed nual Advent Spiral, remembered to bring him a Christmas present. by a much-anticia traditional Camphill ceremony, where each child walked pated visit from St Nicholas. Every child in through a spiral of leaves laid out on the the school received a present, thanks to the floor and presented a lit candle to the Earth generosity of the Toy Run Trust. On break-up day all the classes participatMother at its centre. In exchange they were presented with a flower, which they placed ed in the school concert, showcasing poems, amongst the leaves of the spiral. Regardless songs, or prowess on a musical instrument. of their level of disability, this was a deeply The joy of Christmas was clear to all, as moving experience for each of the children. God’s special children at Camphill School The next day was the Nativity Play. which celebrated His birth.

An angel leads a Camphil School pupil through the Advent Spiral to the Earth Mother at its centre during a special ceremony in the last week of the school term.


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Brakkenjan party a success JANINE VAN DER RIET More than R12 000 was raised at the Hermanus Times Operation Brakkenjan fundraising dance on 4 December. The funds raised will be used to assist neglected dogs and cats in and around Hermanus. Guests lived up to all expectations with the Back to School theme, wearing old school uniforms and pigtails. They were entertained by local singers Reanli de Jager, Morné Groenewald and Arista Paxton. Annelie Braganca and Gerhard Swiegers from Infinite Dance (iDance) Ballroom & Latin showed off their moves to an appreciative audience. The success of the evening was made possi-

Michael John Jackson with Bernard de Necker, own­ er of Pet Project Aquarium. PHOTOS: HEIDI NORTIER

Annelie le Roux, co­ founder of Operation Brakkenjan with her hus­ band Stefan le Roux.

ble by generous sponsors like Bernard de Necker from Pet Project Aquarium, Meulen Foods who made the food at cost price, as well as many other businesses who donated prizes as lucky draws and auction items. JC Castelyn from Hair-We-Go entertained the audience as one of the masters of ceremonies. Sound engineer and DJ Abraham Smit sponsored sound and lighting equipment worth over R5 000. Together with fellow DJ, Francois Swart, they made the event look and sound great. While waiting for the last payments to be made, it seems the funds will enable Brakkenjan to buy a huge amount of pet food at cost at Pet Project in Mitchell Street. A donation will also be made to the Hermanus Animal Welfare Society.

Elmie de Necker and Madelein Wrighley had a whale of a time at the back to school party. Ilze Smith, chairperson of Hermanus An­ imal Welfare Society won a cut, wash and blowdry from Hair­We­Go in the lucky draw.

Marina and Belinda Spannelis with Annelie Braganca and Gerhard Swiegers from Infinite Dance (iDance) Ballroom & Latin.

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Meulen Foods made sure patrons had delici­ ous food to enjoy.

Sponsors Leatitia van Niekerk and Jan­Hendrik Coetzer.

René Thomas, a big animal lover, made a heartfelt donation.

Manus Neethling dressed up as the school nerd with his pants pulled up high and big spectacles.

Wayne Haman with a big smile after he won a prize.

Main sponsor: Bernard de Necker from Pet Project Aquarium. Quarters Hotel, Hermanus; Sandbaai hall; Louis (Boetie) Vermeulen – Meulen Foods; Abraham Smit – TIMSA; Francois Swart; Pick n Pay, Hermanus; JC Castelyn – Hair-We-Go; René Thomas; Midas Earthcote; Enlighten Trust; René Profitt; Leon Muller; André du Preez; Fabio’s Ristorante; Honey Jewelry, Overberg; Werner Pretorius – Frinche Hair; La Pentola Restaurant; Nu-Nails, Onrus; Molteno’s Restaurant, Onrus; Nique’s Nails & Beauty; Dream Day Productions; Infinite Dance (iDance) Ballroom & Latin; Arista Paxton; Reanli de Jager; Morné Groenewald; Francois du Toit; Goddards Pub & Grill; Heidi Nortier – Hermanus Toyota; Chantal Witthuhn, La Femmetique; councillor Lianda Beyers-Cronjé; De Lau Welness Centre; Refine, Nail Sanctuary Body Sanctuary; La Vierge; Newton Johnson; Refine and Picollo’s.

First Birthday

Big Joe’s Pies celebrates first birthday Big Joe’s Pies is celebrating its first birthday this month and patrons can look forward to amazing specials. Owners Hennie Andrews, Dave Spilhause and Amy-Lee Andrews are pleased with the wonderful support of their clients in and around Hermanus, for whom they currently bake between 3 000 and 4 000 pies a day. Their special of R100 for 12 baked or unbaked pies is still ongoing, while they have added another special for their birthday, which includes 15 standard pies and 15 mini pies with a two-litre Coke, all for only R200. This special will be available while the Coke stock lasts. But besides the freshly-baked pies daily, Big Joe’s Pies has expanded their menu. You can now order pizzas, sandwiches, vetkoek, cookies and assorted cocktail pies for you to take home or spoil guests at a function or birthday party. Big Joe’s Pies is open from 07:00 to 18:00 during the week and from 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturdays. Visit them at 22 Mimosa Street in the Industrial area or contact them on 028 312 4544.

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Een jaar is verby baie geluk dankie vir uitstekende diens en ondersteuning.

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Two of the three owners of Big Joe’s Pies, Amy­Lee Andrews and Dave Spilhause. PHOTO: JANINE VAN DER RIET

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Botaniese Vereniging bevorder slangbewustheid Mense het so ’n inherente vrees vir slange dat selfs in ons omgewing, wat ’n UNESCO-erkende biosfeerreservaat is, dié wriemelende reptiele daagliks en op groot skaal doodgemaak word.

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Omdat slange ’n uiters belangrike rol in die ekologie speel, is die Kogelberg-tak van die Botaniese Vereniging van Suid-Afrika besorg oor die omvang wat dié verskynsel aanneem. Die dienste van ’n plaaslike slangkenner, François van Zyl, word tans ingespan om persepsies oor slange te verander. In ’n volgepakte saal in die Mooiuitsig-gemeenskap verlede Dinsdagaand het hy ’n interessante praatjie oor slange gelewer, waartydens die gehoor kon kyk na gevaarlike slange en selfs aan die minder gevaarlikes kon vat. Van Zyl sê daar kom 24 slangspesies in die Kogelberg-biosfeerreservaat voor, waarvan slegs vier skadelik is vir die mens. Slange is ook nie van nature aggressief teenoor die mens nie, en wanneer jy een in die veld teëkom, sal hy jou met ’n gesis of met sy houding probeer waarsku om nie nader te kom nie. ’n Mens moet veral versigtig wees vir pofadders, wat verantwoordelik is vir agt uit elke tien slangbytvoorvalle, omdat hulle baie goed gekamoefleer is en nie vinnig padgee nie. Die Kaapse kobra is ook baie gevaarlik, maar slaan gou op die vlug. Volgens Van Zyl is die beste optrede na ’n slangbyt om kalm te bly en nie te beweeg nie. Jou beste hulpmiddel is ’n selfoon om iemand te bel om jou na ’n hospitaal te neem. Slange help om muise en rotte onder beheer te hou en veral in die landboubedryf is molslange baie nuttig. Sue Folb, ’n komiteelid van die Kogelberg-tak van die Botaniese Vereniging, sê hul veldtog om mense meer slangbewus te maak, werp goeie vrugte af en mense wat meer te wete wil kom, kan haar by suefolb@telkomsa.net kontak. Van Zyl sê hy sal graag ’n permanente slangpark in die omgewing op die been wil bring om mense beter oor slange in te lig en toeriste te lok. - Fanie Krige

Slangkenner François van Zyl se praatjie oor slange het groot aftrek by die Mooiuitsig­gemeenskap gekry. Dié Kaapse kobra, veilig in ’n glaskas, is baie gevaarlik maar slaan gou op die vlug. FOTO’S: FANIE KRIGE

Al sê jy wat, ’n slang bly maar ’n grillerige ding. Hierdie groot meneer is ’n luislang.


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A HAND-UP NOT A HAND-OUT: Learn to Earn Hermanus held their end­of­year graduation ceremony on Wednesday 4 December and among the graduates were the cater care class pictured here with their instructor Chantal Johnson (front centre).

TOP ACHIEVERS: These Lukhanyo learners were chosen as the finalists of Child Welfare’s World Aids Day poster competition. From left are Mzimkhulu Stuurman (teacher), Kulu Babalwa, Niketo Yonelise, Mbeu Fortune, and Maseti Nonkosi (teacher).

PHOTOS: JANINE VAN DER RIET

PHOTOS: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

Nomfuzo Gawulekapa (front left) with her sewing students who completed their sewing course and received certificates at the Learn to Earn graduation.

Gawulekapa (front left) with her Learn to Earn Home man­ agement gra­ duates.

Edwin Brooks, branch manager of Learn to Earn Hermanus with Nosicelo Matasim­ ba, the top sewing student.

Lukhanyo’s Grade R graduation took place last week. From left are: Komana Siya­ mthanda (top achiever), Mpiti Sine­ themba (neat­ ness), Elethu Lange (punctuality), Miliswa Stulo (good behaviour), Fudukile Anathi (neatness) Liyema Mgwedane (punctuality), Lukh­ anyo Ndulumbaba (top achiever). With them are their teachers, Zanele Pekula, principal Morris Tshabalala and Nickiwe Hoza.

Morris Tshabalala (middle) with the top achievers, who are, from left: Maholwana Khymbulani (EMS), Nkawunu Abonulhe (life ori­ entation), Kula Hsanda (technology), Kula Babalwa (top achiev­ er), Mbeu Fortune (second top achiever) and Nikelo Yoneli­ sa (mathematics) with Maseti Nonkosi.

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THEEWATERSKLOOF MUNISIPALITEIT BELANGRIKE KENNISGEWING SLUITING VAN MUNISIPALE KANTORE : DESEMBER 2013 / JANUARIE 2014 SKOOLVAKANSIE Geliewe kennis te neem dat alle Munisipale Kantore, Verkeersentrums en Biblioteke van Theewaterskloof Munisipaliteit slegs vir die Openbare Vakansiedae, naamlik 16 Desember 2013; 25 Desember 2013; 26 Desember 2013 en 01 Januarie 2014 gesluit sal wees vir besigheid. Kennis moet ook geneem word dat alle Munisipale Kantore, Verkeersentrums en Biblioteke van Theewaterskloof Munisipaliteit op 24 Desember 2013 en 31 Desember 2013 om 12:00 sluit en dat die onderskeie Kassiere om 11:00 transaksies afsluit. ‘n Geseënde Kersfees en Voorspoedige 2014 word u toegewens. HSD Wallace MUNISIPALE BESTUURDER *********** THEEWATERSKLOOF MUNICIPALITY IMPORTANT NOTICE CLOSING OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES: DECEMBER 2013 / JANUARY 2014 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Please take note that all Municipal Offices, Traffic Centres and Libraries of the Theewaterskloof Municipality will be closed for business on Public Holidays only, namely 16 December 2013; 25 December 2013; 26 December 2013 and 01 January 2014. Note must also be taken that all Municipal Offices, Traffic Centres and Libraries close at 12:00 on 24 December 2013 and 31 December 2013 and that the respective Cashiers close transactions at 11:00. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2014. H S D Wallace MUNICIPAL MANAGER


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UNITED CHURCH

13 ROYAL ROYAL STREET, STREET HERMANUS 13 HERMANUS

SUNDAY 15 December 2013 th

Morning Services: 8.30 & 10am led by Rev. Dr. James Gray

Christmas Services: Christmas Eve: 8.00 pm Christmas Day: 7.00 am, 8.00 am & 9.30 am No service on Old Year's Night 31 Dec 2013.

Enquiries 028 – 312 2717 ********************* STANFORD UNITED CHURCH Evening service 18:00 Enquiries (028) 341 0077

KERSKOETS VIR TWEE: As ’n mens in Sandbaai se hoofstraat afry, kry jy dié oulike Kerskoets te sien. Dis ge­ maak deur Kobie Marais. Kobie is net so handig met die maak van geskenke, wat hy in die koets gaan laai en tydens die feesseisoen onder vriende en familie gaan uitdeel. In die aand word die koets verlig, en mense stop om foto’s te neem, sê Kobie. Die Kerskoets van 125 kg kan twee mense met gemak vervoer met sy kragbron van twee elektriese mo­ tors. FOTO: MADELEIN MARAIS

Members of the Walker Bay Stamp Club enjoying their year­end function at the Hermanus Bowling Club last week. PHOTOS: KERRY VAN RENSBURG COLLECTING AWARDS: The Walker Bay Stamp Club held its end­of­year function and prize­giving at the Hermanus Bowling Club on Monday 2 December. Henri­ ette Botha (left) vice­chairperson of the Walker Bay Stamp Club presented André van der Merwe with the Single Frame Shield and Pierre van Niekerk (right), chairperson of the Walker Bay Stamp Club, won the President’s Shield for overall original philately. Absent: Titus Jefthas, winner of the Personal Trust Trophy.

METAALKUNS: Plaaslike kun­ stenaar Jaco Sieberhagen hou van eerskomende Saterdag tot Maandag 23 Desember daagliks van 10:00 tot 17:00 ’n uitstal­ ling van kunswerke by sy huis, Viljoenstraat 77, Onrusrivier. Ja­ co gebruik ‘n laserstraal om sy presisie­skeppings uit plaatstaal te sny en dit dan swart te verf om treffende, twee­dimensionele silhoëtte te vorm. Besoekers sal die geleentheid hê om verskeie werke uit sy reeks ‘The Carnival (No Dogs Allowed)’ wat in April in Johannesburg en ook in September by Aardklop in Potchefstroom uitgestal is, vier werke uit ‘Woord in beeld’, wat Johann Lodewyk Marais se gedigte verbeeld en in Junie by Innibos in Nelspruit uitgestal is, sowel as ’n paar wer­ ke uit sy nuwe reeks ‘Stations of the Cross’ wat verwys na die komende ver­ kiesing te besigtig. In sy werk gebruik Jaco sy fyn humorsin om die draak te steek en satiriese kommentaar te lewer op die Suid­Afrikaanse politiek en sa­ melewing. Skakel 076 386 2408 vir meer inligting.

FOTO: HEDDA MITTNER

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Sunday @ 09am-10:30 am & 6 pm Christmas Service Wednesday 25th December at 09:00 Sandbaai Saal Main Rd

Cecil & Brenda James 028-316 3224

EXHIBITION: Local artist Lize van der Walt (left) will present an exhibition of her work in conjunc­ tion with the Lindy van Niekerk Gallery from 14 to 23 December. The exhibition will take place at Lize’s home at 26, 7th Street, Voëlklip. Lize’s mother, the actress Wilna Snyman, will be there on opening day between 14:00 and 18:00. PHOTO: HEDDA MITTNER


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Rijstafel and cash bar. Tickets R300 pp from Bellini Gallery. Pastor Nathan Mashongwa: 0 076 575 0621. ) Jac de Priester tree op by Sprokkelster­teater in Onrus om 20:00. Kaartjies teen R120 by Louise: 0 082 896 5106. THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER ) Whalers Athletics Club time trials for 3 km, 5 km and 8 km at 18:00 at the cricket club. ) The Hermanus Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 18:30 at Mollergren Retirement Village. Call Frank Matthee: 0 082 870 1187. ) Die Keiserin se nuwe klere (vir 5­ tot 14­jariges) by Sprokkelster­teater in Onrus om 15:30. Kaart­ jies teen R50 by Louise: 0 082 896 5106. FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER ) Teetuin by Onrusrivier NG­Kerk vanaf 10:00 tot 11:30. Alles vir net R20, tee en ’n groot porsie lekkerte. Almal welkom. ) Join the Friends of the Library at the Bhuki Café for the last coffee morning of the year from 09:00 –11:30. The raffle draw is at 11:00. ) Die Keiserin se nuwe klere (vir 5­ tot 14­jariges) by Sprokkelster­teater in Onrus om 15:30. Kaart­ jies teen R50 by Louise: 0 082 896 5106. ) Gabrielskloof Favourite Things Market from 17:00 – 21:00. (And Saturday from 11:00 – 18:00). Tables brimming with local produce from artisinal producers. Ideal for Christmas shopping. Call Nicolene: 0 082 852 6547. ) Hermanus Art Circle Bid & Buy Exhibition opens at 17:30 for 18:00 at their gallery on the upper level of Village Square. Snacks, wine and olive oil tasting. The exhibition runs until 20 December. Call Annette: 0 083 357 5495. ) Langarmsokkie (elke eerste Vrydag) by die Her­ manus­rolbalklub, om 19:00. R30 p.p. of R80 p.p. met ’n ete ingesluit. Kontantkroeg en res­ taurant sal oop wees. ) Song for Marion – fliek ten bate van Dienssen­ trum van NG gemeente, Onrusrivier, 19:00 by die kerk. Slegs skenking van R30, beskikbaar by kerkkantoor of skakel: 0 083 297 9230. SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER ) Hermanuspietersfontein se kos­en­wynmark, 09:00 – 13:00. ) Hermanus Country Market from 09:00 – 13:00 at the cricket grounds. ) Hemel­en­Aarde Garden Market, 09:00 – 14:00 at Hemel­en­Aarde Village. ) Illustrated talk by the Cape Leopard Trust, Bo­ land Project at 10:00 at the Harold Porter Botani­ cal Gardens in Betty’s Bay. Voluntary collection for the gardens’ restoration fund. Call Merilee: 0 028 272 9314. ) Heal the World Reach Out Team launch functi­ on and first dinner fundraiser at the Overstrand Banquet Hall from 18:00 to 21:00. Indonesian

SUNDAY 15 DECEMBER ) Fountain of Victory International Ministries fel­ lowship at Qhayiya Secondary School every Sun­ day from 09:30 – 12:00. ) Kersliedere in die buitelug om 19:00 by die NG Gemeente Onrusrivier se tuin. Bring flitslig en piekniekmandjie. Ons kuier saam vanaf 18:00. Navrae: 0 028 316 2116. ) Arno Carstens will perfrom at the Gecko Bar in the New Harbour at 20:30. Doors open at 19:00; pre­ticket sales at the bar; R120 pp. Call 0 028 312 2920 or 028 312 4665. ) The Old Harbour Music Festival at Fisherman’s Cottage starts with local artists performing from 11:00. Headline acts Zebra and Giraffe and Gangs of Ballet from 17:00. All­day festival of music with food stalls and beer/wine tent. Call: 0 028 312 3642. ) St Peter’s Church will have their Festival of Nine Lessons with Christmas Carols at 18:00. MONDAY 16 DECEMBER ) Duplicate bridge at 13:00 at Fernkloof: 0 028 314 0662 or 072 230 9179. ) Touching Hearts meets every Monday at 18:45 in Onrus. Call Martin: 0 082 438 6008. ) The Hermanus Pro Musica Choir practises in the Grobbelaar Hall from 18:00 – 20:00. ) Farmer’s Market Day at Hermanus Country Market from 09:00 to 15:00. Fundraiser festival for Camphill Farm Community. Mada: 0 076 263 5325. TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER ) Join the Early Birds at the Hermanus Tennis Club on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 07:00 to 09:00. Vic Hamilton­Attwell: 0 082 785 5145 or Ken Collett: 0 082 806 8292. ) The Stanford Players present On Broadway on

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17, 18 and 19 December at the Dutch Reformed Church hall at 20:30. Tickets are R100 for adults and R50 for children. Book at: 0 028 341 0189 or 2 sarah.james@global.co.za. WEDNESDAY 18 DECEMBER ) Summer night market from 16:00 – 20:00 at the cricket club. Call: 0 072 883 3894. ) ) Onrus River Ratepayers AGM at the De Wet Hall in Roos Street at 17:00. ) Die Christelike Afhanklikheidsbeweging ver­ gader 18:00 – 19:00 by die Grobbelaarsaal. Bel Nick Kruger: 0 074 890 2250 of Badi­ sa: 0 028 312 3909. ) Night Fever Market at Hermanuspietersfontein from 17:00 – 21:00. Al fresco dinner, wine, live music and jungle gym for kids. Safe and family­ friendly. ) Robin Auld tree op by Sprokkelster­teater in Onrus om 20:00. Kaartjies R100 by Louise: 0 082 896 5106. EVENTS ) Die NG gemeente Onrusrivier bied Vrydag 20 Desember sy Voedselfees aan vanaf 17:00. Navrae Bennie Walden: 0 082 458 8653. ) Simon van Gend and Joshua Grierson will per­ form on Sunday 22 December at The Speak­ easy Courtyard at the Stanford Hotel at 17:30. R60 pp pre­sold at the Stanford Hotel Bottle Store and at the door. ) Concerts at the Harold Porter Botanical Garden in Betty’s Bay include Karin Kortjie who will per­ form on Saturday 28 December and the Gu­ gulethu Tenors who will perfrom on Saturday 4 January. Gates open at 18:00; concerts start at 19:00. Tickets: R75 for adults; R35 for youth (age 6 to 21); children under 6 years enter for free. Tickets can be purchased a week before each concert at the Harold Porter Botanical Garden. ) Oujaarsdans saam met Burning Note by die Sandbaaisaal op 31 Desember om 19:00. R60 p.p. Bring eie eetgoed. Kontantkroeg. Kaart­ jies by die deur of kontak Koerie: 0 078 616 2916, Ragis: 0 084 729 2230 of David: 0 079 647 5663.

WELL DONE: Fyn­ bos Akademie in Stanford held their prizegiving on 21 November and learn­ ers were awarded prizes for their excel­ lent progress. The top achievers were (from left) Anwill September (Gr 3), Justin September (Gr 2), Jay­Andra Pieters (Gr 3), who also shares the arts and cul­ ture trophy, with Jonaline Felix and Piancha Booysen (top achiever Gr 2).

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Vehicles and Services A step­by­step guide on how to jump start a car If there is one tool that is an absolute must to have in any car, it’s a set of jumper cables. Knowing how to use them when your car battery dies, will get you back on the road before you know it. The red cable is the “positive” lead, and the black cable is the “negative” lead. If your jumper cables are one colour, the clips themselves will be marked with a + (positive) or – (negative). The positive clamps on each end of the

jumper cables should only be attached to the positive terminals of the batteries, and the negative clamps should only be attached to the negative post or grounded area of the engine block. With the assistance car running, attach a “positive” clamp to the positive terminal (+) on the assisting car, and the other end of the “positive” cable to the positive (+) terminal in your car. The “negative” clamp on the same end should then be attached to the negative termi-

nal (-) of the assisting car. Be very careful at this point as the remaining negative clamp should never come in contact with the positive clamps. The last negative clamp should be attached to a piece of metal on the engine block - not too close to the battery to avoid creating sparks. Always be sure that clips get a good connection on the terminals. Reposition clips if the first starting attempt is unsuccessful.

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Start up the assisting car. Allow a few minutes for the recharging process and then start your car. If the battery has regained enough power the engine should turn over. If this doesn’t happen on the first attempt, the battery may need more time to build up a charge. Leaving your car to idle, remove the jumper leads in the reverse order that they were applied, starting with the negative clamp on the engine block. – Women24

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SILVER ANNIVERSARY:CELEBRATES THE ‘TOUGH­AS­NAILS’ BAKKIE

Harbody Limited Editions hit the streets QUICKPIC Celebratory limited edition versions of the ‘tough-as-nails’ Nissan NP300 Hardbody one ton bakkie are due to enter the market towards the beginning of December 2013 in South Africa. The special versions commemorate 25 years of continuous sales of the iconic ‘Hardbody’ name. The NP300 is built locally at Nissan South Africa’s Rosslyn manufacturing plant in Pretoria. The ‘Hardbody’ badge was applied to NP300 to engage with the agricultural, construction, mining and SMME sectors within South Africa as well as across borders. NP300 Hardbody Product Manager at

Nissan South Africa, Vishaan Naidoo, says the new limited editions in the NP300 Hardbody range are an expression of the proud heritage and proven capability which the nameplate has in the country. Available in single or double cab body styles, the Nissan NP300 Hardbody Silver Anniversary Limited Editions each feature unique accessories The new Nissan NP300 Hardbody 2.5 TDi Silver Anniversary Limited Edition Single Cab derivative includes over R15 000 worth of accessories and detail changes. This includes “Silver Anniversary” branded leather seats, rubberized load box, black nudge bar, black running boards, leather door panels, “Silver Anniversary” branded carpet set and tinted windows.

The Double Cab version includes all the value-added extras of the single cab, along with an integrated DVD and satellite navigation system with reverse camera.B “Silver Anniversary” branded leather seats, silver nudge bar, leather door panels, tonneau cover, Bluetooth hands free mobile connectivity for cellphone use and audio streaming, USB and iPod connectivity – all of which equates to almost R30 000-worth of extras. Both special edition models continue the strong reputation for long-lasting reliability and come as standard. Along with the rest of the NP300 Hardbody range, with a class leading 6year/150 000 km warranty. Nissan NP300 Hardbody Silver Anniversary limited edition pricing starts at R255 000 for the 2.5 TDi singlecab 4x2.

The new Nissan NP300 Hardbody 2.5 TDi Silver Anniversary Limited Edition Single Cab derivative includes over R15 000 worth of accessories. PHOTO: QUICKPIC


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QUICKPIC Mitsubishi Motors SA has introduced an important new derivative to its range of Pajero Sport full-size SUVs. It is a very well equipped 4x2 model which has the latest 2,5 F high performance turbo diesel engine developing 131 kW of power at 4 000 r/min and 350 Nm of torque at 1 800 r/ min. This new engine is particularly fuel efficient with a fuel consumption of only 8,5F/100 km. This engine performs well, and as one of the higher torque engines in the class, delivers the goods on the highway and in the city. The new addition to the face lifted Pajero Sport 4x4 models introduced in September 2013 is particularly well equipped, while being the lowest priced of its direct competitors. Priced at R419 900 the Pajero Sport 4x2 offers outstanding value for money considering the very high level of standard equipment for comfort, convenience and safety, as well as the versatility of its variable arrangements

Road holding is very good, gravel roads are dispatched without hiccup and the Paje­ ro Sport has a settled stable feel.

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for the second and third rows of seats. This new derivative in the Pajero Sport range also benefits from the eye-catching and bold new frontal styling and features such as colour-coded door handles and exterior rear view mirrors, which now incorporate indicator repeaters. Wheels are more aggressively styled 17” alloys with 245/65 R17 tyres. Safety features in this new derivative include active stability and traction control, while Mitsubishi’s insistence of high levels in terms of active and passive safety means six airbags, anti-lock brakes (ABS) and electronic brake distribution (EBD), as well as Mitsubishi’s characteristic RISE safety cell body structure. As befits its luxury specification it is available only with a five-speed automatic transmission, and leads its competitors by having paddle shifts on the steering wheel for those wanting to select gear ratios manually. The seats are covered in black leather, while the steering wheel is also leather covered and incorporates multi-function switches, including cruise control, Bluetooth control and audio control. The rear-view mirror has an electronic chromatic system to prevent glare automatically, while the rear park assist system now includes a reversing camera besides the standard rear park distance control Vehicles like the Pajero Sport are great for long distances and used by families for road trips. Additional features, perfect for this, include full climate control and rear controls for the air-conditioning for passengers. There are also seven seats, although the rear set can fold down flat for more boot space. Full size SUVs have plenty of interior room and the Pajero Sport is no exception, featuring seven seats and luggage space of 1 149 Fwith the third row of seats folded flat and 1 776 F when both the second and third

rows are folded flat. The latest Pajero Sport models will be available in a choice of five colours: Eisen Grey Mica, Cool Silver Metallic, Quartz Bronze Metallic,

Medium Red and White Pearl. The Pajero Sport is covered by a 3year/100 000 km warranty and 5year/90 000 km service plan.


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Jaguar XF 2-litre: the sheepish apology HANJO STIER You find me here with a bowed head and the proverbial hat in my hands. The reason I’m clutching on to the rim of that great remorseful symbol is because I owe you, dear reader, an apology. The same goes for everyone in the employ of Jaguar or ZF; I’m sorry for what I wrote about the XF 2-litre turbo-petrol. I’m not one to make excuses and I hate people who don’t take responsibility for their actions but I do need to clarify how this all came about. A few months ago we received a crimson metallic Jaguar XF 2-litre turbo-petrol press car which was absolutely awful to drive. Jerky, unpredictable, rough – very un-Jaguar-ish. My impressions were mirrored by the fine feelings of our female scribe who confirmed that the red Jag was terribly erratic in its response and had a crude, indecisive gearbox. What made this very peculiar was that the unit in question, ZF’s celebrated eight-speed auto, has impressed us no end in every other car we found it in. A few weeks after the dreadful car left and my damning report was published, I chatted to a good friend and fellow motoring journalist about test cars – yes, most of us can only talk wheels – when the 2-litre Jag came up and I regurgitated all the hateful slander contained in said review. Shock and awe filled the room. Jerky, rough and indecisive shouldn’t come within ten pages of a Jaguar XF review, my friend al-

It may be getting on in years and feel cramped compared to some rivals but it’s just so beautiful and elegant.

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leged, telling me of the smoothness and eager precision he encountered in this vehicle. That’s when it dawned on me that there must have been something wrong with the car at the time we tested it. A few calls and sheepish enquiries later, I got permission for a revisit of the exact same vehicle which brings us to the present moment. After a week of driving the previously accused, I can now confirm that the car is absolutely wonderful and all my negative comments were completely unfounded. Before you jump to the conclusion that Jaguars are unreliable beasts, I have to point out that test cars tend to lead a hard life and random failures happen to other brands too; even the ones you don’t expect it of. My own cars also had hiccups;

moody mass airflow sensors, loose pipes and such like can wreak havoc on anything. What you need to know, is this: where before the 177kW (241hp) engine was lethargic and the gearbox was utterly hopeless, this time around the Jaguar XF 2-litre turbopetrol was a symphony of modern four-cylinder turbo power, masses of torque and deliciously smooth eight-speed automated gear shifts. The top two or three ratios can be a bit tall when the motorway goes uphill but the previously lacking torque and gunshot down-shifts have been replaced by reasonable grunt and silky gear transitions. The only hesitation we found in the gearbox was when going from little to full throttle – it takes a second to find the right cog.

Yet again I have to stress that it’s nowhere near the previously frustrating power gaps and gear jerks. In fact, you can pre-load the gearbox in Sport or manual mode and even turn the XF 2-litre into a seminaughty sports saloon. Our performance testing also highlighted the drastic improvement we felt. A few months ago, the XF hit 100km/h in 10 seconds flat, reaching 400m in 16.8 seconds at 129km/h. Yesterday morning, the same car shaved a whopping 2,6 seconds off the 100km/h sprint and reached 400m 2,1 seconds and 25,4km/h faster. Unsurprisingly, the revitalised Jag also posted much better fuel economy. All this newfound responsiveness even made us get up at stupid o’clock and throw the XF around a moun-

tain pass, where it exhibited fantastic grip and a wonderfully even power delivery. Torque rises to maximum at 2 000rpm, power peaks at 5 500rpm and the engine will reach its redline in a lovely, linear fashion. The motor has a slightly lumpy cold-start idle but otherwise doesn’t put a piston wrong. That gearbox, that amazing gearbox, has also vindicated itself and gets my renewed and highest praise. And as for the Jaguar XF, it still is one of my favourites and a car whose gorgeous metal I wouldn’t mind parking in my garage. It may be getting on in years and feel cramped compared to some rivals but it’s just so beautiful and elegant. Affordable and diverse too, with prices from R535 000 to R615 000 for the four cylinder models, the range continues with V6 petrols and diesels around R750 000 right up to the supercharged V8 R and RS models at a million plus. Those last two are decidedly angry cats and obviously have a harder ride but all other XF’s are what a Jaguar should be. Quiet, comfortable and composed. Even the “base spec” cars have leather trim, electric everything, keyless entry, pulsating starter button, sci-fi gear lever and animated air vents. Go for the 2.2-litre turbo-diesel if you want hilariously good fuel consumption and where before I advised you to stay clear of this 2-litre turbo-petrol model, I can now highly recommend it to anyone looking for a medium-sized executive saloon with a perky engine and brilliant gearbox.


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Ford reveals brand new Mustang QUICKPIC

Ford Mustang, the world’s favourite pony car has been completely re-imagined. South African fans can look forward to seeing the completely redesigned and re-engineered Mustang on local roads in 2015.

April 17 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the original Ford Mustang. Mustang will continue to be built in America at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant. PHOTO: QUICKPIC

The new Ford Mustang fastback and convertible models promise exceptional performance and refinement while embracing the Mustang’s half-century of heritage and status as a global icon. Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other car,” said Raj Nair, Ford Group Vice President, Global Product Development. “The visceral look, sound and performance of Mustang resonate with people, even if they’ve never driven one. Mustang is definitely more than just a car – it is the heart and soul

of Ford.” More than 9 million Mustangs have been sold since it was first launched in 1964. The world’s most-liked vehicle on Facebook, Mustang has made thousands of appearances in film, television, music and video games, and is one of 15 new vehicles that Ford will launch in South Africa by 2017. “The Mustang’s formidable reputation for performance and its iconic status as a symbol of freedom and optimism precedes it even in those parts of the world where the car has never been sold,” said Stephen Odell, Ford Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “The new Mustang epitomises Ford’s aggressive product acceleration; technologically advanced and forward-looking, but without forgetting the heritage that has inspired Ford customers for generations.” The new Mustang has been developed with impressive performance, driving dynamics and usability in mind – and includes a significant amount of advanced driver convenience and driver aid technologies. “The illustrious Mustang brand has eluded us for some years in South Africa, but as part of the One Ford strategy we can now look forward to welcoming this iconic nameplate to South African showrooms,” said Ford Marketing Manager Gavin Golightly. “Today’s reveal has been much anticipated around the globe and we are thrilled to now be part of the Mustang journey.” The clean-sheet design of both Ford Mustang fastback and convertible evokes the essential character of the vehicle, retaining key design elements of the classic Mustangs recognisable to car fans across the globe, including the long sculpted hood and short rear deck, with a contemporary execution. “You only get one chance to make a first impression and when you see this car, you immediately see a Mustang strong and true;” said Moray Callum, Ford Executive Director, Design, The Americas. Several key design features define the new Ford Mustang, including: . A low roof height and wide stance . Sleek profile enabled by steeply sloped windshield and rear glass . Three-dimensional, tri-bar taillamps . Contemporary execution of the iconic car’s signature shark-bite front fascia The new Ford Mustang features all-new front and rear suspension systems. At the front, a new perimeter subframe helps to stiffen the front structure while reducing mass, providing a strong foundation for more predictable wheel control that benefits handling, steering and ride. At the rear is an all-new integral-link independent rear suspension. The geometry, springs, dampers and bushings all have been specifically modified and tuned for this high-performance application, and are well-suited to high speed driving. New aluminium rear knuckles help reduce unsprung mass for improved ride and handling. The new Mustang features a significant number of innovative technologies providing drivers with enhanced information, control, and connectivity when they want it. The advanced, Ford-developed stability control is tuned to maximise the new Mustang’s dynamic capabilities with features like torque vectoring that directs engine power to individual wheels to keep the car on course. When the time comes to turn up the wick at the track, manual transmission variants of the Mustang GT include standard launch control that enables drivers to achieve smooth, consistent starts every time. Advanced driver-assist features include standard Ford SYNC™ with Voice Control and Touchscreen, that lets drivers control their entertainment. April 17 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the original Ford Mustang. Mustang will continue to be built in America at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant. “From day one, we knew if we were going to build a new Mustang, we had to do it right,” said Dave Pericak, Mustang Chief Engineer. “We built a new Mustang from the ground up that is fast, great-looking, refined and efficient, without losing any of the raw appeal that people around the world have associated with Mustang for decades.” Models destined for South African shores have yet to be confirmed.


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12 December, 2013

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BEAUTIFUL KITTENS and young adult cats very urgently need good homes: Tel no 028 341 0547 or 082 899 1172. THE CHIREDZERO FAMILY would like to thank the following at the passing of Lawson, SAPS, the community, the FWT Church and all for support and prayers.

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Valley Funerals 023 347 2233 Abé Jantjes 083 334 9763

BRIAN MEAKER 01/04/1934 - 14/12/2008

My dearest, precious husband, 5 years have passed and I miss you so much. My mind knows that you are in a better place, I understand that, I just wish I could explain it to my heart. There is an empty space in it that nothing will ever fill. I grieve, but I know my tears are for me. We will be together again, until then, my love will always be with you. Antonetta

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS/ Al Anon. Hermanus group meetings. Tuesday 19:30 United Church Hall. Phone 028-313 2789/083 412 6856/ 082 757 0291 or e-mail: aa.hermanus@gmail.com HERMANUS DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP. Meetings on first Tuesday of the month. Contact Liezl Jordaan at 028 313 0643.

URSULA HARTNICK. Sag heengegaan op die ouderdom van 45 jaar. Jou plek is leeg, jou stem is stil . Mammie sal altyd in ons harte voortleef van jou enigste 2 seuns Dyllan & Llewellyn.

MASSAGE THERAPIST. Raymond Philpott. Therapeutic, deep tissue, sports. Kidbrooke Place & Botrivier. Call 082 599 2993. 1st FOR FUNCTIONS. Tables, Chairs, Cutlery, Linen, Co-ordinating of any event. Birthdays, Weddings, or any celebration. Call 028-313 2792 or 083 236 3608.

HERMANUS HIRING will fill all your function needs - Tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, linen, etc. At good prices. Call 028-312 4291 or Ken on 082 420 0060.

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REWARD R1000.00 for pendant with blue stone. Mrs Armour 072 069 2285.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, internationally acclaimed as the best way to lose weight and keep it off. Summer Special! Phone Gilly 082 8789 558. Because it works!

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NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS. Hermanus group meetings. Are drugs a problem? Mondays 19:30 United Church Hall. Phone 076 114 3218. ONDERSTEUNINGSGROEP vir Geestesgesondheid(depressie, skisofrenie, angs, bipolêre versteuring ens). Bloukamer by Fynbospark, Kerkstraat. Elke eerste Maandag van die maand, 3:30nm. Almalwelkom - ook familielede.Navrae Nonnie 028316 2461, Phil 083 456 5017, Elsje 028-313 2031/071 853 2106. E-pos sj@hermanus.co.za.

ONRUSRIVIER. NU NAILS& BEAUTY. Since 2005. Acrylic, gel, waxing, manicures,pedicures,eyelash extensions & more. Qualified beautician. Call Mari 083 299 6241.

BEAUTY SENCIALS facials, manicures, pedicures, body massage, waxing, tinting. Affordable prices. Margot 028 312 2137.


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OVERSTRAND HOSPICE -Care for the terminally ill and their families. Phone Mon to Fri 028-312 4679.

TAROT READING. 25 Years experience. Phone 083 750 9453 for appointments.

THE HOSPICE SHOP would be very grateful for any unwanted clothing, linen, bric-a-brac, furniture, sporting goods or books. We can collect goods every Tues & Thu. Call 028-313 1884.

TREEHOUSE BABYCOT R650. Carry cot R300. Maxi Cosi car seat (from Mothercare UK)- R650. Call Tanya 081 268 8369.

APPLE AND COMPUTER SUPPORT. Your friendly neighbourhood geek would like to help you sort out your PC and mobile device problems! I provide on-site support, tutoring and expert advice all at the best price in town. Try me! Call Chris on 082 856 5384.

TROJAN HOME GYM and weights R600.00. Phone 082 341 4248

OUDHEDE & KUNS 1605

1670

Buitekamer beskikbaar BARGAIN SHOP. vir enkel dame in ruil vir We offer best prices for all twee dae huis skoonmaak. your unwanted furniture 082 373 0070. and appliances. Call Joe 072 345 8442 or 028-312 3508. ALGEMENE & HUISDIENSTE ROMMELVERKOPING 1636

SOSIAAL & ONTSPANNING 1475

COMPUTER SUPPORT, mobile devices. Onsite support and tutoring. Sales, repairs and maintenance. Call Andrea 079 707 2997.

MEUBELS 1635

WANTED: Antiques, furniture, paintings, bronzes, silver, porcelain, jewellery, watches, clocks. Call 082 833 2567.

AFFORDABLE ONSITE Computer Support. MicroKIP MCGRATH EDUCA- soft Certified Systems Engineer with ten years TION CENTRE. Maths and English tuition. Grades corporate experience to 1 to 12. Call 028-313 0209 assist you at home or office with all computer, today for a free assessnetwork, internet and ment. email problems. Call Jacques 084 402 0500.

BUILDING ALTERATIONS, boundry walls, painting, bathroom renovations, plumbing, tiling. Professionally done. Call 082 255 0939.

ALLERLEI 1655

BOUPLANNE 1802

2 x LARGE WOODEN dog kennels for sale. R1000 for both or R600 each. Good condition. Contact 072 905 5032.

BRAAI & FIRE WOOD. Call Danie 082 958 5749.

CARPET and upholstery cleaning. Personal supervision. Best prices. Free quotations. Phone Top Carpets 028-313 0721.

GET A WATER WELL drilled on your property for as little as R2 800 all inclusive. Contact 072 420 1800 or email: over50 employsa@gmail.com.

CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY cleaning. Curtains & blinds. Call Allison or John 072 572 0215.

CINDY'S CARPET CLEANERS. Carpets, rugs & upholstery clea1820 HERMANUS LANDSCA- ners. We now offer house PING. Garden design, cleaning. Cindy 083 270 maintenance & irrigation. 5385/028-316 4264. 22 Years experience. Call BUILDERS/EVENTS Paul Marx 082 32 777 04. TOILETS, crane truck, FLOOR SANDING & specontainer & offices to rent. cialized installation of Call 086 100 2271 or 028PRO MAINTENANCE & wood floors & timber 312 2367. IRRIGATION. Irrigation & decks. The Hutton maintenance. Wellpoints & Brothers 082 828 5627 or 028-341 0543. boreholes. Pressure pumps. Complete housePLANT HIRE: Contact hold water filters. 24 Hrs. CCS Plant, Tool & Trailer Hire on 028-312 2280/079 Free quotations. Available FRANCOIS DU TOIT CONSTRUCTION & December. Call 060 396 492 5726. PLUMBING. Painting, 6874. paving, tiling, bathroom makeovers, home mainteTOILET & HUT HIRE: REMOVAL OF dangerous nance, building requireContact CCS Plant, Tool & trees, tree trimming, plot ments call 083 308 0534. Trailer Hire on 028-312 clearance, garden mainte2280/079 492 5726. nance, garden refuse removal, firewood. Call Wilson 074 824 2195. TRAILER HIRE: Contact CCS Plant Tool & Trailer Hire on 028-312 2280/079 492 5726.

GLAS/VENSTERS 1827

ALTERATION & BUILDING PLANS, can do energy efficiency study. Call Steven 074 102 7897. E-mail: steven@ imagestudio.co.za.

TUIN & BESPROEIING 1825

A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN. For full garden maintenance, tree felling, plot clearing and refuse removal. Also small removals. Gutter cleaning. Call MornĂŠ 083 225 3712.

MIK & TAK. Afsaag van bome, verwyder wortelsisteme. Verwyder en maak skoon - die twee boertjies ken - probeer ons. Aldert 083 739 9865/Mike 078 371 5967.

SOLOMON'S WINDOW CLEANING Services for domestic, commercial, industrial & construction sites. For free quotation phone Solomon 082 747 3640. Serving Hermanus since 1996.

ALLERLEI

NEVILLE'S REFRIGERATION and appliance repairs. Fridges, freezers, stoves, tumble driers, 101 SERVICES. Handymicrowaves. Phone Neville man general. No job too small. Best rates. Pensio- 028-316 1690 or 078 401 ners discount. 15 Years ex- 3547. perience. Call Peter 073 157 2415. 1845

SKOONMAAKDIENSTE 1805

A MAKE-OVER Cleaning Service for a good spring clean. Houses, offices pre and post occupation and ironing. Friendly, professional service under full time supervision. MonSat. Call 076 115 7382.

1625

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FYNBOS GARDENS. Landscaping, irrigation and garden maintenance. 15 Mimosa Street, Industrial Area. Tel. 028-313 1763. www.fynbosgardens.com

1650

ELEKTRONIES & DIGITAAL

OPLEIDING & OPVOEDING

BOUWERK & KONSTRUKSIE

1801 GARAGE SALE. All must go Friday and Saturday 13/14 & 20/21 Dec 14h00 A1 BUILDERS. Alteratito 18h00 at 1 Moffat Str ons, extensions, new garaEastcliff. ges, painting (in and outside), paving, decking. Roofs. Waterproofing. Call 072 306 1798. MASJINERIE & TOERUSTING

CATERING EQUIPMENT: For sale or hire. Contact 082 263 6475 COMPUTER: EMERALD Desktop tower. Intel celeron processor. Intel mother board. 1Gb memory. 80Gb hard drive. Sony DVD writer. Keyboard and mouseonly R1150-00. Call 028 313 1343

APPLIANCE AT ALL Repairs at your home. Fridges & freezers, stoves, washing machines, tumble driers & microwaves. Call 071 755 3390.

TE HUUR

RUILHOEKIE COMPUTER SPECIALS. Pentium 4's from R1299,00. Refurbished with warranty. Call Dolf Uys 072 705 8577.

FLO-RITE IRRIGATION: for professional irrigation and automatic borehole interfacing systems. For a free consultation phone 028-313 0295.

I BUY ALL MODERN children & adult clothing, linen, shoes, kitchenware, curtains & fancy dress for parties. Call Carol 082 890 5749.

QUALITY CHICKEN MANURE for your lawn & garden. Delivered. R55.00 for 40 kg. Call Oliver 072 176 2657.

Science Pipe Body Board 38". Billabong foil wet suite (size 12). Bodyboard bag. Reef froggie fins. R1 300. Will not seperate. 028 312 1712

BUFFALO GRASS. Save water, plant indigenous grass. For the best prices, call Chris 082 568 2592.

SAFE TRANSFER of students & scholars from Gansbaai & Hermanus to Stellenbosch & Paarl. Contact us: info@agulhasecotours.com.

ELEKTRIES 1810

24 HOUR EMERGENCY call out Electrician. No power, no hot water? Installation maintenance & repairs: industrial, commercial & domestic. Graeme Lahoud 082 785 2017.

ELECTRICAL and household appliance repairs. Mech-Elect. Call 082 885 7480.

ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, painting, electrical, plumbing, tiling, building etc. Free quotations. Phone 082 864 2275. ALUMINIUM ANGLO WINDOWS/DOORS. Manufacture, supply, install direct. Replace wooden/steel frames. Average house completed in 1 day. It pays to get our quote. Michael Haman 072 288 4761/084 558 1902.


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Geklassifiseerd Classifieds

12 December, 2013

SOUTH COAST PLUMBING. Registered plumber. Service and installations. Quality guaranteed. Pensioner discounts. LPG gas installations & services. Certified installer. Oliver Voigt 072 176 2657/028-312 2796.

REFRIGERATION & SPARES. Mech-Elect. Call 082 885 7480.

REPAIRING & CLEANING of any kind of Persian carpets at Shakhcha Persian Carpets, Gateway Centre, Hermanus. Also wide variety of assorted Persian carpets for sale. Call 028-313 2072.

SOLARMAX. SABS approved solar hot water systems. Free site inspections & quotation. 17 Long Street, Hermanus. Tel. 028-312 1667.www. solarmax.co.za.

TRANSFERS/AIRPORT. Airport transfers & shuttle service to Cape Town. Proffessional Drivers and safe vehicles. Megan or Gary 083 702 3273.

PEST CONTROL -WALKER BAY. 19 Years experience in residential, industrial and commercial pest control. Specializing in beetle inspections and timber treatments. Registered with Dept. of Agriculture and SAPCA. Call our friendly staff on 028316 3010.

LOODGIETERS 1855

1 LOCAL PLUMBING. Maintenance, geysers, renovation, blockages, water proofing, emergency. PIRB Registered. Discount for pensioners. Call 072 756 9614/028 312 3874.

FURNITURE REMOVAL

• Personal Supervision • Closed trucks • Packing & Storage • Local & Long distance • Packing material available Tel: 028-316 3864 / 082 891 4451 Fax: 086 517 3398 jan.cloete@yahoo.com

24 HOUR SERVICE

SMUTS TRANSPORT

WALKER BAY PLUMBERS 082 414 9611

NEW GEYSER GEYSER ELEME NTS REPLACEME NTS

BLOCKED DRAINS Huw

Jones

HERMANUS - 3 Bedr. Holiday house, R3 600/ week. Call 021 919 2604.

VOERTUIE

TOEBEHORE & ONDERDELE & MODIFIKASIES 3001

ALL BIKE, GOLFCART, Car and truck batteries at discounted prices. Call Peter 072 155 5226.

STORAGE. Secure and dry units from R299 pm. HERMANUS TRANPORT. 1.2 Tons @ R6/km- Best prices. Transport available. Call De Wet 082 4.5 Tons @ R12/km- 7.5 Tons @R17/km - 13 Tons @ 439 9704. R20/km. Prices netgotiable. T&C's apply. Call 082 TRANSPORT OF FUR977 7062. Telefax 028 313 NITURE & goods. Herma1332. nus, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape. Long distance available. PDP driver. Call Johan 076 253 3745.

ROMMELVERWYDERING

3040

HELDERBERG TRAILER SALES. New & used Venter or Karet trailers. Spares & repair service. We buy trailers for cash. Call 021-853 5009. www. helderbergtrailer.co.za.

AANBOD: Ons betaal die beste kontantpryse vir motors/bakkies. Cash for your cars/bakkies. Call Ross Motors NJ 082 935 4828.

TE KOOP 2405

RESTAURANT FOR SALE: Established since 2001. Purchase price R350 000. Please contact 082 974 6995.

SAFE STORAGE GANSBAAI

BLOCKED DRAINS. High pressure pipe & drain cleaPAINTING, ROOF CLEAning services. Industrial, NING COATING. Free marine, commercial, domequotes. Michael Haman stic. Dyna Rod 082 569 028 316 1881 / 072 288 1769. Tel/fax 028-312 4761. 4323.

VERVOER & BERGING 1870

SAKEPERSELE

BUSINESS ADVICE BROKERS. Various businesses for sale. Please contact Evan Rautenbach at 082 974 6995 or email us at advice@bbrokers. co.za. Address: 181 Main Road, Hermanus. Website: www.bbrokers.co.za.

NEWLY RENOVATED 30 square m office/shop space to rent in Hermanus business district, 4 Royal Street. Own ablution facilities. Highly visible from main bypass road. Phone 076 092 7240.

3215

SHOP 72m2 in the Hemel & Aarde Village. Available now. Very reasonable rental in beautiful setting. R5500 pm. Phone Frandi for details: 083 480 9208.

DIENSTE 2420

MOTORS TE KOOP 3025

2002 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY TD5 GS, handrat. Goeie toestand met 180,000km. Prys R90 000 o.h.b. Skakel Johan 083 399 0571.

TERS. Quality guarenteed. 072 176 2657 / 028 312 2796

PLUMBING. Mech-Elect. Call 082 885 7480.

2003 AUDI A4 1.9 TDI. Good condition. Motor needs overhauling. R39 000 onco. Please call Marius 073 460 0405.

PLAAGBEHEER 1850

OVERBERG PEST CONTROL: Domestic and commercial treatments. Professional solutions to your pest problems. Beetle inspections and timber treatments. Registered with Dept. of Agriculture. Phone Frank 028-312 2225 or 082 563 9514.

EIENDOMME

TUIN DIENSTE TE KOOP Gansbaai area. Prys R100 000. Vir meer inligting kontak 082 961 1315

ROOFS INSIDE & OUT & woodwork. Best price and FRANCOIS DU TOIT supervision. Call Deon 084 CONSTRUCTION & 610 2815. PLUMBING. For all your plumbing requirements and bathroom makeovers call 083 308 0534. SOUTH COAST PAIN-

GUARANTEED PEST/WEED CONTROL. Personal treatment. Industrial/Residential. Weed treatment on lawns. Andries de Kock 082 567 7591.

BOTRIVIER. Plaashuis te huur op N2. 4 Slaapkamers. Eskom krag. R5500 p.m (elektrisiteit uitgesluit). Skakel 083 248 7773.

3075

1860

VERFWERK

3205

SLEEPWAENS

SAKE

WATER PUMPS. MechElect. Call 082 885 7480.

TE HUUR

TOYOTA CONQUEST 1997. Good condition and running. R22 000. Contact nr 076 631 5934

VOERTUIE GESOEK OM TE KOOP

WAL'S SHUTTLE and CAB SERVICE. Specialise in Airport transfers to and from Hermanus to Cape Town International Airport and Overberg area. We offer you a friendly, personal and punctual, service at affordable rates 24/7. Cell:082 268 3226 / W:028 316 4813.

1872

OWN NEW CARS from R699/month. Aimed at people who drive 15002000km+ a month. Earn R5 500 a month. Are not blacklisted. Visit: www. ownnewcars.co.za or sms A6435 to 35393. R3/sms. T & C apply.

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VAKANSIE & REIS

STRAATFRONT EENHEID te huur. Eenheid nr.1, Jarina Park, Gideon van Wyk Slot. 200 vierkante meter. Skakel 083 310 2319.

TEMPORARY RETAIL and showroom space available at the Ipic Shopping Centre Hermanus (Pick 'n Pay). Contact Barne Nieman on 021 903 3101 or 083 532 9713 for details.

WORKSHOP TO LET. Hermanus Industrial area. Call 082 416 1009.

AKKOMMODASIE 2635

DOVECOTE COTTAGE. New to market. Beautiful apartment, 5 mins walk from central of Hermanus, sleeps 2-4. Booking open for summer and festive season. Check website at www.dovecotehermanus. co.za or phone 028 312 2915 or e-mail: toms@hermanus.co.za.

WOONSTELLE TE HUUR 3250

NEED A NEW CAR? Let me assist you with your transport needs. Over a hundred vehicles to choose from. Call Conrad today on 071 925 5406 for more information.

FYNBOS PARK AFTREEOORD - Sonnige 1 Slaapkamer woonstel met stoepkamer en seesig, R3 000 pm (W + L ingesluit) beskikbaar 1 Feb 2014. Sel 082 523 8225.

NORTHCLIFF. Spacious en suite room with private entrance. R1900 pm+ deposit. Incl. water & 250 units electricity. Call 072 882 2744.


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Hermanus Times

Geklassifiseerd Classifieds

12 December, 2013

SELF CATERING. Fully furnished, walking distance to CBD, secured parking, no dogs. R3000 pm, incl. water & lights. Call 082 336 7734.

24 Year old lady with IT and computer science competency is looking for a computer related job. Contact Magumise at 071 957 6311.

TUINWOONSTELLE TE HUUR 3265

1 BEDROOM GARDEN cottage. Available immediately in Kwaaiwater. No pets. Phone after 18h00. Ingrid 082 775 8847.

SEEFF EXCLUSIVE MANDATE Near Sandbaai Sea! R995 000 - Lovely gem deserves buyers who will just love this home. Lesley 082 473 6942 FULLY EQUIPED GARE-mail: DEN apartment for December holidays. Secure lesley@seeff.com vehicle parking. To view and for further details. Contact 028 312 2341 or KANTORE 082 665 4271. 3290

HUISE TE KOOP 3275

EXCLUSIVE OPEN PLAN offices to let. Hemel & Aarde Village, ± 100 square metres. Phone 028-316 2696.

ERWE/STANDPLASE 3295

PLOT FOR SALE STANFORD, 487 Sq metres. Serviced with title deeds. Phone 073 500 2841.

SAFE HAVEN IN PROTEA PARK- R960 000Retire to this lovely spacious townhouse just listed!! Open plan, 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, auto garage and patio to north facing lush garden. Lesley 082 473 6942. E-mail: lesley@seeff.com.

MOTORHUISE/ BERGING 3260

GARAGE FOR RENT. R600 per month. Central Hermanus. Caron Reck 082 456 2016.

TRANSPORT

Tel: 028 316 2104 Sel: 082 570 0923

Wishing all our clients Joy and Peace at Christmas and throughout the New Year. Thanks for your loyal support

SANDBAAI. 3 Bedroom house close to sea. Onrus side. Well built & maintained. North facing. Lovely views. Established fynbos garden. 2 Bathrooms. Ideal holiday home. R1,350.000 Call 082 840 5230. E-mail: rhart260@aol.com.

EIENDOMME GESOEK OM TE HUUR 3305

ACTIVE MALE PENSIONER seeks furnished 1 bed accommodation Hermanus area. Preferably with garage. Non-smoker. Rent & occupation date neg. Call 083 731 0678.

BETREKKINGS 3600

BETREKKINGS GESOEK 3670

24 Year lady looking for domestic work in coffee shop or hotel work. Contact Jane 061 208 2837.

25 Year old Glory Mangani is looking for a job as a domestic woker or babysitter. Contact 084 875 9276 or 084 270 2128.

EXPERIENCED MALAWIAN lady is looking for full/part-time domestic work. Reference avail. Call 078 188 2504/074 523 6305.

REGSKENNISGEWINGS & TENDERS ALGEMENE KENNISGEWINGS 4010

Ek Jan Bastiaan Jansen verklaar hiermee dat ek geen verantwoordelikheid aanvaar vir enige skuld of kontrakte wat my vrou Zenobia Esme Jansen aan46 Year old Malawian gaan in haar persoonlike man is looking for a job as a gardener. 4 year's experi- MALAWIAN MAN is loo- hoedanigheid of in haar hoedanigheid as prinsipaal ence. Contact Normen 076 king for a job as a waivan die besigheid Walk Tall 130 0740. ter/housekeeper/shop Eiendomme waarvan ek n assistant or any other A MALAWIAN man is vernoot is nie. job.Ref avail. Call Wellinglooking for a job as a houton 079 076 1722. sekeeper/gardener/gueshouse attendant/painter. Work permist available. 3 PENSIONER with code 8 Years experience. Call Alex driver's licence immedia073 903 4493. Reference tely available for fulltime 082 409 1290. or part- time work as a driver. Call Jan 082 733 3794. A Malawian man is looLAERSKOOL king for a domestic or garOKKIE SMUTS PRE-SCHOOL MANAdening job. Have 4 years GER looking for seasonal experience. Contact PRIMARY work with Drivers licence. George at 074 824 7171 Vakature vir die opvoederspos het ontstaan Chanelle 076 162 7995 A VERY HONEST & rewaarvoor aansoeke ingewag word tot op liable lady looking for Woensdag , house work. Please call ALGEMEEN 17 Desember 2013, om 10:00. 061 140 5390. A YOUNG MALAWIAN man is looking for work. Good at painting, house keeping and gardening. You would not regret it. 073 572 3511 / 084 076 5378

FULL TIME. Brilliant with children. Cleans house and cooks. Kind, trustworthy, reliable. Begin 1/1/14. Abigail 071 973 3231. Ref: Chantal 073 232 8379.

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Adresseer aansoeke tesame met CV’s aan die VOORSITTER, BEHEERLIGGAAM abrie.hickman@adenco.co.za .Laerskool Okkie Smuts, Posbus 8, Stanford, 7210.

POS: BEHEERLIGGAAMPOS GRAAD 4 -7 DUBBEL MEDIUM Vergoeding R69300-00 p/j plus 13 de tjek (voorwaardes geld) Vanaf 01 Januarie 2014 tot 31 Desember 2014

A Zimbabwean couple looking for JOB GARDENING AND HOUSEMAID. Contact Mike 061 169 1865 and Indra 071 802 3862. A ZIMBABWEAN lady(33) seeking a job as a domestic worker for Wed and Saturday. Reference available. Call Mary 073 647 5194.

Kriteria 1. Moet oor erkende INTERSEN opleiding beskik. 2. Opleiding en ervaring in KABV. 3. Onderrigervaring in Afrikaans – Huistaal asook eerste Addisionele Taal is 'n vereiste 4. Innoverende onderwysmetodes. 5. Kennis van goeie klaskamerbestuurbeginsels 6. Rekenaarvaardig en die vermoë om die kurrikulum deur middel van die rekenaar en ander tegnologiese middele aan te bied. 7. Dinamiese persoon. 8. Positiewe werksetiek 9. Sterk organisatoriese vaardighede. 10. Hoë standaard kan handhaaf ten opsigte van kurrikulumontwikkeling met sterk interpersoonlike vaardighede. 11. Skoolfunksies(sport-/kultuur/fondsinsamelinggeleenthede) 12. Betrokkenheid by die afrigting van atletiek, rugby en netball. 13. Moet intervensieprogramme implementer. 14. Buigsaamheid om na-ure diens te verrig. 15. Moet bereid wees om leerders na sport- en kulturele aktiwiteite na skoolure in die skoolweek en Saterdae te vergesel. 16. Moet bereid wees om 'n bus na sport en kulturele aktiwiteite te bestuur. 17. Besit van 'n PDP kan in die kandidaat se guns tel. 18. Kandidate se aansoeke moet in ooreenstemming met bogenoemde kriteria wees.

A ZIMBABWEAN lady is seeking a job as a domestic worker or childminder. Reference avail. Call Patience 078 267 6408. ALLOW ME TO HELP you in your retail shop/business. Capable lady in her early sixties seeks part-time work. Anne 084 567 8099

OVERBERG

ROOFIX

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"no more leaks”

Wishing all our clients a blessed Christmas & a prosperous 2014! Call us on 028-316 1477 or 083 261 9978 oddjob@telkomsa.net

VACANCY BULLETIN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PERSONS WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT MUSEUM MANAGER: CALEDON MUSEUM, CALEDON Remuneration: R 170 799 – R 201 195 per annum (Salary level 7) Reference Number: CAS 62/2013 Applications must be submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. 116010

Closing date: 10 January 2014 @ 16:00


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Sport Sport

12 December, 2013

BRIDGE )Wednesday, 4 December N/S 1. Julie Cotton / Aletta Robertsson 63.16% 2. Nell Naude / Jackie Ascham 58.10% 2. Janice Ospovat / Peggy Nicholson 58.10% E/W 1. Juliana Dockel / Jaye Howse 62.73% 2. Pam Davis / Moira 57.41% 3. Elaine Bosman / Kathy Hartley 57.18% )Friday, 6 December 1. Jaye Howse / June Opperman 62.36% 2. Milly Ann Tanton / Anneke v.d. Vlugt 58.52% 3. Wina Loubser / Karen Verburg 54.67% )Saturday, 7 December 1. Heather Leemans / Jenny Veysey 68.23% 2. Jackie Ascham / Riekie Louw 58.33% 3. Peggy Nicholson / Janice Ospovat 56.25% )Monday, 9 December N/S 1. Nell Naude / Betty Nel 59.95% 1. Carren Emary / Riekie Louw 59.95 3. Anneke v.d. Vlugt / Val Valaers 54.63% E/W 1. Juliana Dockel / May Garvey Keenan 63.19% 2. Heather Leemans / Jenny Veysey 60.65% 3. Audrey Boynton / Elaine Bosman 53.70%

HET HOM: ’n Juk­ skei­opedag is Sater­ dag by die Herma­ nus Jukskeiklub in Sandbaai gehou met ’n paar toernooie deur die dag. Hier speel Sakkie du Toit vir sy span, Groenberg A. FOTO’S: JANINE VAN DER RIET

Oud en jonk het groot pret gehad. Renae van der Merwe van l’Agulhas­span stap na­ der om te kyk waar hy lê.

Urgent Auction: 21 December @ 12h00- 133 Main Rd, De Kelders

WHALERS ATHLETIC CLUB - TIME TRIAL )5 December 3km Runners: 1 Frank Gillion 11.12; 2 Daniel Maree 12.30 PB; 3 David Cupido 13.42; 4 David Steere 14.51; 5 Jonathan Austin 15.00; 6 Leo Benning 20.22; 7 Hennie Myburgh 20.35 3km Walkers: 1 Melany Vaughan 21.53; 2 Arlene Ehrenberg 24.05; 3 Margie Wessels 24.05 PB; 4 Willie Loedolff 24.40 5km Runners: 1 Charles Malan 21.31; 2 Josef du Preez 23.45; 3 Mikki Milne 23.53; 4 Christine Hibberd 25.03; 5 Carina Van der Merwe 25.21; 6 Les Hanna 25.21; 7 David Austin 26.59 PB; 8 Lisle Geldenhuys 27.07 8km Runners: 1 Peter Rudhuka 29.36 PB; 2 Kate Mapham 30.58 PB; 3 Mark Kavanagh 31.42; 4 Kevin Middleton 33.40; 5 Justin Swartz 36.55; 6 Loudi Vorster 41.52

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• Prime property with beautiful sea views, brilliant investment, walking distance to beach • 5x flats and 3 offices • Rental Income- R 25 600 • Erf nr 825 measuring 790 m² Terms: 10% commission payable immediately / 3 day confirmation period, FICA requirements Viewing 1 hour prior

JONG MUSIKANTE PRESTEER: Hierdie jong musiekstudente het hul praktiese sowel as teoretiese eksamens deur UNISA met lof geslaag – Dayna Stofberg (graad 4 blokfluit en graad 2 teorie), Chané Mehnert (graad 5 blokfluit en graad 4 teorie) en Caitlin Stof­ berg (graad 2 blokfluit en graad 1 teorie). Dayna het 98% in teorie behaal en is op UNISA se ererol vir uitblinkers geplaas. Hulle ontvang onderrig van Jeannette Strydom van Sandbaai. FOTO: VERSKAF

VEILING DAGBOEK • 21 Des

@ 14:00 Clyde Straat 2, Perlemoenbaai - pragtige 3slaapkamer kliphuis met see-uitsig • 23 Des @ 12:00 Kilarney Straat 47, De Kelders - 4-slaapkamers, siersteen, dubbel verdieping met asemrowende uitsigte @ 14:00 Germishuys Straat, Gabssi - 3-slaapkamer huis met woonstel • 28 Des @ 14:00 Pier Point, Knysna - 39 hektaar ontwikkelaars droom met uitsig oor Knysna lagoon, 'n moet om te sien • 24 Jan 2014 2 x eiendom in Durban

Alle veilings sal op die perseel plaasvind, 3 dae bevestigings periode, FICA vereistes, 10% kommissie onmiddellik betaalbaar Besoek www.stormingbullauctioneers.co.za vir meer inligting Kontak Carl Snyman 084 366 3473

BUSINESSES / COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES FOR SALE Do you want to buy or sell?

USE SEEFF'S EXPERTS

Contact Elmar van Tonder for expert and professional help and advice. List your business or property with Seeff. Elmar van Tonder (B.Proc, N.Dip Real Estate – Property Valuation) 081 534 5604 elmar.van@seeff.com

GUTHRIE & THERON

NORTHCLIFF

R1 395 000

UITSTEKENDE KOOP!! Netjiese opgradeerde 3 slpk huis met pragkombuis, ruim dbl leefarea, waskamer, onderdakstoep met braai, groot tuin met bespoeiing, 1 mh, buitekamer met toilet wat maklik in 'n kantoor of woonstel omskep kan word. Marietta 082 569 6967

Web: 638 850

SANDBAAI

R2 399 000

UITERS NETJIES EN RUIM. 4 Slaap-kamer, 3 badkamer woning. Boonste vlak woonkamer, eetkamer en familiekamer met uitsig op branders! Gesellig braaikamer ook met see uitsig. 4de Slaapkamerkamer privaat en ideaal vir gastekamer of woonstel. Baie ekstras en alles wat u nodig het!

Lynette 082 578 5900

Web: 643 738

SANDBAAI

R839 000

BRAND NEW IN SECURITY COMPLEX situated close to Onrus and walking distance to the new Curro Private School. The lounge / dining / kitchen is open plan. An outside braai just outside the lounge with sliding doors. The kitchen has granite tops and outlets for a dishwasher. From the single, automated garage is direct access to the lounge. Laundry facilities and cupboards in the garage. 2 Bedrooms (main en-suite). All bedrooms are carpeted and with built-in cupboards. 2 Bathrooms.

Elna 082 379 6897

Web: 561 952

EIENDOMME • PROPERTIES Website: www.gtproperty.co.za

FERNKLOOF ESTATE

R4 300 000

BEST BUY ON THE ESTATE. Spacious living areas with lounge , dining room + kitchen, family room. 3 en-suite bedrooms, study & double garage. Stunning garden. Joint Sole Mandate.

Heather 083 285 2777

Web: ??? ???

VERMONT

R2 350 000

SEA AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS FOR A PRIVILEGED BUYER. 2 bedr (with a loft for a 3rd bedr) 2 bathr, open plan living/dining and kitchen area, built-in undercover braai, solar and gas geysers, 2 garages. Price reduced

Marthie 083 776 6812

Web: 607 793

HERMANUS HEIGHTS

R7 900 000

BERG AS BUURMAN MET PANORAMIESE SEESIG Luukse woning (560m²) geleë op 1534m² erf. HOOFHUIS: 4 slpk, 3 badk, studeerk, 3 leefareas, komb,opwask, wask, speelk, gastetoilet, 2 motorh, balkonne en onderdak braaiarea. WOONSTEL: 2 slaapk, 1 badk, siten eetk, komb, 1 motorh, en groot balkon met braaiarea. EKSTRAS: Kwartiere vir huishulp,ondervloerse verhitting, alarm, boorgat, sprinkelbesproeiïng, solar verhitte swemb + dek met 360° uitsig. PRIMA EIENDOM teen die REGTE PRYS!

Hannelie 082 557 9358

Web: 639 544


9 771608 589068

It’s Touchies season again The All Gold Hot Summer of Touch is back for its 12th year on the beaches, when the country’s top eight beach teams will battle it out for the title King of the Beaches. With close to 400 teams taking part in 2012, this year’s touch rugby series is expected to be even bigger, with entertainment and laughs provided by celebrity MC Deon Bing, and giveaways galore from the event sponsors All Gold, Wellington and Cola, We Chat, Glider Sunglasses and Powerade. Teams consist of a maximum of eight players and the entry fee is R250 per team for the Pro and Open sections. Registration takes place on the day of each event between 07:45 and 09:15. Note that certain venues will be limited to one field (where a maximum of 32 teams will be accommodated in these circum-

stances), which means that entries are strictly first come, first served. There will also be a Miss Touchies and Mr Six Pack competitions. )The series dates and venues are as follows: 14 December - Strand 16 December - Onrus beach 21 December - Camps Bay 23 December - Struisbaai 26 December - Stilbaai 28 December - Diaz beach (Mossel Bay) 31 December - Hartenbos )Entries can be done in any of the following ways: • Online at http://beachtour.touchrugby.co.za – click on enter event/series. • Download entry form – visit http:// beachtour.touchrugby.co.za and click on enter event/series – Download entry form • By calling the Touch Rugby office on 021 439 2970.

TOUGH COOKIE: Andrea Hill (second from left) from Thai Combat Gym in Hermanus won her debut Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight on Saturday at the Sunningdale Sports Complex in Tableview. She is the first female MMA winner in the Cape Fight League. Andrea’s opponent was Amy Carter from Panther Fight Gym in Cape Town. According to Yvette Ingles, Andrea’s trainer, she won the fight just seconds before the end of the third round with a technical knockout. “The referee stopped the fight because her oppo­ nent had received too many blows to the head,” says Yvette. With Andrea are Sheena Haines (Thai Combat Johannesburg), Yvette Ingles (Thai Combat Hermanus) and Lloyd Kemertgoglou (Thai Combat Johannesburg).

INDOOR HOCKEY:

Boomslang strangles Maroon Machine LUDWIG SCHUTZ

This is what Onrus beach looked like during last year’s Touchies tournament. Due to the recent flooding, the lagoon mouth is now much wider than last year.

•Wall To Wall Carpeting •Solid Bamboo Flooring •Laminated Flooring •Underfloor Heating •Vinyl Flooring •Natural Flooring •Blinds

Johan le Roux Cell: 082 367 5170 Tel: 028 312 1543 • www.coast-line.co.za • johan@coast-line.co.za Hermanus Business Park, Whale Park, Unit 1, 4 Adam Street, Hermanus

FURNISHERS

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Samsung Top Loader 9kg White

R2 399

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Brad Stevenson (right), owner of Zero Gravi­ ty Gaming (main sponsor), handed over the first prize to Team Boomslang who defeated Maroon Machine.

Russel Hobbs Kettle Cream

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R350

3 R3

R3 199

TOURNAMENT: A weekend full of indoor hockey excitement was held by Zero Gravity during last weekend at the Hermanus High School Gymnasium. All the games consisted of two 13 minute halves with a 4 minute half­time. Here in action are Parow North against Cain Train (in orange shirts) on Sat­ urday. PHOTO: JANINE VAN DER RIET

HERMANUS: 1 Kort Street, Industria Tel: 028 313 0721 www.sjherholdt.co.za

Bosch Dishwasher Defy Washing 5 prog White machine 6kg White

R4 999

The Zero Gravity Hermanus Indoor Tournament was a hugely successful, colourful affair, with 14 different teams slugging it out last weekend. The tournament saw the return of the defending champions, Boomslang, all the way from Mutual Hockey Club, who were victorious over newcomers Maroon Machine, sporting Matieland tops. The final score was 4-1 to Boomslang. Third place went to a local team, Noord Parow Roffies, who had a good run into the semis before being swept off the field by Boomslang yet again; the two teams met before in the 2012 final. Taking a not-so-distant fourth spot, was Usual Suspects, playing in pink as the Bulls rugby team did recently. Another visiting side, Minions, was an allfemale ensemble in canary yellow and looking just as cute yet unpredictable as their namesakes from the animation hit, Despicable Me. They won over everyone with their song and dance. On Sunday afternoon prizes were handed out to winners, runners up, and up-and-comers, to name but a few categories. We thank the following local businesses for their massive contribution to this ever-growing tournament: Checkers Hermanus, Café on Main, Hermanus Screenprinters, Procom, Spur, Vee’s Videos, Hermanus Hardware, De Lau Wellness Centre and Hermanus High School. Thanks to all the locals too, who came out to enjoy the weekend of hockey with us.

32” Samsung HDR LED

Defy C385 Fridge Metalic

Russell Hobbs Toaster

R3 899

R4 815

R375

Double B/Set R3 499 Queen B/Set R3 999

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Hermanus times 12 12 2013  

Hermanus times 12 12 2013

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