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Sharks on a feeding frenzy SHARKS IN THE BAY! Spectacular. This is the only word well­known photogra­ pher Dave de Beer could get out after he captured a shark leaping out of the water on Tuesday afternoon. He says more than 100 bronze whaler sharks (bronzies) were having a feeding frenzy between the New Harbour and Old Har­ bour. The sharks were between 100 and 150 metres from shore and went crazy in the water, jumping out like dolphins. This photo was taken off Gearing’s Point. Apparently the bay is full of bait fish which the sharks were feeding on. “In 10 years of photographing whales, sharks and nature, this is only the sec­ ond time I have seen this,” De Beer said. PHOTO: DAVE DE BEER

OVERSTRAND BUDGET: OPEN FOR INSPECTION FROM 27 MARCH TO 30 APRIL

Council tables draft budget HEDDA MITTNER

If the proposed tariff increases of the Overstrand Municipality’s draft budget for the 2014-2015 financial year are anything to go by, residents of the Overstrand are going to have to tighten their belts even further. The draft budget report was tabled during a council meeting on Thursday 20 March and will be considered for approval and adoption during the 28 May council meeting. Until then it is open for inspection and comment by the community and other stakeholders from 27 March until 30 April. The proposed tariffs for the new financial year, to be implemented on 1 July 2014, include: . Property rates – an increase of 15% on commercial land with im-

provements, residential land with improvements and farming/agricultural land. There will be no increase in rates on undeveloped erven, municipal properties or approved improvement districts. . Water supply – an increase of 6% in all six blocks of the stepped tariff for household consumption, from the lowest (0-6 kF) to the highest (above 60 kF). The 6 kF water per 30-day period is now only granted free of charge to registered indigents. . Electricity – an increase of 6% in the basic monthly charge per meter, plus an 8,20% increase in all three blocks of the stepped tariff. This increase applies to both credit meters and pre-paid meters for domestic households. Registered indigents will again be granted 50 kW per 30-day period free of charge. . Sanitation – an increase of 6,32%

ceed available funding; hence difficult choices have to be made in relation to tariff increases and balancing expenditures against realistically anticipated revenues.” The mayoral committee introduced cost-saving measures relating to: grants-in-aid to organisations; events and tourism; ward project allocations; and baboon monitors. The Consolidated Overview of the report shows that total revenue has grown by 5,69% for the 2014-’15 financial year when compared to the 2013-’14 Adjustments Budget. “Revenue generated from rates and service charges forms a significant percentage of the revenue basket for the municipality,” the report reads. “In the 2013/2014 financial year, revenue from rates and service charges totalled R624 million, which will increase to R678 million

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for consumption and 6,02% for basic charges. Free sanitation (4,2 kF of 6 kF water) will be applicable to registered indigents. . Waste removal – an increase of 6% for refuse removal once a week from all registered residential erven or units. According to the draft budget report, the Overstrand Municipality needs to generate the required revenue to continue improving the quality of services to its citizens. “In these tough economic times strong revenue management is fundamental to the financial sustainability of the municipality,” reads the report. “The reality is that we are faced with an increasing population (7th highest growth nationally as per the 2011 census), development backlogs and poverty. The expenditure required to address these challenges will inevitably always ex-

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Hermanus Times

Nuus News

27 March, 2014

Gruesome accident scene on road to Kleinmond JANINE VAN DER RIET An accident on the R43 on the “Honeymoon Bridge” between Hermanus and Kleinmond left one person dead and three injured on Tuesday late afternoon. According to lieutenant Fadila September, spokesperson for the Hermanus Police, the driver of a car on his way to Hermanus apparently lost control of the vehicle on the bridge, drove into the barrier next to the road and collided with a truck with a trailer, travelling towards Kleinmond. The person in the car was killed on impact and the three people in the truck were injured and taken by EMR ambulance service to Mediclinic Hermanus. The name of the deceased cannot be made public until his family has been notified and the body has been identified. The 34-year-old deceased is from Hermanus.

One man died and three men were in­ jured in an accident on the R43 between Hermanus and Kleinmond on 25 March.

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PARALLEL ROAD DECLARED OPEN: The Parallel Road was opened on Wednesday 19 March by Mayor Nicolette Botha­Guthrie in front of the Mount Pleasant swimming pool. The vision for this road is for motorists to be able to travel between Hawston and Hermanus without getting onto the provincial road in order to relieve the congestion and pressure on the R43 and to be the future public transport route. The road will also provide safe traffic operations, pedestrian walkways, cycle lanes and raised intersections for speed control and safe access from side roads. This project has only finished its first phase and will cost more than R100 million and will take between seven to 10 years to implement. At the opening function were (from left) Peter Starke, Stephen Muller (OM director: Infrastructure and Plan­ ning), Cllr Abraham Prins, Cllr Michelle Sapepa, Mayor Nicolette Botha­Guthrie, Cllr Ben Solomon, Deputy Mayor Alderman Pieter Scholtz, Alex Versteld (Ssenior manager: Engineer­ ing Services), Dennis Hendriks, Paul Lainguth and Leon Eksteen (MIG).

PHOTO: JAN­HENDRIK COETZER

LAERSKOOL HERMANUS KARNAVAL SAMEL REUSEBEDRAG IN: Lede van die OOV oorhandig hier ’n tjek van R210 000 tydens die saalbyeenkoms aan Laerskool Her­ manus wat gedurende die jaarlikse karnaval Vrydag 7 Maart ingesamel is. Dit was die 16de jaar wat hierdie geldinsameling gehou is. Die skoolhoof, Barry Cilliers, het die OOV, alle klasverteenwoordigers, ouers wat almal betrokke was asook die bor­ ge bedank dat almal weereens gewys het dat deur saam te werk, jy ’n reuseverskil kan maak en sodoende aan kinders die beste moontlike onderrig kan gee. Die OOV hier van links is Gwen Nepgen, Hannalè Herholdt, Colette Breedt, Cristina Neale, Le­ atitia van Niekerk, Barry Cilliers (skoolhoof), Minètte Snyman en Louise Woensdregt.

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Hermanus Times

Nuus News

27 March, 2014

Blind man’s first swim in the sea A blind man’s dream of swimming in the sea came true on Saturday 22 March and it’s a day he will never forget. Johan Booysen (71) is a resident of Huis Brevis, which is a retirement centre in Worcester at the Institute for the Blind. On Saturday Johan visited Grotto beach and was able to experience the thrill of the breaking waves, thanks to some help from Sea and Sand. Estelle Louw, the matron at Huis Brevis, asked the Hermanus police if there was someone in Hermanus who could assist her with Johan’s wish, as he would need to be taken into the sea under supervision. They put her in contact with Sea and Sand and Sparks Esterhuysen and his lifeguards were on hand to welcome Johan, his wife Nicci and Estelle to Grotto beach on Saturday. Sparks used a short rope, which Johan held onto and off they went into the breakers. Estelle says: “Johan was so excited about his swim in the sea and can’t stop talking about it. He loved feeling the water against his body and he thoroughly enjoyed the waves.” Sparks (72) says: “If we get some money we should do this once or twice a year for all the

blind people. We must reach out to people and also realise just how blessed we are.” Johan never had the opportunity to swim in the sea until now, because nobody ever took him deep enough to swim. He is very grateful and can’t stop thanking everyone who help this dream of his come true. After the swim, Estelle took Johan and Nicci for lunch at Wimpy in Hermanus. Johan told her: “My body and soul feel alive.”

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Sparks Esterhuysen (right) met Johan Booysen (left) at Grotto beach and made his dream of swimming in the sea come true.

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Man caught with gun safe JANINE VAN DER RIET

Sgt Conrad Motlhatswi, Const Nomawabo Sauti, Wo Karel de Does, Wo Mtobile Ko­ ti and Sgt Fundile Mavatha.

A man was caught red handed with stolen goods on Wednesday at 04:00 in Zwelihle. Warrant Officer Mtobile Koti and Sgt Fundile Mavatha were on duty and were patrolling in Lusiba Street in Zwelihle when they noticed a man trying to hide something. According to Lieutenant Fadila September, spokesperson for the Hermanus Police, the members stopped and confronted the man as he was acting suspiciously. They found a gun safe in his possession. On further investigation, the members discovered that the safe had been stolen from a house in Zwelihle, which belongs to a security officer. The suspect broke into the house and removed the safe. A case of house breaking was opened. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested.

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House robbery in Onrus JANINE VAN DER RIET Goods to the value of R76 500 were stolen from a house in Onrus on 22 March at midnight. The occupants were in the house when the housebreaking occurred. According to Lieutenant Fadila September, everything in the house was locked and closed except for one window. “The woman was woken up by a noise in the bedroom and saw two men. She shouted loudly, but

one suspect pulled her down to the floor and instructed her to keep quiet,” said September. The suspects took cameras, laptops and jewellery and fled the scene. A 23 and 28-year-old man were arrested after Hermanus police and detectives followed up on leads and the men appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate’s Court. A case of house robbery has been opened for further investigation. No one was injured in the incident.

Lovers quarrel ends in murder in Police were called to attend to a murder scene in Phola Street in Zwelilhe in the early hours of Sunday morning. When police arrived at the scene they found that a man had been killed. According to statements, the deceased and his girlfriend

were fighting and he stabbed her. She then tried to protect herself from the assault and stabbed him. He sustained multiple wounds. The 29-year old suspect was arrested and appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate’s Court.

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4 Hermanus Times Policeman caught with abalone worth R1,3 million

Nuus News

27 March, 2014

JANINE VAN DER RIET Cases of abalone poaching have increased in the Overstrand area in the past few weeks and four people have been arrested in three different incidents since 12 March.

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Ian Cameron, head of community safety of AfriForum, says the increase is directly linked to organised crime. Colonel Nomana Adonis, station commander of the Hermanus Police says abalone poaching is an ongoing crime and has never stopped. “The increase in confiscations can be attrib-

uted to both better intelligence and better cooperation between the police, the community and Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF). Several operations were conducted after information was received from the community, which yielded good successes,” Adonis said. On 19 March, in two separate incidents, a policeman and his wife were arrested, as well as a 30-year-old man from Hawston. The policeman and his wife were arrested with R1,3 million worth of abalone in their possession. At about 16:00 Hermanus Police in conjunction with the department received information of abalone stored at a house in Protea

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Street in Fisherhaven, near Hermanus. On arrival members entered the premises and found 13 bags containing 1 819 units of abalone in a wendy house. On further investigation they also found seven crayfish, seven crayfish tails and two units of abalone in the main house. A boat and vehicle were also confiscated and handed in as exhibits. The 48-year-old man, a police officer stationed at the Sea Border Unit in Simon’s Town, and his 40-year-old wife were arrested and detained at the Hermanus Police Station. The confiscated abalone was handed over to the DAFF. The couple appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate’s Court for the illegal possession of abalone and crayfish. The 30-year-old man from Hawston was caught in Kleinvlei, Cape Town on the same day. Police officers from the Western Cape K9 Dog Unit and Flying Squad were on vehicle patrol duties near Stratford Avenue in Eersterivier at around 13:35 when they noticed a red VW Polo parked on the side of the road. The driver of the vehicle then sped off and a chase ensued. The police eventually managed to stop the vehicle at a house in Fern Road, in Rustdal where the suspect jumped out of the vehicle and tried to flee, but was quickly caught. When the police searched the vehicle they found 37 plastic bags of abalone containing 2 965 units worth about R1,4 million stashed inside the Polo. The man, from Chester Road in Hawston, was arrested and the VW Polo impounded. He was charged with possession of abalone, reckless and negligent driving and failing to comply with police instructions. A week prior to these arrests, on 12 March, a 26-year-old woman from Hawston was also arrested on abalone related charges. At around 11:45, on 12 March, police received information of abalone being stored at

a house in Hermanus. Hermanus Police in conjunction with DAFF and the police’s provincial tactical response team, executed an operation at the address and confiscated 4 980 units of abalone that was being stored in an outside room. The woman was arrested and appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate’s court. All three cases are being investigated by the authorities. Cameron says AfriForum has lodged a complaint regarding the poor service they have been receiving from the provincial commissioner, Lieutenant-General Arnold Lamoer. AfriForum has allegedly sent several letters and emails in an official capacity to ask for the plan of action for the full reinstatement and recovery of the K9-Unit that was burnt down in Hawston in November 2012. “Thus far Lamoer and the Department of Public Works have not come to the party to rapidly assist with the dog unit’s re-implementation.” AfriForum also asked for new specialised police units in the Overstrand area to combat abalone poaching and the thriving drug trade. “There is no cooperation from the commissioner. We have been trying for more than two months to start a discussion or at least direct email communication with him, yet it seems he is not interested,” Cameron said. According to Lieutenant Colonel André Traut, a provincial police spokesperson, Lamoer has received the mentioned correspondence from AfriForum and has acknowledged receipt thereof. “The matter is regarded as a priority and is receiving the personal attention of the provincial commissioner. Police buildings and accommodation are the responsibility of the Department of Public Works and this matter is dealt with by the latter. The K9 Unit is in full operation and the accommodation issue has not affected policing or service delivery of the unit,” Traut said.


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Nuus News

27 March, 2014

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Infrastructure high priority in budget CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1. Operational budget The total operating expenditure for the 2014-’15 financial year has been appropriated at R869 million which translates into a budgeted deficit of R83,7 million. When compared to the 2013-’14 Adjustments Budget, operating expenditure has grown by 4,95%. Operational repairs and maintenance was identified as a strategic imperative owing to the ageing of the municipality’s infrastructure. For the 2014-’15 financial year, 8,4% or R162 million of the total budget will be spent on repairs and maintenance, of which R137 million is for infrastructure, including roads, water and electricity. The budget allocation for municipal employee related costs totals R280,7 million which equals 32,2% of the total operating expenditure and falls within the NT norm of 25-40%. Salary increases for councillors have been factored into the budget at an increase of 6,7% for councillors, at 7,1% for senior managers and 11,3% for other municipal staff. The total cost of councillors and executives amounts to R17,93 million. According to the report vacancies have been significantly rationalised downwards

and a R7,75 million contingency for vacancies not to be filled, has been provided. This could however have a negative impact on service delivery. Capital budget The capital budget of R93 million for 2014-’15 is 26,5% less when compared to the 2013-’14 Adjustments Budget. According to the report, the reduction is due to the available resources to fund the capital budget. The capital programme decreases to R86 million and R81 million in the next two financial years, notwithstanding that an estimated R100 million is required annually to sustain capital infrastructure. An amount of R59,7 million has been appropriated to develop new infrastructure in 2014-’15, which represents 64% of the total capital budget of R93 million. Electricity infrastructure receives the highest allocation of R17 million, followed by water (14,8%) and waste water (14,3%). Some of the salient projects to be undertaken over the medium term includes, among others, the replacement of Overstrand water pipes (R13,8 M), the new waste cell at Karwyderskraal (R10,2 M), the Swartdamweg site development (R6,77 M), the upgrade and rehabilitation of roads in Zwelihle (R4,65 M) and the upgrade of the

No more baboon monitoring JANINE VAN DER RIET Baboon monitoring might not continue in the Overstrand area after 1 July 2014, due to budget constraints. Mayor Nicolette Botha-Guthrie said in her speech during the 2014/2015 draft budget meeting, the baboon monitor system, as an unfunded mandate, will be abolished as from 1 July 2014, leaving the Overstrand Municipality with a saving of R1 356 400 on the original budgeted amount. Some Voëlklip residents are very upset about this decision. James Thom from Voëlklip says he has had baboons in his kitchen twice last week and chased them off his property and roof four times in the past week. “What will the municipality’s reaction be when someone is badly injured, or worse, killed by them? I have witnessed their aggression.”

Another Voëlklip resident says the municipality has failed to complete the Voëlklip electric fencing. “There are now baboons in our selected concentrated area. Will the municipality now assist us with our roof repairs, telephone line breakages and the general destruction of trees that they leave in their paths? Maybe the fire monitors can add ‘baboon watch’ to their long list of duties.” Stephen Müller, director infrastructure and planning of the OM says in their current draft budget for 2014/2015 there are no provisions made for the baboon monitoring system. It will be recommended to council during the 2014/2015 budget meeting in May that the programme be discarded. “According to the constitution, animal control and environment duties are the responsibility of national and provincial government,” he said.

Minister signs new building industry wage rates into law The Minister of Labour has extended the BIBC (Building Industry Bargaining Council - Cape of Good Hope) collective agreement to all employers in the building industry within its area of jurisdiction. According to the statement released by the BIBC, the collective agreement prescribes the latest wage categories and conditions of employment in the building industry in the Western Cape including the Overstrand Municipality. The collective agreement also introduced a new labour category (Labourer L2) to alleviate the previous large gap between a labourer and a general worker. Previously a labourer was upgraded to a general worker after working in the industry for a year. The new collec-

tive agreement makes provision for an entry level worker to be upgraded to a Labourer 2 category after 6 months in the Industry at a rate half-way between an entry level employee (Labourer L1) and a general worker. The statement further reads that building and related contractors (including painters, water proofers, flooring companies, plumbers, joiners, etc.) within the Overstrand Municipality are in breach of the law if they do not comply with the latest BIBC Employment Conditions. Copies of the collective agreement are on www.bibc.co.za (click on collective agreement and then on ‘latest’. Alternatively contact the Overstrand Office at 21A Mimosa Street, Hermanus on 021 950 7400.

Kidbrooke pipeline (R2,9 M). A substantial portion of the budget (54%) will be funded from borrowing over the MTREF with anticipated borrowings of R130 million. The balance will be funded from internally generated funds, a finance lease of R6,7 million and capital grants. The report points out that the municipality has reached its prudential borrowing limits and as a result there is little scope to substantially increase these borrowing levels over the medium term. The repayment of capital and interest (debt services costs) has increased over the past five years as a result of the implementation of an aggressive capital infrastructure programme. The repayment of capital and interest is still within acceptable norms and consequently the capital budget remains relatively flat over the medium term. ) Copies of the draft budget report can be viewed at all public libraries within the municipality, at the offices of all the area managers and on the municipality’s website www.overstrand.gov.za. Within the public participation process, special meetings will be held during April in each ward so that ward committee members and residents can ask questions and give their input on the draft budget.

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Hermanus Times

Nuus News

27 March, 2014

Fees van Hoop gee hoop – en baie trane Die Fees van Hoop geldinsamelingsfunksie gehou op die Sir Robert Stanford-landgoed op Menseregtedag het vir menige traan-oomblikke gesorg onder die sowat 300 vroue wat dié oggend bygewoon het. Lagtrane, oor die sêgoed wat pretprater Elsabé Aldrich kwytgeraak het, en hartseertrane toe Petri Nel vertel het van die moeilike tyd in haar lewe wat haar gelei het tot haar nuwe beroep, om Regtig Awesome-klere te maak. ’n Groepie jong ma’s van Hermanus het verlede jaar kragte saamgesnoer en Projek Hoop gestig, met die fokus om geslagsgeweld in die gemeenskap aan te spreek. Een geleentheid wat uit Projek Hoop voortgespruit het was Fees van Hoop, ’n goed-voel vroue-oggend. Dié geldinsamelingsfunksie sal een keer per jaar aangebied word, maar die groep beplan om meer Hoop vir ’n Vrouehart-byeenkomste te hou, soortgelyk aan die een by die Moffatsaal in Mount Pleasant, waar daar gefokus is op die berading van slag-

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Die statistieke oor kinder- en vrouemishandeling, waar woorde, vuiste of seks gebruik word, is oorweldigend. Volgens die Mediese navorsingsraad word slegs 1 uit 25 verkragtings gerapporteer: – Kaapstad: 144 verkragtings per dag gerapporteer. – Hermanus Polisie: 63 verkragtings is verlede jaar gerapporteer. Harde werklikheid – waarskynlik nader aan 500. – Hermanus: Elke 2de week word ’n kindermolestering aangemeld. Harde werklikheid – waarskynlik vind een elke tweede dag plaas. – Suid-Afrika: Elke ses uur word ’n vrou deur haar kêrel of man vermoor. Met die geld wat ingesamel is (kaartjies is teen R150 verkoop) wil die groep die traumakamer by die Hermanus-polisiekantoor opknap, en terapie, regshulp en algemene bystand aan slagoffers bied. Om betrokke te raak, bel koördineerder Anneline Hugo by 072 244 0233, besoek hul blog by feesvanhoop.wordpress.com of facebook-blad www.facebook.com/ProjekHoop.

Creation Wines se sken­ king van R5 000 word deur Dieter Odendal aan Anneline Hugo oorhan­ dig. Elsabé Aldrich het gesorg vir skaterlagoomblikke met haar inspirerende praatjie en kwinkslae. Soos dat baie mans juk­ skei speel in hul lewe – “eers juk hulle en dan skei hulle”. En een oor selluliet – “it’s a braille path to heaven”.

FOTO’S: CILENE BEKKER

Voor van links sit Lezan van den Berg, Yolande Pieterse, Madré Malan en Suzanne Macdonald. Agter hulle staan Maai­ ke Kemp, Estelle van Niekerk, Marhette van Huysteen, Ivy­Lizette Nel, Anneline Hugo, Sandra Hanekom en Annerie Nel.

Elanie Kriel en Diddi Johnson. Hulle was betrokke by onderskeidelik die verskaffing van al die blombottels, programme, naamkaartjies en die blomme.

Sophia Potgieter (HT­voorbladnooi in 2006 toe sy as seksieste ouma gekroon is in ’n tydkskrifkompetisie), Annemarie de Lange en Betsie Oelofsen.


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Local artist Jaco Sieberhagen is one of the auction artists at the Overstrand Hospice’s Opportunity Art 3 event on 29 March. He has donated this laser cut mild steel and paint sculpture titled “Remember me”.

Swallows pitch in to support fundraiser Opportunity Art 3, billed as the art event of the year, is poised to fly with more than 450 works of affordable art and 25 investment pieces for sale thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, many of them swallows from overseas, and generous artists. Opportunity Art 3, in aid of Overstrand Hospice, will be held on 29 March in the Hermanus Auditorium, where the work, collected over the last three months, will be on auction. Sharon Small-Smillie, vice-chairperson of Overstrand Hospice, says they are especially grateful to the swallows of Hermanus for their support. “Among them are Sheila OwenSmith, a swallow who has returned to play an active part in the community for many years, including duties in the Hospice Shop. Sheila has tirelessly hounded artists from all over the Overberg for art since the initial event in 2011, marking around 1 100 paintings to date.” On auction day guests will be met with a glass of wine kindly donated by swallows Simon and Holly Bellingham Turner, owners of Sumaridge Wine Estate in the Hemel-enAarde Valley. Simon and Holly have also donated a 5F bottle of Sumaridge 2008 Merlot signed by winemaker Gavin Patterson, which will be on auction. Tina Blick, who has spent 19 years flying into Hermanus from London, supports a charity in Hermanus every year and this year the Overstrand Hospice is her charity of choice. “Tina has personally catered for the Queen of England and other members of the British Royal family and will be presenting the welcoming snacks and canapés for the auction guests,” says Small-Smillie. “Jo Carruthers, a first time Argus Cycle Tour entrant, raised R2 000 in a wager with a fellow swallow in aid of Overstrand Hospice and will be sponsoring T-shirts for the floor workers on the night.” With this united force behind the event, it is bound to be a huge success and one not to be missed. The event will start at 15:30, starting with the art sale, and the auction commences at 19:00 with welcoming drinks and delectable eats served from 18:00. Tickets at R50 are available at the venue (Overstrand Auditorium) or from the Overstrand Hospice offices in Hope Street. Contact 028 312 4679.

Male circumcision ­ facts and figures Medical male circumcisions (MMC) are done at Hermanus Hospital every Wednesday at 08:00. All men between the age of 15 and 55 years are welcome to access this service. Benefits of MMC: ) Hygienically clean; ) Reduces the risk of being infected with the HIV virus by 60%; ) Reduces the risk of certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs); ) Reduces the risk of cancer of the male organ and cervical cancer in women by 60%. For more information on MMC contact: WAG (Women Action Group) on 028 313 29 38; Right to Care – Isholene Spandiel – on 028 316 2450; or Sr Pieters on 028 312 1166 (ext 5260).

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Manie Bekker groet Manie (gebore Johannes Hermanus) Bekker is Maandag 24 Maart oorlede op die ouderdom van 91. Manie en sy vrou, Helene, woon reeds 35 jaar in Hermanus ná sy aftrede as sakeman in Johannesburg. Sy lewe het begin saam met sewe broers en susters op die plaas Knabendale in Somerset-Oos. Dit was nie maklike jare nie, maar was ’n onblusbare put van staaltjies waarmee hy sy kinders (en hul vriende) vir ure lank kon entertain as hy die dag in ’n storievertel bui was. Ná matriek het Manie se avontuurlus in- Manie Bekker is Maandag oorlede op die geskop. Hy het by die ouderdom van 91. Dié skets is gemaak in SA Weermag aange- sy jare by Simba. sluit en is opgeroep om diens te doen in Noord-Afrika, tertyd die besturende direkteur waar hy by El Alamein in gevan- van Simba geword het. Tydens dié jare was sy stokgenskap geneem is. Ná twee jaar as krygsgevange- perdjie gholf en dit is waar hy elne in Duitsland het hy met sy te- ke Woensdag- en Saterdagmidrugkoms besluit om te studeer en dag was, maar vir Helene was Deby Maties ingeskryf. Hy was ’n sembervakansies by die see Dagbreek-student en ’n kranige ononderhandelbaar. Ná jare van Hermanus-seevarugbyspeler wat uitgedraf het in vleuelposisie vir die Boland en kansies het Manie en Helene in Hermanus kom aftree. Hier kon WP. Alhoewel Manie begin het met hy sy liefde vir gholf behoorlik ’n graad in landbou het sy kop uitleef. Hy was in die jare sakewêreld toe gestaan. Hy het 1990/91/96 kaptein van die Her’n pos by International Harves- manus Gholfklub. Die egpaar het later na Bergter op Worcester aanvaar. Dit is hier waar hy ’n nooi Stof- en-See verhuis en met sy beroerberg van die Paarl ontmoet het. teaanval, sewe jaar gelede, by En met sy doelgerigtheid het hy Onrus Manor ingetrek. Manie laat sy vrou, drie kindadelik geweet dié blondekop met groen oë is die een vir hom. ders, Marius, Louise en Cilene, Helene was verloof aan ’n an- drie kleinkinders, Lieze-Ann, der kêrel, maar Manie het pront- Ziegrid en Brigitte, en twee agweg vir haar gesê: “Jy kan maar terkleinkinders (met ’n derde daai ring afhaal. Jy gaan met mý ene op pad) agter. ) ’n Gedenkdiens word by Ontrou.” En die spreekwoordelike koeël is toe ook deur die kerk. rus Manor, Saterdag 29 Maart Drie kinders later is Manie en van 10:00 tot 12:00, gehou. Vriende is welkom om Manie Helene Johannesburg toe waar hy sy loopbaan in die kos-en-peu- se lewe saam met sy familie te selhappiebedryf begin en met- herdenk.

Chamber offers assistance to businesses Those businesses which missed the first opportunity to participate in the Work & Skills Programme of the Western Cape Government, will get another chance when the next roll-out takes place next week on 3 and 4 April when the Work & Skills team will be visiting Hermanus. Three members of the Hermanus Business Chamber participated in the first roll-out: Abagold, HIK Abalone farm and Harbour Rock restaurant. Between them they have received 50 new employees whose monthly stipends are being sponsored by the Western Cape Government to contribute towards a 6 months workplace experience programme. After the period, it is up to the employers whether they wish to keep the employees or let them go, armed with a certificate and six months learning experience to equip them for their future careers. The Work and Skills Programme is structured as follows: . 1 Day - Induction and ad-

ministration. . 4 Days - Workplace Readiness and Life Skills training facilitated by a contracted training provider. . 6 month placement at participating hosting companies – linked to contractual agreement and employment opportunity. Contact Alta Pretorius at 028315 1619 or chamberceo@hermanus.co.za if you are interested in participating. Another programme which the Hermanus Business Chamber is currently participating in together with Productivity SA, is a Turnaround Solutions programme where struggling businesses are assisted financially to prevent them from having to close down or retrench workers. Pretorius says the chamber’s next networking session, which was scheduled for 17 April, has been postponed until May (date to be confirmed) since the date is not convenient on the evening before the Easter Weekend.


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Mini-museum for history of the Windsor KERRY VAN RENSBURG A chamber pot from 1880, medical items from the same time and a silver sugar bowl from the early 1900s, are just some of the fascinating items on display in a mini-museum depicting the history of the Windsor Hotel. The mini-museum was created by Kayla White, a Grade 4 learner from Hermanus Primary School, as part of a history project. According to Adri Basson, who teaches history at the school, the Gr 4 children had to do a project on the history of the Greater Hermanus area and could choose any aspect of the local area. The project had to be a display which included pictures, information and objects. They had six weeks to complete the assignment. Kayla decided to do her project on the Windsor Hotel, and with help from her mother, Stephanie White, the hunt for information and objects of historical significance began. Blake Albert, GM of the hotel, was able to help with photos, info and some items with a story to tell. The search continued at Romantiques where silver fish knives bearing the original Windsor Hotel engraving were discovered. Albert has since bought them all and restored them to their rightful place at the hotel. Kayla’s dad, Dean White, made the wooden display unit, and then all the items had to go with Kayla to school as the bulk of the project had to be done in class time. The mini-museum traces the his-

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Hermanus Primary learner Kayla White (front) stands alongside her school history project on the Windsor Ho­ tel, and with her, admiring the end result, are (back from left) Adri Basson (history teacher), Blake Albert (GM of the Windsor), Jeanette du Toit (owner of Jaydee Media and Hermanus Online) and Stephanie White (Kay­ la’s mother). PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG tory of the Windsor Hotel from its early beginnings as a sanatorium, built by Dr Joshua Hoffman in 1896, through to 1931 when David Allenzensky changed the name to the Windsor Hotel, the additions made by Alex Luyt in the 1940s and on to the 1980s when Basil and Eve ClarkBrown bought the hotel and renovated, enlarged and established the hotel as the modern place we and countless holidaymakers have come to know. The project ends with the current owners, Garth and Etrica Clark-

Brown as the owners of the Windsor Hotel, who have made some changes and continued to keep the doors of the hotel open all the while. On Tuesday 18 March, Blake Albert was at Hermanus Primary School to see the finished project, on display in the school passageway along with many others. He congratulated Kayla on a job well done. Kayla’s project, along with the other history projects – on Hoy’s Koppie, Hawston, fishing in the Old Harbour and an old suitcase full of

fascinating historical bits and pieces called A Journey to the Past – will be put on display in the Old Harbour Museum. Before this happens, the children have to present an oral on their display. Jeanette du Toit, owner of Jadee Media, will film the projects and create digital mini-documentaries, which will be shown on a flat screen TV at the Photo Museum, loaded onto YouTube and on the Hermanus Online website. Kayla’s project will then be put on display in the Windsor Hotel.

Invitation to History Society AGM All interested residents and visitors are invited to attend the Hermanus History Society AGM on Thursday 27 March at 16:00 at the Whale Room, Windsor Hotel. The short business meeting will be followed by an audio-visual presentation on the economic history of Hermanus, by Dr. Robin Lee and Angela Heslop. The Hermanus History Society (HHS) has been in operation since May 2012 and has over 90 members who in the past year have had the opportunity to experience several presentations and a variety of site meetings. Among these have been a visit to the Greek Church in Onrus, the display of a Long Street streetscape and viewing the film Hans die Skipper. Members have participated in the piloting of two new historical walks (Hoy’s Koppie and Historic Hermanus) to be launched on 17 April. One of the society’s 13 projects is an ongoing commitment to FynArts, which this year will take the form of two presentations of an audio-visual on The History of The Marine Hotel. The main aim of the HHS is to make local history visible. Visit their History of Hermanus board at the Heritage Square on Marine Drive. To learn more about their activities and read local history stories, go to: www.hermanus-history-society.co.za. For enquiries, contact: 072 609 8655.

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Briewe Letters

27 March, 2014

Ronel het my kind gered EDITORIAL COMMENT Hou op kla en wees dankbaar Ons kla so maklik. “Dit reën alweer. Ek is so moeg. Ek is nie lus om te gaan werk nie. Ek is keelvol vir alles...” Tot inspirasie voor jou verbyloop op prostese. Paul Steyn (artikel op bl. 20) se positiewe houding laat ’n mens skaamkry dat jy gedurig oor alles kla. Hy het sy been op 13-jarige ouderdom verloor. ’n Ouderdom net voor die moeilike tienerjare begin. Net voor hoërskool. Menige in sy posisie sou net bly lê het. Hy kon nie meer aan sport deelneem nie en moes gewoond raak aan ’n nuwe kunsbeen. Hy moes baie pret-aktiwiteite misloop wat tieners geniet. Tydens sy skoolloopbaan moes dié dapper jong man selfs in ’n kinderhuis tuisgaan toe probleme by sy ouerhuis hand uitruk. Hy was ook in pleegsorg by ’n “nuwe familie”. So hy het daar baie uitdagings oor sy pad gekom, maar Steyn het hom nie laat onderkry nie. Vandag loop hy die land plat om ander in sy posisie te help met fondsinsameling. En hy kan nie ophou glimlag nie. Hy is “dankbaar” vir alles in sy lewe sodat hy vandag ander mense kan help en inspireer. As ons vanaand gaan slaap moet ons dalk al ons seëninge begin tel en vir ’n slag dankbaar wees.

HUGE WAVES: The big wave surfers around South Africa positioned themselves in the key world class big wave spots on Thursday 20 March in anticipation of the arriving huge swell, namely Dungeons, at the local spot Bayview. At sunrise on Thursday Her­ manus’s big wave duo, Gideon Malherbe and Rikus Muller, launched their jetski at the New Harbour and headed out to Bayview. They were not disappointed. For three hours they towed each other into some 25 feet+ waves. In the afternoon the weather cleared up, the sea was less bumpy, the swell got even bigger and this time they pad­ dled out without the jetski, joined by JJ Visagie and surfed until sunset. The spectators on the cliff path were treated to quite an exhilarating show. PHOTOS: CHANTAL MALHERBE

Op 7 Maart het ek my driejarige dogter na Alex Grant Apteek geneem, omdat haar bors half toegetrek was en sy gesukkel het om asem te haal. Ronel Meyer het toe dadelik na haar omgesien en die vermoede was kroep. Ek is aangeraai om haar na ’n pediater te neem vir ’n kortisoonpompie. Sy het ook vir ons medisyne gegee en ek is aangesê om my dogter terug te bring as haar bors weer toetrek. Ons het letterlik net by die huis stilgehou toe ons weer Alex Grant toe jaag. Daar aangekom, is sy met ’n nebuliser (stuifsproeier) behandel. Ons is huis toe en my dogtertjie was weer rustig en haar borsie oop. Om 13:00 het ons vertrek na ’n werkfunksie en ek het my dogter saamgevat omdat ek bekommerd was oor haar toestand. Ná ’n halfuur het my dogter weer swaar asemgehaal en ons is terug apteek toe, waar Ronel haar weer met die nebuliser behandel het. Hulle het ook die ambulans gebel. Binne minute was die ambulans daar. Was dit nie vir Ronel se vinnige optrede nie, was my kind vandag nie hier nie. Dankie, Ronel, jy het my kind se lewe gered.

ELIDA OOSTHUYZEN

To mall or not to mall, that is the question Every student of Sociology knows that retail concentration spreads out in concentric circles from city centres as cities grow. This spreads outwards as urbanisation spreads with the increase in population, following customers’ buying power, and meeting their needs, which eventually leads to the city centre CBDs losing lustre and slowly dying. The reason is a simple marketing principle: “Fish where the fish are” (go to where your customers are; don’t expect them to come to you, in a modern competitive environment). This is known as consumer sovereignty. As the cities grow, they eventually develop their own suburban retail CBDs. It is a phenomenon which occurs in all major cities of the world. The only way to revitalise dying CBDs is to turn them into tourist traps by maintaining the charm of the old city, thereby creating nostalgia of the past, in quaint small shops representative of the old village, combined with a high degree of personal service. This is the essence of niche marketing. Let’s look at the Hermanus situation in this context. The focus of the CBD has shifted to the east (Checkers) and the west (Gateway centre). The old CBD is dying – look at the number of businesses that go broke

and the insidious invasion of small time traders. The Chamber members in the CBD need to look at where their markets are, and their needs. The focus is shifting west, and the most logical place to establish a modern shopping mall is in Sandbaai. Why? Sandbaai is exactly in the middle of Greater Hermanus. Voëlklip to Fisherhaven. It is the biggest suburb with the most permanent residents; it is conveniently placed for Onrus, Mount Pleasant Glen Fruin and Zwelihle. It makes shops more accessible to customers from Vermont, the Hemel and Aarde Valley, Chanteclaire, Leopard Rock, Malanshoff, Hawston and Fisherhaven. This is a large pool of viable consumers with massive monthly spending power. Therefore any retailer worth his salt will open his business in Sandbaai rather than in the old CBD simply because this is where the majority of full-time residents are. The essential truth is there is no suitable ground or parking in the CBD to accommodate large potential retailers like Game, Dions, Macro, Hyperama, Incredible Connection, Queens Park, Music Moods, Wordsworth, Exclusive Books, Dischem, Weatherleys etc, so they will never be able

to come to Hermanus, unless it has a mall. Also, there is a place for Nandos, McDonalds, Mugg and Bean, The Fish Market, Starbucks and movie houses, none of which are in our CBD – which means that if we need their services, we need to drive “oor die Berg”. It is extremely selfish of a small clique of business people who probably all have homes on the east side of Hermanus to deprive the people west of Swartdam Road because they are scared of competition. My advice is, get off your butts and turn the CBD into an “Olde World” Hermanus fishing village, with restaurants, museums, art galleries, live theatre, night clubs, curio shops, etc, and use our unique selling point of whale watching and a revitalised CBD to offer tourists a unique ongoing experience when they come to Hermanus. Why not do some market research and ask the residents west of Swartdam Road if they would like a mall in Sandbaai and get factual data, instead of the opinion of, and being dictated to by, a few affected members of the Business Chamber. Remember there are Business Chamber members this side of town as well. And we are all part of Hermanus.

PROF DA DICKENS

Those responsible for collateral damage if mall is delayed should be brought to justice Hermanus Times’s reportage on the meetings (re Retail Africa’s proposed mall in Sandbaai) made short thrift of opposing viewpoints to the anti-mall Hermanus Business Chamber. While the majority of letters and smsses are in favour (of the mall) Mr Hendricks insists with certain fallacies. There is no mystery and conspiracy – it is time certain incontrovertible facts, not speculation and horror stories, are aired. Fact one is that five years have passed since the plans were first placed in the public domain for comment and objections. Repeatedly, the public were invited and the neighbouring erven were given opportunity to register as Interested and Affected Parties (lAPs). Objections by the municipality and lAPs were mostly accommodated, in revised plans. For example, an entry point was moved and along the entire border adjoining housing, 2 m landscaped berms will be planted to mitigate sound and visual impact. Fine noise-reducing tar will be used in the adjoining parking lanes, amongst other refinements which were put into amended final plans. Appeals at this stage only concern the environmental approval as none of the environmental issues are challenged, but the law allows a tiny gap where the “social desirability”

is concerned and this is where the business chamber suddenly gets involved at this late stage. They do not represent even a fraction of business, but their appeal will delay the mall for all. Fact two is that floods, due to the concentration of storm water from above the new highway, are concentrated under the “new” R43 and into the future mall space. This has already caused massive damage to more than one hundred properties in Bergzicht, Tambali, Inn Afrika and even Monte Maré, from June through to September last year. It is estimated that the combined damage exceeded R9 million in insurance claims. A claim against Retail Africa for flood damages resulted in attorneys’ correspondence. The developer then appointed an engineering firm whose findings echo that of particular owners. The municipality also came to examine the problem and assisted by digging emergency trenches. These water deluges would, in terms of Retail Africa’s plans, be diverted into storm water drainage and retention ponds. The rains have started and we are now anxiously awaiting winter, wishing the earth works and storm water drains would have started. We will certainly again suffer the deluge of undirected water this winter. Should

we institute a class action case for our damages against those responsible for the delay? Fact three is that the Overstrand Municipality has, after an exhaustive process (where were these shrill appellants then?) approved the Hawston and Sandbaai Malls. If this new and unrepresentative body, the Hermanus Business Chamber, goes to court over this, they should inevitably join, as co- defendant, the Overstrand Municipality, which would in turn drag in all rate payers, to pay the legal fees of the municipality. Thus, I think these individuals of the business chamber who filed the appeal, must put their monies where their mouths are and accept personal financial responsibility for the legal costs of the municipality, if their appeal fails, as we believe it will. Why? Because they are certainly NOT representing the people of Zwelihle, Sandbaai, Onrus, Vermont or Hemel-en-Aarde Estate, the unemployed, the retired, the consumer, and the vast majority of business who either welcome the mall or are simply indifferent to it. They have no locus standi to appeal anything on our behalf, and really represent only their own agendas and we suspect, some CBD landlords. It would actually be a great thing to shake up the heavy rental costs in parts of the CBD.

The Rate Payers Association of Sandbaai is for the mall and their committee endorsed this letter. The past two weeks our informal polls amongst residents have determined 60% in favour of the mall, about 35% indifferent and some 5% opposed. What about the Hawston Mall – why is there not the same animosity by the business chamber against this one? Ma’ Hawston skrik vi niks! Go Hawston! The upgrading of Bergzicht Street and the improvement of traffic flow is another benefit we are anxiously awaiting. The infestation of Port Jackson and weeds already serve as cover for criminal activities such as copper wire stripping. We believe the strong possibility of collateral damage to adjoining properties due to any further delay to build this mall must be seriously considered by the municipality, the business chamber and Retail Africa. We will seek to have those responsible for our damage brought to justice. (Letter shortened)

ADRIAN LOUW AND THE SANDBAAI RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION

The Hermanus Times reported on what was said at the public meeting, where the majority of speakers were against the mall. If more people had spoken out in favour of the mall, the article would have reflected their views. –Ed


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) Ek wil net baie graag weet wat is die betekenis

van stop? Is dit stop of sit toon op pertol, want niemand stop by die stop by Market Square nie. Daar gaan nog ’n helse ongeluk gebeur.– BEKOMMERD ) Mnr. Minnie is my held. Hy slaan elke jaagboef met ’n enkele penstreep dat hy lyk soos ’n zero. Hy het weereens bewys die pen is magtiger as die swaard.– FREDA - SANDBAAI ) Die dame in ’n wit voertuig wat haar sigaret stompie uit haar voertuig gooi, moet dit asseblief stop. Sy stop ook nie by stopstrate nie. Dit is onwet­ tig. Ek het Woensdag in Onrus agter jou gery. Volgende keer neem ek jou motor se registrasie­ nommer. ) Dear English Teacher, technically you are cor­ rect. Perhaps if you were to spend some time with the animals at Animal Welfare you might find that they display certain characteristics such as trust, faithfulness, loyalty, love and openness to a greater degree than some of us people. You may also grow to love them in a certain way. To some people the animals provide there major source of companion­ ship. We also ascribe human nature to inanimate things such as ships by referring to them as “she”. Maybe you could cut the advertiser a little slack and enjoy her shear love of animals. – MIKE WALKER ) Please note, English Teacher, that your com­ plaining about HAWS affectionately addressing their beautiful animals in a humane manner direct­ ly indicates your lack of affection towards animals. Stop being a judgmental female puppy.– ANNOYED ANIMAL LOVER ) To the female dog who complained about the grammatical correctness of the Hermanus Animal Welfare advert, instead of an anonymous sms go and spend some time assisting at HAWS. The per­ son who takes the photos, writes the captions and emails these to the newspaper, does all of this on her day off each week.– MOIRA WALKER ) First of all HAWS, thank you for looking after

all the boys and girls that were lost and mishan­ dled. English Teacher, go and look into those boys’ and girl’s eyes and see what you are missing.– JOAN ) Dear English Teacher, get a life. I’m sure nearly 100% of people refer to their pets as “My boy, Rex” or “My girls, Annie and Romy”, not “My bitches”. The people working at HAWS have hearts of gold and don’t need such pedantic non­ sense.– DEBI ) Vullisblikke van deeltitel­plekke, dit is bedrog net soos die regering. Ons het 25 vullisblikke, 100 eenhede so 75 betaal onregmatig gelde. Dis ’n skande.– MK ) Lianda, dit het niks met “pasop vir valse inligting nie” te doen nie. Lees reg. Ek het ’n vraag gevra, want as dit by behuising kom, kom Mount Pleasant altyd laaste, want dis nou 2017 wat ons huise gaan kry en dan oor twee maande is dit weer 2020. ) So Mr Hendriksz says that Retail Africa did not do its homework? But surely suggesting yet another housing development in an area filled with empty housing developments will hardly be profitable or helpful. Maybe Mr Hendriksz should also spend more time on his homework.– TIRED OF CBD WHINING ) Wanneer gaan Hermanus tot sy sinne kom en ontslae raak van daardie aaklige bruin “african art” stalletjies voor FNB en dit of “multi culture art” stalletjies maak of dit eerder parkering (wat ’n groot probleem is) maak?– R.M. - SANDBAAI ) Die mense van die munisipaliteit kom skuif my meter omdat hulle dit makliker wil lees en omdat die “tikkers” dit steel. Ek vra, hoe lees julle meters in Zwelihle? Nee, weet nie meneer, daar is nie meters nie en party van daardie huishoudings kry rekeninge van net 6 sent per maand, weet nie hoe dit werk nie meneer. Ons as gemeenskap moet ’n antwoord eis, want geen deel van ’n bevolking kan meer ’n ander een dra en onderhou nie. Die lewe is net te duur.– R.M. SANDBAAI ) Die besighede wat openlik en herhaaldelik met briewe in die Times die beoogde mall afskiet, sal ek nie langer ondersteun nie.– SANDBAAIER ) Please note that the Whale Coast Conservation seminar on how to beat the blackout will be held at The Green House (mountain side of the R43 Vermont) and not at the Whale Coast Hotel as pre­ viously advertised. Thursday 3 April at 17:30 to 18:30 at R100 pp. Tel: 072 185 5727.

An easterly wind will push back the clouds to make way for a sunny weekend. On Saturday evening the northwest sneaks in to bring light rain during the night, but on Sunday morning the sun will be out again. On Tuesday it will rain all day and by Wednesday it will be quite chilly – only 12 °C.

W E A T H E R FRIDAY

Temp: 18/25 Clear

SATURDAY

Temp: 19/22 Clear

SUNDAY

Temp: 17/21 Clear Temp: 17/20 Clear

MONDAY

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

INFO FOR MARCH

FORECAST SA March WEATHER BUREAU Coldest day: 10.2°C BY on 17th Warmest day: 28.6°C on 17th March Rainfall: 4.9mm on 17 March Total rainfall for February: 5.0 mm De Bos dam level: 98.5% Average rainfall for March: 33mm

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ID card blues March is my birthday month, so I decided to apply for the new card ID. I arrived at Home Affairs in Wynberg at 11:30, only to be told to “come back tomorrow…..early”. I spoke to a manager, explaining that I had driven in from Hermanus, but he said his ID card machines could only do 100 cards per day, and over 250 hopefuls were still waiting. Remember, you then have to return at a later stage to collect your ID card, and will

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again have to sit in the “whole-day” queue. So, my advice is threefold: 1. See that you arrive at Home Affairs before 07:00 and wait until they open, 2. Make do with your old ID book, or 3. Wait until the Caledon office has the card machines (according to the manager: seven years).

WADE NAUDÉ VOËLKLIP

Please consult the K53 traffic rules With reference to Ronnie Hazell’s letter (Do something to wake up Hermanus’s rude drivers - HT 13 March): Please consult the K53 traffic rules: “If you intend taking the first exit from the roundabout, you must signal left as you approach the roundabout.” “If you intend leaving the roundabout at any subsequent exit, you must signal left in good time before reaching that exit. Once you have signalled left, you must leave the traffic circle at the next exit.” Please, Ronnie, before wanting to re-invent the wheel, make sure of your facts and

remember there is absolutely no right turn in a traffic circle, even though that may make your blood boil and you would call these drivers useless. Rules are rules (no polite flicking of indicators) and lastly, what exactly do you want the traffic department to apprehend offenders of your rules for? You are considered to be in the circle until you indicate your exit. Please embark on the educational programme of your choice.

BUTCH EGGERT

Small town mercy that is not available in cities If one ignores for the moment the natural beauty which makes living in Hermanus so enjoyable, there is still so much that makes small town living attractive and satisfying for most of us. One aspect was brought home to me recently when our 14-year-old cat was ailing. When we struggled to get him to take the required pills, Dr Mark Robey of Main Road Vet responded to our request for an injection instead by arriving at our office on his bicycle

not long afterwards, to inject our pet where he lay sleeping in his favourite chair. Try getting that service in a city! Although all treatment was eventually in vain, the experience of this and the further display of care and compassion by Dr Mark has added another YES to our tickbox sheet of small-town life.

NEVILLE SHERRIFF HERMANUS

Reën en son trek tou die week Die Overstrand doen sy mooiweer-tradisie gestand soos met ’n suiglekker in die mond. Die bedreiging van afsnylaag wat die hele Wes-Kaap op hete kole had, is verby en wanneer ons vanoggend by die venster uitkyk is die front al doer oor die bult. Hy hang alweer oor die Baai soos ’n gogga wat die Oos-Kapenaars opnuut laat sug. Kyk ons wes, sien ons nog wolke aan die kom, maar oom Langfaan reken hulle is sommer gou ook weg. Teen drie-uur vanmiddag (Donderdag) verwag hy en ek volle son. Maar dit was so hittete of die erge neerslae het die Overstrand aangedoen. Gisteroggend toe Ladismith byna wegspoel, het ons maar 5 mm op die dorp gemeet. Wat Woensdagnag gebeur het moet ons nog wag om te hoor. Die vraag is wat wag nou vorentoe vir ons? Dit is duidelik dat die herfsweer in ’n voorwinterse aard wil ingaan met die oostewind wat telkens die wolke wegkeer. Ons het hom in die volgende paar dae weer met ons om die oormatige nat weer te striem. Hy kom Vrydagoggend elfuur op die toneel om die wolke terug te druk en teen twee namiddag skyn die son voluit. Die oos swaai egter te ver suid en beland in die suidoos se kake wat die wolke weer oor die Overberg terug druk. Dit word ’n tweestryd. Saterdag wanneer Hermanus sy deure vir naweek besoekers oopmaak,

wen die oostewind en die son skyn tot almal moet huis toe gaan. Maar soos alle gevegte maar gaan, is dit twee honde wat om ’n been baklei en die derde hol daarmee weg, want deur die nag sluip die noordwes in en reën dit liggies tot dagbreek toe. Die mank oostewind is Maandag eers weer terug om vir volle son in die middag te sorg. Maar soos oom Langfaan sê, is die hele weerpatroon nou ingestel op die oorskakeling van herfs na winter en sal ons beslis die wintergoed moet uithaal of gaan koop want dit reën die hele Dinsdag so rondom 10 mm en dit is eers Woensdagoggend wanneer ons uit die elektriese komberse klim of warmflesse uit die bed skop, dat ons die koue ontdek. Teen die middag is dit net 12 °C. Wie wil in sulke weer weet wat die branders gaan doen? Net die branderplankers sal seker wil weet, maar hy wat Langfaan is, bibber sommer namens hulle. Uit die tuin moet mens voorlopig ook maar wegbly, reken hy.


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LETTERS Protect our feral horses - admire them from a distance Since the incident of the dog attack on the lone feral stallion (Hermanus Times 20/3), the Hawston owner of the dogs has been found and the dogs handed back to him, with a final warning. Law Enforcement has undertaken to monitor the situation and should the dogs escape again, the owner will either be fined or a court case will ensue and the dogs will be removed from his custody. The horse has been observed frequently near the bridge at the WILD HORSES: Feral horse in distress mouth of the estuary, at times in the company of anoth- held and have not been found er horse. It was reported to since. They are presumably still CapeNature Rooisand that the on the Rooisand side, while the horse has been lying down, look- stallion, which was most protecing very dejected, and is limping tive of its foal, is still with the herd on its forelegs. They came to look on the other side. Despite the best at the horse and said they would of intentions, it may ultimately be monitor the situation. Apparent- best to leave nature to run its ly CapeNature and Overstrand course. In an article on the feral horses Municipality are discussing a management plan for the feral in the Argus dated 20 March, it was stressed that the horses horses. It is a fine line when deciding should not be habituated, as this whether to intervene in the af- leads to problems for both horses fairs of the feral horses. Accord- and people in the long run. The ing to information received, the locals should all know this by now consequences of capturing the and visitors should be informed mare and her foal, which was op- by means of notices and signerated on, have been that the boards. Concerning the claim that the mare escaped with her foal from the stables where they were being horses have ventured onto the

When the Lighthouse 2 Lighthouse ladies arrived at Grotto beach after completing their four day charity walk, they were welcomed back by learners from Hermanus Waldorf School, who presented them with an ex­ uberant song item. Waldorf is the 2014 beneficiary of the L2L walk.

PHOTOS: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

Ninth L2L walk done and dusted KERRY VAN RENSBURG

R43, this needs to be addressed urgently by Provincial Government, by decreasing the current speed limit of 100 km p/h well before the Fisherhaven turnoff to 80 km p/h (as is the case before the Hawston turnoff) and signs put up to warn motorists of the horses. This is common practice (and common sense) in similar situations world-wide. I have suggested this repeatedly at numerous BREF (BREAC) meetings for years now. The feral horses are a valuable, unique feature of the Bot River Estuary and if we are to protect them, we should admire them from a distance and leave them be… unless they are being attacked by local vicious dogs!

MEGAN CAMPBELL

Combined effort saves the day for robbed citizen On Monday 17 March I was physically attacked in Celebration Street as I was entering my computer expert, Mr Walter Esterhuizen’s premises to deliver my brand new laptop, which I had bought from his firm a week earlier, to have additional information added. My assailant was a well-dressed young man. He hit me and grabbed my laptop and ran. I am 80 years old and could not attempt to run after him but ran inside and reported it to Mrs Esterhuizen, who immediately started reporting it to all the security agencies. I jumped into my car and drove towards Swartdam Road but saw

nobody. I went back to the scene of the crime to find all the security firms present in their vehicles: Safe Security, HPP, ADT – and Mr Esterhuizen, who had come in from his work that he was installing. I was told to report to the police, which I then did. I was very well received by the Hermanus SAPS and they immediately opened a case and took down a statement from me. I had just completed my statement when I received a call to say that Mr Esterhuizen had apprehended the culprit along the way to Hermanus, who then had dropped the computer and his jacket and ran away.

I was amazed and overjoyed as all my information was on the new computer. The case is still on and I hope they apprehend the culprit. Thank you very much everyone: Walter and Theresa Esterhuizen of Whale Coast Computers, Riaan Jonker (Green Technologies), Hans Gross (Whale Coast Computers) and Eddy Gericke (Safe), and ADT, HPP and Hermanus SAPS. With your help and vigilance and dedication to making Hermanus a safe and wonderful place to live in, there is still hope for all of us.

DENIS SHAW ONRUS

Sixty-five tough, committed and determined Lighthouse 2 Lighthouse ladies marched victoriously to the finish line at Grotto beach on Sunday afternoon after completing their four-day charity walk. Despite many sore feet and aching legs, there was a festive atmosphere at Grotto beach as the ladies were welcomed back by family members, friends, the mayor and jubilant staff and learners from Hermanus Waldorf School. Over a period of four days the ladies walked from the lighthouse in Cape Agulhas to the lighthouse at Danger Point, a journey of approximately 100 km. They were then transported by bus to Grotto East, where they walked the last stretch to the finish line. Balloons and watermelon were waiting for them. Learners from Waldorf, the beneficiaries of this year’s ninth charity walk, presented exuberant and highly entertaining song items. The ladies were then treated to a warm welcome at Dutchies. René Grater and Ninky Matthee completed their ninth L2L walk and

Rene Grater, who has done the L2L walk every year, (nine years in a row) looked fresh and energetic when she reached the finish line at Grotto beach on Sunday afternoon. have walked every year since the inception of what has become a major charity initiative over the years. Each woman that participates in the walk has to raise a certain amount of money and more often than not they raise far more than the minimum amount required. René says they had a fantastic group of women this year with hardly any moaners, and there was a good atmosphere for the duration of the walk. A function at La Vierge is planned for 9 April when the cheques will be handed over to the beneficiaries.

The Hermanus Waldorf learners and Marimba band entertained the L2L ladies and their friends and families, be­ fore they enjoyed a welcome­back treat at Dutchies.


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STANFORD FAIR: The village of Stanford showed off its flair for a fair over the long weekend by showcasing the many delights offered by small­town life. The three­day fair included jazz soirees, an art auction, champagne breakfast and Saturday market featuring local arts and crafts, food stalls, and wine and beer tasting. Enjoying the market on the Village Green on Saturday were (from left) locals Cathy, Roy and Tertia Marriot. PHOTOS: HEDDA MITTNER

Visitors to the Stanford Fair had the opportu­ nity to become acquainted with Don Gelato, the traditional Italian ice cream makers that recently opened a shop in Stanford.

OPPIWATER KUNSTEFEES: Hermanusers het heerlik saamgekuier op die MSC Opera vir die eerste Kunstefees op die water van 17 tot 21 Maart, aangebied deur RSG en Lefra produksies. Die boot het gevaar na Maputo en die Portugese eilande en van die kunste­ naars wat opgetree het was Koos Kombuis, Sandra Prinsloo en Laurika Rauch. Onder die feesgangers was (van links) Jimmy Hat­ tingh, Patricia Senekal (albei op die Kalfie­ fees­komitee), Daléne Joubert en Loëlla le Roux.

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Willie en Mariëtte Coetzee van Baard­ skeerdersbos het ook nie dié geleentheid misgeloop om ’n Afrikaanse Kunstefees op ‘n boot te ervaar nie. Mede­reisigers was RSG­aanbieders Amoré Bekker en Martelize Brink wat inspireringspraatjies aangebied het.

The Stanford Fair offered lots of fun for children, and the sweets and candyfloss stall at the market was well supported on Saturday.

Getting a taste of the new life that awaits them were the Von der Heyden family from Fish Hoek, who will be relocating to Stanford in two weeks’ time. They enjoyed refreshments under the Bedouin tent on the Village Green on Saturday. From left are Karl von der Heyden, Viv von der Heyden, Stuart Horn (also from Cape Town) and Harry von der Heyden.

MATRIEKDINEE: Hoërskool Hermanus se ma­ trieks het hul jaarlikse matriekdinee by The Class Room restaurant gevier verlede Vrydag­ aand. Van links is Cassandra Fernandes, Nico­ la Taljaard, Elzaan Engelbrecht, Nadia Oosten­ brink, Else Hugo, Bianca le Roux, Sarah Clark en Chelene Ganz. The fishy fishy game at the fair tested the children’s concentra­ tion and coordination, and they were rewarded with fun prizes.

VERJAARDAGPARTYTJIE: Elsa Swart (Ouma Melktert) met die bos blomme, het 23 Maart haar 60ste verjaarsdag gevier saam met familie en vriende by Mustangs.

Die matrieks was almal fyn uitgevat vir die dinee. Van links is Siziwe Kamana, Patricia Moss, Thato Mofukeng, Nadia Constabel, Pa­ tience Tom, Susan Jinjika (voor), Clementine Nofemela, Priscilla Dymani, Zimkhitha Dywili, Sony Sonamzi en Fumisa Ndzambo.


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New blood sought for hospital Friends KERRY VAN RENSBURG Does our organisation still have a meaningful role to play or have circumstances changed and rendered it superfluous? This was the question put to the floor by Angela Heslop, chairperson of the Friends of Hermaus Hospital (FHH), at the organisation’s annual general meeting on 20 March. During her presentation of the annual report and an overview of what the FHH has achieved in the past 14 years, Heslop said: “The hospital is now spanking new and there have been some changes in volunteer functions. We need to consider our present status and the way forward”. In her report Heslop said: “This past year, there has been less fundraising. However we have increased our publicity for the organisation and the hospital. “The expansion of the hospital opened in 2013 with the additional renovation of the old buildings. “Bed numbers have increased to 70 and the hospital now also has a much bigger Emergency Centre (casualty), reception, administration, paediatric unit, maternity, pharmacy, outpatients and a second operating theatre. “Overall, volunteer hours have been steadily decreasing as a number of in-house volunteering activities have discontinued as a result of changes in management and provincial policies.”

“We have lost about 14 volunteers, but there are still three volunteers in the XRay department and two in housekeeping.” Although the committee has met with hospital management to review activities, three members of the committee – Angela Heslop, Terry Kelly and Lutz Naujack – have now taken a serious decision to The FHH committee members include (from left) Terry Kelly (lawyer), retire and invited JC Smit, Christine Hibberd (secretary), Matron Nikki Bouwer, Dr Jen­ those attending the ny Morris, Angela Heslop, and Lutz Naujack (treasurer). meeting to review the PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG future of FHH in light of this decision, the fact that fundraising is practicalities of doing this have become a maless needed, and volunteering activities have jor challenge. “While people expressed that FHH should diminished. Kelly said: “We have come a long way in continue, (the dilemma) is with what func14 years. It’s been a wonderful experience.” tions and who will take it forward,” says HesMatron Nikki Bouwer, who is part of the lop. “There are changes in the hospital and perFHH committee, said there is still a need for the FHH, as the community is growing and haps FHH needs a major rethink.” There is a 21 day opportunity until Wednestheir needs will not decrease. She said the baby packs, which the FHH day 23 April at 17:00 whereafter a final decimade up and supplied to the maternity ward, sion on whether to continue or dissolve the FHH will be taken. were a great benefit for mothers in need. For more details call Angela Heslop at However, with the new security measures in place at the hospital, the supply chain and 072 609 8655 or 028 312 1663.

FynArts ticket sales open next week Early Bird ticket sales for the second Hermanus FynArts open on Tuesday 1 April at Webtickets, online at www.webtickets.co.za, and at the Hermanus Tourism Bureau, in the Station Building in Mitchell Street. Another exiting line-up of South African visual and performing arts will be show cased in Hermanus from 6 – 16 June, with more than 100 items catering for a wide array of interests. After the overwhelmingly positive reception last year, avoid disappointment and take advantage of the Early Bird ticket sales that will be available until 1 May. Richard Cock is back for the opening concert with the orchestra of Camerata Tinta Barocca and soloist Francois du Toit on piano, and he will also conduct Lloyd Webber and Friends at another performance. Other draw cards include world class soloists Magdalene Minnaar and

Nick Nicolaides; top students from the University of Cape Town Opera School; Bovim Ballet Dance Company and cellist Abel Selaocoe, brought out from the UK by Sumaridge especially to do one recital for FynArts accompanied by Jose Dias. Abel will also play as soloist with the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in the Thusong Hall in Hawston on Youth Day. And yes, by popular demand the uplifting Songs of Praise will be back with our own fabulous massed choirs and musicians. The Hermanus FynArts 2014 lunchtime concert line-up also raises

the bar as does the programme of illustrated talks. Once again there will be a daily FynArts Wine Route Adventure Tour stopping at a minimum of three of the six participating wine farms, each with their special FynArts exhibition. “And then there are workshops, master classes, a series of tutored tastings, fabulous dinners at The Marine and Windsor Hotels. There will be stimulating talks, richly illustrated; readings by John Maytham and Finuala Dowling and a panel discussion: Spitting Images - the Satirist’s Art, chaired by Christopher Hope. All have limited audiences so book soon and make sure your family and friends do too. The detailed programme for Hermanus FynArts 2014 is available at www.hermanusfynarts.co.za. The programme booklet will be available in the town by 15 April 2014.

Tel: 021 591-4784 Fax: 021 591-6261 P.O. Box 1220 Parow, 7499 31 Cook Street Goodwood, 7460 Entrance on Vasco Boulevard

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES INVITATION TO ALL EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES IN THE ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING INDUSTRY (Bredasdorp, Caledon, Ceres, Heidelberg, Hermanus, Laingsburg, Montague, Robertson, Swellendam, Tulbagh and Worcester Magisterial Districts) Please be advised that in terms of Section 58 read with Section 29 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995, the registered scope of the National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of SA (NBCEISA) hereinafter referred to as the Council, was varied by the Registrar of Labour to include the whole of the Republic of South Africa, excluding the Magisterial District of Kimberley within a radius of 20 kilometers from the General Post Office. In this regard the Council's main collective agreement which clearly defines all new areas within the Council's jurisdiction was published in Government Gazette No 9988; Government Notice R.485 dated the 12 July 2013. This agreement was made effective from the 15 July 2013 and firms and their employees are now required to register with the Council. An important introductory workshop will be held at the below address by the National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa (NBCEISA), Electrical Contractors Association (Employer's Association party to Council) and SAEWA (Trade Union party to Council).The purpose of the meeting will be to introduce the Council and to provide some information of the benefits and regulations which are now applicable to Electrical Contracting firms and their employees. By attending this meeting employers and employees will understand the functioning of a Council and all stakeholder's roles and responsibilities. Attendees will also have a platform to address questions they may have. Date: 03rd April 2014 Time: 13h00 Venue: Overstrand Electrical Depot, Molteno Street, Onrus RSVP: Chantel Ross / Jizelle Jansen on (021) 591-4784.

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Tuna Marine (Pty) Ltd PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A COASTAL WATERS DISCHARGE PERMIT (CWDP) IN TERMS OF SECTION 69 OF THE INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT (ICM ACT), (ACT NO. 24 OF 2008) Applicant: TUNA MARINE (PTY) LTD Description of Activity and Location: The discharge of c.a. 42 L/s of abalone farm effluent, into the sea, at the coordinates, 34°26'06.28"S, 19°13'32.32"E. The farm effluent is seawater which has passed through abalone tanks and thus contains elevated levels of dissolved and undissolved nutrients. This discharge is not a new activity and has been in place since 2008. The discharge points are located in front of the Gecko Bar in the New Harbour. CWDP Reference number: 2013/009/WC/Tuna Marine Public registration and commenting period: The public are hereby notified that an application, in terms of the Integrated Coastal Management Act (ICMA), 2008, (Act 24 of 2008) has been submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs, Oceans and Coasts – Integrated Coastal Management, to apply for Coastal Waters Discharge Permit under the ICMA. If you would like to register as an Interested and/or Affected Party (I&AP) and comment on the application, please contact Ray Henderson, together with the above reference number, your name, contact details (preferred method of notification, e.g. email address or fax number) and an indication of any direct business, financial, personal or other interest which you may have in the application. The application form and detailed technical and monitoring information package will be available for review. The comment period will commence on 28 March 2014 and end on 12 May 2014. Please submit any issues of concern or interest in the matter, on or before 12 May 2014 by fax, email or post to the contact person listed below. Please address all queries to: Ray Henderson Tel: 028 312 1273 Fax: 086 578 0662 reception@t-marine.co.za Tuna Marine New Harbour, Hermanus, 7200

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT PROCESSES AND REVIEW OF BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORTS WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENCE APPLICATIONS: DECOMMISSIONING OF THE FISHERHAVEN WASTE DISPOSAL SITE DEA&DP (WASTE) REF. NO.: 19/2/5/1/E2/8/WL0035/14 DECOMMISSIONING OF THE ONRUS WASTE DISPOSAL SITE DEA&DP (WASTE) REF. NO.: 19/2/5/1/E2/26/WL0034/14 Notice is hereby given of stakeholder engagement processes in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2010, and the National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 (NEM:WA). Project: The Overstrand Municipality is proposing to formally decommission the former Fisherhaven Waste Disposal Site and former Onrus Waste Disposal Site as part of a process driven by the Department of Environmental Affairs to license a backlog of unlicensed municipal waste disposal sites. Waste Management Licences are required in terms of the NEM:WA and separate BasicAssessments (BA) are being undertaken in support of the applications. Location: • The Fisherhaven Site is situated is situated on Erven 749 and 779, Farm Road in Fisherhaven. • The Onrus Site is situated on RE Erf 581 north of the R43 in Onrus. Applications for Waste Management Licences to undertake the following activities: • Fisherhaven and Onrus: GN No. 921: Category A Activity 14 (decommissioning of a waste management facility). Opportunity to participate: Interested and Affected Parties (IAPs) are invited to comment on the proposal and/or register on the project database. IAPs should refer to the relevant DEA&DP reference number above and must provide their written submission with their name, contact details, preferred method of notification (e.g. email) and an indication of any direct business, financial, personal or other interest which they have in the application, to the contact person indicated below, by 12 May 2014. Draft BAReports are available for public review and comment at. • Hermanus Public Library; • Online at www.srk.co.za (follow the Library / Public documents link); and • SRK Cape Town’s Office in Rondebosch. To submit comments, register or request information please contact: Scott Masson of SRK Consulting at smasson@srk.co.za, Postnet Suite #206, Private Bag X18, Rondebosch, 7701, Fax: (021) 685 7105, Tel: (021) 659 3060.


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ABALONE GALLERY: Abalone Gallery is situated in the heart of Hermanus at The Courtyard off Har­ bour Road and is currently in its tenth year of existence. At the gallery Ostrud Mulder exhibits mod­ ern and contempo­ rary art, showcasing the works of well­ known artists such as, amongst others, Lien Botha (photog­ raphy), Titia Ballot (graphic art), John Clarke (drawings), Hannes Harrs (collages and sculpture), Judith Mason (paintings and graphic art), André Naudé (paintings), Shepherd Ndudzo (sculpture), Lynette ten Krooden (paintings), Susanna Swart (sculpture) and Louis van Heerden (paintings). THE ARTSHOP: The ARTSHOP in Mitchell street has been providing art materials to the vibrant Overberg art community since 2003. This special destination store prides itself on good friendly service and depth of product knowledge on an ever widening choice of art supplies for both the professional and lei­ sure artists in the community. Most of the world’s leading brands are represented on the store shelves, and right now there is a great special offer from the WINSOR & NEWTON stable.The ARTSHOP has a special on WINSOR UNIVERSAL medium grain 100% cotton stretched canvas in a range of sizes at 30% off the normal selling price. JENNY JACKSON’S GALLERY 19: After spending many holidays in Hermanus, Jenny Jackson moved here permanently 12 years ago and says she is currently experiencing the best years of her life. Always a “late de­ veloper”, Jenny only started painting when she was in her late sixties. Her first solo exhibition was hosted at the Rossouw Modern in Septem­ ber 2012 and her delightful gal­ lery attached to her home/studio in High Street opened in Decem­ ber last year. This restored fisher­ man’s cottage is filled with light and reflects Jenny’s boundless en­ ergy and delight in her work. Her unique technique of using a palette knife to apply thick strokes of paint to canvas en­ courages a kind of alchemy with­ in the paint, and her works are rounded off with finer touches of charcoal. Her paintings reflect the atmosphere, mood and energy of her subject matter, which ranges from flowers to still lives and portraits.

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WILLIE BOTHA SCULPTURE GALLERY: Willie Botha Sculpture Gallery opened its doors in June 2013 at 171 Main road in Hermanus to form part of the Hermanus Art Amble. This follows the international trend to have con­ centrated areas in cities and towns dedicated to the visual arts where art lovers could cas­ ually stroll from gallery to gallery. People al­ so like to see the artists in action or at least meet the artists whose work they are buying. That is why Willie Botha decided to use part of his gallery to work on smaller pieces where the public can learn more about the sculpting, as well as the bronze casting process. They also pro­ mote the work of fellow artists and painters and are busy building up a remarkable collection for art investors. New work from Willie Botha and paintings by Pie­ ter Vermaak will be exhibited in the gallery during the Hermanus FynArts Festival which runs from 6 to 16 June.

WALKER BAY ART GALLERY: Francois and Christine Grob­ belaar are the dynamic couple who run this gallery person­ ally and have managed to bring a wonder­ ful variety of artistic mediums to the public. Paintings, sculptures, ceramics and glass­ works by both the most well established and “up and coming” South African artists are all beautifully represented. Since its inception in 2007, the gallery houses one of the coun­ try’s finest collections of 20th century and contemporary South African art pieces. Walker Bay Gallery is located at 167 Main Road in a beautifully historic, traditional Overberg­style building. They have also add­ ed The Courtyard Café at the back of the building. This provides a restful space for browsers and shoppers to stop and enjoy the delicious cakes, light summer meals, a variety of exotic teas, smoothies, coffee and a selection of Walker Bay wines.

LIZE VAN DER WALT: Local artist Lize van der Walt who has captured the im­ agination of the art world with her sea­ scapes of Hermanus beaches, has just finished her sixth and final session of chemotherapy for breast cancer. She is elated because that means she can be­ gin to paint again. Radiotherapy awaits the whole of April but at the moment she is hard at work creating new paint­ ings for her solo exhibition in June which will form part of FynArts. Bellini Gallery, situated in Village Square on the upper level, will be showcasing the exhibition, titled simply ‘Lize!’. Mission’s House Gallery in Onrus also stock works of Lize and Lindy van Niekerk in Dur­ banville, Cape Town. Her studio is in Voëlklip at 26 7th Street. Viewing by appointment only. Call 028 314 1989.

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LEMBU GALLERY & STUDIO: Lembu Gallery is the home studio of artist Ed Bredenkamp, most well known for his dramatic and vivid red elephants. During FynArts, Lembu will stage an exhibition entitled ‘Portrayals’ which will feature the work of both Ed and Elsie Macdonald, the Knysna based surrealist artist, a few of whose beautiful and whimsi­ cal paintings are currently on show in the gallery. Lembu has also just unveiled a new collection of hand crafted, hand painted glassware from talented glass artists Ronel Basson and Janette Anderson. Each piece of glass is individually hand painted before be­ ing fused and slumped in a high tempera­ ture kiln. It’s a slow and me­ ticulous proc­ ess and each item’s unique. A new range of jewellery has also re­ cently been released featuring fiery red corals and daz­ zling black and green agates.

PURE SOUTH: Discover for yourself that buying something beautiful from Pure South is good for the soul. Pure South still has a large range of the sought­after Mustard­ seed and Moonshine to choose from and many ceramic art pieces with designs that vary from the simple to the quirky. They also stock a great selection of beaded necklaces, bracelets and brooches, and don’t forget the Love Bean Key Ring which may just help you find the one you are looking for. Follow them on Facebook for updates on all that is new and beautiful.

Jenny Jackson @ Jenny Jackson’s Gallery 19

19 High Street, Hermanus Email: jeni@hermanus.co.za / www.jennyjackson.co.za

072 270 1883

Bellini Gallery/ 26 7th Street, Voëlklip, Hermanus Studio 076 155 9015


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Promosies Promotions

27 March, 2014

HPS SANDBAAI: Ons is vyf agente naamlik Nerina Heyns, Hugo Steyn, Ronel Meyer, Piet Kriel en Andrè Heyns. Hermanus Property Sales doen sedert 1996 besigheid in die are­ as waar ons werksaam is, Sandbaai, Ver­ mont, Onrus en die Hemel­en­Aarde Estate. Ons is sedert 2011 in hierdie kantoor in die Hoofweg, Sandbaai oorkant die Superette en ons het vanaf 1 Maart 2014 die kantoorspa­ sie langsaan ook geneem (waar Splash was). Mense herken ons aan ons rooi stoele wat altyd buite staan.

028 316 3240 Hemel & Aarde Village Hermanus

SUPER PLANTS HERMANUS:Visit us for an enjoyable and relaxed shopping experience when you are looking for plants, etc. Phone us on 028 316 4006 for any queries.

WINE VILLAGE HERMANUS: Paul du Toit (ei­ enaar) se droom word verwesenlik in 1997 met die bou van die gebou. Hy het sy tande geslyp in die wynbedryf by KWV in 1977 en het ’n passie vir Suid Afrikaanse wyne. Hy het ’n onskatbare kennis van wyn en deel dit graag met kliënte. Van links is Paul du Toit, Cathy du Toit, Rohan Breytenbach, Bon­ gile Simanga, Foreman Dyani, Nozuko No­ no, Hester Havenga en Heidi Dignas.

OVERSTRAND KAFEE SAND­ BAAI:Die nuwe eienaars, Marius en Reneè Agen­ bag verwelkom u ondersteuning en wil baie dankie sê aan al die ge­ reelde klante. Ons beplan om aan almal in Sandbaai ’n goeie diens te lewer. Ons sien uit daarna om u te ontmoet. Bel ons gerus by 028 316 1324. THE RESTAURANT AT NEWTON JOHN­ SON:Our philosophy on food is to keep its integrity, to show case local ingredients prepared with pas­ sion at heart and a world class technical ability. We aim to use organic, ethical produce where ever possible. Creativity in presentation and fla­ vour combinations form part of our cuisine. We want to inspire and challenge ourselves and those around us to be open minded about food, to enjoy the pleasure of a good meal and great company. The kitchen is the heart of the establishment and a space where creativity flows freely with no restric­ tions, show casing the passion and soul ap­ plied to an artisanal dining experience.

HERMANUS RAINBOW TRUST: The Her­ manus Rainbow Trust was established as a non­profit organisation in 1999 with its prime focus on “early childhood develop­ ment”. Today the Trust is a leading “Social Enterprise” providing community and social development services and support to hun­ dreds of orphans, vulnerable children and disadvantaged families in the Overstrand. More info on our web site www.rainbow­ trust.org.za or call Dave on 028 316 4325.

D&S DU PREEZ STEGMANN FINANSIËLE DIENSTE:Links is Johan Stegmann en Ingrid Coetzee.

WINTER SPECIAL

Three Course Set Menu and a glass of Newton Johnson Wine R200 per person From May to September 2014 Reservations Required

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HERMANUS PIETERSFONTEIN:Voor van links is Gerrie Heyneke, Ilse­Marie Theart, Retha Oosthuizen, Anika de Goede, Adele Nutt en Jacques Swarts. Agter van links is Fikile Pi­ ke, Kim McFarlane, Bartho Eksteen en David Saunders.

BEACH HOUSE HERMANUS:Beach House Living offers a wide variety of unique gifts, home decor, bespoke furniture and soft fur­ nishings, basketware, ceramics, tableware and outdoor furnishings. We also offer clients a full interior decorating service incorporat­ ing rugs, blinds, curtains, accessories and new upholstery, with an option of a full turn­ key service! These two stores are in addition to Beach House HOME in the village, creat­ ing the Beach House Group known as Beach House Interiors & Homeware, owned by Sal­ ly Barnard since 1997. REALNET PROPERTIES: On entering the office of RealNet in Sandbaai, you are embraced with positivity and enthusi­ asm. The attitude and motto of the girls are: How can we make it happen for you! If you just want to get information, have a cup of coffee, buy a property, sell a property or home­stage your property, they will make it happen. From left are Jolene de Klerk, Cor­ nel Janse van Vuuren and Lou­Anne Barry.

VAL’S SALON: Valerie Pallet was trained in London at the Delia Col­ lins School of Beauty Culture in Knightsbridge and also at Com­ plexions International as a profes­ sional make­up artist. She immi­ grated to South Africa where she ran and owned a total of 3 salons in Johannesburg over a period of 20 years. She relocated to Her­ manus last year and has opened her charming salon in The Hemel & Aarde Village Garden. Contact her at 083 496 2281 to make your appointment.

For the tourist there is no better introduction to the South African wine spectrum; for the connoisseurs it offers the ultimate thrill of stocking scarce labels; and for wine buyers from around the world and importers of Cape wines Tel 028 316 3988 it represents utter convenience to winevillage@hermanus.co.za find a consolidation service of this nature that will ship to 22 countries Wine lovers from all over the world around the world. Open 7 days a week, the Wine Village is managed get their first taste of the region’s to a dedicated team of wine wines at the Wine Village, enthusiasts. On average six wines conveniently situated at the are available for free tasting daily. gateway to both Hermanus and We are committed to quality picturesque Hemel en Aarde service and products and will Valley. Representing 800 assist you in selecting the perfect producers of fine South African wine, whether for your own wine, with over 1 600 labels of enjoyment or as the perfect gift. quality wine, the Wine Village Join us for a fine wine time! offers something for everyone.

AT THE VILLAGE STALL:At the Village Stall opened its doors on 16 Novem­ ber 2013 and is the brain child of Estelle, Petrus and Petri Hen­ driksz. Not only can customers enjoy deli­ ciously crafted breakfast, light lunch or salad, but soon one will also witness and smell the aroma of our own beer be­ ing brewed in the micro brewery.


Hermanus Times

Promosies Promotions

27 March, 2014

ENGEN WOOL­ WORTHS: Ons Woolworths Foods­ top is baie trots daarop dat ons on­ geveer 850 top Woolworths­lyne teen dieselfde prys as die groot Woolworths Corporate winkel verkoop. Ons is baie bly om ook deel te wees van Woolworths se ui­ ters suksesvolle Wrewards­program. Voor­ taanword alle Woolworths­kaarte aanvaar by Hermanus Convenience Centre, insluitend die My School Card.

DE LAU WELLNESS CENTRE:We treat the bo­ dy as a whole, combining mind, body and spirit transforming you from Peasant to Prin­ cess to Queen. We are passionate and dedi­ cated to wellness, skin care and beauty. We offer a range of luxury skin & health beauty treatments including professional make­up services, waxing, slimming, spray tanning, maternity spa treatments, massages, manicu­ res & pedicures, chemical peels and many more. Facilities at de Lau include a Steam room and Vichy shower. Please come visit us for a relaxing treatment and walk out a new person when you leave!

AGRIMARK:By Agrimark dink ons graag dat ons klante mense net soos ons is. Mense wat daarvan hou om oor naweke te braai en te kuier, wat graag saam as gesin gaan kamp en tyd in die natuur deurbring, wat dit geniet om in hulle tuin te werk en trots is op hulle eie handewerk en bouprojekte. Dis waarom ons ‘n groot reeks produkte aanhou wat volmaak by jou leefstyl en beursie pas. Van tuinnoodsaak­ likhede, ‘n verskeidenheid van kampeer­ en buitelugtoerusting en braaibybehore tot goeie gehalte selfdoen­gereedskap, en baie meer. SYLVIA SMITH ART GAL­ LERY:Syvia is already 15 years at Hemel & Aarde Village. She said that it is time to give up, but she can’t do it. Contact her on 028 316 3240.

EAT HERMANUS:Eat ­ Life is too short not to. If you have a craving for exceptio­ nal tasty yet simple cuisine, presented as a piece of art, ser­ ved in a very stylish yet relaxed atmos­ phere without having to pay an arm or an leg, you must visit EAT. Eat is situated in the Hemel en Aarde Village at the Sandbaai crossing and provi­ des for indoors and el fresco dining with a beautiful view on the mountains in the cour­ tyard section. The restaurant is wheelchair friendly and has ample parking.

SWANEE'S Kafee word nou

A leading “Social Enterprise” providing “community and Social Development” services and support to hundreds of orphans, vulnerable children and disadvantaged families in the Overstrand 028 316 4325 …….. 082 896 4345 ….. dave@rainbowtrust.org.za www.rainbowtrust.org.za

OVERSTRAND KAFEE! BESOEK ONS GERUS JIMMY SMITHSTRAAT 10 SANDBAAI TEL 028 316 1324

Jacques Swanepoel 076 481 6130 / 028 316 4604 pc4ever@whalemail.co.za 10 Jimmy Smith Street , Sandbaai

Inspired Life MINISTRIES

Invites you for a time of Worship, & the Inspired Word of God

All Welcome

Sunday @ 09am-10:30 am Evening Service @18:00 Sandbaai Saal Main Rd

Cecil & Brenda James 028-316 3224

PC4EVER:Ons besigheid is al so 9 jaar in Sandbaai. Ons verkoop en maak rekenaars en laptops reg. Ons het ook ‘n verskeidenheid rekenaartoerus­ ting en basiese skryfbehoeftes. Ons verskaf ook wireless inter­ net. Links is Francois van Nie­ kerk en Jaques Swanepoel. INSPIRED LIFE MI­ NISTRIES: The church was established in Sandbaai almost six years ago by Cecil & Brenda James. On Sundays fresh insight is shared from God’s word and unique worship experienced ­ all are invited. The heart of Inspired Life is to reach the lost and inspire each be­ liever to reach their full potential and maturity in Christ Je­ sus.

The Hermanus Rainbow Trust

Computer /Laptop – Sales & Repairs Networking Wireless Internet Provider Basic Stationary & Computer Accessories Friendly affordable Service

NUWE EIENAARS

PADDAKOOR AKADEMIE SANDBAAI:A ba­ by care, creche and aftercare centre for chil­ dren. Babies are welcome from any age. Children between the ages of 2 and 6 years will attend school. Primary children will be collected from the primary school for after care with reliable transport. Lunch will be provided. We provide a safe and positive en­ vironment for children where they can learn, play and create memories.

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Sandbaai R1,695,000.00

SUPER PLANTS Hermanus

Cnr. Main Road and R43 (behind Engen), Sandbaai Tel. 028 316 4006; Fax 028 316 2378 Visit us for an enjoyable and relaxed shopping experience when you are looking for plants, pots, soil, fertilizer, gifts, décor and much more. We also offer a complete landscaping and garden development service. Call us for a free quotation. Don’t forget … every Wednesday is our “Pensioners Day” … ask for your 5% discount on all your purchases (not applicable to items already on special)

Hermanus Convenience Centre Open 24 hrs

Wrewards savings, My School, and all Woolworths cards acceptable.

Location, location, location! New sole mandate, close to the ocean. 2 bedroom home with a separate bungalow as well as 2 garages. Please call Nerina Heyns at 082 411 5505 for an appointment to view.

028-316 2943

Cnr R43 & Main Road, Sandbaai

“Home away from Home” DAY CARE FACILITY (Eng/Afr) BABIES: 0 TO 18 MONTHS TODDLERS: 2 TO 5 YEARS GRADE R AMAZING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AFTER CARE FACILITY (Eng/Afr) PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN LUNCH, TRANSPORT HOMEWORK SUPERVISED QUALIFIED EDUCATORS HOLIDAY CARE C/O MAIN & LONG STREET, SANDBAAI Contact Jacqui on : 028 316 2057 or 076 719 4700 EMAIL: info@paddakoor.co.za

www.hpssandbaai.co.za Professional Property People

028 316 3657 086 580 6887 onrus@realnet.co.za www.realnet.co.za THE THEME HERE IS DUAL LIVING…

This charming property offers two dwellings. The main house consists of two cheerful bedrooms, one bathroom and a comfortably sized open plan living room, kitchen and a dining area. The second dwelling is totally separate with its own kitchenette and freshly decorated living room, bedroom and bathroom. Enchanting potential… Cornel 083 704 8636

A HOME OF SPACE AND COMFORT…

This attractive four bedroom home is situated in a “Nature lovers Haven”…The large living area and open plan kitchen radiates hospitality and charm. The cozy den with built in braai overlooking a leafy garden, is ideal for entertaining. Call today to arrange a personal viewing. Cornel 083 704 8636


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Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

Haws helps wheelchair association’s four­legged friends The Overberg Wheelchair Association (OWA) approached the Hermanus Animal Welfare Society (Haws) to help their clients, who are either in wheelchairs or physically handicapped in some way, to attend to their animals. Many of the dogs at the centre in Hawston, which is run by Alda Du Plooy, were Johanna January with some of dipped or vaccinated free of the animals that were dipped and charge, but more serious vaccinated free of charge. cases had to be transported back to Haws clinic for treat) Haws clinic charges a minment. imal fee. If the public would Some of the dogs were as- like to help in the treatment of sessed and advice was given to disadvantaged animals, they the owners. OWA raised a can make a donation to small donation to help towards Hermanus Animal Welfare this cost. OWA and their clients Society, Standard Bank, were extremely grateful for the account number 082263310 assistance. with the reference OWA.

Municipality Clearance

AUCTION HERMANUS

Redundant Municipal Equipment, hardware, furniture, vehicles including Toyota Hilux, Mercedes Sewerage tanker, Ford F8000 Fire Engine, Nissan, + 28 impounded vehicles VW Jetta, BMW, Hino Truck and many more. NO RESERVE! AUCTION DATE: VIEWING: VENUE: Terms:

Monday 31St March 2014 @ 11h00 Friday 28th March 2014 08h00 – 17h00 Municipal Stores, Mussel street, Hermanus R3 000 refundable deposit & Auctioneer's commission on the fall of the hammer.

For Further information please contact the Auctioneer: Nick Altona-de Klerk Cell: 082-494-7620 Office: 028-312-4167 E-mail: nick@adek.co.za

Man met prostese inspireer JANINE VAN DER RIET

de. Die Paul Steyn Foundation het al baie mense gehelp in die afgelope Dis nou ’n inspirasie drie jaar sedert sy stigvir die ganse nasie! ting. Steyn het al op die Dié jong man, vol TV-programme Pasella moed, durf en daad en en Kwêla verskyn waar ’n vonkel in sy oog, hy skenkings maak aan laat al wat verbyganmense in dieselfde posiger is se mond oopsie as hy. hang. Hy het sy regterbeen in ’n ongeluk by sy skool Met sy prostetiese in Februarie 2000 verregterbeen stap hy heinloor. Hy was maar 13 de en ver, op grootpaaie jaar oud. en grondpaaie – alles Hy het ses maande in vir bewusmaking van die hospitaal deurgeen geldinsameling vir bring waar dokters onander in dieselfde situagelukkig sonder welslae sie as hy. sy been probeer red het. Paul Steyn (27) het op Sy been is toe onder sy 17 Maart met ’n nuwe knie geamputeer. geldinsamelingsprojek Hy is terug na dieselfbegin. Hy het sy staptog de skool nadat hy uit die by Agulhas begin. As alhospitaal ontslaan is. les volgens plan verloop Ná moeilike kinderjaoor die roete van 240 km re, ondanks sy positiewe sal hy vandag, 27 Maart, uitkyk op die lewe ná sy in Kleinmond aankom. ongeluk, het hy na afToe Hermanus Times loop van studies en verDinsdagmiddag ná sy skeie werke besluit om staptog van Stanford na sy passie vir gemeenHermanus met hom geskapswerk uit te leef. sels het, het Steyn nie Die uiteinde was die eens moeg gelyk nie, Paul Steyn Foundation. eerder opgewonde oor Sedertdien stap hy gedie verskil wat hy in anreeld vir verskeie geldder se lewe maak. insamelingsprojekte. Hy kon ook nie uitgeMaar die grootste uitpraat raak oor die voridaging lê nog voor: ge aand se bederf toe hy Steyn beplan om van en sy oom, wat saam met Augustus tot Desember hom die reis (maar per van Durban af na Kaapvoertuig) as sy grondstad te loop! Hy wil die span meemaak, in Stanstaptog binne 100 dae ford aangekom het nie. voltooi. Hy sal 77 dae “Ons is by The Vines Die inspirerende Paul Steyn van die Paul Steyn Foundation. stap en die res van die Restaurant met ’n reuFOTO: JANINE VAN DER RIET dae tussendeur rus. Dit se-ribbetjie en ververis ’n staproete van ongeveer 30 km sings bederf. Die rib was groter as die die afgelope paar weke. Met sy aankoms Donderdag in per dag. Gaan lees meer oor dié inspibord!” Hy vertel oral waar hulle oorgebly Kleinmond is ’n spesiale gholfdag ge- rerende jong man op www.paulsteynfoundation.org.za, volg sy ekspedihet, meestal met die hulp van toeris- reël om meer geld in te samel. Met die geld wat die Paul Steyn sies op Facebook of stuur ’n e-pos na mekantore op die verskillende dorpe, is hulle op die hande gedra. Dié jong Foundation ontvang, word ander info@paulsteynfoundation.org.za. SMS HELP na 48900 om R10 te man het soveel stories en staaltjies te mense gehelp deur middel van die vertel, hy kan dalk ’n boek skryf ná aankoop van prostese of benodigdhe- skenk.

OORSIGVERSLAG MET BETREKKING TOT DIE 2012/2013 JAARVERSLAG Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge die bepalings van artikel 129(3) van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Finansiële Bestuur, 2003 (Wet 56 van 2003) dat die Oorsigverslag met betrekking tot die 2012/2013 Jaarverslag gedurende kantoorure by die Korporatiewe Hoofkantoor van die Overstrand Munisipaliteit, Areabestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus en Kleinmond en in alle openbare biblioteke in die Overstrand ter insae beskikbaar is. C GROENEWALD MUNISIPALE BESTUURDER Posbus 20 HERMANUS 7200 Kennisgewingnr: 19/2014 ________________________________________ OVERSIGHT REPORT WITH REGARD TO THE 2012/2013 ANNUAL REPORT Notice is hereby given in terms of the provisions of Section 129(3) of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act 56 of 2003) that the Oversight Report with regard to the 2012/2013 Annual Report is available for scrutiny during office hours at the Corporate Head Office of the Overstrand Municipality, Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond and all the public libraries in the Overstrand. C GROENEWALD MUNICIPAL MANAGER PO Box 20 HERMANUS 7200 Notice no: 19/2014


Hermanus Times

Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

Exciting line-up for Earth Hour celebration berg town, Frazer Barry has followed his dream and created Tribal Echo, a band with a unique sound and devoted following, and they are proud to headline the Earth Hour Celebration in Hermanus on Saturday. Earth Hour is about small actions we can all take to make a big differCitizen­science volunteer Denfred Bruintjies ence to the environwith the WCC interactive frog display which ment. The folk from will feature at the all day Hermanus Earth Whale Coast ConStage performanc- Hour event on 29 March. PHOTO: ANINA LEE servation (WCC) es start at 18:00. As the lights go off for the formal Earth Hour will be there all day. They will showcase two from 20:30 to 21:30, the Overstrand Minstrels exciting citizen-science projects. One aims to will march up, to be followed by artists Andy increase our knowledge about the sharks van Aarde, Jerry Fourie, Joel Martins and found in Walker Bay. Shark egg cases or ‘mermaids’ purses’ will be on display with tips Mocca Java. The star event will be a performance by on how to identify which egg cases belong Tribal Echo, the music celebrities of the to which sharks and what we can learn from monitoring these egg cases. Overberg. The other project is all about frogs as an Once described as the Overbergs’ most valuable export, Tribal Echo once again carried indicator of the health of our rivers and wetthe flag as proud ambassadors of our region lands. Both young and old are encouraged to as they starred at the ATKV Oesfees at Solms sign up to become volunteers in these two Delta this past weekend. A few weeks ago projects. On a practical note, WCC will also give adthey were invited by the mayor of Cape Town to headline the Mayor’s Charity Ball. With vice on how we can become more self-reliant TV appearances and an entire SABC2 Fiesta in our power needs and be able to adapt to programme behind them, this is a band going a changing environment – including loadshedding. up in the world. Entry to the event is free. From humble beginnings in a small Over-

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On 29 March Earth Hour comes to Fisherman’s Village and Lemm’s Corner in Hermanus. Entertainment will include an all-day market turning into a unique Market by Moonlight. There will be buskers and local singers and dancers, as well as a display of the best entries from a school art competition.

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27 March, 2014

DRAFT WATER SERVICES DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2014-2015 Notice is herewith given in terms of section 21 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000) that the Draft Water Services Development Plan (WSDP) 2014/2015 of the Municipality has been tabled in Council on Thursday, 20 March 2014. The local community is invited to submit representations in connection with the Draft Plan to the Municipality by submitting such representations on or before 28 April 2014 to the Municipal Manager (For attention Mr H Blignaut) at the undermentioned address or fax number. The Council will consider the Draft Plan together with all the comments and representations received during a meeting which is scheduled to take place on 28 May 2014. The Draft Plan will be available for perusal during office hours at the offices of the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond, in all the public libraries in the Overstrand, the Corporate Head Office of the municipality in Hermanus and on the municipality’s website at www.overstrand.gov.za. Persons who cannot write can visit the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond during office hours where such persons will be assisted to transcribe their comments or representations. C GROENEWALD MUNICIPAL MANAGER Overstrand Municipality PO Box 20 HERMANUS Fax number: (028) 313 8128 7200 Notice number: 15/2014 UPLANO LOPHUHLISO LWENKONZO ZAMANZI OLUSAYILWAYO 2014-2015 Kwenziwa isaziso ngokwesahluko se 21 somthetho wezenqubo zo Masipala , ka 2000 (Umthetho 32 ka 2000) ukuba uplano lophuhliso lwenkonzo zamanzi olusayilwayo luka 2014/2015 luye la fakwa kumhlangano we Bhunga ngo NgoLwesine, 20 ku Matshi 2014. Kumenywa abahlali ukuba bafake izimvo zabo malunga noluplano luka Masipala ngoku thumela imbhalelwano phambi okanye ngomhla wa 28 Aprili 2014 ku Mphathi ka Masipala (isiya ku Mr H Blignaut) kule dilesi nenombolo ingezantsi. Ibhunga zizakuyihlalela Lengxelo Yonyaka kwakunye nezimvo ezithe zathunyelwa kumhlangano oyakube ubanjwe ngomhla wa 28 Meyi 2014. Lomhlagano uyokube uvulekile kubahlali. Oluplano lusayilwayo lizakuba khona kwi ofisi Zabaphathi bengingqi e-Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus nase Klenmond, nakuwo wonke amaziko encwadi e Overstrand, kwi Ofisi eziphezulu zikaMasipala e-Hermanus na kuledilesi kamasipala www.overstand.gov.za. Abantu abangakwaziyo ukubhala bangandwendwela abaphathi be ngingqi e-Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus nase Kleinmond ngamaxesha omsebenzi apho lomtu anokufumana uncedo ekubhaleni ezakhe izimvo. C GROENEWALD UMENIJALAKAMASIPALA Umasipala waseOverstrand PO Box 20 Hermanus 7200 inombolo ye fax: (028) 313 8128 Inombolo yesaziso: 15/2014 KONSEP WATERDIENSTE ONTWIKKELINGSPLAN 2014-2015 Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge artikel 21 van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels, 2000 (Wet 32 van 2000) dat die Munisipaliteit se Konsep Waterdienste Ontwikkelingsplan 2014/2015 op Donderdag 20 Maart 2014 in die Raad ter tafel gelê is. Die plaaslike gemeenskap word uitgenooi om vertoë met betrekking tot die Konsepplan aan die munisipaliteit voor te lê deur hul vertoë voor of op 28 April 2014 te rig aan die Munisipale Bestuurder (vir aandag Mnr H. Blignaut) by onderstaande adres of faksnommer. Die Raad sal die Konsepplan tydens ‘n vergadering wat op 28 Mei 2014 gehou word tesame met alle kommentaar of vertoë wat ontvang is oorweeg. Die Konsepplan is gedurende kantoorure ter insae by die kantore van die Areasbestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus en Kleinmond, in alle openbare biblioteke in die Overstrand, die Korporatiewe Hoofkantoor van die munisipaliteit in Hermanus en op die munisipaliteit se webwerf by www.overstrand.gov.za. Persone wat nie kan skryf nie kan gedurende kantoorure by die onderskeie Areabestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus of Kleinmond besoek aflê waar daardie persone gehelp sal word om hul kommentaar of vertoë op skrif te stel. C GROENEWALD MUNISIPALE BESTUURDER Overstrand Munisipaliteit Posbus 20 HERMANUS Faksnommer: 028 313 8128 7200 Kennisgewingnommer 15/2014

LED conference focuses on youth The Department of Local Economic Development (LED) youth conference that took place in Hawston on Wednesday 19 March, attracted about 500 young people from all over the Overstrand. Carl Wastie, vibrant young DJ from Good Hope FM, opened the event with a few jokes to put the youth at ease and thereafter Solomzi Madikane, LED From left are Jolanda Hendricks (LED Officer), Solomzi Madikane manager, thanked (Director: LED), Carl Wastie (Good Hope FM DJ and Hectic 99 Pre­ all the stakeholders senter), Nomonde Ndende (Manager: Wesgro) and Xolise Kosi who made the day (Manager: LED). possible. The emphasis was on the youth taking the of age. She also spoke about governmental initiative to do things for themselves and not and non-governmental initiatives for the to depend solely on the government to pro- youth, of which the most recent directive is vide opportunities. He stated that the Nation- the 2013 Western Cape Youth Development al Youth Development Agency (NYDA), in Strategy. One of the issues addressed at the conferpartnership with LED, is one of the major sponsors of the event to ensure that the young ence is the sharing of information regarding people of the Overstrand are afforded the op- career guidance. Statistics for the past five portunities they deserve, to provide informa- years show that the total number of jobs in tion to help them make decisions and be com- the Western Cape did not increase, jobs for low-skilled young people have decreased and petitive in their business endeavours. “Young people need to be innovative by jobs for those with a tertiary qualification thinking out of the box and creating new ide- have increased. The conference also aimed to ignite young as which can be converted into proposals for support to ensure sustainable jobs for the people’s entrepreneurial spirit. Economic youth. An informed community has more opportunities exist in SMME development chances of helping itself out of poverty,” said that can be harnessed by young people and the mayor urged them to utilise the network Madikane. Mayor Nicolette Botha-Guthrie mentioned opportunity afforded by the conference. In that the 2011 Census indicated that 35% of closing, the mayor quoted George Bernard the total population in the Overstrand area Shaw who said: “Life isn’t about finding is classified as youth between 15 and 35 years yourself. Life is about creating yourself”.

INVITATION TO SUPPLY BID BOT RIVER: ALONA FRESH PRODUCE: NEW STORAGE FACILITIES BID NR: 151/2014 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS The works as described are required on the project “Alona Fresh Produce” situated at the premises, at the foot of the Houwhoek Pass. Construction must be effected from April 2014 to July 2014. Conditions that may pose a risk: Sandy ground conditions can be expected and the construction site is situated on a slope. The contractor must put all necessary precautions in place to work under these conditions and prepare the site with the correct falls. The scope of works will include: 1. The construction of a steel portal frame structure. 2. Building work to conclude the structure. Documents are available at Casidra SOC Ltd, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl. Documents for the purpose of this bid include: 1. Conditions to Submit Bid (Form CBD 2.1 Lump Sum). 2. Price Form, (Form CBD 3.1 Lump Sum). 3. Scope of Works (Form CBD 4). 4. PPP Evaluation Form (Form CBD 5.2 (90/10). 5. Supplier Registration Form (Form CBD 6). 6. Bank Entity Form (Form CBD 7). 7. Drawings. In accordance with Casidra’s Preferential Procurement Policy, BEE certified bids will receive preferential scores. The successful bidder will be required to fill in and sign a written Contract Form (CBD 8). Included is a penalty clause of R1 000.00/day that applies for late completion of works and a 10% retention fee for 3 months not bearing interest. Bid Deadline: The closing date for the bid is 2 April 2014 strictly at 12:00. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder and the inscription “CONSTRUCTION OF NEW STEEL STRUCTURE – BID NO. 151/2014” and placed in the bid box available at reception of Casidra’s Head Office, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl. Faxed, counter-to-counter, courier or posted bids will NOT be accepted. The following documents (fully completed and signed CBD forms as supplied) must be submitted as a bid packet: 1. A completed project bid (including project schedule and cash flow projection) to complete the work. 2. A detailed company profile, including the core competencies, contact details of three workrelated references that are qualified to comment on work. 3. A copy of the company’s BEE and Tax Clearance Certificates. A Tax Clearance Certificate is compulsory for bids over R30 000. 4. Completed and signed PPP, Bank Entity and Supplier Registration Forms. Compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations apply. It is the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all services accordingly. 117508

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A large group of learners from Hawston Primary School participated in the Walk 4 Water in­ itiative, hosted by WCC on Human Rights Day on Friday.

Walking 4 Water a success The weather could not have been better on Human Rights Day when Whale Coast Conservation (WCC) and their many supporters Walked for Water. “Our thanks go to all who came to give meaning to the day – the schools, members of the public, families and friends – at least 160 were counted,” says Anina Lee, WCC communications manager. “The walk reminded us that 1 in 7 people in the world don’t have easy access to clean water and sanitation.” She says first prize goes to Julius Swart, principal of Hawston Primary, who came with a whole bus load of enthusiastic walkers, and in many cases, runners. They were joined by other WCC Eco-Schools youngsters from Zwelihle Primary, Hermanus Private Pre and Primary School, Curro Hermanus, Bosko Christian School and Hermanus Primary. WCC thanks Hermanus Rotary for providing refreshments along the route, the Department of Water Affairs for the teaching re-

Klein River Mountains and estuary

PHOTO: RONNIE HAZELL

NATURE MATTERS: River record DID YOU KNOW: The origin of the Klein River in the Klein River Mountains is only 5 km from its mouth at Grotto beach as the crow flies. This is one of the shortest distances between any river’s beginning and end in the world.

Of course, the river makes a wide loop behind the mountains and then down the Stanford Valley before it forms the Klein River estuary and then (sometimes) flows into the sea. But we don’t mention this fact when we claim records.

CLUB 600 SE MAART­WENNERS: Coba Diederiks (links) is gevra om vandeesmaand se Club 600­wenners op 13 Maart te trek. Die volgende mense is die gelukkige ontvan­ gers van kontantpryse: eersteprys (R5 000) – JE Carstens, tweede prys (R2 500) – Gisele en Jens Nielsen, derde prys (R1 000) – Johannes Conradie. By Coba (wat ook betrokke is by Hospice se Opportunity Art3 fondsinsameling op 29 Maart) is Sian Panton­Jones van DM Adams Auditing, en Carol Bates van Overstrand Hospice.

Leigh Bouwer led the Walking 4 Water cliff path walk on Friday 21 March. sources and for supporting the event, and Leigh Bouwer who led the march. Anina says: “Generous donations from walkers (even some canine ones), and in particular Hermanus High School, who donated a water tank, will ensure that WCC is able to install a rainwater tank for the community veggie garden at Hermanus Child Welfare.”

FOTO: CILENE BEKKER

Isibhengezo Sophuhliso Senkqubo Yolawulo Lwaselunxwemeni Lesithili sase Overberg

Notice of the Development of a Coastal Management Programme for the Overberg district

Esi sibhengezo sinikezwe phantsi komgaqo ka Section 48 wolawulo lwentlalo ka Zwelonke oluhlanganiswe noMthetho wolawulo lwezonxweme (Act No 24 of 2008) oluthi isithili sika Masipala we Overberg sinqwenela ukuphuhlisa ulawulo lwenkqubo yaselunxwemeni sesithili sase Overberg.

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 48 of the National Environmental Management Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act No 24 of 2008) that the Overberg District Municipality intends to develop a Coastal Management Programme for the Overberg district.

INKCAZELO YEPHULO

Eli phulo lifuna ukuphuhlisa inkqubo yolawulo lwaselunxwemeni yesithili sase Overberg. Injongo yokuba le nkqubo yophuhliso lwaselunxwemeni ikuMasipala kukuba mayisebenze kumda ka Masipala, njengomcwangcisi nomgaqonkqubo ukuphuhlisa ukusetyenziswa kwezixhobo zaselunxwemeni kwanokuvumela imibutho karhulumente nengekho ngaphantsi korhulumente ziqwalasele ngotyalo kwingingqi yaselunxwemeni ukuze zixhase uphuhliso lwaselunxwemeni olunesihlahla. Eli phulo linqwenela ukuzuza ukulinganwa phakathi kogcino lwe zendalo nembali, inkcubeko nezinto zexabiso ezibonakalayo zengingqi laselunxwemeni kunye nesidingo sophuhliso sezoqoqosho nokhulo. Inkqubo yolawulo lwaselunxwemeni ka Masipala mayibe nenjongo ehlelekileyo encedisa ekuphumeleleni kwe njongo yolawulo lwaselunxwemeni zephondo nezikazwelonke.

ZIZAKUBAPHI

Kulo lonke unxweme lwasesithilini ukusukela e Rooi Els eseNtshona ukuyakuma emlanjeni iBreede eliseMpuma.

LOCATION

UKUBALULEKA

U-Section 48 womthetho wolawulo lwaselunxwemeni oluhlanganisiweyo ugunyazisa ukuba wonke umasipala oselunxwemeni ukuba ulungiselele kwaye uthabathe ulawulo lwenkqubo lwaselunxwemeni lwephondo yokulawula ingingqi yaselunxwemeni okanye indawo ezithile zengingqi yaselunxwemeni phakathi kumasipala. Inkqubo yase lunxwemeni mayivumele kulawulo lwengingqi yaselunxwemeni ngokuthi inxulumanise : • Umbono wolawulo lwengingqi lwaselunxwemeni • Iinjongo zolawulo lwaselunxwemeni • Izinto ezibalulekileyo nendlela yokuphumelela kwezinjongo kwaye nempawu ezizakubonakalisa inkqubela yenjongo

RELEVANCE

KUHLANGANWA KANJANI

Iintlanganiso zokuxoxa uphuhliso oluyilwayo zizakuqhuba ngale ndlela: e-Kleinmond: Ngomvulo 14April 2014 e-Kleinmond Library Hall e-Hawston: Ngomvulo 14April 2014 e-Hawston Thusong Hall e-Hermanus: Ngolwesibini 15April 2014 e-Hermanus Banquet Hall e-Gansbaai: Ngolwesibini 15April 2014 e-Gansbaai Library Hall e-Pearly Beach: Ngolwesithathu 16April 2014 e-Pearly Beach Community Hall e-Struisbaai / e-Agulhas: Ngolwesithathu 16April 2014 e-Struisbaai Community Hall e-Arniston: Ngolwesine 17April 2014 e-Arniston Community Hall e-Malagas: Ngomqgibelo 19 April 2014 e-Malagas Church Hall Phakathi kweloxesha elibekiweyo e-Infanta: Ngonqgibelo 19 April 2014 e-Bottle Top

EZINYE IINKCUKACHA

10:00-12:00 17:00-19:00 10:00-12:00 17:00-19:00 10:00-12:00 17:00-19:00 10:00-12:00 12:15-13:00 15:00-17:00

Xa udinga ezinye inkcukacha nceda unxulumane no: Christelle du Plessis Christelle.DuPlessis@mottmac.com P O Box 7786 Roggebaai 8012 021 440 5060 (umnxeba) 021 418 6440 (i-fax)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project sets out to develop a Coastal Management Programme (CMP) for the Overberg district. The purpose of a municipal CMP is to function, within the municipal jurisdiction, as a planning and policy instrument to enhance the utilisation of coastal resources and to allow governmental and non-governmental organisations to target their investment in the coastal region to support sustainable coastal development. It aims to achieve a balance between the conservation of the natural, historic, cultural and aesthetic values of the coastal region with the need for economic development and growth. A municipal CMP must contain objectives and strategies that assist in the achievement of the national and provincial coastal management objectives. Entire coastal zone of the Overberg district from the Rooi Els river in the west to the Breede river in the east. Section 48 of the Integrated Coastal Management Act mandates each coastal municipality to prepare and adopt a municipal coastal management programme for managing the coastal zone or specific parts of the coastal zone within the municipality. The coastal management programme for the Overberg district must allow for an integrated, coordinated and uniform approach to coastal management in the district by including: • Avision for the management of the coastal zone • Coastal management objectives • Priorities and strategies for achieving these objectives, as well as performance indicators to measure progress.

HOW TO ENGAGE

Meetings to discuss the proposed development of the CMP for the Overberg district are to be held as follows: Kleinmond: Monday 14April 2014 Kleinmond Library Hall 10:00-12:00 Hawston: Monday 14April 2014 Hawston Thusong Hall 17:00-19:00 Hermanus: Tuesday 15April 2014 Hermanus Banquet Hall 10:00-12:00 Gansbaai: Tuesday 15April 2014 Gansbaai Library Hall 17:00-19:00 Pearly Beach: Wednesday 16April 2014 Pearly Beach Community Hall 10:00-12:00 Struisbaai /Agulhas: Wednesday 16April 2014 Struisbaai Community Hall 17:00-19:00 Arniston: Thursday 17April 2014 Arniston Community Hall 10:00-12:00 Malagas: Saturday 19April 2014 Malagas Church Hall approximately 12:15-13:00 Infanta: Saturday 19April 2014 Bottle Top 15:00-17:00

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Should you require additional information, please contact: Christelle du Plessis Christelle.DuPlessis@mottmac.com PO Box 7786 Roggebaai 8012 021 440 5060 (t)

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Hermanus Times

Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

Farmer needs land to rent for his animals A small scale farmer in Hawston is in need of land to raise his animals in a safe environment. Howard Matinka has been farming with pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens and geese for more than two years. However, he has no land of his own to run his business successfully and he says the animals roam around in nearby bushes/forest. This he says, gets him into

trouble with law enforcement. Matinka says he is prepared to rent a piece of land to keep his animals on and once he has this land, he will be able to apply for financial assistance. The land does not need to be in Hawston, says Matinka. It can be in Stanford, or the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. If you are able to help, call Howard Matinka on 076 714 4458.

(Notice 20/2014) PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF SUPPLEMENTARY VALUATION ROLL AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 49(1)(a)(i) read together with section 78(2) of the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act, 2004 (Act No. 6 of 2004), hereinafter referred to as the “Act”, that the third supplementary valuation roll for the financial year 2013/2014, is open for public inspection at the Municipal Head Office and its satellite offices, or on the website: www.overstrand.gov.za from 27 March 2014 – 12 May 2014. An invitation is hereby made in terms of section 49(1)(a)(ii) read together with section 78(2) of the Act that any owner of property or other person who so desires should lodge an objection with the Municipal Manager in respect of any matter reflected in, or omitted from, the supplementary valuation roll within the abovementioned period. Attention is specifically drawn to the fact that in terms of section 50(2) of theAct an objection must be in relation to a specific individual property and not against the supplementary valuation roll as such. The form for the lodging of an objection is obtainable from the Municipal offices at the following addresses: Hangklip/Kleinmond: 33 Main Road, Kleinmond 028 271 8400 Hermanus: 1 Magnolia Street, Hermanus 028 313 8000 Stanford: 15 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford 028 341 8500 Gansbaai: Main Road, Gansbaai 028 384 8300 or on the municipal website: www.overstrand.gov.za. The completed forms must be returned to the municipal offices or the Municipal Manager, PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200 on or before 12 May 2014. For enquiries please contact Carien de Beer at telephone number 028 313 8000 or send an e-mail to enquiries@overstrand.gov.za. C. Groenewald PO Box 20 Municipal Manager HERMANUS 27 March 2014 7200

Exchange with musician to enhance learning petry. Also included in this programme are life skills, creative arts, performing arts, Unisa Grade Theory 1, marimba band training, recorder tuition, During a recent visit choir, piano trainto Cape Town and Hering and steelpan manus, Alver met band training. members of the Magriet Peter, EnFriends of the Schools, lighten’s trust mana voluntary grouping ager, says: “Based of Greater Hermanus on our experience residents interested in and current prothe improvement of ed- Norwegian pianist Rune Alver recently grammes, Enlightucation in the region. visited Zwelihle Primary School. He has en is pleased to colPieter de Jager and also visited Kleinmond Primary School. laborate with Alver Cllr Ben Solomon facilin a music project for children from the itated Alver’s visit to South Africa. The possibility of a cultural exchange Zwelihle and Mount Pleasant areas of Hermanus. He started in March this year, and programme was also discussed. The Friends of the Schools approached will continue in March 2015 and March the Enlighten Education Trust, based in 2016. Suitable facilities, including a piano, are available at the trust and at the nearby Hermanus, for help. The Enlighten Education Trust was Zwelihle Primary School. “It has been proposed that Alver particifounded in 2002 to encourage and support the transformation of education and life in pates in after school music sessions with the schools and communities of Hermanus groups of about 25 learners. Parents and other volunteers will assist with the sesand the Overstrand region. The trust responds to needs identified by sions and with Alver’s extensive experischools and communities related to curric- ence in dealing with musical training for ulum and management, teaching and learn- children, such sessions should be of great ing or parental and community participa- value to the children.” Peter says a significant challenge in tion issues. One of Enlighten’s flagship projects is the South African disadvantaged communities arts and culture programme, which encom- is to improve the social learning climate in passes music, art, culture, pottery and pup- classes. Children in the local community are to benefit from the musical input and expertise of wellknown Norwegian pianist Rune Alver.

(Kennisgewing 20/2014) KENNISGEWING VAN UITNODIGING VIR INSPEKSIE VAN DIE AANVULLENDE WAARDASIELYS EN INDIEN VAN BESWARE. Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge die bepalings van Artikel 49(1)(a)(i) saam gelees met Artikel 78(2) van die Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Eiendomsbelastingswet, 2004 (Wet No. 6 van 2004), hierna verwys as die “Wet”, dat die derde aanvullende waardasielys vir die 2013/2014 finansiële jaar, beskikbaar is vir publieke inspeksie by die Munisipale Hoofkantoor en sy administrasiekantore asook op die amptelike webtuiste: www.overstrand.gov.za, vanaf 27 Maart 2014 – 12 Mei 2014. ‘n Uitnodiging word hiermee gerig in terme van Artikel 49 (1)(a)(ii), saam gelees met Artikel 78(2) van die Wet dat die eienaar van eiendom, of enige ander persoon wat dit verlang, ‘n beswaar kan indien by die Munisipale Bestuurder rakende enige aangeleentheid wat vervat word in, of weggelaat is uit die aanvullende waardasielys, binne die bogenoemde tydperk. Aandag word daarop gevestig dat in terme van Artikel 50(2) van die Wet, ‘n beswaar betrekking tot ‘n spesifieke eiendom moet hê, en nie op die totale aanvullende waardasielys as sodanig nie. Die vorm vir die aantekening van ‘n beswaar is beskikbaar by die volgende Munisipale kantore: Hangklip/Kleinmond: Hoofstraat 33, Kleinmond 028 271 8400 Hermanus: Magnoliastraat 1, Hermanus 028 313 8000 Stanford: Queen Victoriastraat 15, Stanford 028 341 8500 Gansbaai: Hoofstraat, Gansbaai 028 384 8300 asook op die amptelike webtuiste: www.overstrand.gov.za. Voltooide vorms moet op of voor 12 Mei 2014 terug besorg word aan die munisipale kantore of die Munisipale Bestuurder, Posbus 20, Hermanus, 7200. Rig u navrae asb aan Carien de Beer by telefoonnommer 028 313 8000 of stuur ‘n e-pos aan enquiries@overstrand.gov.za. C. Groenewald Posbus 20 Munisipale Bestuurder HERMANUS 27 Maart 2014 7200 (Isaziso 20/2014) ISAZISO ESIYA KULUNTU SOKUHLOLWA KOXWEBHU OLONGEZELELEKILEYO LOKUHLOLWA KWEXABISO LOMHLABA NOKUFAKWA KWEZIMVO EZICHASENE NAKO Apha senza isaziso ngokweCandelo 49(1)(a)(i) elinokufundwa lidibene necandelo 78(2) likaRhulumente wezeKhaya: uMthetho WeeRhafu ZoMhlaba kaMasipala, wowama-2004 (uMthetho wesi-6 wowama-2004), ekuza kubhekiselwa kuwo apha nakamva ngokuthi “lo Mthetho”, Wesithathu Woxwebhu olongezelelekileyo lokuhlolwa kwexabiso lomhlaba lonyaka-mali wama-2012/2013, luvulelekile kuluntu ukuba luluhlole kwi-Ofisi eliKomkhulu likaMasipala nakwii-ofisi ezingaphantsi kwalo kwanakwimizi yogcino-zincwadi, okanye kweli jelo: www.overstrand.gov.za ukususela kumhla 27 March 2014 ukuya kutsho kumhla 12 May 2014. Kananjalo sikwenza nesimemo ngokwecandelo 49(1)(a)(ii) elinokufundwa lidibene necandelo 78(2) lalo Mthetho sokuba nawuphi na umnini mhlaba okanye omnye umntu onqwenela ukwenjenjalo ufanele afake izimvo zakhe ezichasene noku kuMphathi kaMasipala ngawo nawuphi na umba olapha, okanye ositheleyo, kuxwebhu olongezelelekileyo lokuhlolwa kwexabiso lomhlaba ngeli xesha lichazwe ngasentl’ apha. Sifuna ukutsalela ingqalelo yenu ngokukhethekileyo kwicandelo 50(2) lalo Mthetho elithi izimvo ezingaphesheya kule nto zifanele zityumbe loo mhlaba zingabi zezichasene nje noxwebhu lokuhlolwa kwexabiso lomhlaba. Iimpepha zokukhalaza ezigqityiweyo mazibuyiselwe kungekafiki usuku lwe 12 May 2014, kwii-ofisi ezikhankanywe ngezantsi okanye kwi-ofisi kaMphathi kaMasipala, PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200. Ifomu yokufaka izimvo zakho ezichasene noku ungayifumana kwii-ofisi zikaMasipala kwezi dilesi zilandelayo: Hangklip/Kleinmond: 33 Main Road, Kleinmond 028 271 8400 Hermanus: 1 Magnolia Street, Hermanus 028 313 8000 Stanford: 15 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford 028 341 8500 Gansbaai: Main Road, Gansbaai 028 384 8300 okanye kweli jelo likaMasipala: www.overstrand.gov.za. Xa ufuna ukubuza nxibelelana noCarien de Beer kwinombolo yefoni u- 028 313 8000 okanye nge-imeyile enquiries@overstrand.gov.za. C. Groenewald PO Box 20 UMphathi KaMasipala HERMANUS 27 March 2014 7200

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Health

Overberg District

Contracts for SASSA Medical Assessments

The Western Cape Department of Health: Overberg District needs to provide medical assessment services for the purpose of grant applications, such as disability grant, care dependency grant and grant-in-aid, where medical assessments are required. This is a call to Medical Officers who would be willing to provide a medical assessment service and enter into a contract with the Department of Health: Overberg District. The service will need to be rendered within the Health facilities of the Department of Health: Overberg. The contracted Medical Officer(s) will be remunerated at a rate of R116 per applicant for the period of this contract. This is an all-inclusive rate of all subsequent services rendered (eg person to do observations, equipment for assessment, occupational therapy service, etc) as per guidelines in order to perform a comprehensive assessment on an applicant for a disability or care dependency grant. A maximum of 40 medical assessments per 8-hour day are recommended. The cost of transport could be claimed for kilometres travelled after the first 40km, at a max engine capacity of 2000cc. The service provider will be contracted for the financial year 2014/2015, with effect from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015. The medical assessment sites where services need to be rendered are: Cape Agulhas

Bredasdorp, Struisbaai and Napier

Overstrand

Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus, Hawston, Kleinmond

Swellendam

Swellendam, Barrydale

Theewaterskloof

Grabouw, Villiersdorp, Botriver, Caledon and Riviersonderend

Medical Officer(s) can apply for any combination of sites or a single site. Applications should include the following documents: • Application form (obtainable from petro.robertson@westerncape.gov.za) • Certified copies of ID, HPCSA registration, qualifications, Tax Clearance and Tax registration. The closing date for applications is 11 April 2014 at 14:00. Send applications to Private Bag X07, Caledon 3420 or Department of Health: Overberg District Office, N2 Highway, Caledon. For enquiries, please contact Petro Robertson at (028) 212-1512. Arina Wilson 107830


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Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

MUSICAL ART: Zero Gravity is once again sponsoring a quarterly art competition at Hermanus Primary School. The first term winners for 2014 showed off their artwork, which centred around the theme: the musician. Back from left are Cornelia van der Merwe (art teacher), Earnestine van Zeeberg, Liam Jagers, Lee­Marie van Riet, Jaco Opperman and Coenraad van der Stoep. In front: Tiaan de Wet, Inga Mfunda, Kayden Agus, Georgia Maroudas, Chanté Roux and Jamie SIngle (Zero Gravity store manager). The term winners received R25 Zero Gravity gift vouchers and will be entered into the final draw, which takes place at the end of the year, for a hefty cash prize.

PHOTO: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

KONSEP BEGROTING 2014/2015 Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge artikel 21 van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels, 2000 (Wet 32 van 2000) en artikel 22 van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Finansiële Bestuur, 2003 (Wet 56 van 2003), dat die volgende dokumentasie ter insae beskikbaar sal wees by die kantore van die Areabestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus en Kleinmond, in alle openbare biblioteke in die Overstrand, die Korporatiewe Hoofkantoor in Hermanus en op die webwerf by www.overstrand.gov.za onder Strategic documents\Budget, vanaf 25 Maart 2014. 1. Konsep Kapitaal- en Bedryfsbegroting vir die 2014/15 finansiële jaar, aangeduide begrotings vir 2015/16 en 2016/17, voorgestelde skedule van belastings, tariewe en heffings vir die 2014/15 finansiële jaar wat vanaf die 1ste Julie 2014 opgelê word en begrotings vewante beleide. (Kontakpersoon : B. King, Telefoon (028) 313-8154 gedurende kantoorure) Skriftelike kommentaar/vertoë insake aangeleenthede in hierdie kennisgewing vermeld moet die ondergemelde teen Woensdag, 30 April 2014 om 12:00 bereik. Persone wat nie kan skryf nie, kan gedurende kantoorure by die onderskeie Areabestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus of Kleinmond besoek aflê waar daardie persone gehelp sal word om hul kommentaar of vertoë op skrif te stel. CC Groenewald MUNISIPALE BESTUURDER Overstrand Munisipaliteit Posbus 20 HERMANUS 7200 Kennisgewing nr. 21/2014 DRAFT BUDGET 2014/2015 Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 21 of the Local Government : Municipal SystemsAct, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000), and Section 22 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003, (Act 56 of 2003), that the following documents will be available for perusal during office hours at the offices of the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond, in all Overstrand public libraries, the Corporate Head Office in Hermanus and on the website at www.overstrand.gov.za under Strategic documents\Budget, as from 25 March 2014. 1. Draft Capital and Operating Budget for the 2014/15 financial year, indicative budget forecasts for 2015/16 & 2016/17 financial years, proposed schedule of rates and taxes, tariffs and charges for the 2014/15 financial year to be imposed as from 1 July 2014 and Budget related policies. (Contact Person: B. King, Telephone (028) 313-8154 during office hours) Comments/representations in writing on any matters mentioned in this notice must reach the under mentioned by Wednesday, 30 April 2014 at 12:00. Persons who cannot write can visit the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond during office hours where such persons will be assisted to transcribe their comments or representations. CC Groenewald MUNICIPAL MANAGER Overstrand Municipality P O Box 20 HERMANUS 7200 Notice No. 21/2014 UHLAHLOLWABIWOMALI OLUQULUNQWAYO LOWAMA-2014/2015 Esi sisaziso esikhutshwa ngokweCandelo 21 loMthetho weeNkqubo zoLawulo looMasipala wama-2000 (Act 32 of 2000), neCandelo lama-22 loMthetho woLawulo lweeMali zikaMasipala wowama-2003, (Act 56 of 2003), sokuba la maxwebhu alandelayo aza kufumaneka ngexesha lomsebenzi ukuba abantu bawafunde kwii-ofisi zabalawuli eGansbaai, eStanford, eHermanus naseKleinmond, kuzo zonke iilayibrari zoluntu eOverstrand, kwaNdlunkulu eHermanus nakwi-webhusayithi www.overstrand.gov.za phantsi kwamaxwebhu emicimbi ephambili/ibhajethi (Strategic documents\Budget) ukususela ngomhla wama-25 Matshi 2014: 1. Ibhajethi equlunqwayo neyokusebenza kukamasipala yonyakamali wama-2014/15, enengqikelelo yeminyakamali yama-2015/16 & 2016/17, izicwangciso zerhafu, amaxabiso acetywayo awonyakamali wama-2014/15 aza kumiselwa ukususela ngomhla wo-1 Julayi 2014 nohlahlolwabiwomali oluphathelele kwimigaqo. (Umntu ekunokuthethwa naye: B. King, ifoni (028) 313-8154 ngexesha lomsebenzi) Izimvo/amagqabantshintshi mawabhalwe athunyelwe kulo ungezantsi afike ngoLwesithathu umhla wama30 Epreli 2014 ngeye-12:00. Abantu abangakwaziyo ukubhala bangaya kubalawuli eGansbaai, eStanford, eHermanus naseKleinmond ngexesha lomsebenzi bancediswe babhalelwe izimvo nezindululo zabo. CC Groenewald UMPHATHI KAMASIPALA UMasipala waseOverstrand P O Box 20 HERMANUS 7200 Inombolo yesaziso 21/2014

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DANKIE!: Duifies en Kuifies dagsorg, voorskool en nasorg in Hermanus bedank SANSA vir die warm komberse, kussings en handdoeke wat dié skooltjie Donder­ dag 13 Maart ont­ vang het. Die prinsi­ paal, Dorothea Adri­ aans, sê sy is baie trots op die 33 leer­ linge en op haar dogter Charlene Adriaans en student Ashlene De Bruyn, wat albei vroeë kin­ derontwikkeling­stu­ dente by die sen­ trum is.

DRAFT REVIEWED INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) 2014-2015 Notice is herewith given in terms of section 25(4)(a) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000) that the Draft Reviewed Integrated Development Plan 2014/15 of the Municipality has been tabled in Council on Thursday, 20 March 2014. The local community is invited to submit representations in connection with the Draft Reviewed IDP to the Municipality by submitting such representations on or before 30 April 2014 to the Municipal Manager (For attention Ms R Louw) at the under-mentioned address or fax number. The Council will consider the Final Reviewed IDP together with all the comments and representations received during a meeting which is scheduled to take place on 28 May 2014. The Draft Reviewed IDP will be available for perusal during office hours at the offices of the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond, in all the public libraries in the Overstrand, the Corporate Head Office of the municipality in Hermanus and on the municipality’s website at www.overstrand.gov.za. Persons who cannot write can visit the Area Managers in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond during office hours where such persons will be assisted to transcribe their comments or representations. C GROENEWALD MUNICIPAL MANAGER Overstrand Municipality PO Box 20 HERMANUS Fax number: (028) 313 8030 7200 Notice number:18 /2014 KONSEP HERSIENDE GEïNTEGREEDE ONTWIKKELINGSPLAN (GOP) 2014/2015 Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge artikel 25(4)(a) van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels, 2000 (Wet 32 van 2000) dat die Munisipaliteit se Konsep Hersiende Ge?ntegreerde Ontwikkelingsplan 2014/15 op Donderdag, 20 Maart 2014 in die Raad ter tafel gele is. Die plaaslike gemeenskap word uitgenooi om vertoe met betrekking tot die Konsep Hersiende GOP aan die munisipaliteit voor te le deur hul vertoe voor of op 30 April 2014 te rig aan die Munisipale Bestuurder (vir aandag Me R. Louw) by onderstaande adres of faksnommer. Die Raad sal die Konsepplan tydens ‘n vergadering wat op 28 Mei 2014 gehou staan te word tesame met alle kommentaar of vertoe wat ontvang is, oorweeg. Die Konsep Hersiende GOP is gedurende kantoorure ter insae by die kantore van die Areasbestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus en Kleinmond, in alle openbare biblioteke in die Overstrand, die Korporatiewe Hoofkantoor van die munisipaliteit in Hermanus en op die munisipaliteit se webwerf by www.overstrand.gov.za. Persone wat nie kan skryf nie kan gedurende kantoorure by die onderskeie Areabestuurders in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus of Kleinmond besoek afle waar daardie persone gehelp sal word om hul kommentaar of vertoe op skrif te stel. C GROENEWALD MUNISIPALE BESTUURDER Overstrand Munisipaliteit Posbus 20 HERMANUS Faksnommer: 028 313 8030 7200 Kennisgewingnommer: 18/2014 UKUHLOLWA KO-PLANO OLUDIBENEYO OLUSAQULUNQWAYO 2014/2015 Kwenziwa isaziso ngokwesahluko se 25(4)(a) somthetho wezenqubo zo Masipala , ka 2000 (Umthetho 32 ka 2000) ukuba kuhlolwe u-plano Lophuhliso Oludibeneyo olusaqulunywayo luka 2014/2015 luye lwa fakwa kumhlangano we Bhunga ngo Lwesine, umhla we 20 ka Matshi 2014. Kumenywa abahlali ukuba bafake izimvo zabo malunga noluplano luka Masipala ngoku thumela imbhalelwano phambi okanye ngomhla wama 30 ku Epreli wama 2014 ku Mphathi ka Masipala (isiya ku Ms R Louw) kule dilesi nenombolo ingezantsi. Ibhunga lizakuyihlalela Lengxelo Yonyaka kwakunye nezimvo ezithe zathunyelwa kumhlangano oyakube ubanjwe ngomhla ka 28 Meyi 2014. Oluplano lusaqulunqwayo luzakubakhona ukuze luhlolwe ngamaxesha eofisi kwi ofisi Zabaphathi bengingqi e-Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus nase Klenmond, nakuwo wonke amaziko encwadi e-Overstrand, kwi Ofisi eziphezulu zikaMasipala e-Hermanus na kwiwebhusayithi kamasipala ethi www.overstand.gov.za. Abantu abangakwaziyo ukubhala bangandwendwela aba Phathi be Ngingqi e-Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus nase Kleinmond ngamaxesha omsebenzi apho lomtu anokufumana uncedo ekubhaleni ezakhe izimvo. C GROENEWALD UMPHATHI KAMASIPALA Umasipala waseOverstrand PO Box 20 Hermanus 7200 inombolo ye fax: (028) 313 8030 Inombolo yesaziso: 18/2014


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Hermanus Times

Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

3, 2, 1 - laat jou bottel vlieg Op 8 Maart by die K.J.V. Saal op Ertjiesvlei in die Hemel-en-Aarde Vallei is ’n projek van stapel gestuur om kinders sekere vaardighede te leer, en dalk ook die belangstelling te kweek om met ’n meer wetenskaplike benadering na die lewe te kyk, om daardeur vir hulself ’n mark te vind wat by hulle belangstelling en talente pas. Die projek is in die lewe geroep deur BC en Lucy Sadie wat sendingwerk by die saal in Ertjiesvlei doen.

Samuel Sapho, Simon van Wezemael en En­ rico Becker maak reg om hulle “vuurpyle” te laat vlieg. Simon se een lansering het die prys gewen.

BC Sadie wys hoe om ’n bottel reg te kry met ’n bietjie water voordat dit in die lug geskiet kan word.

OVERSTRAND MUNISIPALITEIT/MUNICIPALITY PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE WARD COMMITTEES Notice is hereby given that the meetings for the wards mentioned below will take place on the dates and time as indicated: Ward No 3

Date and Time Tuesday, 08 April 2014 at 17:30

Venue Auditorium, Hermanus

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Thursday, 10 April 2014 at 18:00

Moffat Hall, Mount Pleasant

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 18:00

Community Hall, Zwelihle

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 18:00

Community Hall, Zwelihle

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Wednesday, 2 April 2014 at 18:00

Sandbaai Hall, Sandbaai

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Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 19:00

Thusong Centre, Hawston

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 18:00

Community Hall, Zwelihle

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Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 18:00

De Wet Hall, Onrus

Contact person: Mr. D Kearney, Area Manager, at 028-313 8112. PUBLIEKE VERGADERINGS VAN WYKSKOMITEES Kennis geskied hiermee dat die vergaderings vir die ondergemelde wyke op die datums en tye soos aangetoon, sal plaasvind: Wyk Nr 3

Datum en Tyd Dinsdag, 08 April 2014 om 17:30

Lokaal Ouditorium, Hermanus

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Donderdag, 10 April 2014 om 18:00

Moffatsaal, Mount Pleasant

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Woensdag, 23 April 2014 om 18:00

Gemeenskapsaal, Zwelihle

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Woensdag, 23 April 2014 om 18:00

Gemeenskapsaal, Zwelihle

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Woensdag, 02 April 2014 om 18:00

Sandbaaisaal, Sandbaai

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Donderdag, 03 April 2014 om 19:00

Thusong sentrum Hawston

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Woensdag, 23 April 2014 om 18:00

Gemeenskapsaal, Zwelihle

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Dinsdag, 15 April 2014 om 18:00

De Wetsaal, Onrus

Kontakpersoon: Mnr. D Kearney, Areabestuurder, by 028-313 8112. INTLANGANISO KAWONKE-WONKE YEE WADI KOMITI Sazisa ngentlanganiso yezi Wadi zikhankanyiweyo ngezantsi eziyakube zihleli kwezi ndawo, ngezi ntsuku namaxesha alandelayo. Inombolo ye Wadi 3 4 5 6 7 8 12 13

Usukunexesha

Indawo

NgoLwesibini, 08 Ku Epreli 2014 ngecala emva kwentsimbi yesihlanu malanga. NgoLwesine, 10 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga. NgoLwesithathu, 23 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga. NgoLwesithathu, 23 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga. NgoLwesithathu, 02 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga. NgoLwesine, 03 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesixhenxe malanga. NgoLwesithathu, 23 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga. NgoLwesibini, 15 Ku Epreli 2014 ngentsimbi yesithandathu malanga.

Auditorium, Hermanus Moffat Hall, Mount Pleasant Kwiholo Loluntu, Zwelihle Kwiholo Loluntu, Zwelihle Sandbaai Hall, Sandbaai Thusong Centre, Hawston Kwiholo Loluntu Zwelihle De Wet Hall, Onrus

Umntu onokuqhagamshelana naye : D Kearney, Umphathi ngingqi , kule nombolo 028-313 8112.

Hulle het op 8 Maart met die vuurpyl-projek, gemaak van 2 F plastiekbottels, begin. “In die verlede was daar projekte wat die kinders ’n blootstelling aan die wetenskap gegee het, soos die magnetiese versneller wat die meisies help bou het, wat ons dan ook Saterdag vir hulle gedemonstreer het,” sê BC. “Daar word verskeie ander projekte in die vooruitsig gestel, wat op ’n meer elektroniese vlak lê, of ander wat met sonkrag te doen het, en selfs ’n Tesla-turbine.” BC sê behalwe vir kinders van die vallei, was daar kinders van Sandbaai, en selfs van

anderkant De Bosdam. “Die kinders se entoesiasme was so aansteeklik soos bulletjie-rugby, en die groter ‘kinders’ (tot 77 jaar) het dit net so geniet,” sê BC. “Sommige het voorbereid gekom, met ’n sak vol bottels. Met ’n keuse van spuitstukke (nozzles) het hulle self vuurpyle gebou, en selfs vinne uitgesny om die bottels te stuur. Al was ’n lanseerbasis beskikbaar, was hulle heeltemal te haastig, en het meer dikwels die bottels sommer uit die hand uit geloods, totdat almal papnat gespuit was. Die bottels het meestal na ’n paar meter in die lug in, enige rigting behalwe op boontoe gekies. Maar daar was darem ’n paar suksesvolle vuurpyllanserings. Van die seuns is met pryse weg in die vorm van ’n handvol spuitstukke en hout om hulle eie lanseerbasis te gaan bou. Dié het hulle Maandagaand alreeds klaar reg gehad.” As daar mense is wat belangstel om by hierdie, of ander projekte, in te skakel, bel 028 316 4005, of bel BC Sadie by 072 210 9876 of Lucy Sadie by 083 953 2217, of stuur ’n e-pos na bcsadie@mweb.co.za.

OVERSTRAND PLAASLIKE MUNISIPALITEIT Voorgestelde ontwikkeling van 'n publieke oord, Hermanus, Wes-Kaap : Versoek vir Kwalifikasie Hiermee nooi die Overstrand Plaaslike Munisipaliteit ontwikkelaars om te reageer op die Munisipaliteit se Versoek vir Kwalifikasie (“RFQ”) vir die langtermyn verhuring van die De Mond Woonwapark en naasgeleë grond vir die ontwikkeling van 'n publieke oord in Hermanus deur indiening van die vereiste dokumentasie. Die area ter sprake oorskry 10ha. Hierdie kusdorp is ongeveer 120km vanaf Kaapstad geleë. Die doel van die “RFQ” is om die belangstelling van finansieël gesonde en omgewingsverantwoordelike ontwikkelaars met bewese kundigheid en 'n gepaste rekord te toets met betrekking tot hul aptyt om met die Munisipaliteit 'n langtermyn huurkontrak aan te gaan vir die ontwikkeling, bestuur, bedryf en onderhoud van 'n publieke oord wat in die behoeftes van die breër publiek, insluitende toeristegroepe en kommersiële belange sal voorsien deur die beskikbaarstelling van onder andere akkommodasie en konferensiefasiliteite. Die Munisipaliteit het ten doel om 'n kortlys van kwalifiserende ontwikkelaars op te stel aan wie 'n omvattende Versoek vir Voorstel uitgereik sal word om ontwikkelingsvoorstelle in te dien. Die “RFQ” dokument, in Engels, is beskikbaar vanaf Vrydag, 28 Maart 2014 by die kantore van die Overstrand Munisipaliteit, Magnolia Laan, Hermanus vanaf Me. R Neethling, tel nr. 028-313 8064 tussen 08:30 en 15:30 na betaling van 'n nie terugbetaalbare tenderdeelnamefooi van R300.00. As alternatief is die dokument gratis beskikbaar op die webblad www.overstrand.gov.za Daar sal geen uitklaring- of inligtingsvergadering wees nie. Indien u verdere navrae het of die gemelde onderwerpeiendom wil inspekteer, kontak asb. Mnr Riaan Kuchar of Me Anja Kotze, tel.nr : (028) 313 8900 of per e-pos by: rkuchar@overstrand.gov.za of anjakotze@overstrand.gov.za gedurende werksure. Voornemende ontwikkelaars is aanspreeklik om hulself met die plaaslike omstandighede te vergewis ten einde hul eie ondersoek te loods en die verlangde dokumentasie voor te berei. Die verseëlde “RFQ” dokument, duidelik gemerk: “RFQ Nr. SC1453/2014 : Voorgestelde ontwikkeling van 'n publieke oord, Hermanus”, in Tenderbus: 7 geplaas word in die voorportaal by die kantore van Overstrand Munisipaliteit, Magnolialaan, Hermanus. Die sluitingsdatum en tyd van die inhandiging is 12:00 op 30 Mei 2014 en sal direk daarna openbaar gemaak word in die Voorsieningskanaalkomiteekamer, Munisipale Kantore, Hermanus, wanneer die name van die respondente bekend gemaak sal word. Geliewe kennis te neem dat geen telegrafiese, telefaks, faksimilee of e-pos indiening aanvaar sal word nie. Die Munisipaliteit behou die reg voor om nie 'n Versoek vir Voorstel uit te reik indien die “RFQ” indienings nie daarin slaag om te voldoen aan die pre-kwalifikasie kriteria op grond waarvan die “RFQ” dokumente beoordeel sal word nie. C GROENEWALD Munisipale Bestuurder OVERSTRAND LOCAL MUNICIPALITY Proposed development of a public resort, Hermanus, Western Cape : Request for Qualification Overstrand Local Municipality hereby invites interested developers to submit a response to its Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the long term Lease of the De Mond Caravan Park and Adjacent Land to develop a Public Resort in Hermanus, Western Cape, an area in excess of 10 ha. This coastal town is situated approximately 120 km from Cape Town. The aim of the RFQ is to test the market appetite of financially sound and environmentally sensitive developers with the necessary expertise and a proven track record to enter into a long term lease with the Municipality to establish, manage, operate and maintain a public resort that caters for the needs of the broader public including tourists groups and commercial interests through the availability of accommodation and conference facilities, amongst others. The intent is to establish a shortlist of qualifying developers to whom a comprehensive Request for Proposal will be issued for the submission of development proposals. The RFQ document is obtainable from Friday, 28 March 2014 at the offices of the Overstrand Municipality, Magnolia Avenue, Hermanus; Tel. 028-313 8064 from Ms R Neethling between 08:30 and 15:30 upon payment of a non-refundable participation fee of R300.00. Alternatively, the document may be downloaded free of charge from the website: www.overstrand.gov.za There will be no site/clarification meeting. Should you wish to make further enquiries or to inspect the subject property, please contact Mr Riaan Kuchar or Ms Anja Kotze, tel: (028) 313 8900 or via e-mail address: rkuchar@overstrand.gov.za or anjakotze@overstrand.gov.za during working hours. Prospective developers are responsible to familiarise themselves with local conditions for making their own investigation for the preparation of the submission. The sealed RFQ document with: “RFQ No. SC1453/2014: Proposed development of a public resort, Hermanus” clearly endorsed on the envelope must be deposited in Tender Box No. 7 at the offices of the Overstrand Municipality, Magnolia Avenue, Hermanus. This closing date and time of submission is before 12:00 on 30 May 2014 and will be opened in public immediately thereafter in the Supply Chain Committee Room, Municipal Offices, Hermanus, when the names of the respondents will be announced. Please note that telegraphic, telefax, facsimile or e-mailed submissions will not be accepted. The Municipality reserves the right not to issue a Request for Proposal if the RFQ submissions fail to meet the pre-qualification criteria upon which the RFQ documents will be evaluated. C GROENEWALD Municipal Manager


Hermanus Times

Algemeen General

27 March, 2014

TUESDAY 1 APRIL ) U3A presents a series on India in the Catholic Church hall at 10:00. Call Robin Lee: 0 028 312 4072.

THURSDAY 27 MARCH ) Hermanus Rotary Club meets at 18:30 at Mollergren Retirement Vil­ lage. Call Frank Matthee: 0 082 870 1187.

Oud en jonk het Vrydag aan ’n modeparade deelgeneem.

Jubelland vier 20 jaar Groot pret en plesier het geheers tydens die naweek van 1 Maart met die 20-jarige bestaansviering van die Jubelland Kleuterskool in Stanford. Die skool is in Februarie 1994 deur Ellen Dickson met tien kinders begin en het honderde kinders oor die afgelope jare deur hulle deure laat gaan. Die feesvieringe Vrydagaand by die Door of Hope is begin met ’n modeparade. Daar was verskillende kategorieë waaraan oud en jonk kon deelneem. Saterdagoggend was die wenners van die modeparade voor in die ry tydens ’n parade in die strate van Stanford tot by die skooltjie. Daar was verskillende aktiwiteite soos springkastele, wa-

terglybane en ook ander programme wat in die groot tent aangebied is. Besoekers het potjiekos, koek en koeldrank gedurende die dag geniet. Die verrigtinge is Sondagoggend afgesluit met ’n dankseggingsdiens deur pastoor Clive Jacks van die Restoration Centre in Kaapstad. Die bestuur bedank Coke, Pick n Pay, Overstrand-munisipaliteit en die Grootbos Football Foundation. Alle huidige en gewese ouers word ook bedank. Aan al die manne van die kerk wat die tent help opslaan het en ook vir die braai en potjiekos wat hulle voorberei het, asook die personeel vir hulle bystand, ’n groot dankie.

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FRIDAY 28 MARCH ) Hermanus Hacking group meets from 06:30 – 08:45 above the sports field near Old Boys Club. All volunteers welcome. Call Charlyn Vosloo: 0 082 558 8731. ) At the Sprokkelster Teater in Onrus at 20:00: Sonia Esgueira with Love and Prozac, a comedy about love and da­ ting. Tickets R100. Contact Louise: 0 082 896 5106 or 028 316 4567. ) Thank you tea at the Hermanus li­ brary’s Bhuki Café from 09:00–11:30. It is also the start of Friends of the Li­ brary’s Easter cake raffle. ) The U3A presents: Understanding Great Music – The Renaissance Mass, in the Catholic Church hall at 10:00. Contact De Powell: 0 028 316 1251. ) Sidewalk Astronomy this evening at Gearing’s Point and Saturday 29 March at 19:30 (weather permitting). Contact: 2 hermanusastronomy@gmail.com

concert starts at 18:00; lights out from 20:30 to 21:30; featuring Tribal Echo. Call: 0 083 242 3295 for more infor­ mation. Market traders are invited to join the event from 10:00 to 22:00. Contact Liza van Coppenhagen for details and book­ ings: 0 072 883 3894. ) Basaar by die NG Gemeente Onrus­ rivier om 09:00. Almal is welkom. Na­ vrae: 0 028 316 2116. ) Overstrand Hospice presents Opportunity Art 3 at the Overstrand Audi­ torium/banqueting hall from 15:30 to 18:30. Auction starts at 19:00. SUNDAY 30 MARCH ) Albert Frost plays the blues at the Sprokkelster Teater in Onrus at 18:00. Tickets available at R120. Contact Loui­ se: 0 082 896 5106 / 028 316 4567. MONDAY 31 MARCH ) Duplicate bridge at 13:00 at Fern­ kloof. Call: 0 028 314 0662 or 072 230 9179. ) U3A lecture on Music with Ella at 10:00 in the Catholic Church hall. Call Barbara Pretorius: 0 028 312 1438. ) Hermanus Pro Musica Choir practis­ es in the Grobbelaar Hall from 18:00 – 20:00. ) Touching Hearts meets at 18:45 in Onrus. Call Martin: 0 082 438 6008.

SATURDAY 29 MARCH ) Hermanuspietersfontein se kos­en­ wynmark van 09:00 – 13:00. ) Hermanus Country Market from 09:00 – 13:00 at the cricket grounds. ) Garden Market from 09:00 – 14:00 at Hemel­en­Aarde Village. ) Hermanus Earth Hour celebrations with Whale Coast Conservation (WCC) at Lemm’s Corner. All day market stalls and fun with frogs and sharks; main

WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL ) Trimgim­klasse vir seniors weekliks aangebied deur biokinetikus Mathilda Roos by die Onrusrivier­dienssentrum van 10:00 – 11:00. R30 per dienssen­ trum­lid, R45 vir nielede. ) Egskeidingsondersteuningsgroep el­ ke tweede en vierde Woensdag om 18:00 in die gebedskamer by die NG gemeente Onrusrivier. Bel Erika Oost­ huysen: 0 072 322 0998. ) Die Christelike Afhanklikheidsbe­ weging kom byeen van 18:00 – 19:00 by die Grobbelaarsaal. Bel Nick Kruger: 0 074 890 2250. THURSDAY 3 APRIL ) Hermanus Bird Club will meet at the Onrus Trading Station at 07:30 for a day of birding at Rooiels, Stony Point, Harold Porter and Rooisand. Bring along a picnic­lunch. Visitors welcome. Enquiries: Craig: 0 083 227 9003. ) Hermanus Astronomy Centre’s monthly meeting takes place at Sansa at 19:00 and Case Rijsdijk will give a presentation on Fingerprinting The Universe. Contact: 2 hermanusastrono­ my@gmail.com. ) Whale Coast Conservation (WCC) seminar on how to beat future blackouts without breaking the bank, at The Green House in Vermont from 17:30 to 18:30. The cost is R100 pp. To book call: 0 028 316 257 or 072 185 5726, or 2 wcc@ocf.org.za

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rEquIrEMEnts: MInIMuM EDucAtIonAl quAlIFIcAtIon: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Practitioner. rEgIstrAtIon wItH A proFEssIonAl councIl: Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner (independent practice). ExpErIEncE: A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience as Medical Officer after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. InHErEnt rEquIrEMEnt oF tHE job: Valid driver’s licence. coMpEtEncIEs (knowlEDgE/skIlls): Extensive clinical, surgical, obstetrical, anaesthetic and relevant experience. • Additional postgraduate qualification in public health or other specialty. • Extensive knowledge of national, provincial and institutional health delivery system and policies. • Strong leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills. • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. • Analytical and innovative thinking. DutIEs (kEy rEsult ArEAs/outputs): Strategic management and development of a clinical service at Hermanus Hospital. • Strategic management and development of a clinical service at the Primary Health Care clinics in the Overstrand sub-district. • Financial and human resource management and control. • Monitoring and evaluation of the services in the hospital and the primary health care clinics. • Ensure medical confidentiality at all times. • Ensure good quality of care is delivered. • Ensure teaching, training and development. EnquIrIEs: Dr E Mostert, tel. no. (028) 313-5202 plEAsE subMIt your ApplIcAtIon For tHE AttEntIon oF Ms A brIts to tHE DIstrIct director: overberg district office, private bag X07, caledon, 7230. InstructIons to ApplIcAnts: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the aforementioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. As directed by the Department of public service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

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PRACTICAL SUV: POWERFUL AND FUEL EFFICIENT

Chevrolet Trailblazer upgraded for 2014 QUICKPIC The Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV has come under the knife for 2014, with all five existing models receiving substantial specification enhancements. The Trailblazer has forged a solid reputation in South Africa since its launch in 2012, with versatility, off-road ability and on-road stability strengthening the nameplate in the demanding South African market. Tim Hendon, Chevrolet Brand Manager at General Motors South Africa (GMSA) says, “The Trailblazer continues to make in-roads into the large SUV segment in South Africa where a well-informed market knows what it wants from a vehicle of this calibre. With our enhanced range we expect Trailblazer to be even more widely received by the South African public where value is a key decision-making factor and luxurious appointment an added benefit in the buying process. The Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, which debuted earlier in 2014 in the Chevrolet Sonic RS, is now also available in the Chevrolet Trailblazer, fitted as standard to all derivatives. MyLink brings smartphone technology to the Trailblazer with a large 7-inch touch screen display and a host of media capabilities. Video and picture playback, full audio format support linked to six speakers, USB and aux integration, as well as Bluetooth for hands-free cellphone use and audio streaming, join Chevrolet MyLink’s downloadable app set which allow for an increasing array of integrated media use including Internetbased radio.

The two Duramax engines are ranked amongst the most powerful and fuel­efficient diesel engines available in their respective displacement classes. PHOTO: QUICKPIC The Chevrolet MyLink concept is simple – an amalgamation of the most popular and advanced infotainment functions incorporated into an easy-to-use, attractive and effective interface, which transforms the Chevrolet Trailblazer into a connected entertainment hub while on the move. With four of the five Trailblazer derivatives featuring powerful turbocharged diesel engines, the 2014 line-up now benefits from uprated outputs from both the 2.5 F and 2.8 F Duramax diesel motors. The 2.5D LT model now makes use of 120 kW (up by 9%) and 380 m (up by 8.5%). The 2.8D LTZ models, available in either 4x2 or 4x4 guise, also see hikes in power from the proven Duramax turbocharged diesel engine, which

now produces 144 kW (up 9%). Automatic 2.8D LTZ models receive further enhancement in the form of a torque increase of 30 Nm to 500 Nm. Fuel economy from the updated engines also improves, the 2.5D LT derivative returning an average fuel consumption figure of 8,0 F per 100 km, the updated 2.8D LTZ models returning as low as 8,5 F per 100 km. The two Duramax engines are ranked amongst the most powerful and fuel efficient diesel engines available in their respective displacement classes. Both feature double overhead camshafts and an aluminium cylinder head designed to optimise combustion for enhanced power and efficiency with a reduced tendency for engine knock

to occur. Both engines make use of high-pressure common-rail fuel injection systems (2.0 bar) with turbocharged and intercooled induction systems. The clean-burn design of the induction and combustion process, aside from the power and efficiency benefits, also provides for low emissions. Both engines are Euro 2 compliant. The tried-and-trusted 3.6 F petrol V6 engine fitted to the range-topping Trailblazer 3.6 LTZ AT model remains unchanged. The all-new Chevrolet Trailblazer, which is built in Thailand for global consumption, embodies those specific attributes since global introduction in 2012. Featuring seven practical seats,

ample room for luggage, a comfortable cabin and a refined drive, the Trailblazer offers the best combination of all-round attributes which culminate in an infinitely practical SUV. Also featuring advanced 4x4 drivetrain design and technology, Trailblazer is as comfortable and capable off-road as it is in the city, where generous ground clearance (up to 230 mm), excellent critical angles and a sturdy 4x4 system allow for exceptionally easy off-road driving. Able to switch drive modes at the turn of a dial, 4x4 Trailblazer models offer 2-High, 4-High and 4-Low modes. Combined with the pulling power available from either the 2.8 F Duramax diesel motors or 3.6 F petrol V6, the Trailblazer makes for the perfect getaway vehicle, with class-leading towing capacity (up to 2 950 kg in 2.8D LTZ models) going further in making the Chevrolet Trailblazer a true all-rounder. LTZ models benefit from the addition of ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and TCS (Traction Control System), HDC (Hill Descent Control), TSC (Trailer Sway Control) and EDC (Engine Drag Control), the LTZ automatic models also featuring HSA (Hill Start Assistance). 2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer model range and pricing (incl. VAT) The Trailblazer’s prices start at R386 500 (2.5 turbo diesel) and rises to R516 700 for the 3.6 V6 petrol model. All Chevrolet Trailblazer models come standard with a 5-year/ 120 000 km warranty and roadside assistance package, as well as a 5year/ 90 000 km service plan, with service intervals scheduled every 15 000 km.


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QUICKPIC Lexus was selected as “The Company to Watch” in CAR Magazine’s prestigious 2014 annual car awards, a celebration of automotive excellence, which was held at the Campus in Fourways this week.

While there’s an obvious buzz around forthcoming models like the RC and RC F Coupe (due in SA towards the end of the year), Lexus has not been resting on its laurels. PHOTO: QUICKPIC

According to CAR’s Editor, Steve Smith, “there’s a revolution happening at Lexus. It started with the GS, gained momentum with the IS and continues with the gorgeous RC F Coupe. We’re excited to see the next step in the Lexus reinvention.” Justin Ryan, General Manager of Lexus South Africa, is justifiably proud of this accolade: “To be acknowledged in this way is a great reward for Lexus. It reaffirms the qualities that have always been at the heart of our brand – luxury, refinement and technical innovation –

but, more importantly, it shows just how successfully we’re evolving Lexus dynamically with each new model we introduce.” While there’s an obvious buzz around forthcoming models like the RC and RC F Coupe (due in SA towards the end of the year), Lexus has not been resting on its laurels. Two stalwarts of the Lexus range – the uber-talented GS and sporty-yet-practical RX have both come in for a spot 2014 rejuvenation. GS 450h SE / 350 Representing a complete rethink of an executive sedan with far greater emphasis on driving dynamics, while retaining Lexus’s standards of interior opulence and overall build quality, the new GS has found favour with critics the world over. With a wider track, more direct steering, aurally engineered exhaust system, an automatic gearbox with paddle shifters and virtual immediate lock-up technology, vented disc brakes and generous use of aluminium, the new GS is a dynamic revelation. In true Lexus style the GS offers an unmatched list of luxury features as standard. The GS 350 offers features such as an intelligent climate control system, Lexus Premium Sound, electrically adjustable front seats and steering wheel and full high-grade leather trim. But the big news for 2014 is the adoption of the LFA-inspired 8-speed, Sport Direct Shift (SPDS) auto box from the Lexus IS F. In addition, due to customer demand, the GS 350 will, for the first time in South Africa, be made available with the F-SPORT body kit package. The list of extras has also just grown a bit bigger on the GS 450h models, thanks to the inclusion of full-colour heads-up display as standard. Equipped with a similar V6 petrol engine to the one on the GS 350, the 450h offers 345 Nm of torque; it is tuned for a maximum delivery of 213 kW. This is further complemented by a powerful electric motor and high voltage battery to boost total system output to 252 kW. The electric motor also adds a further 275 Nm for impressive response. The drivetrain is coupled with an E-CVT continuously variable gearbox. RX 350 EX In 2012, the popular RX range received the new Lexus corporate identity and signature spindle grille. For 2014, the RX has been refreshed even further with a new Appearance Pack that is now standard on the RX 350 EX model. This pack comprises a re-designed bumper with larger air intakes to boost the muscularity of the front view. Other changes include new 19-inch alloys (as opposed to the 18-inch units on the outgoing model), as well as LED-type front fog lamps. For the RX 450h SE, the latest upgrade includes the LED interior lighting package as well as the adoption of the Integrated Sport Driving system which enables the driver to tune the Drive Mode Select to Eco, Normal or Sport settings.


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GWM M4 – Affordable crossover attitude QUICKPIC Following a very positive reception at last year’s Johannesburg International Motorshow (JIMS), GWM’s M4 compact crossover has now officially gone on sale in South Africa. The M4 has been such a smash-hit sales success in China, that it has been nick-named the GWM “Speed”, as a result of its quick sales. “The M4 is a ground-breaking vehicle for us, and actually creates an entirely new sub-niche in the crossover segment,” said GWM South Africa COO Warren Olsen. “It is smaller than vehicles such as the Ford EcoSport and Renault Duster, but offers more standard features and a very attractive sticker price. On the other hand it is also more obviously SUV-themed than cross-hatches such as our own C20R and the VW Vivo Maxx, so in effect it slots in between these two segments.” Undoubtedly one of the M4’s main attractions, this crossover’s cheeky looks are certain to generate lots of talk and turn many heads. It is a very compact vehicle, with an overall length of less than four metres, but with an SUV-rivalling ground clearance of more than 180 mm and stylish 16-inch alloy wheels, it certainly packs lots of attitude into those compact dimensions. Considering the M4’s high-value pricing, the design detailing will come as a surprise. The squared-off front-end features a gaping lower airdam flanked by fog lamps. Skidplates in a contrasting silver hue are fitted front and rear and black clad-

The M4 is more compact than other small crossovers, yet it remains a practical daily driver, with good levels of head, shoulder and legroom all­round. PHOTO: QUICKPIC ding around the sills and wheelarches round off the SUV look. Due to the C-pillar being blacked-out, the M4 gains a trendy “floating-roof” appearance that is further enhanced by the standard fitment of practical roof rails. The M4 is offered in South Africa in a choice of six vibey colours; Fashion Orange, Titanium White, Sky Silver, Pearl Black, Jazz Red and Ocean Blue. The style and modern design continues inside, where the M4 boasts a sporty instrument cluster with overlapping dials and an integrated digital speedometer display. The facia design features a V-shaped centre section with neatly separated control interfaces for the audio (in-

cluding a large digital screen) and ventilation systems. Vertically slanted ventilation outlets are located either side of the centre hangdown section. Neat black cloth upholstery and the use of silver trim accents on the facia and doors create an upmarket ambience. The M4 is more compact than other small crossovers, yet it remains a practical daily driver, with good levels of head-, shoulder- and legroom all-round. The boot measures a claimed 310 F, and a spare wheel is located under its floor. The rear seat is split 60:40 and can fold down to increase cargo space. As a direct consequence of the compact exterior dimensions and elevated ride height, visibility out of the M4 is ex-

cellent. Further boosting inner-city manoeuvrability is hydraulically assisted power steering. As customers have come to expect from GWM, the M4 boasts a comprehensive standard features count, including air-conditioning, electric windows/mirrors and an audio system with USB and auxiliarly plug-in support as well as Bluetooth capability. Driver comfort is further boosted by the fitment of a rake-adjustable steering wheel. Rear park assist helps drivers avoid those expensive parking scrapes. The M4 is powered by GWM’s trusty 1,5 F VVT-i engine that delivers 71,3 kW at 6 000 rpm and 138 Nm of torque to the front wheels via a slick five-speed manual transmis-

sion. The engine features variable valve timing, benefiting not only performance but also fuel economy. The M4 sips fuel at the rate of 7,2 F/100 km (combined cycle), translating to a CO2 emissions figure of 172 g/km. A top speed of 170 km/h is claimed. As is the case with all GWM vehicles, the M4 has been designed to meet global safety standards and boasts a comprehensive safety package. Dual front airbags and disc brakes all-round backed by ABS with EBD are fitted. Isofix child-seat mountings are mounted at the rear and the front seatbelts are heightadjustable. The rear doors also feature child locks. Fog lights front and rear boost visibility in poor weather conditions while security is provided by a standard immobiliser, with the further convenience of remote central locking. “The M4 is bound to appeal to a younger audience that places individuality, striking design and connectivity high on the priority list,” says brand manager, Hannes Oosthuizen. “At the price, there is simply nothing out there to match the cheekiness of the M4, but it is more than just a pretty face, too. The standard features list is comprehensive, as is the overall value package, courtesy of a 5 year/100 000 km warranty and 5 year/45 000 km service plan,” he adds. The M4 is available through GWM’s dealership network, currently boasting more than 70 outlets and service centres. GWM M4 1,5 VVT-i R189 999. The price includes a 5-years/45 000 km service plan.


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New Renault Sandero ticks all the boxes QUICKPIC

Good. Better. Best-in-class . . . the new Renault Sandero hatch is on dealer showroom floors and in its pre-winter warm-up lap, is all set to etch its name into the hearts and minds of South African motorists. Every now and then, a car that ticks all the boxes comes along. New Sandero is one of this kind: modern and refined design, F1-inspired performance-plus engine boasting excellent fuel economy (5.2l/100 km combined cycle NEDC), unique-in-segment safety level and the inclusion of “big car” features and smart technology, this newcomer is way ahead of its competitors. “What you see is a vehicle fully representative of Renault’s heritage with every gene rooted in Renault’s DNA,” says Wayne van der Merwe, product manager for New Sandero. Because of its unparalleled value proposition, New Sandero is set to become the new reference among cars priced under R150 000, a strategic segment which weights no less than 60 000 sales per annum. Youthful and modern styling exudes a mix of discernible quality and refinement. While Renault’s ubiquitous, centre-piece diamondshaped badge dominates the black grille and underscores the brand’s new design identity, a trendy, integrated roof spoiler, body-coloured side mirrors and 15” wheels standard across the range, add to its up-to-the-minute exterior appeal. “The large headlamps and wide grille make for an expressive appearance. With its large ratio of metal to glazed surfaces, the profile exudes robustness and this impression is reinforced by the sculpted body, prominent wheel arches and hollow flanks. The pro-

nounced advance in the lower windscreen makes for a sleek silhouette and improved aerodynamics,” says David Durand, New Sandero design director. Inside the cabin, the quality of the materials used is tangible. To optimise driving pleasure, the dashboard features a sophisticated cluster with chrome detailing around the dials and boasts an array of techno-smart yet practical instrumentation. The upper-version Dynamique Turbo 66 kW pushes the boundaries in terms of refinement with standard 15” alloy wheels, front fog lights with chrome surrounds and body-coloured door handles. The perceived quality of the interior treatment is also impressive, with seats covered with dark padded fabric upholstery, chrome door handles and, as a truly classy touch, leather-clad steering wheel and gear lever knob. The attention paid to shape the seductive curves of New Sandero did not deter Renault designers from considering practical uses: New Sandero easily accommodates driver and four adult passengers plus luggage. Its best-in-class boot capacity (292 litres) can be even improved thanks to its 60/40 split rear bench, standard across the range. The spritely personality of the Turbo 66 kW engine exudes from its engaging sound as well as its best-in-class responsiveness in all conditions, thanks to its steady low-end torque which reaches a maximum of 135 Nm from 2 500 rpm, 90% of which being available from 2 000 rpm. “Thanks to its low-end torque, the Turbo 66 kW engine performs better than a 1.4 litre or 1.5 litre 4-cylinder normally aspirated petrol engine,” says Van der Merwe. “This is particularly evident at the reef, where the turbo almost offsets the negative effect on the performance generated by the altitude”.

Renault was the first engine manufacturer to introduce Turbo technology to F1 in 1977. The tools and talents used to design powerful, efficient and reliable F1 power plants are a key advantage when developing new technologically advanced engines for road­going cars.

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New Sandero Turbo 66 kW boasts an impressive fuel consumption of 5.2 litres/100 km only (combined cycle NEDC), which is far better than its class mates and surprisingly low considering the performance and size of the new model. “You would expect such a low fuel consumption from a small city car – this is how impressive the fuel consumption of New Sandero Turbo 66 kW is” says Van der Merwe. New Sandero Turbo 66 kW emits only 119 g

CO² and is therefore exempt from CO² emission tax. Renault’s Complete Peace of Mind kicks in as soon as the deal is done. All New Sandero come with Renault’s industry-leading five-year/150 000 km warranty completed by a standard two-year/30 000 km service plan (service intervals: 15 000 km). Pricing starts at R133 900 for the entry level Expression and rises to R141 500 for the brand new Dynamique.


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NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS. Hermanus group meetings. Are drugs a problem? Mondays 19:30 United Church Hall. Phone 079 697 6555/082 492 4285. 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.

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POOL TAFEL Soliede hout. Leiklip blad, baie goeie toestand. Maak aanbod. Skakel 084 206 1808. TELEVISION L.G 107cm in perfect working order, almost new R4000. Call 028 316 3709/073 313 6797/076 882 3402. TV SET PHILLIPS 56cm. Price R600. Call 028 314 1340.

I BUY ALL MODERN children & adult clothing, linen, shoes, kitchenware, curtains & fancy dress for parties. Call Carol 082 890 5749. KARAVAAN te koop gesoek. Verkieslik 4 slaper. Moet in goeie padwaardige kondisie wees. Kontant koop. Wim Conradie 084 619 9677. MARTINI HENRY 470 Short lever carbine Circa 1880. Call 079 281 6869. GENERAL & HOME SERVICES

BUILDING & WHIRLPOOL 13KG CONSTRUCTION Washing machine R1950, 1801 Elna F4 overlocker R850, A1 BUILDERS. AlteratiMartlett belt & disc sander R2500. Excellent condition. ons, extensions, new garages, painting (in and outCall 071 292 6238. side), paving, decking. Roofs. Waterproofing. Call 072 306 1798. PETS ALL BUILDING WORK. 1660 Alterations, renovations, extensions, boundry walls, paving, tiling & painting. Call 082 255 0939.

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

CLEANING SEVICES

TRAINING & EDUCATION

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GERMAN LESSONS, individual and small groups, offered by qualified German educator: Next course for 4 people begins Tuesday 8 April from 6pm to 7.30pm ( and following 4 Tuesdays). More info at www.learningtolearn.co.za or phone Dörte 028 316 2546. GUITAR LESSONS English/Afrikaans. Call Andrew 072 563 1817.

Vanaf 20 Maart word daar Paarl Post koerante verkoop by OK Foods Gansbaai vir al die oud Paarlliete wat nou in Gansbaai bly of vir diegene wat net graag Paarlse plaaslike nuus wil geniet. Vir meer navrae kan u Ilse skakel by 021 870-4600.

1ST HERMANUS CLEANING SERVICE. Houses, pre and post occupational clean-ups. Once-off, weekly/monthly. Friendly service under supervision. Mon-Sat. Call 076 115 7382. BARGAIN SHOP. We offer best prices for all your unwanted furniture and appliances. Call Joe 072 345 8442 or DUCKS FOR SALE R35 028-312 3508. each. Call 028 315 1361.

ELECTRICAL 1810

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


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ELECTRICAL: Breakdowns, emergencies, maintenance, installations, geysers, stoves, garage/gate automation, instant hot water systems, controlled geysers. No call out fee. Call 079 706 1056/074 126 4801. FOR HIRE 1820

1ST PLANT, TOILET, HUT, TRAILER HIRE. Contact: CCS Plant Tool & Trailer hire 028 312 2280. ccsplant@telkomsa.net.

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WIND-O-WASH. For professional window cleaning services in the domestic, commercial, industrial and retail sectors. We have more than 20 years experience in the industry and look forward to your call on 028-313 2232 for a free, no obligation quotation.

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

ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, painting, elecWATER PUMPS. Mechtrical, plumbing, tiling, Elect. Call 082 885 7480. building etc. Free quotations. Phone 082 864 2275.

ALUMINIUM ANGLO WINDOWS/DOORS. PAINTING Manufacture, supply, 1872 install direct. Replace wooden/steel frames. Average house completed in 1 day. ASEMROWENDE TuinPAINTING, ROOF CLEAdienste. Snoei & afkap van It pays to get our quote. NING COATING. Free Michael Haman 072 288 bome. Sny vangras, skoonquotes. Michael Haman 4761/084 558 1902. maak van erwe, rommel028 316 1881 / 072 288 verwydering & meubelver- CARPET and upholstery 4761. voer. Geute skoonmaak. cleaning. Personal superviMorné 083 225 3712. sion. Best prices. Free quotations. Phone Top Carpets 028-313 0721.

CINDY'S CARPET CLEANERS. Carpets, rugs & upholstery cleaners. We now offer house cleaning. Cindy 083 270 5385/028-316 4264.

FLO-RITE IRRIGATION: for professional irrigation and automatic borehole interfacing systems. For a free consultation phone 028-313 0295. FYNBOS GARDENS. Landscaping, irrigation and garden maintenance. 15 Mimosa Street, Industrial Area. Tel. 028-313 1763. www.fynbosgardens.com HAVEN TUINDIENSTE Landskap vanaf 2002. Gras sny, blombeddings, sny heinings, erf skoonmaak, tuine skoonmaak. Skakel 083 556 9393. HERMANUS LANDSCAPING. Garden design, maintenance & irrigation. 22 Years experience. Call Paul Marx 082 32 777 04.

FLOOR SANDING & specialized installation of wood floors & timber decks. The Hutton Brothers 082 828 5627 or 028-341 0543.

24 HOUR SERVICE

WALKER BAY PLUMBERS

VEHICLES

082 414 9611

NEW GEYSER GEYSER ELEME NTS REPLACEME NTS

ACCESSORIES, SPARES & MODIFICATIONS 3001

BLOCKED DRAINS Huw

BIKE, GENERATOR, Golf Cart and all other Batteries @ PJ Batteries 028 312 1026/072 155 5226.

Jones

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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.

TRANSPORT & STORAGE 1870

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.

PLUMBERS

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PROPERTIES

BUSINESS PREMISES 3215

CBD - Shop or office. 2 x 23 square meters @ R2600 each or both for R4800. Including water & electricity. T&C's apply. 2 Month deposit. Call 082 610 5982.

PEST CONTROL

FRANCOIS DU TOIT CONSTRUCTION & PLUMBING. Painting, paving, tiling, bathroom makeovers, home maintenance, building requirements call 083 308 0534.

SANDBAAI Fully furnished , Non-smoking flatlet. Electricity included. In 3080 security complex. R2000 CAR BATTERY SALE. per month. Call 073 149 1/2 Price. 6 Month guaran- 2159. tee. Call 084 610 2815. TO LET: 3 bedroom apartment in Main Road, KleinVEHICLES mond @ R6,000 pm WANTED TO BUY (Incl.services). Retail 3075 Space in Hermanus CBD AANBOD: Ons betaal die suitable for café/bistro. beste kontantpryse vir Contact: 082 870 5704/ motors/bakkies. Cash for xpertprop@gmail.com. your cars/bakkies. Call VERMONT 1 Bed garden Ross Motors NJ 082 935 flat suitable for single 4828. working person R2650 + TREU MOTORS. Treudeposit. Water & electristraat 4 Swellendam. Clive city incl. Garage optional. Treu 082 345 0297. Soek No pets. Call 082 705 3055. 2de handse voertuie om te koop. Onmiddellike eieFOR RENT naars verandering.

2 x 70M2 OFFICE SUICAR BATTERY SALE. 1/2 Price. 6 Month guaran- TES For sale or to rent. Hemel en Aarde Craft Viltee. Call 084 610 2815. lage. R4900 pm each. Call 072 797 2447.

RUBBLE REMOVAAL

FURNITURE REMOVAL

OFFICE SPACE, CBD 40m2, 2 rooms in loft. Ideal for physio, sport, massage, bookkeeper R4000 pm. Call 028 312 1754.

SMUTS TRANSPORT

CLASSY FLAT in centre of town.. just built! Ideal for 2 mates to share! R6500 ono. Call 082 551 6222 to enquire.

MANY SIZES. Also Packaging material. Geoff 082 560 0852.

GARDEN COTTAGE to rent. Open plan, fireplace, partly furnished R3000 pm. Onrus Central. Still available. Call Maarten 082 855 0716.

BUSINESS

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

REMOVAL OF dangerous trees, tree trimming, plot clearance, garden maintenance, garden refuse removal, firewood. Call Wilson 074 824 2195.

FRANCOIS DU TOIT CONSTRUCTION & PLUMBING. For all your plumbing requirements and bathroom makeovers call 083 308 0534.

1 BEDROOM, 1Bathroom apartment in the heart of town, overlooking Market Square with seaview R5500.00 Call Magda 082 821 1129.

NEWLY RENOVATED 62sqm office/shop space to rent in Hermanus business district, 4 Royal Street. Own ablution facilities. Phone 076 092 7240.

• 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

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MIK & TAK. Specialising in tree felling and removal of garden rubble/waste. Contractor for Overstrand municipality. Michael 078 371 5967.

3250

15 MARINE Drive Hermanus. 2 Roomed flat in CBD. Secure off-street parking. Water and electricity included. Preferably singel male. Phone 082 512 4625 or 028 312 2454.

VEHICLE REPAIRS

GANSBAAI

A & A BOME. Afsaag van bome en takke, asook wegry. Vanaf Stanford tot by Rooi-Els. Aldert en Anita skakel 083 739 9865.

DANGEROUS TREE Removal. Pruning, plot clearing. Hedges trimming. Alien plant extermination. Fire wood. Call T.J.Boshoff 082 954 7970. E-mail: bossie.boom@gmail.com.

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SAFE STORAGE

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

FLATS TO RENT

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.

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GARDEN & IRRIGATION

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

TRAILERS

MISCELLANEOUS

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE Service/repairs to all BUILDERS/EVENTS makes of overlockers & TOILETS, crane truck, container & offices to rent. sewing machines by qualified service provider. Same Call 086 100 2271 or 028day service. Call 028-316 312 2367. 3618.

AFRI-LANDSCAPES. Landscape design, installation, irrigation and maintenance. For professional service contact Tony on 072 125 1855 or tony@afrilandscapes.co.za.

A1 STORAGE. Secure and dry units from R299 pm. Best prices. Transport available. Call De Wet 082 439 9704.

GLASS/WINDOWS

FOR SALE 2405

HUISE/WOONSTELLE Kleinmond te huur. Pino Mari Holiday Homes. Skakel 028 271 3047.

CARS FOR SALE 3025

BUSINESS ADVICE BROKERS. Various businesses for sale. Please contact 028 312 4615 or email us at advice@bbrokers. co.za. Address: 181 Main Road, Hermanus. Website: www.bbrokers.co.za.

1998 OPEL KADET 200is, R35 000. Please call 073 025 0806.

TO LET: Bistro/Retail/Office Space to let in Harbour Road (previously Annie se Kombuis). Contact Xpert Property at 082 870 5704.

SANDBAAI SPACIOUS 3 Bedroom double storey flat with small garden, secure complex, swim/pool, R5500 pm and prepaid electricity. Available 1st April. Call Cornell 083 305 7337.


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FOR SALE

HOUSES TO LET 3201

FULLY FURNISHED 2 Bedroom luxury apartment R8500 per month. Available 1 April. Luxury two bedroom, two bathroom fully furnished apartment in hub of town, walking distance from sea and old harbour and all your favourite restaurants and stores. Lock up garage, gas fireplace, open plan kitchen with scullery, washing machine and tumble dryer. Please contact Magda 082 821 1129. VERMONT R6200 pm. Available 1 May. Neat 3 bedroom, 2 garage house. Walled. Call 082 876 9739.

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RETIRED LADY Looking for one to two bed unfurnished cottage to let longterm in Hermanus. Call Jill 079 911 2100. EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT WANTED

MALAWIAN MAN looking for a job as a gardener or domestic worker. Well experienced. Reference available. One day Thursday. Call 073 844 9049/073 271 1411.

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MALAWIAN MAN looking for a job as a housekeeper or gardener. Call 074 840 1056.

S.A LADY looking for domestic work 2-3 days. Reference call Marie 082 A 38 YR ZIMBABWEAN 468 2215. Call 079 094 lady is looking for a house3433. keeping job. Call Fainah on SA DAME soek versorger 073 586 7724. werk. Inslaap of daagliks. A MALAWIAN lady with Verwysings beskikbaar. experience is looking for a Skakel Ragel 076 892 1348. domestic job Monday, Wednesday & Thursday. ZIMBABWEAN lady Reference available. Call (23yrs) is looking for full Tina 081 058 2696. time domestic or babysitting job. Reference availaA MALAWIAN man is ble. Call 084 405 1327. looking for a job as a housekeeper/gardener/guesGENERAL house attendant/painter. Work permit available. 3 3680 Years experience. Call Alex 073 903 4493. Reference 082 409 1290. 3670

CONTACT CECILE 082 811 4182 in Hermanus to buy or sell property. ERWE FISHERHAVEN: groot en gelyk R230 000. Onrus: R275 000 in doodloopstraat. Sandbaai: goed geleë R340 000. www.gt property.co.za. Lynette 082 578 5900. Guthrie & Theron Eiendomme. NORTHCLIFF-R1 650 000. Stewige, netjiese 3 slpk huis, groot 1079m2 erf, houtvloere & volledige 1 slkp woonstel, motorhuis. Pragtige beruitsig. Web verw: 653 695. www.gtproperty.co.za. Marietta 082 569 6967. Guthrie & Theron Eiendomme. GARAGES/STORAGE 3260

MOTORHUIS DRINGEND BENODIG vir stoorplek. Moontlik Sandbaai, Vermont of Onrus area. Skakel 076 085 1333 /076 850 6818. HOUSES FOR SALE 3275

OFFICES 3290

OFFICES TO LET SITUATED AT 3 Long Street, Hermanus: One Shop/Office (42m²) @ R3 800 plus vat (Available from 1 April 2014) One Office @R1 200 plus vat One Large Shop space to rent (120.0m²) @ R10 000.00 plus vat (Previously art gallery) Consists of large open plan floor area, kitchen, bathroom, office 6 Royal Street, Hermanus One Shop/Office(24m2) @ R2 200 plus vat High exposure to passing traffic Industria Road Hermanus (close to the gym) One office @ R700 (vat incl.) 7Argon Road, Sandbaai Hermanus One Office (24sqm) @ R1307.00 (vat incl) The Corner of Factory and Church Streets Gansbaai Two Shops (65m/2 ) each@ R2 700.00 plus Vat For more information call 028 312 3188 or 083 227 7147

PLOTS/STANDS 3295

URGENT PLOT FOR SALE R175 000 - Marine Drive Hawston. Contact Alan 083 442 0061.

PROPERTIES WANTED TO RENT 3305

A MALAWIAN man looking for a job: driver code 10 with PDP (SA) , cooking, painting and housekeeping. Permit with reference available. Call James Chirwa 079 422 0687. A MALAWIAN man looking for a job as a housekeeper, gardener, cook or carer of the aged. 3 Years experience. Reference available. Call 083 619 8576. A XHOSA Lady is looking for domestic work Wednesday and Friday. 5 Years experience. Please call 078 540 2664. CHANCY MALAWIAN man is looking for a job as a housekeeper or gardner. 3 Years experience. Work permit available. Call 078 055 1426. I AM A Zimbabwean man looking for a job as a driver have a code 10 and PDP. Call 078 085 7758. I AM LOOKING for a job as a housekeeper or babysitter. I can cook. 10 Experience. Reference available. Call 079 213 5018. I AM OFFERING my service as permanent driver, securityman. Experienced. English, Afrikaans & German. Call 072 868 8897. I'M ZIMBABWEAN guy 32yrs looking for a job as a gardener or painter. Call 084 054 0664/084 693 5244. MALAWIAN Couple looking for jobs as a housekeeper & cooking. man as gardener or housekeeper. 4 Years experience. Call 079 033 5300/074 824 7171. MALAWIAN Faithful, hardworking lady looking for a job as a domestic worker. Has experience. Reference available. Call Martha 061 699 5834. MALAWIAN LADY (41yrs) is looking for a job as a housekeeper or nanny, sleep in or out. Reference available. Please call 084 839 7014/074 074 9741. MALAWIAN MAN looking for a job as a housekeeper/gardener. 3 Yrs experience. Reference available. Call 084 041 1352.

5 STAR HOTEL Seeks a senior Handyman. Must have experience. Please send CV to manager@harbourhousehotel.co.za or fax 028312 1798. CURVES HERMANUS Has a position open for Circuit Trainer, an energised lady needed for split shifts. Send photo with CV to curves@hermanus.co.za or call 028 316 2211. SALES PERSON: REQUIRED for semi-precious retail shop. Friendly, honest, reliable and prepared to work retail hours. Contact Joan 079 420 2238 to start immediately. WOULD YOU LIKE to become a sales consultant for the following companies - Avon, Honey, Justine? Sms name 073 302 1463.

2 Part-Time Coaches Wanted: Hockey and Soccer Coaches wanted in the Hermanus Area to assist the Football Foundation of South Africa's Volunteers at the after school programs. Coaches Requirements: • Grade 12 Qualification • Extensive Knowledge of the sports rules and regulations • At least 2 years coaching experience • Good relationships within the Community and with Local Schools • Speaks Xhosa orAfrikaans and English • Driver’s license not necessary but would be an advantage Work Hours: • Mon & Tuesday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Zwelihle Community Sports Field • Wednesday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Mount Pleasant Sports Field (Atlantics Rugby Field) • Thursday & Friday: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Hawston Sports Field • And available on some weekends Interested Applicants to email cv to Natasha Bredekamp at: natasha@footballfoundation.co.za or call 076 675 1972 for hand delivery and any additional information about the post


38 Hermanus Times First roll followed by thriller members competition

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CHRISSIE VAN WYK The first roll of the new bowling year for the Hermanus Bowling Club took place on Thursday 20 March. It was then followed by the monthly Thursday Thriller members competition sponsored by Hyundai, which turned out to be a real bowls battle between the various teams. Winners of this month’s Hermanus Bowling Club’s Hy­ Lagging behind their opponents undai Thursday Thriller competition were (from left) Jer­ on the last end of the head, with ome Thorpe, Rene Fullard, Tish Bryce (club captain) and Dave Buckley to play his last bowl Dave Buckley.Not with the team at the prize­giving: Se­ of the game, his team knew it was rita Stander. PHOTO: RIAAN PIENAAR a make or break chance. With perfect delivery, his bowl touched the competition is much appreciated by all the Jake, took it to their back bowls and by picking members of the club. Club captain Tish Bryce handed over the up six shots, they not only won the game but prizes to the winners and thanked everyone also roped in the overall winner’s position. The continued support of Hyundai for this for making it a most pleasant afternoon.

Team Legacy brings home gold Students of the Hermanus Martial Arts Academy took part in the Boland Kickboxing Championships that were held in Paarl recently. Team Legacy did very well and dominated the champs bringing home 23 gold and five silver medals. Eleven students were selected for the Boland kickboxing team that will be taking part in the South African kickboxing championship early in May in Johannesburg.

Back row: Jeremie Verdoodt (gold and silver), Zaanru Fraser (2 gold), Casper Swart (2 gold) and Shihan Ruehan Van Rom­ burgh (2 gold). Middle Row: Tiaan Hechter (2 gold), Tyren van der Spuy (2 gold), Marco Hechter (gold and silver) and Simone Verdoodt (2 gold). Front row: Quintin Benzien (gold and silver), Dean Moller (2 gold) and Christiaan Conradie (2 silver) Absent: Francois Thorne (2 gold) and Zandre Pelser (2 gold).

DOGS: Weather played a huge role Hermanus - The golfing weather gods provided a perfect window of opportunity as the rains stopped right on schedule at 08:00. Luckily the window was wide and panoramic enough to allow the early finishers to deplete the bar stocks while waiting for the rest of the field apparently to complete all of Hermanus’s 27 holes. For serial-winner the Ex-Pole-Dancer, the window allowed in enough light for him to see that even lowering his standards to produce a mere 37 points can sometimes be

enough. Up-and-under Crowther couldn’t figure out how to open the blinds. )Scores: 37 Andre Franken; 35 David Naylor; 34 Jon Forsyth, Gordon Wilson; 32 Pat Dewil; 31 Dave Smith, Mannes van Zyl, Brendan Byrne, Dave Rade, Sam Seal; 30 Fred Garrett; 28 John Cheesbrough, Mike Graham; 27 Tony Hackett, Alan Calder; 26 Alan Smith; 24 John Tunstall; 22 Gary Wentzel; 21 Doug Ross; 19 Peter Thomas; 18 Geoff Crowther. DAVE SMITH

Arlene Ehrenberg

The Whalers Athletic Club held its AGM and prize­giving function at Fernkloof Nature Reserve on 21 March. The three members who received certificates and trophies included (from left): Anzel du Plessis (most improved athlete of the year), Frank Gillion (best male athlete of the year) and Christine Hibberd who won the prize for best female athlete of the year. Arlene Ehrenberg received a certificate for walking in the Great Grand Master category.

Services Manager Vredendal Nedbank is driven to offer employees exceptional prospects through its commitment as an organisation that truly cares. Our high-performance culture ensures a place where you can thrive and where excellence is recognised and rewarded. Your key focus will be to facilitate the process of selling new and existing products to business banking clients. This will include identifying opportunities for additional sales to clients, managing service levels, effective networking with the call centres to ensure the resolution of client queries and complaints, and developing a network of service providers to ensure high-quality service delivery The ideal candidate will have Grade 12, a national diploma at NQF Level 4 or equivalent, and three to five years’ sales experience in a banking, administration or general services environment. To apply go to nedbankgroup.co.za, select Careers@Nedbank, click on Apply for a job at Nedbank and type reference number NED19438 to ensure your application is received. Closing date: 11 April 2014 The appointment will be made in line with Nedbank’s employment equity policy. Nedbank Limited Reg No 1951/000009/06. Authorised financial services and registered credit provider (NCRCP16).

MISSING: A young black cat (male and neutered), went miss­ ing on 19 March in the Northcliff area. His owner, Martin de Klerk, is desperately searching for him. Contact De Klerk on 082 325 0747 with any information.


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27 March, 2014

Top­rugby by Nowan Cornelius­toernooi ’n Baie geslaagde Nowan Cornelius Rugbytoernooi vir o. 14 en o. 16-rugbyspanne is die naweek van 21 en 22 Maart vir die tweede keer deur Hoërskool Hermanus aangebied. Altesaam 18 spanne het aan die toernooi deelgeneem. Die kompetisie was baie sterk en sommige wedstryde het naelbyt-uitslae opgelewer. Die skool wil graag al die organiseerders, borge, ouers en ondersteuners van die besoekende skole bedank vir hul entoesiasme en ondersteuning aan die toernooi. Die uitslae was soos volg: )Vrydag 21 Maart: Seuns o. 16 Gansbaai Academia 3 – Hoërskool Stellenberg 32 Somerset College 12 – Emil Weder 7 Hoërskool Durbanville 52 – Hoërskool Punt 5 Hoërskool Strand 0 – Bishops 28 SACS 8 – Worcester Gimnasium 0 Hermanus 5 – Rondebosch Boys High 15 Seuns o. 14 Hoërskool Strand 0 – Bishops 17 Hoërskool Punt 14 – SACS 12 Rondebosch Boys High 12 – Hoërskool Hermanus 3 )Saterdag 22 Maart: Seuns o. 16 Worcester Gimnasium 0 – Hoërskool Strand 8 Hoërskool Punt 17 – Emil Weder 31 Gansbaai Academia 12 – Somerset College 15 Hoërskool Durbanville 3 – SACS 15 Hoërskool Stellenberg 9 – Rondebosch Boys High 7 Hoërskool Hermanus 11 – Bishops 26 Seuns o.14 Hoërskool Punt 21 – Rondebosch Boys High 24 Hoërskool Strand 12 – SACS 0 Hoërskool Hermanus 7 – Bishops 15

FISH FOR SUPPER: Al­ wyn Lieben­ berg, also winemaker for The Goose Wines (Retief Goos­ en), is a keen fisherman and hauled out this two­tone fingerfin butterfish, weighing in at 1,51 kg and 45 cm, caught with a “wonderwurm” in Hardebaai, Onrus. His wife Beulah sent in this photo and says he is a persistent fisherman and often goes fishing in the night and in the rain. “He has even been out on the rocks when it hailed last year, leaving me a nervous wreck at home. These butterfish are rarely caught and the of­ ficial SA record is 900 gr. It was quite delicious.” PHOTO: BEULAH LIEBENBERG

1. Jackie Ascham / Margaret Truswell 59.635 1. Linda Zaaiman / Val Velaers 59.63% 3. Annette Strachan / Aletta Robinson 58.15%

BRIDGE )Saturday 15 March 1. Patsy Kahn / Val Runkel 60.74% 2. Anneke vd Vlugt / Chris Raven 57.78% 3. Heather Leemans / Jenny Veysey 55.56% )Monday 17 March N/S 1. Carin Verburg / Wina Loubser 62.57% 2. Carren Emary / Riekie Louw 55.81% 3. Linda Zaaiman / Val Velaers 55.74% E/W 1. John Truswell / Mike Brownlee 58.03% 2. Aletta Robinson / Annette Strachen 56.22% 3. Fionnuala / May 56.12% )Wednesday 19 March N/S 1. Joan o’Connor / Julie Cotton 62.01% 2. Maggy Xmas / Carren Emary 55.14% 3. Nell Naude / Jackie Ascham 53 10% E/W 1. André Wagenaar / Anita Coetzer 59.05% 2. Betty Nel / Riekie Louw 55.12% 3. Margaret Cunningham / Patsy Kaan 55.02 )Friday 21 March 1. Adele Bovim / Carin Verburg 65.06% 2. Julie Cotton / Anneke vd Vlugt 64.82% 3. Jaye Howse / June Opperman 59.62% )Monday 24 March N/S 1. Nell Naude / Betty Nel 54.44% 2. Joan o’Connor / Toni Maythem 53.52 2. Anneke vd Vlugt / Carin Verburg 53,52% E/W

Ayrton Martinengo kry goeie ondersteuning van sy o. 16­spanmaats.

FOTO: CARINA VAN DER MERWE

Kleinmond klop Atlantic A W.C.M. GIBSON Atlantic het die afgelope naweek met twee spanne tuis ’n vriendskaplike wedstryd teen Kleinmond gespeel. Die B-span het 15-12 gewen en die A-span met 11-29 verloor. Die A-span se wedstryd het vinnig afgeskop, met Kleinmond op die aanval. Kleinmond se swaar pak het begin dryf en die eerste met ’n drie en doelskop 7-0 voorgeloop. Herschel Vermaak het die telling met ’n strafskop 3-12 gemaak. Rustydtelling was 6-12. Ná rustyd het Juandré Steneveld vir Atlantic gaan druk en die telling was 11-12. Kleinmond het hierna nog drie drieë gedruk en met een doelskop geslaag om die eindtelling 11-29 te maak. Die wedstryd was goeie oefening vir die twee spanne. Atlantic speel Saterdag 29 Maart hul eerste ligawedstryd teen Dennegeur van Franchhoek. Kom geniet die eerste ligastryd tuis.

BOEDELKENNISGEWING Boedel Wyle IGNATIUS MARTHINUS APPEL (Identiteitsnommer 251015 5054 089) wie woonagtig was te Mountainview weg 5, Hawston, Hermanus. Meesterverwysingsnommer: 9952/2000 Kennis geskied hiermee in terme van Artikel 35 van die Boedelwet no 66/1965 dat die Eerste en Finale Likwidasie- en Distribusierekening in bogemelde boedel ter insae sal lê by die kantoor van die Meester van die Hooggeregshof te Kaapstad en die Landdroskantoor te Hermanus vir ’n typderk van 21 gereken vanaf Vrydag, 28 Maart 2014. CJ BIERMAN, PROKUREUR NAMENS DIE EKSEKUTEUR, P/A VORSTER & STEYN P R O K U R E U R S , M I T C H E L L H O U S E , M I T C H E L L S T R A AT 1 6 , H E R M A N U S . (VERW:A02700/CJBIEMRAN/ps)

ESTATE NOTICE I.T.O. SECTION 35 Estate Late HENRICUS OLCHERT GERHARDUS BOERMA (Date of birth: 17 June 1947), who resided at 45 Fourie Street, Hermanus. Date of death: 15 March 2013 Master’s Reference Number: 6069/2013 In terms of section 35 Act no 66 of 1965 notice is hereby given that the first and final liquidation and distribution account in the above estate will lie open for inspection at the Office of the Master of the High court, Cape Town and the Magistrate’s Office, Hermanus for a period of 21 days reckoned as from Friday the 28th of March 2014. PR STEYN, OF VORSTER & STEYN, AGENT ON BEHALF OF THE EXECUTOR, PO BOX 500. HERMANUS, 7200 (REF:P00065/BOERMA)

NOTICE OF SALE IN EXECUTION IN THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF HERMANUS HELD AT HERMANUS Case Number: 2996/2013 In the matter between: ABDIVE CC (Execution Creditor) and LOUIS FARO (Execution Debtor) Pursuant to a Judgment obtained on 10 December 2013 in the above Honourable Court, the undermentioned goods will be sold at 09h00 on 25 April 2014 by public auction to be held at the Sheriff's Stores, 11B Arum Street, Hermanus by the Sheriff for the Magistrate's Court, Hermanus to the highest bidder for cash namely: 1 X 4 METER SKI BOAT WITH TWO 40HP MARINER OUTBOARD ENGINS ON TRAILOR Dated at Hermanus on the 24th day of March 2014. ADRIAN LOUW & ASSOCIATES, ATTORNEYS FOR EXECUTION CREDITOR, 19 MITCHELL STREET, HERMANUS, 7200

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WHALERS ATHLETIC CLUB – TIME TRIAL )Thursday 20 March 3 km Runners: 1 Leo Benning 20.50; 2 Luke Kavanagh 21.26; 3 Shelley Kavanagh 21.31; 4 Julie Cheetham 21.32 3km Walkers: 1 Arlene Ehrenberg 23.52 SB; 2 Willie Loedolff 26.14 5 km Runners: 1 Christo du Plessis 19.52 SB; 2 Frank Gillion 20.07 SB; 3 Charles Malan 20.48 PB; 4 Johan Hugo 20.48 PB; 5 David Wright 20.48 PB; 6 Louise Erasmus 23.02 SB; 7 Anzel du Plessis 24.27; 8 Johan Pelser 24.27; 9 Roelof van Weele 24.30 SB; 10 Barney Louw 24.40; 11 Les Hanna 25.26; 12 David Cupido 25.45; 13 Mavis De Villiers 27.03; 14 Karen de Bruyn 27.30; 15 Karin Austin 27.51; 16 David Austin 27.55; 17 Josef du Preez 34.03 8 km Runners: 1 Mark Kavanagh 30.26; 2 Peter Radukha 31.19; 3 Sign Mawunda 31.52; 4 Christiaan de Wet 32.24 SB; 5 Kevin Middleton 32.43 SB; 6 Jeremy Browne 35.24 SB; 7 Michael du Plessis 37.57; 8 Graham Tjabring 38.00 SB; 9 Matthew Milne 39.11; 10 Mikki Milne 39.43; 11 Wilhelm Cooper 39.43; 12 André van der Merwe 39.43 VILLIERSDORP – 10 KM )Saturday 15 March Frank Gillion 0:42 (1st Master) David Cupido 0:52 (3rd Master) TYGER 10 KM )Friday 21 March Melany Vaughan 1:38 GOLF )Saturday 22 March 154 players competed in the 4BBB Stableford competition at the Hermanus Golf Club. East Course: 1. Billy Boshoff / Christoph Botha (44). 2. André Sherriff / Danie Calitz (42). North Course: 1. Gill van Heerden / Marieke van der Merwe (46). 2. Eon Venter / Deon Joubert (43). South Course: 1. Carel Garbers / Clifford Quarmby (c/i 44). 2. Don Adams / Colin Woodhatch (c/o 44).

SECOND PLACE FOR CURRO: Curro Hermanus participated in the Rûens College swimming gala on Friday 14 March. Swimming teams from schools in Robertson, Worcester, Bredasdorp, Zoetendal, Mon­ tagu and Bonnievale also took part. Curro achieved eleven 1st, eight 2nd and six 3rd places. The overall winner of the swimming gala was the team from Worcester. HERMIES GOLFERS WIN TROPHY: The Her­ manus High School A golf team won the North/South Boland High School’s golf league. The league matches were played at Worcester, Theewaterskloof, Robertson and Hermanus and the boys won by 10 points. There were 12 schools competing from the Boland region and Hermanus will now com­ pete against the winners of the Central re­ gion to determine the overall Boland high­ school champions. From left are Mikki Milne (coach), Johan Nothling, Tyron David­ owitz (captain), Stefan van Rooyen, Danté Mostert and Greg Hassenkamp (principal).

NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN DECEASED ESTATES All persons having claims against the undermentioned estate must lodge it with the Agent of the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate No 3787/2013 In the estate of the late GRACE ELLIS. Date of birth 25/10/1924, Identity number: 241025 0036 08 3, Last address 13 Belladonna Street, Sandbaai, 7200. Date of Death: 09/01/2013 AGENT OF THE EXECUTOR:AOosthuizen, HermanusAccounting, PO Box 1810, Hermanus, 7200. ESTATE NOTICE In the Estate of the Late PATRICIA EBERLEIN, Identity Number 260410 0048 088, a widow of The Care Clinic, Kidbrooke Place, Onrus River, who died at Onrus River on 12 October 2013. Master’s Reference: 17663/2013 The First and Final Liquidation and Distribution Account in the abovementioned estate will lie for inspection at the office of the Master, Cape Town and a copy thereof at the office of the Magistrate, Hermanus for a period of 21 (twenty one) days reckoned as from Friday, 28 March 2014. Signed at Hermanus on this 13th day of March 2014. GUTHRIE & THERON, JP VAN ROOYEN, ATTORNEYS FOR EXECUTOR, 77 MAIN ROAD, HERMANUS, 7200. (REF: JVR/lf/VE0149) SALE OF BUSINESS Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 34(1) of the Insolvency Act, No 24 of 1936, that Exclusively Connected Pty Ltd (Registration number M2008/002047/07) conducting a wine producing and marketing company under the style of WineConnected, off the R43, Bot River, Western Cape, intends alienating and transferring the said business upon the expiry of a period of 30 days after the date of the last publication of this notice to Carteirra SA Pty Ltd (Registration number M2013/009755/07) who will carry on the said business at the same address for its own benefit and account. EDWARD NATHAN SONNENBERGS ATTORNEYS, ATTORNEYS FOR THE SELLER, 97 DORP STREET, STELLENBOSCH.


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Hermanus host Pakistan test cricket legends JAN-HENDRIK KOEGELENBERG Sunday was certainly a day to remember as Hermanus Cricket Club played host to the Pakistan National Veterans team. Also being Pakistan’s National Day on Sunday, it was fitting that the guests walked away as the victors. A few months ago Mahmood Malik, owner of Tikka Palace restaurant in Village Square and a new sports equipment shop which is opening soon in the Carriages centre, contacted the cricket club to arrange the match. Malik is a huge cricket fanatic who used his international cricket connections to invite the Pakistan veterans team to SA and accompany them on their tour. Before the match in Hermanus on Sunday, the visitors faced the Protea veterans team at Boland Park in Paarl on 19 March and again at Newlands on 21 March, which was a day/ night game. The results of their three matches: 1 win, 1 loss and 1 draw. Not to disappoint our guests, they were greeted on arrival in Hermanus by over 30 children from Riviersonderend who were treated to some valuable coaching tips by the national team. The Pakistan XI won the toss and elected to field first. It was a very good toss to win as they claimed veteran Liston Davidowitz’s wicket the very first ball. It was down to Derek Brand and John du Plessis to put on a total. The skipper Mark Brumer unselfishly put himself down the order to give the other players a chance to bat. He however got stranded at the non-striker’s end and Hermanus were bowled out for 134 runs in 25 overs with Wasim Yousafi claiming 4 wickets. He certainly entertained the crowd with the famous “Boom Boom Afridi” celebration after claiming a

wicket; in fact Yousafi was Pakistan’s national wicketkeeper years back, so the wickets he took made him very happy. After lunch the Pakistan innings commenced. With an ex-international opening pair that started the innings, things started very disruptively for the home side, as the visitors batted at more than a run a ball. At drinks break, Mayor Nicolette BothaGuthrie joined the special occasion and was invited to meet all the players as well as the children who were part of the day. Both teams then exchanged gifts. Soon after the drinks break, things got really messy for Hermanus as the Pakistan team showed off their skills with the bat. Sajid Ali, aged 50, smashed four consecutive 6s and scored a very quick 68 runs before retiring to give the other batters a chance. Sajid Ali also played 14 ODIs for Pakistan and scored over 16 000 first-class runs. The youngest member being Saleem Elahi who still played test cricket for Pakistan up until four years ago, and the oldest being the captain Mr Qureshi aged 68, who opened the bowling. With all the players having played either provincial or test cricket at some stage, it was clear that they were still playing some form of competitive cricket. The Pakistan veterans smashed the winning runs in the 20th over, losing only three wickets. Over-all cricket was definitely the winner as new friends were made and for the children who attended, it was a day they certainly will never forget. A future ICC Elite panel umpire and ex-provincial player Ghaffar Kazmi also gave them some coaching tips on bowling, batting and fielding drills. The Pakistan team also gave a signed cricket bat to the children. The Pakistani Veterans loved Hermanus and the surrounding area and spent two days enjoying what the town has to offer.

Hermanus over 40s took on Pakistan test legends on Sunday 23 March at Hermanus Cricket Club. Included in the teams and involved in organising the match, were (back from left) M van Niekerk, M Lukas, R Irfan, S Elahi, J du Plessis, Q Khichi, G Voges, L Davidowitz, M Minnaar, W Yousafi, J Botha, J Qureshi, H Maqbool, R Nisar and D Brand. Seated from left: JH Koegelenberg, S Ali, E Abels, H Qureshi (captain), Mahmood Malik (Pakistani tour manag­ er), M Brumer (captain), G Kazmi and N Sadiq. The Pakistan Veterans proved far too strong for the local boys on match day. PHOTOS: KERRY VAN RENSBURG

Liston Davidowitz batting for Hermanus Cricket Club being bowled by the first ball by former first class left­arm spinner Jaffar Qureshi with Wasim Yousafi, former interna­ tional wicketkeeper, looking on as Liston played the wrong length and the ball just managed to clip the offstump.

As the players and management staff of the Pakistani veterans team descended from their tourbus on Sunday, they were welcomed to the Hermanus Cricket Club by children from Riviersonderend, supported by Heinrich Sauls. Heinrich started a programme to edu­ cate children with sport and also to keep them off the streets. Hermanus Cricket Club invited them for a day filled with activities and cricket coaching by some of the players.

HOËRSKOOL HER­ MANUS SWEMGA­ LA: Hoërskool Her­ manus het op Dins­ dag 18 Maart hul jaarlikse Interhuis­ swemgala by Haws­ ton se swembad aan­ gebied. Dit was ’n heerlike warm dag en die munisipale amptenare het uit hul pad gegaan om die fasiliteite baie mooi gereed te maak vir die geleentheid. Die Witspan het die gala gewen met 264 punte. Die Groenspan was kort op hul hakke met 251 punte gevolg deur die Blouspan. Die dag het twee nuwe rekords opgelewer. Thys van der Merwe het die seuns o.15 50 m­vryslag­rekord verbeter (32:87), terwyl Nelrine Beyers (heel regs) die meisies o.17­19 50 m­vryslag­rekord (34:37) verbeter het. Die junior victrix ludorum het gegaan aan Maatje Grimbeek en die junior victor ludorum aan Thys van der Merwe, die senior victrix ludorum aan Nelrine Beyers en die senior victor ludorum aan Charl van Wyk. FOTO: VERSKAF


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Thys van der Merwe van Hoërskool Hermanus het tydens die skool se swemgala, wat Saterdag by die Hawston­swembad gehou is, die 50 m­vryslagrekord vir seuns o. 15 met ’n tyd van 32,87 sek verbeter. Hy is ook aangewys as die Junior Victor Ludorum. Nelrine Beyers, die Senior Victrix Ludorum, het self ’n rekord laat spat en haar tyd was 34,37 sek. Sien meer op bladsy 40.


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