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Mpapatla Modjadji, Regent to the Queen-elect, Masalanabo Modjadji VII, has asked the government to speed up the return of land taken by the colonisers back to the community. He also requested that the government remember that the land was not taken from government, but from the ancestors of the Balobedu people. The area demanded includes Politsi, Deerpak and the now defunct Tzaneen Central Business District. Addressing residents during his inauguration as Regent of the Modjajdji Queenship on Saturday, he said “we have asked the government to speed up the restoration of the land which was taken by the Transvaal Volksraad in 1894 after the battle of Brandboontjies. We had experience that the government listens when we talk to them. Let us be patient and show the world that we are a peaceful nation.” Mpapatla added that the government

of the day, like in the past will fulfill the promises they made to the community of Balobedu. He said that they asked the former premier Ngoako Ramathlodi, to ask president Nelson Mandela to visit the royal house so that they could raise their concerns with the new government of the ANC. “In 1999 President Nelson Mandela visited the Balobedu capital Khethakoni to see our Queen Mokope Modjadji V. The Queen asked the president that he help her restore back her status of Queenship which was lowered by the Apartheid government, that he build her a technical college, restore back the land which was taken away by the apartheid regime, that a car be bought for her and Modjadji College be converted into a science centre,” explained spokesperson for the Balobedu Traditional Council, Phetole Mampeule. “The president responded and



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through a donation from Barloworld, built a school. A luxurious Lexus was donated by Toyota and Nissan donated a 4X4 bakkie, and a clinic was erected at Khikhutini. On the issue of the restoration of the land the president said that a commission was appointed to deal with the land claims and the matter of the Queenship will be referred to the commission investigating traditional leadership in the country.” On the 15th of September 2015, former COGTA minister Pravin Gordhan officially informed the Modjadji traditional council of the report and recommendations of the Tolo Commission. In terms of the report the Modjadji traditional leadership was found to be of higher status to the other traditional leadership positions. This meant that the commission on the 31st of March 2016, in terms of section 2 A (3) (a) of the Traditional Leadership Go-

vernance Framework, act 41 of 2003, former president of the republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, signed and recognised the Queenship of Balobedu. Mampeule further said that what is now left to be delivered by the government is the land which was taken by the Transvaal government. He said the land which the community of Balobedu want restored back include the place where Tzaneen town is located, the farming area in the South which includes the Westfalia avocado orchards and the mango plantations in the Deerpak area North of the Tzaneen town. Could this be the reason behind the GTM’s absolute neglect of their town’s CBD? In one social media post recently, the spokesperson for the GTM, Neville Ndlala, likened the CBD to another Masvingo. (Masvingo is a city in south-eastern Zimbabwe and the capital of Masvingo Province).

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Cyril, Jacob and the Queen

Malesek Dikgale, Jacob Zuma, Queen Modjadji VII Masalanabo Modjadji, Regent Mpapatla Modjadji, Premier Stan Mathabatha, Dr Zweli Mkhize Cogta, King Tony Ramabulana, Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane and MDM Mayor Nkakareng Rakgoale.

great pig in high esteem. They are of Masingo (Masvingo), Balozwi of Mambo Changamire and the descendants of Monomotapa of the great mountains of Zimbabwe. They endured trials for 417 years,” Ramaphosa stated in his address. He went on to explain the relevance of the Balobedu Queenship and its uniqueness, stating that it differs from the rest of the world because this queen is not the wife of a king, but a daughter of royalty. “We urge that the transition from the regent to the Queen-elect be peaceful. Regent Bakhoma Mpapatla will assume leadership on behalf of the Queen-elect, Masalanabo Modjadji VII, who will be installed after she graduates in terms of the Balobedu tradition of the determination of adulthood, customs and traditions.” said Ramaphosa. “Recently, together with the members of the ANC after the conference, we saw fit to introduce the new leaders of the ANC to the descendants of our kings, queens, and the chiefs in our country. We felt humbled by the unbroken

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bond we have with the royals and we will pull up our socks together with the traditional leaders to build a better society, free of problems.” Ramaphosa went on to reiterate his fight to restore the inequalities of the past and said that his party took the decision in December to “return the land that was taken by the colonisers” back to the people, whether they [colonisers] like it or not. However, he emphasized that the land would be used to farm and create jobs for the jobless communities around the areas. The President explained that Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has made assessments in the seven provinces which are, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, Free State, Limpopo, and North West aimed at speeding up the aforementioned process. He finally appealed to traditional leaders to work hand-in-hand with councillors so service delivery could be sped up. — Jan Mafetsa

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At the stadium, Ramaphosa addressed many hundreds of spectators who were bussed in from as far as Phalaborwa, Venda, Maruleng and all areas within the Greater Letaba Municipality (GLM). No members of the Greater Tzaneen municipality were spotted in attendance. In fact, the only Tzaneen locals we spotted were our fellow journalists. “Two years ago we saw the historical restoration of the Balobedu Queenship which was reduced by the former colonialist regimes. Born in the Ndzelele valley, they are of the same stock as the Vakwevo and they take the


President Cyril Ramaphosa and his entourage accompanied former president Jacob Zuma to Mokwakwaila stadium on Saturday to attend the restoration of the Balobedu Queenship. Zuma spent the night at the Fairview Hotel on Friday amid a massive power outage which lasted 53 hours in some areas. He joined up with Ramaphosa the following morning and the pair left to the Khethakoni Royal palace where they were to offer the Queen gifts and engage in discussion around the current state of affairs in the area.


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Houdini Pair to leave the village

RIGHT ABOVE: Jackie Rudman explains the stress of searching almost daily for her two donkeys. RIGHT: The clever mule who is the brain behind the doings of the Houdini Pair. ABOVE: The Houdini Pair enjoying village life. Photo: Kind permission from Sandi Moore.

Frazzled Haenertsburg local, Jackie Rudman (50), was once again looking for her donkeys. Known as the Houdini Pair, this mother/daughter team has been impossible to contain on Jackie’s fenced farm outside the village. Although she’s had them for the past four years, the last three weeks have been particularly problematic. The farm is up for sale and with constant movement, the gates get left open and the Houdini pair is off. They cross under the busy R71 national road near Lekwar restaurant into the village. There the locals give them constant love and attention and they also graze near the police station. It was when they began overturning the village refuse bins that complaints surfaced. Perhaps a final straw in the visiting of the village saga was as follows. One of the donkeys defecated outside the little school and a mother maintained that poo gives humans tetanus. “That’s horse shit,” said Jackie. Together with SPCA Tracey van den Dool and head honcho Ellie Potgieter, a horse box is poised to transport the Houdini pair to the Blue Donkey Sanctuary in Ofcolaco. Donkeys eat just about anything, including plastic and cardboard. The well-cared for 25-year-old mother with her 12-yearold daughter, a little black mule, became Jackie’s pets when a local moved away from the area. Prior to that the mother had been rescued from an abusive situation, where she pulled heavy cart loads outside

Polokwane. It was in rehab that the mother mated with a miniature horse and the daughter was born. Jackie says the Houdini Pair was fine for about two years. It was almost as though the daughter, the cleverer equine of the two, was planning adventure routes and plotting ways of getting over or under the Bonox fencing. Now the pair goes over, under, through and they’re able to jump down two meters with ease. Over the years Jackie has often rescued them from getting stuck and injured in the fencing. The locals are all in agreement about the mule and chorus, “That small one. Too clever!” When they disappear from the farm Jackie has a reporting network in and outside the village that includes locals as well as the fruit sellers along the R71. Although Jackie will miss the donkeys when they go to the sanctuary, it’s in their best interests and better for Jackie’s peace of mind.

Books arrive to help raise funds Container-loads of books were delivered to the Letaba SPCA earlier this year as a donation from Haenertsburg Rotary Club. The containers were received from a donor organization in Canada and were a bit of a lucky packet of sorts, as nobody was really ever sure of exactly what these containers contained. One container which arrived a little earlier last year, contained pianos. An-

other was filled to the brim with educational text books. This, third container, similarly was said to contain an even bigger load of tomes of wisdom. These books ranged from text books destined for classrooms to novels penned by some of the most applauded word smiths of our time. After lengthy planning and deliberation, the Letaba SPCA decided upon Sunday morning, last week, as the date to break open the container and begin the

arduous business of unloading the precious cargo onto a transport truck. The truck, driven by designated Rotarian chauffer, Bernard van den Dool, then delivered the books to the Rotarian warehouse in town where the equally laborious task of sorting the books alphabetically and by category will start. With the help of the Warriors from up the Kloof, members of the Round Table and SPCA Staff, the stacks of books were moved from container to truck. The massive project kicked off at 09:00 that morning and by late afternoon the last of the pallets had been re-

located to the warehouse. “Once the books have all been categorized we will invite the schools from the area to come and collect the textbooks they can utilize. The novels we will sell to raise much needed funds for the Letaba SPCA which will be put to good use in the upgrading and general maintenance of our kennels,” explained Tracey van den Dool. “We have big plans for the containers too which will include converting them into quarters to house a surgery, an information centre and a storage facility for our food and other supplies.”

The Warriors taking a well-deserved break with Ellie Potgieter and members of Letaba SPCA.

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Tracey van den Dool of Letaba SPCA keeps a watchful eye on the proceedings as the Warriors and members of the Round Table move the books from container to truck.




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Become Kelly’s heroes “Every goodnight kiss may very well be our last one.” George Hepburn (44) and his wife Kelly (28) literally live each day as if it will be their last one together. As we spoke, Kelly struggled with pain caused by a steel plate in her mouth which is literally keeping the bottom half of her jaw attached to her skull. Her mandible and a portion of her maxillawere surgically removed in 2016, to prevent the spread of an extremely rare form of cancerous tumour, Ameloblastoma. Ameloblastoma (from the early English word ‘amel’, meaning enamel and the Greek word ‘blastos’, meaning germ, is a rare, benign or cancerous tumour of odontogenic epithelium (ameloblasts, or outside portion, of the teeth during development) much more commonly appearing in the lower jaw than the upper jaw. While these tumours are rarely malignant or rarely spread to other parts of the body, and progress slowly, the resulting lesions can cause severe abnormalities of the face and jaw. “Basically what happens is that your body generates certain cells which work on restoring teeth. When you have an infectious or cracked tooth, and you leave it untreated, those cells move into your jawbone. There these cells begin to multiply and eventually they inflate and then destroy your jawbone,” Kelly explained. In her case it started with exactly that – a cracked tooth in 2015. Soon, her face began to swell and she went to the nearest dentist. It was thought to be an abscess and she put on a course of antibiotics. She returned two weeks later and the

swelling had not subsided which lead to the discovery of the tumour. The Hepburn’s were referred to a specialist at the Baragwanath hospital who operated on Kelly. Before the operation, however, husband George felt uneasy. “You know, when you go for an operation or a medical procedure of any kind, the last thing you really want to hear is a doctor saying that he is pretty sure he can do it. Kelly was a guinea pig as they had never performed such a procedure before. We had no choice, because we had no medical aid and the doctors told us that we have two options, either we operate or she stands a chance of dying in six weeks as the tumour was only inches away from piercing her skull. And now, here we are.” After removing her left-side jawbone, the doctors at

Baragwanath fashioned a steel structure which they implanted into her face to act as a jaw. She has no teeth on that side of her mouth, and her body has now started rejecting the implant. A gaping hole on the side of her mouth betrays the severity of her situation. The implant has started festering. “The doctors at Baragwanath told us straight that there is nothing they can do to help us and that we would need to seek specialist help. The problem with that is that specialists of this kind do not come cheap and our medical aid refuse to cover the procedure because it was a pre-diagnosed condition.” George set out looking for assistance and came across an organization who may be able to help. BackaBuddy is a South African online crowdfunding platform that is designed to help individuals raise funds for causes they are passionate about. These causes can range from registered non-profit organisations to individuals who need funds for a variety of reasons, including medical procedures. George went through the selection process, filed all the paperwork and submitted endless documents which finally led to his wife’s cause being accepted as legitimate. Kelly’s emergency medical needs were registered with BackaBuddy, published on their site

and has now started receiving donations from all across the globe. “We have no idea how much exactly all of the procedures will cost, but we have received quotations from roughly 10 different doctors and it all points to the region of R430 000 needed to save my wife. We just don’t have that amount of money and so it is our hope that through BackaBuddy, we will have a chance at success. Please, if anyone reading this article can find it in their budget to donate towards saving my wife and helping my family return to normal, we would be forever grateful. We don’t want the money and we know how sceptical people are because of the number of scammers out there, but go and check out and you’ll see that they handle all the funds and transfers etc.” So far, Kelly’s profile has raised R22 231.86 towards the surgery and they are still a while away from their R430 000 target. If every member of this community donates just R50 towards Kelly’s surgery, the Hepburn’s will have their chance at a normal life again. Please, visit the site and get involved. Your time will mean the world to a family in desperate need. — Joe Dreyer


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The Message

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“There’s no such thing as bad publicity”. So said Jonas T Barnum, owner of the biggest circus in the world during the eighteenth century. This might have sounded great during that era, but ask the polony manufacturers or Bill Cosby about bad publicity You’ll get a completely different answer. Mr Barnum, I suspect, was actually talking about advertising. Advertising is a totally different kettle of fish and I remember some advertising magnate saying that as long as your product was “in their faces” on a regular ba-

sis, it would sell. I personally don’t agree. There are certain advertisements that will remain forever in my memory and I will never forget the brand they are selling. Who could ever forget the Castrol ads? I don’t even know the name of any other car oil on the market . I also don’t know how much Boet and Swaer (the actors in the commercial) were paid, but however much it was they were worth every cent. Another commercial that was incredibly good was the VW Microbus with David Kramer being pulled up the hill on his bicycle by his braces complete with his guitar. As an eight-year old I remember going to the movies and seeing a Surf commercial. It was an underwater shot of little white microbes leaping out of the soap flakes and attacking dirty little black microbes that had erupted out of the dirty clothing. After an intense struggle the little Surf microbes beat the dirty ones to death! This was heady stuff for an eightyear old. From then on when I was sent to the trading store to buy soap powder for my mom there was no chance of me asking for anything other than Surf. And Lux soap – Who will ever forget Elizabeth Taylor gazing into the movie camera with a bar of Lux pressed against her cheek and telling us in a husky whisper that “Lux – the luxury YOU can afford.” When Lux was eventually available at our local store my mother bought a bar – maybe it wasn’t really an affordable luxury because it was

kept in a porcelain dish on the highest shelf in the kitchen. Only she was allowed to use it – the rest of us had to do with Lifebuoy. Any ex-Rhodesian readers will I am sure remember the Royco Soup commercial that won numerous awards during the 1970s. Four youngsters, two girls and two boys who were probably five years of age were sitting around a small table with a bowl of Royco soup in front of each one. The little girls spoke first “I love this soup” and “It’s delicious”. The first little boy said something like “It’s okay, I suppose” and then we came to the last one at the table, who had a shock of red hair and was looking miserable – he glared at the cameral and said ”I HATE this stuff” and then glared at the plate. I had a friend who worked at the advertising agency and the next time I saw her I remarked on how amazing the youngsters had been – natural actors. She had been involved in the making of that particular ad – two full days and they couldn’t get the little boys to say their lines correctly. At the end of the second day, in desperation, the person in charge told them they would only have to speak one more time to the camera and they could each say exactly what they wanted to say. After that they could go home. Since little rooikop obviously didn’t like Royco soup and had been getting sick of having to take spoonsful – they had to change the punch-line to “You can’t please everybody”. And the rest as they say is history!

“Many a small thing has been made large by the right advertising” - Mark Twain

Social Tzaneen Book Signing 15 April

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Wie is God? Dit bly seker een van die wonderlikste misterieë wat daar is. Want hoë is dit moontlik om drie te wees maar ook een. Maar gelukkig vir ons, openbaar God Homself so gereeld in sy Woord en daarom is dit nodig om daar te gaan soek en as ons al die gedeeltes gaan lees kan ons ‘n leeftyd besig wees. Maar om God te ontdek neem ‘n leeftyd. Maar vandag gaan ons fokus op Eksodus 3:14 Toe sê God vir Moses: “Ek is wat Ek is. Jy moet vir die Israeliete sê: ‘Ek is’ het my na julle toe gestuur.” Ons ken hierdie verhaal waar Moses, God ontmoet by die brandende bos en vir God vra maar as die mense (Israeliete in Egipte) sou vra wie is die God wat hom gestuur het se naam, moet Moses antwoord “Ek is” het my gestuur. In die antieke tyd het ‘n naam baie meer beteken as vandag, as mense mekaar se name geken het, het jy baie van die persoon geleer en geweet. Maar as God, Moses antwoord, gee God vir Moses en vir ons nie net Sy naam nie maar ‘n manier om oor Hom te dink, “Ek is wat ek is”. God sê vir Moses, Ek is ‘n ewige, onbegryplike wese, waar jy net tydelik kan leef, leef Ek vir ewig. Ek was daar toe die aarde geskep is, Ek is selfs nou by jou wat hierdie lees. Ek was in die verlede daar, Ek is in die hede daar en Ek sal ook in die toekoms altyd daar wees. Vir My geld menslike perke nie, Ek is bo alles verhewe, Ek is God. Vandag moet jy onthou dat hierdie wonderlike en almagtige God vir jou lief is vandag en elke dag. Groete in Christus Ds. Fanie 0731671183.

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Ark lands at Manor

Noah’s Ark orphanage’s young residents were treated to a day most of them had only ever dreamed of, this weekend. The kids were shuttled down from their rooms to the Manor Restaurant and function venue for day of spoils courtesy of Stefan and Annelie, the Manor’s new management team. There were jumping castles, games, a swimming pool and loads of treats which accompanied the obligatory “burger lunch and coke” which ensured that no tummy went hungry. Of course, as is the case with all successful endeavours, the day could not have been made any more pleasant without the help of some close friends – especially if your closest friends happen to be the members of the Road Hogs biker club.

SPCA thanks Tzaneen Open letter from the Letaba SPCA reads: Round Table Tzaneen hosted an enormously successful ‘R2 Las My’ at the Tzaneen Lifestyle Centre recently. As you know, we have our monthly “Blikskud Stock our Pantry and Book Sale” on the last Saturday of the month. The 4th of April however, exceeded our wildest expectations. The Round Table brought in an incredible R18 184.00 worth of food for our cats and dogs, as well as some super extras, cleaning materials, tea, coffee, sugar and toilet paper which are all items we do not have to look at spending our hard earned donations on. When two trolleys were filled to the brim, we were smiling. When four were filled, we could not believe our eyes. But to say that we were gobsmacked and lacked words is an understatement when at the end of the morning 10 trolleys were filled!

Round Tablers, thank you from your Letaba SPCA Team, and most importantly, the animals in our guardianship, we have a little room to breathe now and we are forever grateful for your efforts. To the community, visitors to our lovely little town, heartfelt thanks for your contributions to our Society. Our book sales continue to grow and we are thrilled at the number of quality books being donated. We have a strong following and often fill requests of orders for various authors! Our blikskud is always well received and for that too, we would like to thank all of you. In total, with Round Table, Blikskud and Book Sales we raised a whopping R24 313.00 on the 4th of April alone. This goes to show that the Tzaneen community are well aware of their surroundings and will always stand together to help those in need of it. — Letaba SPCA

The Hogs arrived in their droves and brought with them a mountain of toys and gifts which they handed out to every orphan on the day along with a bright new t-shirt. The bikers spent some time with the little ones before hitting the road once more. “We decided that the orphanage could use our help. Children are very dear to us and we believe that given their backgrounds, a day like this is something that they will not soon forget,” said Annelie. “A very special word of thanks is order to our other special friends who helped make this possible. They are Pieter from NTT Toyota and Marco from NTT Isuzu, Tzaneen Koelkamers, Letaba Fruit and Veg and Premjee’s Liquor.” — Joe Dreyer


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Humanity must change to survive dance at every New Jersey restaurant, for every take-out meal and for every supermarket. Yet New Jersey has a recycling project in place. Americans use 500-million plastic straws every single day, and most of them end up as trash in the ocean, causing pollution and harming sea life. Plastic straws are made of polypropylene but due to their small size most facilities cannot process plastic straws, meaning they end up in landfills. Most plastic straws make their way into the world’s lakes, streams, rivers and oceans. When it breaks down into smaller pieces the fish eat them and this makes its way onto our dinner plates. On a recent EgyptAir international flight, it was heartwarming to notice that the airline does not use plastic cutlery but has converted to non-disposable cutlery. South Africa is trying to do its bit in decelerating plastic usage. Some restaurants no longer display plastic straws and customers have to ask for a straw. Paper and bamboo straws are sometimes sold but carry a price. Many parts of the world have recycling projects in place. However global figures are still dismal. Take for example the UK. That country uses 13-billion plastic water bottles a year, and of that only three-million gets recycled. The UK is now introducing glass milk bottles. Provided you don’t break glass it has a life-span of 4,000 years. INSERT – Hundreds of flexible plastic straws in a New Jersey store. Refuse plastic straws when ordering a drink RIGHT – The enormity of the problem explained in a diagram. or take-out. Use cloth carry bags for superThis photo shows today’s diamond mesh fences in South Africa are market purchases to avoid paying for plastic clear of plastic bags. bags and helping the environment. Just being

Do you recall plastic bags clinging to diamond mesh fences on the side of South African country roads on windy days? Those colourful en masse plastic decorated fences are now a distant memory. That’s all thanks to the drive in South Africa to reduce the use of plastic bags by making shoppers pay for the once free bags. Eight million tonnes of plastic enter oceans from landfills every year. Plastic pollution is a world-wide epidemic with the worst offender being Asia. Americans, with a population of over 550-million, are not far behind. They still get free plastic bags at the check-out. Some of the 50 states are more mindful of plastic pollution than others. Many have recycling projects in place. In the state of New York plastic straws are in abun-

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Astrobaan ingehuldig

Werk aan die speelvlak van Ben Vorster se nuwe astrobaan is verlede week afgehandel.

‘n Werker rol die speelvlak by die doelarea.

Die duursame astro-hokkiebaan by Ben Vorster is die naweek deur die skool se Eerste- Seuns en Dogters spanne op gepaste wyse ingehuldig. Saterdag middag het die skool se eerste jaarlikse Vossie Hokkieweek met ‘n seremoniële wedstryd tussen dié twee seniorspanne tot ‘n einde gekom. Die Hokkieweek is aangebied deur Ben Vorster en het op die skool se bestaande bane, asook die van Unicorn, plaasgevind. Skole van sover as Middelburg het aan die week deelgeneem waartydens verskeie vaardighede aan hul oorgedra is deur Suid-Afrikaanse hokkie legende, Allistar Fredericks. “Dit was ‘n baie goeie week vir ons en die vaardighede wat daar oorgedra is gaan elke skool wat hier teenwoordig was verseker by baat,” het Louis van Dyk, hokkie-afrigter en organiseerder, gesê. “Nie net het die kinders almal die kans gekry om hokkie te speel nie, maar daar is ook nuwe vriendskappe aangeknoop. Volgende jaar beoog ons om weer dié week aan te bied, net groter.” Die baan se oppervlakte is nou gelê en sand is daaroor gestrooi. Dié sand, sowel as die speel-oppervlakte moet nou so staan

vir minstens twee weke voordat daar wéér sand oorgestrooi gaan word. Na afloop van die twee weke sal die ingeneurspan terugkeer om die kante van die “mat” vas te maak en die laaste bietjie “strykwerk” te doen. Voorlopig word die hokkiespelers aangemoedig om op die baan te oefen en selfs te speel, so gereeld as wat hul kan, om sodoende die oppervlakte mooi glad te kry. Die baan self, is omhein en daar word netjiese toeskouer-areas opgerig langs die heining. Maatskappye word aangemoedig om te adverteer in die spesiaal-toegekende advertensie spasies langs hierdie baan wat 2,45m by 1m in grote is. Die kostes van so bordjie beloop R2 000 per jaar en meer informasie kan verkry word deur vir Marinda by Ben Vorster te skakel op 015-307-4490. — Joe Dreyer

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PUBLIC NOTICE DRAFT 2018/2019 INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND BUDGET The Draft Budget and Draft Integrated Development Plan for 2018/2019 have been compiled and tabled to the Greater Tzaneen Municipal Council on the 29th March 2018, in terms of Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 and Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000. In terms of section 22 of Municipal Finance Management Act, the above mentioned draft documents are made available for public viewing and comments for inputs, during office hours as from 1th April 2018 at the following offices and website: CIVIC CENTRE : 38 Agatha Street, Tzaneen, 0850 SUB OFFICES : Lenyenye and Nkowakowa LIBRARIES : Letsitele, Haenertzburg, Shiluvane and Mulate THUSONG CENTRES : Bulamahlo, Relela, Runnymede and Lesedi WEBSITE : Comments and inputs are invited from every member of the community, Stakeholders of Greater Tzaneen Municipality and from all Organs of State and Parastatals, by no later than 30 April 2018, for the attention of Mr. Headman Mkhari (IDP Officer) and Mr. Johan Biewenga (Manager-Budget and Treasury) Kindly also note that as part of further consultations, His Worship Mayor, Honourable Speaker, Members of the Executive Committee and Councillors will be meeting with all 35 Wards Committees and communities from the four Clusters as follows:

cling exhibition, the Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo. In excess of R45 million has been distributed back into social upliftment and cycling development in the last 5 years through PPA and Rotary. The PPA uses its share of the proceeds to develop cycling in various communities and to promote recreational cycling throughout South Africa. The Rotary Club of Claremont uses its share across numerous projects that improve the lives of those in need in the local community. Neil Hatton competed in the age group 5054 years and finished in a time of 05:03:44 which equated to a group position of 92nd out of 304 riders. Hatton finished in an overall 18 278th position of a total of 26 338 riders. Fellow Phalaborian, Gary Krauspe competed also competed in the 50 -54 years group and finished the race in a time of 04:00:58 earning him a group position of 312th out of 464 riders. He achieved an overall position of 9 041st out of 26 338 riders. — Joe Dreyer

VENUE Masopa High School Mawa Block 12- Mohale P School Xihoko School; Nyakelani-Radoo Village Serolorolo P School-Xihoko Mahwahwa Primary School Sebengwane High School Mothomeng Primary School Khetone Sports Ground Kgwekgwe High School Mohlatlego Machabe Ngwana Masedi High School Valoyi Tribal Authority Offices Dynamos Sportfield Khujwana Primary School Ndhuna Mbhalati Mavumba Primary School Mafarana Primary School Mhlaba Headkraal Professor School Julesburg Sports Field Bokgaga High School Lebitso High School Napscom Secondary School Montsheng Primary School Sekaba High School Bokgaga Tribal Office Lesedi Mpcc Semana Primary Shool

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Phalaborwa’s Cycling Club have had their fair share of cyclists compete in some of the country’s biggest and most anticipated events. This past weekend two of their riders completed the world famous Cape Town Cycle Tour. It was the 40th running of this event which attracts thousands of cyclists from all over the world to the mother city in aid of raising funds for two notable charities including the Pedal Power Association (PPA) and the Rotary Club of Claremont. The final race is in many respects the headline event in which the Lifecycle week culminates. The Lifecycle Week kicks off with the MTB Challenge, held out in the Cape Winelands on the Saturday, and then the Junior cycling event on the Sunday. This future-star event is hosted in the Cape Town Stadium Precinct, in the shadow of Table Mountain, which is also the venue for the registration process each entrant must follow to collect their race number for Sunday’s main event, before taking in South Africa’s biggest cy-

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NTK-MHS Rugbyweek Uitslae Uitslae van wedstryddag 1: • Hudson 0.16A (38) vs Merensky o.16B (14) met speler van die wedstryd: Given Papela (10) van Hudson. • Merensky o.16A (55) vs PHS o.16A (8) met speler van die wedstryd: Jan Naudé (12) van Merensky. • DZJ XV (45) vs Merensky 2 (33) met speler van die wedstryd: Markville Blessie (3) van DZJ. • Hudson XV (34) vs Mitchell House XV (17) met speler van die wedstryd: Rendani Bulala (11) van Hudson. • Merensky XV (41) vs Malibu XV (24) met speler van die wedstryd: Delux Jooste (10) van Merensky. Uitslae van wedstryddag 2: • Merensky o.15 uitnodigingspan (64) vs Merensky o.14B (5) met speler van die wedstryd: Kobus Smith (13). • Merensky o.14A (19) vs PHS o.14A (10) met speler van die wedstryd: Carl Dohse (9) van Merensky. • PHS o.15B (27) vs Merensky o.15B (5) met speler van die wedstryd: Ditrich Osmors (13) van PHS. • PHS o.15A (21) vs Merensky o.15A (15) met speler van die wedstryd: Regardt van der Berg (7) van PHS. • PHS o.16A (61) vs Merensky o.16B (0) met speler van die wedstryd: Brendon van Niekerk (14) van PHS.

Merensky o.16A (67) vs Malibu 0.16A (5) met speler van die wedstryd: Alexander Nel (7) van Merensky. • DZJ XV (38) vs Mitchell House XV (10) met speler van die wedstryd: Andile Dzavana (9) van DZJ. • Malibu XV (59) vs Merensky 2 (20) met speler van die wedstryd: Liam Parker (12) van Malibu. • Merensky XV (64) vs Hudson XV (0) met speler van die wedstryd: Martin Theunissen (12) van Merensky. Uitslae van wedstryddag 3: • Merensky o.14A (26) vs Merensky o.15B (21) met speler van die wedstryd: Neil van Vuuren (10). • PHS o.14A (62) vs Merensky o.14B (0) met speler van die wedstryd: Hendro de Beer (2) van PHS. • PHS o.15B (48) vs Merensky o.15 uitnodigingspan (0) met speler van die wedstryd: Leon Potgieter (12) van PHS. • PHS o.15A (28) vs Merensky o.15A (0) met speler van die

Gary Botha en span met organiseerders.Voor: Gary Botha, Frikkie van Vuuren (Bestuurder, NTK Tzaneen), Jaco en Rudi Dames. Agter: Wynand Benadé (Bedryfsbestuurder, NTK), Francois Froneman (Uitvoerende hoof, VKB), Kees Lensing en Ian van Heerden (weekorganiseerder).

wedstryd: Tiaan van der Heever (10) van PHS. Uitslae van wedstryddag 4: • Merensky 2 (52) vs Mitchell House XV (0). • PHS o.16A (12) vs Malibu o.16A (12). • Merensky o.16A (67) vs DZJ (0). • Merensky XV (45) vs Malibu XV (19). Die NTK spanne is: o.16-span – Adriaan Halgreen (1) van PHS, Dawie van Heerden (2) van Merensky, Tiaan Tonsing (3) van Merensky, Neil Delport (4) van Merensky, Tiaan Bezuidenhout (5) van PHS, Wikus Swart (6) van Merensky, Alexander Nel (7) van Merensky, Keanu Castelyn (8) van PHS, WB Grobler (9) van Merensky, Jason Janse van Rensburg (10) van Merensky, Andru Miller (11) van Merensky, Dewald van Graan (12) van Merensky, Ruan van der Schyff (13) van Merensky, Brandon van Niekerk (14) van PHS en Japie Wentzel (15) van Merensky. Eerstespan – Stefan Corbett (1) van Merensky, Mandi Stulwani (2) van Malibu, Garreth Spaumer (3) van Merensky, Arno Tonsing (4) van Merensky, Nizaar Phillips (5) van Malibu, Calvin Schambriel (6) van Merensky, Wian Meades (7) van Merensky, Ryno van Burick (8) van Merens-

ky, Josh Labuschagne (9) van Merensky, Delux Jooste (10) van Merensky, Dwazi Maboya (11) van Mitchell House, Liam Parker (12) van Malibu, Martin Theunissen (13) van Merensky, Czezaan Claase (14) van Malibu en Kyle de Jager (15) van Malibu.

DIE NTK XV - Voor: Czezaan Claase, Josh Labuschagne, Calvin Schambriel, Martin Theunissen, Kyle de Jager en Delux Jooste. Middel: Mandi Stulwani, Nizaar Phillips, Wian Meades en Arno Tonsing. Agter: Liam Parker, Gary Botha, Ryno van Burick, Francois Froneman, Stefan Corbett, Wynand Benadé, Garreth Spaumer en Dwazi Maboya.

Voor: Brendon van Niekerk, Alexander Nel, WB Grobler, Wikus Swart en Andru Miller. Middel: Japie Wentzel, Adriaan Halgreen, Tiaan Bezuidenhout, Keanu Castelyn, Jason Janse van Rensburg en Dawie van Heerden. Agter: Tiaan Tonsing, Gary Botha, Jan Naudé, Francois Froneman, Neil Delport, Wynand Benadé en Ruan van der Schyff.




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Lekker, goeie, skoon netbal Die jaarlikse Ben Vorster netbalfees vir Laerskoolspanne het verlede naweek op hul tuisbane plaasgevind en Bulletin het die dag saam met van die spanne deurgebring. Daar was skole van regoor die streek en selfs Mpumalanga wat mekaar die stryd aangesê het. Al-

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2 x 5 PCE Bedroom Suite AUCTION 1. This sale is a sale in execution pursuant to a judgement obtained in the above honourable court. 2. The rules of the auction is available 24 hours prior to the auction at the office of the Sheriff, 33A Pieter Joubert Street, Aquapark, Tzaneen. 3. Registration as a buyer is a pre-requisite subject to a specific conditions, inter alia. 4. Directive of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008; (Url za/view/downloadfileaction?id-99961) 5. FICA legislation i.r.o. proof of identity and address particulars; payment of registration deposit of R500.00 in cash. 6. The office of the Sheriff will conduct the sale with the auctioneers being Tertius Robertson. 7. Goods will be sold for cash only to the highest bidder or sold subject to confirmation as per the Consumer Protection Act upon instructions from the execution creditor. Dated at TZANEEN on this 5th of APRIL 2018. (SGD) J H JACOBSZ ATTORNEY FOR EXECUTION CREDITOR JOUBERT & MAY 50 BOUNDARY STREET P O BOX 35 TZANEEN TEL: 015 307 3660 REF: MR JABOBSZ/JK/ AY0072 Apr201__________________________

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS INVITATION TO REGISTER AS INTERESTED AND AFFECTED PARTY FOR THE PROPOSED EXPANSION OF SURFACE FUEL STORAGE TANKS ON PORTION 4 OF THE FARM WAGENDRIFT 383 LT, MOOKETSI, GREATER LETABA MUNICIPALITY. Notice is hereby given in terms of Regulation 41 (2) (c) (i) of Government Notice R 982 of December 2014, as promulgated in the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107, 1998) and amended on 7 April 2017, of the intent to apply for Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the above project from the

Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, subject to the undertaking of a Basic Assessment Report. The owners of Lyndimax Pty Ltd trading as PPS wish to expand the surface fuel storage capacity by 280 000 litres situated at the current depot on Portion 4 of the farm Wagendrift 383 LT, Mooketsi, Mooketsi. The proposed expansion triggers activity 51 of Listing Notice1 of 8 December 2014, as amended 7 April 2017 by GNR 327: The expansion and related operation of facilities for the storage, or storage and handling, of a dangerous good, where the capacity of such storage facility will be expanded by more than 80 cubic metres. Interested and affected parties who wish to be registered, or who would like to obtain more information, should please submit their contact details in writing, together with a declaration of financial, business, personal or other interest in the project to, ACES Consultants, Fax: 086 531 3832 E-mail: or post to PO Box 3395, Polokwane, 0700, Tel: 082 309 5175 within a period of thirty (30) days from placement of this notice. Only registered interested and affected parties will have a period of 30 days upon which to comment on the Basic Assessment Report that is to be submitted to the Competent Authority for consideration. Apr201__________________________


TZANEEN, 0850, TEL: 015 307 7496 Apr201__________________________


1 X LAWN MOWER 1 X QUANTITY GARDEN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 3 X MEDIUM BRAAIERS 1 X DOG KENNEL 1 X GARDEN TABLE AND CHAIRS 1 X 7 PCE DINING ROOM SUITE 1 X SEWING MACHINE 1 X FOLDABLE WORK BENCH 5 X TOOLBOX 1 X WELDER 1 X COMPRESSOR 1 X DRILL PRESS 1 X SAW 1 X FISHING EQUIPMENT 1 X WINDSURFER 1 X BICYCLE 1 X GENERATOR 1 X GASBRAAI 3 X TV 1 X QUANTITY CLOTHES SIGNED at TZANEEN on the 10th day of APRIL 2018. (sgd) RUAN VORSTER ATTORNEY FOR EXECUTION CREDITOR RUAN VORSTER ATTORNEYS 32 HARRY DILLEY STREET TZANEEN 0850 Email: Tel: 015 307 6797 Ref: E NDLOVU File No: BB3054 1. This sale is a sale in execution pursuant to a judgement obtained in the above honourable court. 2. The rules of the auction is available 24 hours prior to the auction at the office of the Sheriff, 33A Pieter Joubert Street, Aquapark, Tzaneen. 3. Registration as a buyer is a pre-requisite subject to a specific conditions, inter alia. 4. Directive of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008; (Url za/view/downloadfileaction?id-99961) 5. FICA legislation i.r.o. proof of identity and address particulars; payment of registration deposit of R500.00 in cash. 6. The office of the Sheriff will conduct the sale with the auctioneers being Tertius Robertson. 7. Goods will be sold for cash only to the highest bidder or sold subject to confirmation as per the Consumer Protection Act upon instructions from the execution creditor. Apr201__________________________

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Tzaneen Trailer Hire Service & repair on trailers and caravans. Trailer hire: Double/Single Axle, Car, Piggyback, Cattle & Luggage trailers. Hennie: 083 651 0936 Oct301____________________________

2nd HAND SHOP Bargains Galore We buy, sell and pawn. Ons koop, verkoop en pand enige iets van waarde. Meubels, toebehore, juwele, kombuisware, gereedskap en vele meer. Visit us at 11 Plantation Rd and get the best value for your money or call 015 307 1171 082 472 8483

Duvenhage Furniture Removals Meubelvervoer Ons verpak & verseker landwyd . Puik diens & lae pryse. Faks: 086 262 3152 083 252 8928

TRELLIDOR The ultimate crime barrier Widest range, custom made for any opening. Visit us at 32 Hospital Street, Tzaneen 015 307 2493


Ultimate Security

Garage doors & motors, Roller shutters, Awnings and much more .Contact: 015 307 1768



Steynberg Trok & Trekker. 8 Ton Trokke te huur R23.50/km + btw, 8 Ton Koeler Trok R26/km + btw, 12 Ton Trok R25.50/km + btw & 20 Ton @ R32.50/km + btw, Lowbed trailer @ R32.50/ km + btw. 6 cube tipper @ R25/km + btw eenrigting. Skakel vir Kwotasie: 076 410 9503 082 851 7139 Of 015 345 1192 084 627 0956

DASS Refrigeration, air conditioning. Repairs, spares and services to all makes of domestic appliances. Speed Queen, Whirlpool, Defy, Bosch, etc. We collect and deliver. 11 Plantation Rd, Tzaneen. 015 307 1798 082 8980 468

Koriek beleggings: Revoluta palms: Revoluta saailinge – R4.00, Groot moederplante – R500.00. Mandela’s gold geel Strelitzia’s: Saad – R0.50, Saailinge – R4.00 plante in blom – R30.00, Moeder plante in blom – R300.00 of (R1, kom haal self per blom) (BTW en posgeld uitgesluit) 082 466 9884


Nasionale bestuur skool Die begin van die vakansie, moet nie uitstel nie, bring jou kind vir behoorlike opleiding vir n lisensie en haal al die stres van jou af en plaas dit op ons skouers. Sien ons op facebook onder national driving school en hoor by ons vorige kliente van ons diens. Kontak Gideon 083 262 0363 Giane 083 279 2343

Sleebok Granite, monuments, Tombstones, vanities, kitchen tops, marble, Bathrooms Quality Workmanship. 015 307 6005 / 1205


Cakes & Cupcakes Tessa 079 653 6317

To advertise contact Lizan 076 795 5000

Photoluminescent Safety Signs and more Contact: 082 455 2578


For all your woodwork needs. Repairs to wooden furniture. Making of furniture. Contact Rob on 071 727 2377 Mar401___________________________

VERVOER & VERPAK VAN MEUBELS SKAKEL MELODY VIR KWOTASIE 015 345 1192/ 084 627 0956 076 410 9503 082 851 7139 www. steynbergmeubelvervoer. com

We specialise in: • New Buildings •Tiling • Renovations & Alterations • Electrical • Roofing & Waterproofing • Ceilings • Air conditioners • Plumbing • Carpentry • Steelworks • Painting • Stainless Steel Balustrade Tobie: 076 312 8806

Rose Lebepe seeking domestic work, 5 days a week in the Tzaneen area. Sleep out. Can look after children. Fluent in Afrikaans and English, can read and write. Contact 073 064 2226. __________________________ Driver seeking full time employment. Has a Code 10 GP licence. Phone Andrew Rasekgokga for an interview. 072 861 0102. __________________________ Bob Mongwe is seeking full time employment as a General worker and Truck assistant. Contact 081 805 6111. __________________________ Domestic worker looking for employment. Fabulous hardworking lady looking for employment in Tzaneen. Live in is an option. Sarah is an older woman who speaks English and a little Afrikaans and has basic cooking skills. Call for reference or to set up an interview – 0823975385 __________________________

www.bulle� Specializing in Wendy Houses, site offices, tool sheds, guard rooms. Can also move Wendys. Price includes wooden floor, window, corrugated zinc for roof @ special waksol for waterproofing. 3 x 3 m R5 500. Big and small size as per order. Contact me on 078 485 2342

We will beat any written quote!!

Property To Let Te Huur ATTENTION ALL SENIORS We have a modern chalet for rent in Georges Valley area. 2 Bedrooms, 1,5 bathrooms, huge open plan loft, separate washing area and carport. You can enjoy the Letaba river front, play some Juksei, go for walks up the river or use our bicycles to relax. Available immediately at a rental of R7900 per month. Water is for free. No small children or dogs unfortunately. To view by appointment only. Contact: Pieter 082 855 2794 Naomi 081 048 4856 Mar402__________________________

Apartments to rent in the Lushof area, 40 m2. Open plan kitchen and lounge area One bedroom with an on suite bathroom R4000.00 per month including water Prepaid Electricity Contact Desiree 0823846044 or David 0836278834


Woonstel H

071 063 4983 24 Hour

Emergency Plumber

Netjiese 2 slaapkamer woonstel in veilige kompleks. Oopplan sit-/eetkamer en moderne kombuis. Volledige badkamer met stort. Privaat buite leefarea met braai fasiliteite. Deel toesluit motorhuis vir 1 voertuig.

Geen katte en honde. Beskikbaar 1 Junie 2018. R 4 750-00 per maand. Deposito betaalbaar. Skakel Kobus by 083 442 3696.


To advertise your property, contact Lizan: 076 795 5000

For Sale Te Koop 24 ROOM GUEST HOUSE FOR SALE in PHALABORWA All rooms en-suite, most with kitchenettes. B&B and self catering. Business rights, zoning in place. SARS, Compensation Commissioner compliant. Very close to Mopani FET college. (Also ideal student accommodation, various options) All furniture & equipment included. Very successful running business. Staff happy. Owners retiring. Contact number 0829200071 to view. No bank loans, serious cash/EFT buyers only. Asking 3.7 Mil. Mar101__________________________



13 April 2018



Double or nothing

LIMPOPO ABO 3DI KAMPIOENSKAP: Front: Izelri Theron. Middle: Martin Mostert, Lin-Mari Theron, Canell Jackson, Ashley Hunt en Janco Theron. Back: Sean Hunt en Dawie Theron. Abscent: Benéche Jackson, Ryan Jackson, André van der Merwe and Rikus Faurie.

High School Merensky’s archery club again marked the spot over the weekend of 7 April. The team performed extremely well at two events: the Northern Gauteng indoor and the Limpopo ABO 3Di championships. At the Northern Gauteng indoor championship, Ryan Jackson and Canell Jackson took pride in gold. Sean Hunt won silver while Ashley Hunt ended fourth. Sean Hunt and Lin-Mari Theron won silver at the Limpopo ABO 3D Championship, where Canell Jackson received bronze.

NOORD-GAUTENG BINNENSHUISE KAMPIOENSKAP: Ryan Jackson, Canell Jackson, Ashley Hunt and Sean Hunt.

Business directory | Sakegids CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE Water repellent applicators

Accommodation • Restaurant Functions • Bar • Daily specials

Tobie: 076 312 8806

062 031 2396 • 072 792 5383 Corner R71 & Deerpark Road


Tel: 015 309 9382 • 078 1919 111



Contact Mike at 071 302 8909 / 082 298 5352


We specialise in: • Burglar proofing, security and access gates • Palisade fencing, electric gates and garage motors • Light to medium steel and general construction We also service and repair all makes of electric gates and garage motors.

Full Colour Work Invoice Books, Statements, Receipt Books, Delivery Books, Order Books, Credit Books, etc. Programmes, Wedding Cards, Invitations, School Reports, Certificates, Mark Schedules, Advertising, Pamphlets, Calendars, Business Cards, etc.


The finest quality purified and ozonated drinking water.

015 307 2504 • 079 523 5253 Shop 1, 11 Plantation Road REFRESH, REVIVE, REFILL


T & T SPRINGS Leaf Spring Specialist • Trailer Parts Suspension Overalls

EUGENE 071 535 0991


We have moved to: 20 Kudu Street, Tzn (Next to DS Brake & Clutch)

Tree Felling | Plantations | Slashing & Grass Cutting | Fire Breaks | and more... Anything else? Talk to Us, we might have a solution for your needs! 14 Park Str, Tzaneen, 0850 082 219 6423

Overindulge this Easter? See you at Tzaneen gym

6m STORAGE CONTAINERS For rent onsite or off. Starting from R850.00 excluding vat.

Cnr Windsor & Agatha St, Tzaneen • 073 265 2650

To advertise in the Business Directory call: Jacques 071 268 2543 OR Lizan 079 795 5000

More info? Call Desiree 082 384 6044

Sport Spor 7 October 2016

13 April 2018

Die NTK Rugbyweek Hoërskool Merensky het weer vanaf 3 April hul jaarlikse NTK Rugbyweek met groot sukses op Plasiepark aangebied. Agtien spanne het hul staal gewys op die veld, waarna amptelike O/16- en Eerstespanne aangewys is wat die VKB-groep internasionaal gaan verteenwoordig. Oor vier dae is 22 wedstryde gespeel, maar daar is ook gewerk aan vaardighede. Die seuns was bevoorreg om ‘n afrigtingsessie met Gary Botha en sy span by te woon. Botha is ‘n voormalige rugbyunie speler, wat tussen 2002 en 2013 professioneel as ‘n haker gespeel het. Hy het die meeste van sy loopbaan by die tuisspan, die Blou Bulle en hul geaffilieerde Super Rugby-span, die Bulls deurgebring, maar het ook vir die Haaie, die Harlequins en die Franse Top 14-span, Toulouse, uitgedraf. Hy het tussen 2005 en 2007 in 12 toetswedstryde vir Suid-Afrika gespeel. In 2015 is hy aangestel as ‘n tegniese konsultant vir die Blou Bulle se voorspelers. Botha het die Curriebeker-reeks met die Blou Bulle gewen, die Super14-titel met die Bulls en was deel van die Springbok-groep wat die 2007-rugbywêreldbeker gewen het. Botha het in 2005 sy debuut vir die Springbokke gemaak in ‘n wedstryd teen Australië op Loftus Versfeld-stadion in Pretoria, wat die kaptein, John Smit, vervang het. Van die O/14-spelers het JC de Lange van PHS, die meeste drieë gedruk en is Merensky se Phillip Ludicke en Carl Dohse onderskeidelik aangewys as die beste buite- en binne-agterlynspe-

lers vir die week. Heinrich Coetzee en Franco Pretorius van Merensky het erkenning ontvang as die beste vaste- en losvoorspelers. Leonard Smart van PHS was die beste skopper. Merensky het ook trofeë ontvang vir die span wat die aanskoulikste rugby gespeel het en die beste dissipline gehad het. PHS het die trofee ontvang vir die beste gees. In die O/15-kamp het Leon Potgieter van PHS die meeste drieë gedruk. Marko Pratt en Marcell Villiers, ook van PHS, het die trofeë vir beste buite- en binne-agterlynspelers ontvang. Vaste voorspeler van die week was Rain Terblanche van Merensky en losvoorspeler, Regardt van der Berg van PHS. Tiaan van der Heever (PHS) het gespog as die beste skopper. PHS is aangewys as die span wat die aanskoulikste rugby gespeel het met die beste gees. Merensky se manne is uitgewys as die groep met die beste dissipline. Onder die O/16’s spog Jan Naudé van Merensky as die speler wat die meeste drieë gedruk het. Andru Miller (beste buite-agterlynspeler en skopper), Jan Naudé (beste binne-agterlynspeler), Dawie van Heerden (beste vaste voorspeler) en Wikus Swart (beste losvoorspeler) het ook van die gewilde NTK-trofeë ontvang. Malibu se breëborsspan het weggestap as dié met die beste gees en dissipline. Merensky het die aanskoulikste rugby gespeel.

Eerstespanspeler, Rendani Bulala, van DZJ het die meeste drieë vir die week gedruk. Czezaan Claase (Malibu) en Martin Theunissen (Merensky) is aangewys as beste binne- en buite-agterlynspelers, met Stefan Corbett as vaste- en Calvin Schambriel as losvoorspelers, albei van Merensky. Die beste skopper was Rendani Bulala van DZJ. Malibu XV kon nie anders as om weg te stap met erkenning as span met die beste gees nie, terwyl Mitchell House trots is op die beste dissipline en Merensky die aanskoulikste rugby gespeel het.

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