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A DRUG dealer has been arrested for the second time for being in possession of mandrax and heroin. Admiral Mlungisi Luthuli (31) was first apprehended by the Port Shepstone SAPS in the CBD in September 2013 and appeared in court. He was out on bail and arrest ed again last Thursday in the Port Shepstone CBD. He now has to appear in court on 23 January. Luthuli was caught with 10 straws of heroin and 20 mandrax tablets in his car. Warrant Officer Patrick Gosling, Constable Travis Dickens and Constable Raphael Smithwick made the arrest. They also confiscated a cell phone and R1 420 in cash. “He was charged with dealing in drugs and appeared in Port Shepstone court on Friday. The
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case was remanded for further in vestigation,” said police spokes person LieutenantColonel Zan dra Wiid. The officers also arrested a 26 yearold man with 600 straws of heroin in Shelly Beach last Friday. Thepolicemembersthenwent to the suspect’s house in Gamala khe where they found an unli
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HILE spending a day on the beach with his family, Raven Sanasee (47) of Port Shepstonewassweptoutto sea on the Port Edward beach last Saturday. NSRI Port Edward sea rescue volunteers, who were on duty at the time at the sea rescue station, found that lifeguards had rescued Sanasee from the surf and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) efforts had been started. Netcare 911 paramedics and Medivac paramedics continued with advanced CPR on arrival, but
after CPR efforts were exhausted, he was declared dead. Other drownings include a 10-year-old boy who was washed into a storm-water drain near Margate in December 2013. There were three drownings on New Year’s Eve, the youngest being a two-year-old boy who drowned in a private pool in Margate. Other victims were a woman in her twenties who drowned in a pool in a Shelly Beach complex and a man in his fifties who drowned at Ramsgate beach.
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HE new domestic worker tariff rate, which came into play in December last year, seems to havecomeasasurprisetoemployers and employees on the South Coast. Tariffs went up on 1 December 2013, but both parties are largely in the dark, with some employers ignoring the tariff hike. The new hourly minimum rate for a domestic worker who works more than 27 hoursaweekisR9.63,thenew weekly minimum rate is R433.35 and the new monthly minimum rate is R1 877.70. The hourly rate for those whoworkfewerthan27hours a week is R11.27, the new weekly minimum rate is R304.29 and new monthly minimum rate is R1 318.48. This is according to Cape Labour & Industrial Consultants. A pensioner from Banner’s Rest near Port Edward says everything goes up, apart fromhispension.However,he wouldliketoadheretothelaw. “I know that wages for domestic workers rise every year, but it is a service I need and I want to comply with the law,” said Colin McGee. As a breadwinner he says he will have to relook at his budget and see where he can come up with the extra money to pay his domestic worker. “I have to have help five days a week because she [do-
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the application form from their ward coun cillor and apply for this assistance.” He said those who did not pass must not give up. “This is the time to collect yourself and take your best second shot, be it through high school or a FET college.” Gumede said that the municipality will be issuing uniforms when schools open. “We will be at schools handing over uni forms to needy pupils. I was overjoyed to hear that these are the best results that havebeenachievedsince1994.Thismeans
>>firstname.lastname@example.org UMZUMBE Municipality Mayor Sydney Gumede has called on the matric class of 2013’s top achievers to take advantage of the university registration fees assistance offered by the council to needy matricu lants to further their studies. “Pupils must visit our offices or collect
that our government has invested in edu cation. These results show that as a young democracy we have come of age and im proved in the level of education and infra structural development,” said Gumede. He congratulated stakeholders for en suring quality and good results. “It is on this premise that we congratu late the matric class and we congratulate stakeholders who were involved in the process. These include us, the government, for creating the infrastructure and resourc es to ensure that we provide the right facili
Umzumbe mayor Sydney Gumede urges needy matricu lants with good pass marks to apply for registration bursary at the munici pality to pursue studies at universi ties of their choice.
ties for all to learn. This will include free ed ucation in some schools, school feeding schemes, our ‘dressachild’ programmes and the matric exam prayers we host. [We congratulate] parents who nurture the children,teacherswhospendtimewithpu pils and the private sector that we see from time to time donating money and building laboratoriesandprovidinginfrastructurein our schools. “Itisindeednotanindividualeffortthat sees us celebrate these results,” said Gumede.
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>> ‘I am not complaining as educating my child is my priority’
At the media briefing at the Hibiscus Coast Youth Centre are HCM youth council leaders (from left) Mza mo Nyawose (deputy secretary), Neli Ngubane (social development portfolio chairperson) and Lungi Mthem bu (treasurer).
“EDUCATION is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela. This great leader proved the quote true, butjusthowmuchdoesitcostparentstogive their children a good education these days. A mother of a Grade 5 pupil at a government primary school said she pays R1 400 per annum in school fees, uniforms cost her R1 300 and stationery R530, however, that is not all. “My child will get an additional list of stationery on the first day of school. I will still have to spend more,” said the mom. “I am not complaining as educating my child is my priority, but the cost of all back-
The cost of educational items have gone up. to-school supplies has escalated since last year,” she said. The cost of educating a child in a government high school is R1 500 per year. Stationery and uniforms amounted to R800 and R900 respectively. “Educating a child does not stop there. There’s still extra monthly tuition fees to take into account, but as parents we have to make a plan,” said the parent. Then there are some government schools whose fees are higher than others. This is due to a number of factors such as the schools facilities, specialist teachers, the level of education and the like.
It costs a mother of two R6 970 a year for her child in Grade R and R4 300 for her child in Grade 4. Both the children’s stationery amounted to R2 200 and uniforms for one child cost R860. “Yes, it’s expensive, but it’s a small price topaywhenItakeintoconsiderationthatmy children are getting a high level of education as well as opportunities to excel in sport and other extracurricular activities.”
A private school on the lower South Coast had the following fee structure per annum on it’s website. >> Preprimary phase: R21 485 >> Junior primary phase: R29 755 to R37 977 >> Senior primary phase: R37 977 to R42 004 >> Secondary phase: R47 960 to R53 024 “I chose private schooling for 6 MONTHS COMPUTER 1 YEAR COMPUTER COURSE my child because of the level of COURSE R3000 R6500 education. ADVANCE END USER COMPUTING END USER COMPUTING MICROSOFT OFFICE MICROSOFT OFFICE “The school produces top pupils FILE MANAGEMENT MS WORD and although it is expensive, it’s PUBLISHER MS EXCEL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION MS POWERPOINT MS worth it,” said the parent.
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MZAMO Nyawose, the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Youth Council (HCMYC) deputy secretary, told matriculants who achieved good results to apply for a mayoral registration fee bursary at the municipal youth office if they cannot afford university registration fees. “We want to stress that this money is for poor youths with good results. Hibiscus Coast Municipality Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu invites local and prospective students who will be pursuing their tertiary studies during 2014 at government universities or universities of technologies within South Africa to apply for registration fee assistance. All applicants must demonstrate the potential for academic success based on their results and performance at matric level,” said Nyawose. Nyawose encouraged prospective students to enrol at FET colleges and study free. “WewanttoaffirmthatFETcollegesarenotdumping sites for pupils who did not qualify for university. They offer [to teach] skills to graduates to participate in the mainstream economy of the country,” said Nyawose. The HCMYC Social Development Portfolio chairpersonNeliNgubanesaidthatthefinancialsupportisstrictly for poor pupils who got good results and who have been accepted at university. “To apply they must go to the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Youth Centre in Port Shepstone with their results, theiruniversity-acceptanceletterreflectingregistration fee, a certified copy of their ID, a letter from the Hibiscus CoastMunicipalitywardcouncillor,amotivationalletter by the applicant, an affidavit on the family financial standingandanofficialbankaccountoftherelevantuniversity. The closing date for applications is 31 January,” said Ngubane. HCMYC Treasurer Lungi Mthembu said they request ward forums to help identify needy and qualifying matriculants and advise them of the financial assistance at the youth office.
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Dear Fever, I CAN’T help but think that the number of drownings since the start of the holiday season, published in local papers last week, is
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THE cost of education has soared as you will see in our story on page 4 and for many parents this is a bitter pill to swallow as ed ucating one’s child is not optional. Buying stationery, uniforms and other backtoschool items is something a par ent has to do whether it is affordable or not. This is why the gesture from the Um zumbe Municipality to issue uniforms to needy pupils is touching since some par ents cannot afford them, and no matter where a parent shops uniforms are costly. The municipality should be applauded notonlyforits“dressachild”programme, but also for its free education in certain schools where parents cannot afford fees and for its school feeding schemes. This municipality also offers matricu lants the chance to apply for bursaries for further studies or to repeat matric should they have not passed. HCM also offers bursaries to pupils who received good matric results, but who are unable to afford university or further terti ary education fees. These initiatives should be welcomed because there are many matriculants who worked hard to do well, but who would be unable to pursue further dreams without opportunities like these.
Thanks, Sheppie SAPS Dear Fever, I THANK SAPS Warrant Officer Poovan from Port Shepstone Police Station for his wonderful work and great service provided to me last week. Yes, I used to go there, but I never got the good service he offered. He deserves to be rewarded. I wish other police officers could learn from him. Poovan, keep up your good work and God will bless you. T. D. Khumalo Port Shepstone
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Watch out for Eskom fraudsters on the coast Dear Fever, CRIMINALS’ modus operandi is to fraudulently claim they have to replace the customer’s old geyser with a solar water heater. They then arrange an after-hours appointment with the homeowner to discuss the replacement. The suspects to which I refer, one female and three males, carry false Eskom identification and drive a silver Toyota vehicle, registrationnumberND291728,whichismarkedwith false Eskom signage. Eskom wishes to alert the public of the risk of falling victim to this scam. Anyone who receives such a call should exercise extreme caution. Customers should not let anyone into theirhomeunlesstheyhavemadetheappointment with an Eskom person, or unless they have seen an advert giving details, dates, times, products and terms of conditions of the solar geyser project roll-out in their area. An increasing number of criminals are posingasEskomemployeestogainaccesstoproperties. The public is urged to report incidents of fraud, corruption and irregularities involving Eskom employees or suppliers to Eskom’s forensic and anti-corruption toll-free hotline on 0800 11 2722. Eskom Media Desk Johannesburg
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of our coast Dear Fever, ON our recent return from three weeks in the western part of the country, I wrote to the “powers that ought to be” in HCM-Ugu Tourism saying we were embarrassed to have friends or relatives visit us in the neglected and abandoned village of Umtentweni. The whole South Coast (urban, rural and holiday resort area, don’t forget, with dreams of attracting ever more visitors to our shores) looks more like Mthatha and Harding with every passing day — filthy towns and beaches, uncut verges, potholes, disgusting public toilets, uncollected
garbage, litter and dumping everywhere, oozing and seeping sewage, broken traffic lights, rusted and broken road signage, a “bucket” toilet system at the taxi rank, areas with no water for days, even weeks, uncontrolled drinking and urinating in public, an increasing crime rate, broken and blocked drains, etc, etc, etc. It’s a disgrace and municipal officials should be ashamed that they have presided over and allowed such neglectful deterioration of a once-beautiful coastline. Chloe Umtentweni PHOTO: CLAUDIA BANHA
A reader got to witness and photograph this beautiful sunrise on the South Coast on New Year's Day morning.
No longer proud to live on the coast Dear Fever, I HAVE just returned from a month in North West Province and Gauteng and during that time, and includ ing the journey itself, I witnessed some poor conditions throughout the regions. However, I have never seen an area or suburb that comes close to the disgrace ful conditions which we are now experienc ing on the South Coast. We are surely due for an award as the fastest growing slum or ghetto in South Africa, thanks to the wonder ful involvement of the ANC, Ugu and HCM I am no longer proud to say I live here. Roy Umtentweni
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GONYAKA odlule kunozakwethuobhalengombulalazwe othandwa ngabantu abaningi ngisho nezingane imbala ezingakazi lutho ngezothando. Ngokwazi ukuthi imiqondo yabaningi yayizogijimela ekucabangeni ngengculazi, washeshe wakucacisa ukuthi ukhuluma ngomakhalekhukhwini osukhiphe imiphefumulo eminingi. UMnuz Albert Shabangu osebenza omnyangweni we-Marketing emaphephandabeni eFever, wathi okubuhlungu ngalo mbulali ongumakhalekhukhwini, ukuthi akafikanga engumbulali kodwa yithina bantu esimenza umbulali. Lo mbono kazakwethu ngiwukhumbule ngeSonto ngilalele uMnuz Lucky Luthuli onguthishanhloko eMlazi Comtech exwayisa abazali ngokuthanda izingane zabo ngokw-
edlulele. UMlazi Comtech unendawo yokuhlala abafundi (boarding school). Uthe abazali kufanele bazi ukuthi umsebenzi omningi ekuqinisekiseni ukuphumelela kwengane esikoleni, nokuthi ikusasa layo liqhakazile, usemahlombe abo. Uthe: “Umsebenzi wothisha esikoleni, ukufaka izifundo emqondweni wengane. Kodwa ukuthi ingane iziphatha kanjani, akusiwona umsebenzi wothisha kuphela. Nabazali kufanele babambe iqhaza ekufundiseni ingane ukuthi kufanele iziphathe kanjani empilweni jikelele ngoba kuzofika isikhathi lapho izobashiya othisha isiya emhlabeni, isiyobhekana nezinselelo zempilo nekusasa.” Ube esexwayisa abazali ngokuthi baqikelele ukuthi bathengela izinganeizimpahlazesikole,bakugweme ukuthengela izingane izinto ezizozenza zizibone zingcono kunez-
inye ikakhulukazi omakhalekhukhwini ababizayo. Ukhuluma kanjena nje uMadlanduna, kukaningi sibona imbiko yabafundi abaxabane bagcine sebegwazene mhlambe omunye aze afe ngoba kubangwa umakhalekhukhwini, noma usuntshontshiwe. Uma kukhulunywa ngomakhalekhukhwini abaphathwa ngabanye abafundi, akukhulunywa ngalabo makhalekhukhwini abashibhile, okuthiwa ngoshibhulayini (cheap line), kukhulunywa ngezinkunzimalanga eziphethe zonke izindaba zomhlaba lezi. Abaningi balabo makhalekhukhwini, balayishe wonke amanyalaanyantisaumzimba.Ezinyeizingane azilali ebusuku zingcofana nalabo makhalekhukhwini, umzali aze acabange ukuthi zenza umsebenzi wesikole kanti zibukana namanyala. Omunye umzali ubuze ukuthi uma
izingane kungafanele zibe nomakhalekhukhwini, bazoxhumana kanjani nazo uma kunesidingo. UMadlanduna uthe abazali abawafundayo amafomu abathunyelwa wona uma izingane zabo sezemukelwe, bayazi ukuthi ibhaliwe inombolo yocingo yasesikoleni okufanele bayishayele uma kunesidingo. Sithandazela ukuthi kulo nyaka zingabi khona izigameko zokubulala kwezingane ezikoleni kubangwa omakhalekhukhwini, nokubulalana nje jikelele. Kakadeniisikhalisifunaniesikoleni bakithi? Umswenko ufunani esikoleni? Yikho konke lokhu okwenza sivumelane noMadlanduna ukuthi abazali kufanele babambe iqhaza ekwaluseni izingane. Uma umzali engezukuyithengela ingane izimpahla ezibizayo, izothi izithathephi uma isibuya nazo
‘UMSEBENZI WOTHISHA ESIKOLENI, UKUFAKA IZIFUNDO EMQONDWENI WENGANE. KODWA UKUTHI INGANE IZIPHATHA KANJANI, AKUSIWONA UMSEBENZI WOTHISHA KUPHELA. NABAZALI KUFANELE BABAMBE IQHAZA EKUFUNDISENI INGANE UKUTHI KUFANELE IZIPHATHE KANJANI EMPILWENI JIKELELE NGOBA KUZOFIKA ISIKHATHI LAPHO IZOBASHIYA OTHISHA ISIYA EMHLABENI, ISIYOBHEKANA NEZINSELELO ZEMPILO NEKUSASA.’
ekhaya? Uma kungezukuphela isikhathi eside engayivakashelanga esikoleni, noma azumise afike ingazi, abheke ipotimende layo nalapho igcine khona izimpahla zayo, asikholwa ukuthi kungaba lula ukuthi kube khona okubheke eceleni. Uma izingane zilingana esikoleni, ingekho ezibona ingcono kunenye, kungancipha ukuklwebhana okungenamsebenzi. Iyancomeka indlela abafundi bakamatikuletsheni bango 2013 abaphase ngayo. Nanxa kukhona ochwepheshe abahlaba okuthile ngezinga le mfundo, awugwemeki umbuzo othi: “Yini eyenza kube nomsindo ongaka uma abamnyama abebecindezelwe ngesikhathi sobandlululo sebekhipha amangwevu?” Okudinga ukushayelwa ihlombe elikhulu, ukuthi kunabafundi basemakhaya ezikoleni ezingenazo izinsizakufunda ezitholakala kwezisemadolobheni kodwa abaphase ngamalengiso. Laba bafundi babhale amaphepha afanayo nalawo abhalwe ngezinye izinhlanga kodwa babashaya emakhanda. Akusimangalisi uma lesi simo singemukeleki kalula kwabanye ikakhulukazi izinhlangano eziphikisayo. Kodwa-ke vele phela umsebenzi wazo UKUPHIKISA. Kubafundi abangaphumelelanga, sithi basenalo elinye ithuba lokwenza ngcono bavuke bazithathe.
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Mhleli NGIYAKUBINGELELA nethimba lakho lonke ephephandabeni iFEVER nabafundi balo bonke. Ngithi unyaka omusha omuhle ochichima injab ulo nezibusiso, Amen! Mhleli angifuni kwakuzihlupha ngilokhu ngi zama ukukhumbula ukuthi konje ngagcina nini ukulobela leli phephandaba lethu. Khona sekuy isikhashana impela ngisho ingane eyatetwa ngalelolanga isiyabhodla uma kwakuyindoda. Mhlampe isibhema nomuthi wokubulala ama gundane ngoba udla lubi kulezi zinsuku. Sonke siyavuma futhi kuliqiniso elingephik iswe muntu ukuthi unyaka wezi2013 siwupheth ile ngezindlela ezihlukene. Manje indaba ekhu lunywayo ngeka2014. Imnandi lendaba baze bayiteketise bajobelele amagama asashukela. Ifana neyokuteketiswa kwengane ekhaya ibizwe ngomengameli wakusasa, yeka mengameli kud lalwa! Njengokuphetha unyaka, kunjaloke nokuqala unyaka omusha, siwuqala ngezindlela ezingefa ni, kodwa nokho sonke sinesifiso sokuwuqala ngendlela esezingeni elicokeme izinto zisihambe le kahle size siyowuphetha ‘sishibilika ebhotele ni’. Babuyele emsebenzini ebebevalile ngamahol idi. Abebedakwa, belova, begwazisa, bekhwa banisa bakuyekile lokho manje. Angithi? Aban gasebenzi baphume zinkalo zonke bayofuna am atoho ukuze bakwazi ukuziphilisa nemindeni yabo, uNkulunkulu nezinyanya zabo zibakhany isele. Akobe ibekiwe imali yokufaka izingane esikoleni, akobe ithengiwe imifaniswano. Kuz imuke amakhanda kwabanye manje. Imali iphe lile. Ingani bebeyizikhokho bondla amadoda na bafazi abadala bakweminye imizi ngemali yezin gane zabo. Ngisho emajoyintini bekusuke kungaka phuzwa uma bengakafiki bona. Sengidlulileke mina lapho kodwa bazwile! Kanjalo nabafundi unyaka ubalindele, kukho na abazobe beqala ngqa ukubhekana noThisha. Kukhona abadlulela emabangeni alandelayo. Kube nalabo abaphinda emabangeni ebebeku wo. Bonke ngibafisela inhlanhla nempumelelo kulonyaka. Abangaphumelelanga abakhuphule amasokisi bakhohlwe yizinto ezingabayisi nda wo. Hawu nezikhokho, izinxadu ezidla insangu, utshwala, izidakamizwa, izintombi namadoda bakhohlwe umsebenzi wesikole, ngithi ayibambe umthetho kulonyaka. Ngingawufaka ngisho uR1 000 kumfundi ngamunye ngimbheyilele aphume otshwaleni. Ngibongela nalabo abaphumelele ebangeni leshumi (Grade 12), sengathi bangadlulela phambili. Ngisekuyo eyezikole nemiphumela ngithi an gizithobe ngicele kulabo abangaphumelelanga ngoba ‘bezondwa oThisha’, ukuthi ake bafike ngesikhathi esikoleni, bafake umfaniswano ngendlela efanele, nithule niphinde nithulise ababanga umsindo emakilasini, nifunde niphume ngesikhathi esifanele esikoleni. Konje nithi siyavota futhi nakulonyaka, sivot ela uhulumeni esimthandayo? Mmmmmm badl’ ogalakajana! Umuntu aze aqinisekise ukuthi ukhetha ‘ixoki’ alethembayo elingezokumxaka ekugcineni ngoba umuntu engiyoke ngimuzwe nje engitetemela mina ngiyomvala umlomo ngenhlanakazela. Ngiselapho nje hawu saze savelelwa, umuntu usezoqalake manje ukuba usaziwayo futhi, ku zofika yonke inhlobo yomholi izomtshena ukuthi ubaluleke kangakanani emhlabeni. Bayobe be chobozela wen’ owabon’ intomb’ izoqoma, bay oze bahlikihle izandl’ inkos’ impela. Kanti mina ngiyisilima kabi ngoba angikhohlwa futhi an gikhohliseki, okwangenza kulowa nyaka ngeke kusangiphinda. Kwakuyizo lezi zikhathi zokhetho nigcina ukufika kithina nina baholi, aniphindanga nibuye kuze kube manje. Ningakhohlwa baholi ukuthi yimisebenzi yenu ezokunahlulela. ‘Isoka’ siy olizwa liqala nje livula umlomo ukuthi amanga ke lawa, phela ngisho ochakijana bagcina ‘bedli we’ bonke abekho ngisho eziqiwini ngikhuluma nje. Nokho angigeqi magula ngoba angimuki. UBhekisisa Erasmus Madlala Oshabeni (Le ncwadi ifinyeziwe ngenxa yesikhala)
January 17, 2014
Need cuddles and kisses from hubby, not sex
Dear Doctor Nash, I know this is not a nice letter to start the new year with, but it is my life and I am siek en sat with it. I am 40 years old, married and we have two children, a boy of eight and a girl of four. I was always the strong one. I brought in the money, had the children and ran the house and my job. My husband was married before and has a 13yearold daughter. He has a job, but I do not know what he earns. I pay for the food, maid and school fees. He pays the bond. Last year I fell ill, depression, and this has affected me badly. My hus
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Boyfriend asked for my hand in marriage, had sex, but no wedding date set Dear Doctor Nash, I am 23, matriculat ed and have a permanent job. I have been going out with a guy for the past six months and he asked me to marry him, so we started to have sex. He has always been a little short of money and has al ways had problems on his mind which he does not share with me. He has not set a date for us to marry and I started to wor ry. I have now found out that he is already married, but he tells me that he is in the middle of a divorce from her and every thing will be okay. I really love the guy, but now I am scared, and do not know what to do. If I break up with him and he does divorce will he still want me? Is he really
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in the middle of a divorce or is he just kid ding me along for the sex? I cannot talk about this with my friends because they will laugh and tell me that I deserve it for being such a fool. Please advise me Doc tor Nash. Confidential please. Thank you. Rabbit. Dear Rabbit, Yes, you have been taken for a ride, but none of us are foolproof, so let us just deal with this “sob”. First off, whether he is in the middle of a divorce or not, he has shown that he cannot be trusted. Therefore do not make up with him, he will just have another story. Sec ondly, and most importantly, you need to putyourselftogetherandhandlethesitu
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Motor outlet undergoes growth
January 17, 2014
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County Ford staff (front) Andile Nolangeni (left) and Carl Eva, and (back, from left) Michael Malunga, Dayne Elliott, Keerin Jugmohan, Neil Syren, Ash Sooklall, Leonard Miller and John Lambert. COUNTY Ford in Port Shepstone has undergone tre mendousgrowthinthepastfewyearsandwithanew revamp in the pipeline, the South Coast can look for ward to a bigger range of used vehicles. “Wehavegotthemostcompetitiveproductrange, fromtheFigototheRanger,wehaveeverything,”says dealer principal Tim McGregor. With County Ford increasing its staff and changes this year, McGregor is pleased to announce the open ing of a new used car division of County Ford in Febru ary, plans to open a new workshop in May, and the County Ford building moving backwards to create a larger showroom in the foreground in November.
“We don’t need to be the best, but we strive to be the dealership of choice in Port Shepstone,” says McGregor. With a busy schedule ahead of him, McGregor is excited about the changes and sees County Ford reaching new ground in 2014. “I would like to reinforce our commitment to the Ford brand and to the people of the South Coast. We need to invest locally whether it be by business uplift ment or community upliftment as we strive for con tinuous improvement to provide the excellence our customers deserve,” he says. — Candice Fraser. ABOVE: Auto Exec staff (from left) Bennie Baden horst and Neville Atkins. LEFT: Fred van Zyl, founder and owner of Auto Exec.
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“The SMALL dealer with the BIG heart!” 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5 Petrol............. R 85 990.00 2002 M/Benz C270 CDi (A) (119 000km)........ R 99 990.00 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 2.0, T/Spark ................ R 69 995.00
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2008 M/Benz C180 AE .................................... R 189 995.00
2011 Chev Aveo 1.6 L/S Sedan (25 000km) .. R 99 990.00 2010 Toyota Yaris TI 3D A/C........................... R 85 990.00 2009 BMW 520 Diesel A/T (60 000km)........... R 269 990.00 2011 Ford Bantam 1.3 A/C ............................ R 79 995.00 2008 M/Benz C320 CDI A/T Avangarde ........ R 229 995.00 2005 Daihatso Charade of (66 000km) O/T ... R 59 995.00 2009 Mazda BT50 3.0...................................... R 149 990.00 2003 Minnie Cooper........................................ R 69 995.00 2003 Honda Civic I.S I Hatch Back................ R 59 995.00 2010 Renault Megange 1.9 DCDi ................... R 179 990.00 2001 M/Benz A160 (68 000km)....................... R 59 990.00
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COUNTY FORD Telephone: 039 688 9200
FFS Finance South Africa (Pty) Ltd, trading as Ford Credit, is an Authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP 31946) and a registered Credit Provider (NCRCP 72). Terms and conditions apply. E&OE.
2005 M/Benz 170 Man Elegance .................... R 74 995.00 2010 M/Benz 200 CGi B/E............................... R 259 990.00 2008 GWM D/Cap Steep 2.8 Diesel................ R 49 995.00 2011 Kia Picanto 1.1 Man ............................... R 69 990.00
TEL: (039) 682 7676 cnr. Colley/Aiken streets, Port Shepstone FRED 082 892 7357 • Bennie 079 913 3253
UTO Exec has been operating for close on a decade under the lead ership of its owner Fred van Zyl, and boasts a diverse range of pre owned vehicles. “We have a passion for car selling and deal ing with people,” says Van Zyl. With a small but ambitious team of four staff members and a gogetter ethos, Van Zyl has been busy since its doors opened in 2005. “We provide a pro fessional service and while selling the serv ice, we sell cars,” says Van Zyl. All the vehicles at Auto Exec go through an intensive 70point check at a workshop, after which any repairs are carried out. Sales manager BennieBadenhorsthas been in the motoring industry for 15 years and believes that cus tomers know what they want — the key is to provide for customer demands even if it means outsourcing. VanZylmovedfrom Johannesburg in 2002 buthasbeeninthemo toring business since 1995. “We look after our customers like kings and queens and we work by honesty and integrity,” he says. Auto Exec has a vast range of vehicles on sale and welcomes everyone to browse their offerings. — Candice Fraser.
January 17, 2014
Avis, rental company OF EXCELLENCE >> Doublecabs are also on offer for family holidays
The Avis team, ready to assist.
VIS Van Rental strives to provide the widest range of commercial and utility vehicles at the most competi tive rates. From humble beginnings in 1998 with a fleet of only 15, the first Avis Van Rental office opened its doors in Cape Town. Soon it started a gradual and controlled network expansion programme, with additional of fices opening in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and the South Coast. Thefleetofvehiclesisexten sive and are the perfect option for a small business that does not want the capital outlay, but needs to complete a contract. Doublecabs are also on of fer for family holidays as well as Quantams for moving staff from site to site. Also available for rental is the fourton closed truck useful for moving house or officeandforasmallfeeadriver can also be provided. — Candice Fraser.
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17 Education & Careers
January 17, 2014
WESBURY COLLEGE COLLEGE OF OF WESBURY FEVER SCIENCE SCIENCE south coast
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Port Shepstone International High School founder Ernest AttahAdusei welcomes new appli cants.
High school, pushes for potential
ORTShepstoneInternation al High School was first es tablishedin2002asafinish ingschool.Thenamewaschanged to Port Shepstone International High School in 2005 when it be came a high school, accommodat ing Grade 10 to Grade 12 pupils, while Grade 8 and Grade 9 were added to the streams in 2007. “We started as a finishing school, but parents insisted on a high school,” says school founder Ernest AttahAdusei. Run by AttahAdusei and Kwaku Oduro, the school has grown in numbers and now sits with about 300 pupils and 14
teachers spread across two cam puses. “We have a campus in Aiken Street and another one at St Cath erine’s Anglican Church in Port Shepstone,” says AttahAdusei. Originally from Ghana, Attah AduseiholdsaBScHonoursanddi ploma in education with many years of teaching under his belt. Chasing his dream of starting his own school as well as a desire to live in South Africa, AttahAdusei moved his family to Port Shep stone in 1994. The school is open from 8am to 3pm, Monday to Friday with free extra lessons provided over week
ends and during holidays. Believinginthepotentialofthe school, AttahAdusei would like to see the school expand into a terti ary institute. “Wewanttoexpandtheschool in the foreseeable future to pro vide tertiary education in degrees and diplomas for our pupils,” says AttahAdusei. The admission for Port Shep stone International High School is still open and AttahAdusei invites parents to contact him on 039 682 6553 should they wish to enter their children in the educa tion programme. — Candice Fraser.
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REGISTRATION AND ADMISSION FOR 2014 NOW OPEN FROM GRADES 8, 9, 10, 11 AND (12 REPEATERS) Since its establishment, the school has had excellent matric results with consistent ‘A’ Ratings. Our team of hard working dedicated and experienced educators give individual attention to learners. We turn weak learners into the best. Our learners-centred approach helps to develop each learner to reach his/her maximum potential.
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January 17, 2014
Education & Careers
One-stop school-aid outlet
At Thekweni you will find inexpensive school wear, among other items.
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Back to school stationery! Calculator Sharp Scientiﬁc Scientiﬁc
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>> Thekwini offers the lowest prices, but the best quality
HEKWINI embraces the new year by selling school uniforms, stationery and books at af fordableprices.SituatedonthecornerofNelson Mandela Drive and Bazley Street in Port Shepstone, Thekwini is constantly abuzz with customers quick to snap up its specials. “It’s the time of the year when parents and pupils need bargains as school wear and stationery are not
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cheap, although ours most definitely are,” says Thek wini manager Lenny Soobramoney. The shop has been open for more than 20 years and is gradually expanding throughout South Africa with a total six stores and a head office in Marburg. Thekwini has a backtoschool specials on at the momentofferingthelowestprices,butthebestquali ty as well as instore specials. Another service that Thekwini offers is a catalogue of office furniture, office equipment, class room furniture, sta tionery and books, ca tering requirements and appliances, uni forms, matric blazers and custommade sports kits, tracksuits and bags. You then order from the catalogue and collect items di rectly from the store. “We are importers, wholesalers and re tailers,” says Soobra money. Thekwini also ca ters for labola cus tomers, crèches and funeral parlours. “We are an unex pensive store and if there is something we donothave,wewilldo our best to find it for you,” says Soobra money. Thekwiniurgespu pils, parents and teachers to take ad vantage of their spe cials on school items. — Candice Fraser.
Education & Careers
Choosing the right CAREER PATH The fundamental principle in choos ing a career is to choose something that one could picture and enjoy doing.
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We invite Grade 8 to 12 educators to fax or email their C.V Tel: 033 345 9424 • Fax: 033 342 5244 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit:www.marionhigh.co.za
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Registration for 2014 from Grade R to Grade 10 is currently open. We advise all prospective learners and parents to register early to avoid disapointment. Marion boarding house also offers quality accomodation for girls R to to Grade 9 and for boys up to age 12. Marion boarding prides itself in living up to its motto: “HOME AWAY FROM HOME”
HILE the subject of career choic es can be nerve racking for many people, it is ulti mately a choice they can’t shy away from. Serious introspec tion, careful planning supported by a hard working ethic can lead to a rewarding and very fulfilling career life. This brings us to answering that criti cal question of what it takes to make the right career choice. The fundamental principle in choosing a career is to choose something that one could picture doing and enjoying, with out being paid, with out getting bored or feeling like you are overdoing it and eventually do for many years. This question and answer opens a number of insightful angles such as hob bies one is involved in because many hobbies correspond to what one is pas sionate about — constant drawing as a hobby clearly shows career traits of a graphic designer or architect, what academic subjects does one enjoy and excel in at school is a critical aspect be cause a particular academic strength may point to a par ticular career direc tion — a passion for chemistry at school may point to a ca reer in chemical en gineering, interper sonal skills and gen eral character can also be a pointer — if you are more into taking care of oth ers, consider nursing as a career. While the follow ing factor may not be a career deal maker or breaker, current financial sta tus can also be an important factor to consider in choosing a career because cer tain careers, like be ing a pilot, requires special schooling and can be expen sive to finance. Above these es tablished fundamen tals is the need for someone to consider career opportunities available in a partic ular field of work and paying attention to future financial security. In this re gard, choosing a ca reer in which one can easily get em ployed and gain sta bility is always the best option, but even more para mount is getting into a career in which one will be able to gain acceptable lev els of financial secu rity. — Supplied
January 17, 2014
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brand new uPmarKet flats for sale in UVONGO. BUY OFF PLAN NO TRANSFER DUTIES. 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHROOMS. WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH. FROM R595 000 to R695 000. SOME FLATS WITH STUNNING BREAKER SEAVIEW. THIS OFFER WILL NEVER REPEAT ITSELF. CONTACT DELOP DIRECT LEON 082 770 6363
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Trucks, Caravans Trailers, Bakkie Bins, Canopies, Tailgates & tyres 031 902 5820 082 623 0986 082 455 0107 (All Hours) Cash Paid
NOMPILO seeks cashier work. Has references. 074 6748712 BABHEKILE seeks domestic full time employment. She also has computer and counselling certificates. 078 701 7823 BAWINILE seeks domestic employment, Mon to Fri. 082 257 3989 or 078 152 0866 NONHLANHLA seeks domestic employment. 5 days a week. Has refs. 073 839 6414 NONTSINDISO seeks employment as a cashier or general work. She has a cashiers course certificate. 078 580 8015 NTOMIKAYISE seeks employment in security sector. Has 6mnths exp. 084 397 5931 PRETTY seeks employment as a domestic or care-giver. 5 days a week. Sleep out. Contact 073 2546643
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canopy for 2005. Ford Ranger. D/Cab. R5 000neg. Contact: 072 239 3184
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Candidates seeking a career in the clothing industry who are analytical in nature need apply. Candidates must be computer literate, be ﬂuent in English and must be willing to undergo in-service training as work study ofﬁcers. Candidates applying for this position must enclose a Grade 12 Certiﬁcate with Maths as a higher subject. Interested candidates must submit a detailed CV to the HR Manager on: Fax: 039 682 2154 or email: email@example.com
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 008 of 2014
KWAZULU-NATAL TOWN PLANNING ORDINANCE 27 OF 1949: INVITATION TO COMMENT Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 67 bis of the Town Planning Ordinance, 1949 (Ordinance No. 27 of 1949), as amended, that it is the intention of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality to consider an application for Special Consent on Portion 5 of Erf 983 Umtentweni. The purpose of the application is to obtain Special Consent to erect a second dwelling unit. The subject property is located on Rethman Drive and is zoned “Residential Only 1” in terms of the Port Shepstone Scheme. The subject site measures 2102m2 in extent and it is currently developed with a dwelling unit. A copy of the application is available for inspection between 08h00 and 16h00 at the Erf 666 Crescent Road, Uvongo, Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Planning. Comments on the application, which may be submitted by fax, mail, or email, to the Head of Department: Economic Development, Tourism and Planning, Attention: Town Planner, Sithembile Ntozakhe, Tel: 039 – 3159244, Fax: 086 529 7256, P.O. Box 5, Port Shepstone, 4240, firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 17 February 2014. A person’s failure to lodge or forward comments in response to this notice shall have the effect of precluding the person from further participating in the process and taking any further steps, with regard to the application. SM MBILI Municipal Manager: Hibiscus Coast Municipality Date: 17 January 2014 Application no: SC01/14
grafton everest lounge suite R10 000. King size bed R1200. 2 x Hall way stand R200 each. Table Tennis table - R1000. Phone Pata 081 209 7319
1 bedroom ﬂat, bathroom,lounge& kitchen.For 1 person but 2 neg. undercover parking. No pets. Contact Linnie/ Tinus 082 8111714/0844022643/039 6950764
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UMZUMBE MUNICIPALITY UMASIPALA WASEMZUMBE C/o P.O. Box 561 Hibberdene 4220
Tel: C/o 039 972 0005 Fax: C/o 039 972 0099 E-mail: email@example.com
General Worker: permanent position Salary R74 817.82 - R77 768.77 per annum, medical a id and 13th cheque The successful incumbent will be reporting directly to the Administration Officer. Key Requirements: • Matric or grade 12 certificate • Applicants must reside in Umzumbe area. • Applicants must be physically fit and able bodied. • Ability to work in all conditions during the normal working hours. • A previous experience in a similar environment will be an added advantage. Key attributes • Good communication skills in both English and isiZulu. • Understanding of municipal operations. • Ability to work under pressure. • Excellent interpersonal skills Key responsibilities • Cleaning of the municipality. • Cleaning of municipal offices and rest rooms on usual basis. • Perform duties assigned to you by your supervisor. • Preparing tea/coffee for the meetings and portfolio comminees held within the municipality. • Reporting and requesting shortages of materials used through the admin officer. Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae with certified copies of highest standard passed, proof of residence from Ward Councillors and Certified ID copies to HR Office ofUmzumbe Municipality not later than 31 January 2014 or be posted to The Human Resources Umzumbe Municipality, PO Box 561 Hibberdene 4220. Targeted persall would be a matured female Closing date: 31 January 2014. NC Mgijima Municipal Manager
San Lameer Estate invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Estate Receptionist at our reception office. The successful applicant will have worked in the Hospitality / Rental industry for at least 2 years and should have outstanding communications and people skills.
Basic Job requirements:
• Perform the function of Receptionist at our main gate offices. • Administration of the Click-on Access system.
Minimum requirements and skills:
• • • • •
Matric or equivalent qualification. Computer Literate in Microsoft applications Excellent telephone manners and a high level of integrity. Attention to detail and strong administrative skills. The incumbent will be required to work well under pressure.
• The successful candidate will have to be fully bilingual. • The incumbent will be required to work shifts and over weekends and on public holidays. • The successful candidate will have to make their own arrangements for transport to and from work. Please send relevant CV’s to Pieter Theron via email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 039 313 0071 on or before Monday, 20th January 2014. If you have not had a response from us by 24th January 2014, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
AUCTION Case No: 4271/2012 IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA KWAZULU NATAL DIVISION, PIETERMARITZBURG In the matter between: NEDBANK LIMITED NO 1951/00009/06 Applicant And MEHROON NISSA SHEIK AMOD First Respondent (ID NO. 6406 180 765 086 In her capacity as Co-owner) AMOD SHEIK AMOD N.O Second Respondent (ID NO. 9212 255 264 089 In his capacity as duly appointed Executor In The Estate Of The Late MOHAMMED ASLAM SHEIK AMOD) NOTICE OF SALE IN EXECUTION This sale is a sale in execution pursuant to a judgement obtained in the above Honourable Court on the 20th day of June 2013 in terms of which the following property will be sold in execution on the 3rd of February 2014 AT 10h00 am at the SHERIFF PORTSHEPSTONE’S OFFICE, 17A MGAZI AVE-
NUE, UMTENTWENI, to the highest bidder without reserve: PROPERTY DESCRIPTION ERF 462 MARBURG (EXTENSION 6), REGISTRATION DIVISION E.T, PROVINCE OF KWAZULU NATAL, IN EXTENT 1250 (ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY) SQUARE METRES, and HELD BY DEED OF TRANSFER NO. TL06/12552 PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 4 STRAVANGER ROAD, MARBUGH, PORTSHEPSTONE ZONING: RESIDENTIAL (NOTHING GUARANTEED) IMPROVEMENTS: The following information is furnished but not guaranteed: A PAINTED / PLASTERED BRICKS UNDER A PITCHED TILED ROOF DWELLING SITUATED ON A LEVEL STAND AT ROAD LEVEL. CONSISTING OF A KITCHEN, DINING ROOM, LOUNGE, 3 BEDROOMS, 1 BATHROOM A SEPARATE WATER CLOSET AND 2 GARAGES. The Purchaser shall in addition to the Auctioneer’s commission, pay a deposit of 10.00% of
the purchase price in cash, by bank guarantee cheque on the day of the sale or deposit may also be paid by EFT provided that the satisfactory proof of payment is provided immediately on request and the balance against transfer which shall be secured by a Bank or Building society guarantee in a form acceptable to Plaintiff’s conveyancers, which guarantee shall be delivered by the Purchaser to the Sheriff within twenty one (21) days from the date of the sale and shall provide for the payment of the full balance and any such interest payable. The Rules of this auction is available 24hours before the auction and can be inspected at the office of the Sheriff Port Shepstone’s office, 17A Mgazi Avenue, Umtentweni during office hours. The auction will be conducted by Sheriff Balju or her representative, the first mentioned the duly appointed Sheriff of the court Portshepstone in terms of Section 2 of the Sheriffs Act 90 of 1986 as amended or the duly appointed Deputies. Advertising costs at
current publication rates and sale costs according to court rules, apply. Registration as a buyer is a pre-requisite subject to conditions, inter alia: (Registrations will close at 9:55 am) (a) Directive of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (URL http:// www.info.gov.za/ view/DownloadFileAction ?id-99961) (b)FICA – legislation i.r.o proof of identify and address particulars. (c) Payment of a Registration Fee of R10 000.00 in cash. (d) Registration Condition. The aforesaid sale shall be subject to the Conditions of sale which may be inspected at the office of the SHERIFF PORTSHEPSTONE’S OFFICE, 17A MGAZI AVENUE, UMTENTWENI, DATED AT DURBAN ON THIS the 9th day of DECEMBER 2013 OMAR FAROUK PEER Plaintiff’s Attorney Siute 604, 6th Floor Perm Building 343 Anton Lembede Street, Durban, 4000 (Ref: Ms V Stuart / EL84). (Tel: 031 – 301 - 3687) (Fax: 086 – 764 4731)
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to advertise call us on 039 682 1010 McDoodles Party Magic Clinical Psychologist DR. CATHRIN VENTER
Kids Themed Birthday Parties
Decor, invitations, snacks & cool drinks, party lucky dips and games. Contact: Altha Lavinos on 082 391 3814 email@example.com Booking to be made 4-6 weeks in advance
M.Soc.Sci, PhD - Practice No: 0290157
• Adult, Child and Adolescent Therapy (All psychological problems) Couple's/Marital Therapy •Sex Therapy Depression/Anxiety Forensic Psychology/Assessments School Assessments (IQ and School Performance) Career Assessments
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Tel: 039-6822787 I Cell: 073 774 6416 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 12 Quarry Road Port Shepstone
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 006 of 2014 TENDER NO: 8/2/1424 PROPOSED SALE BY PUBLIC TENDER COUNCIL OWNED IMMOVABLE PROPERTIES ZONED ADMINISTRATION Notice is hereby given in terms of the provisions of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003), Provincial Gazette Notice No.3969 of 2006, Municipal Asset Transfer Regulations of 2008 and Council Disposal Policy as amended, that the Hibiscus Coast Municipality intends to sell by public tender the following properties:NO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ERF 410 412 413 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769 1693 431
ADRESS Argyle Rd National Rd Argyle Rd Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr Captain Davis Dr National Marina Dr Hilltop Dr
AREA Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Ramsgate Uvongo Shelly Beach
UPSET PRICE R538 000.00 R906 000.00 R654 000.00 R364 000.00 R362 000.00 R357 000.00 R362 000.00 R355 000.00 R361 000.00 R319 000.00 R560 000.00 R337 000.00
13 14 15 16 17
534 662 42 99 848
Umdoni Dr Trafalgar Dr 1 Hillside Second Avenue Short Street
Shelly Beach Trafalgar Oslo Beach Pumula Port Edward
R408 000.00 R395 000.00 R467 000.00 R320 000.00 R250 000.00
Ocean view Salmon Drive
Sunwich Port R355 000.00 Leisure Bay R458 000.00
EXTENT m² ZONING 5403 Admin 5745 Admin 16062 Admin 1491 Admin 1523 Admin 1352 Admin 1490 Admin 1479 Admin 1642 Admin 1463 Admin 8205 Admin 1345 Rezoned from Water Works to Residential 1349 Admin 8587 Admin 1943 Admin 3965 Admin 1016 Spec Residential (Water Works) 4237 Commercial 1269 Residential
It should be noted that most of the above properties are zoned administration and therefore should any of the property require rezoning or environmental approvals or both such activity should be at the expense of the Bidder. It should also be noted that Erf 662 Trafalgar will be subdivided into Portion of Erf 662 Trafalgar in extent approximately 2000 m² and will be sold by private treaty to Presbyterian Church in Trafalgar, Remainder of Erf 662 Trafalgar in extent approximately 6587 m² will be sold by public tender. Tender documents may be obtained from the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, from Monday, 20 January 2014 at 12h00, on payment of a non-refundable cash payment of R278.00 including VAT for each document. Tender documents will only be issued on a receipt obtained from a Cashier. Payment can be made at any of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Cashier Offices. Completed Tender Document in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Tender No: 8/2/1424 – Proposed Sale By Public Tender Council Owned Immovable Properties Zoned Administration” must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal Offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12h00 on Monday, 17 February 2014, there after all tenders will be opened in public. Hibiscus Coast Municipality subscribes to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BBBEEA), Act 53 of 2003, Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No 5 of 2000). The 90/10 preference point system shall be applicable during the evaluation and adjudication of this tender. COMPULSORY .CLARIFICATION MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE EXECUTIVE BOARDROOM OF THE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY, 10 CONNOR STREET, PORT SHEPSTONE, ON FRIDAY, 24 JANUARY 2014 AT 15H00. All enquiries to be directed to Mr Sbu Phili on telephone numbers 039-6882081/2/4. NOTE TO BIDDERS ON TENDER CONDITIONS: The Supply Chain Management Policy of Hibiscus Coast Municipality will apply. The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest tender or any tender and reserves the right to accept the whole or part thereof, or to reject all tenders and cancel the notice to tender. Tenders that are submitted late, incomplete, unsigned or by facsimile, electronically or not completed in black ink will be rejected and not accepted for further evaluation. Tenders submitted shall remain valid for a period of 90 days. NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote. SM MBILI MUNICIPAL MANAGER
January 17, 2014
MEDICAL & HEALTH DIRECTORY Hair Loss / Balding / Alopecia
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Marina Beach Clinic & HAIR LOSS / BALDING / Surgery Open ALOPECIA Monday - Sunday and Stimulate the growth holidays from cells of the hair follicle 2pm-6pm with TriAction Hair Grow 082 446 7332 / lotion®. 079 063 4468 Stimulation promotes Dr Taks Singh growth & nourishment to Available Tues afternoons the roots & a new follicle 5:30-9pm Surgery: is developed. Treat Hair 039 682 4494 / loss, Alopecia, dandruff, 082 555 4826 Marina Beach Clinic slow growth, oily hair also does emergency etc….. call outs 082 446 7332 033 342 5536 / 0824368067 Marina Beach Clinic www.triaction.co.za will be open all day during December and January Hearing Consultants
• Depression Dr Bernadine James Counselling Psychologist • Marriage • Grief Dr. Cathrin Venter Practice No. 8625093
• Educational Assessments • Grade 9: Subject choice • Grade 11/12: Career Counselling
H.D.E (Wits) B.A. (Honours - UNISA). M.A. Counselling Psychology RAU Cum Laude. D Litt et Phil Counselling Psychology (UJ)
Specialist in assessments for the last 20 years. Assessments also available in Afrikaans
Moved to 13 Wartski Drive, (Near Margate Netcare) tel: 039-6822787 i Cell: 073 774 6416
Tel: 039 317 1759
HEARING AID ACOUSTICIAN The Palms Medical Centre
Directly opposite Margate Hospital, Wartski Drive, Margate
AFTER SALES SERVICE Trial Period
Hearing test done at your house if necessary
THE EAR INSTITUTE. Shelly Beach Contact (039) 315 0893
Anerley Pharmacy Southport shopping centre. Tel: (039) 681 3282
• All Medical Aids Accepted HEARING AIDS: OTICON, SIEMES etc.
Tel / Fax: 039 317 1173 / 082 346 1199
UMZUMBE MUNICIPALITY UMASIPALA WASEMZUMBE C/o P.O. Box 561 Hibberdene 4220
Tel: C/o 039 972 0005 Fax: C/o 039 972 0099 E-mail: email@example.com
Development Planner Post Level 4: R195 230.83 - R215 602.39 pa plus car allowance, Medical Aid and 13th cbeque The successful incumbent will be reporting directly the IDP Manager Key Requirements: • A recognized Bachelor·s Degree or a B Tech in Town and Regional Planning or Development Planning Degree in a recognized tertiary institution. • A post Graduate Degree in the above will be an added advantage. • An applied knowledge of GIS will also be an advantage • A minimum of 3 years in development planning • Good communication skills in both IsiZulu and English • Valid code EB driver’s license Key Attributes • In depth understanding of development planning, its theoretical framework and principles • Have sound understanding of Government policies and Government development agenda • Excellent interpersonal skills and sound report writing • Good project management skills Key performance areas The incumbent will be responsible for: • Provision of support to the IDP Manager, and will be in execution of development planning responsibilities. • Provision of support in preparation of lntegrated Development Plan for the Municipality. • Assisting management with Development Planning projects (township establishment. feasibility studies). • Preparation and review ofthe Spatial Development Framework of the Municipality. • Driving the implementation of Land use Management System. • Promotion of development planning initiatives in the municipality. • Driving the implementation of Municipal Property rates Act in the Municipality. • Provision of professional technical advice on land development and land use applications. • Provision of guidance and support for IDP implementation through alignment of the municipal policies with the District, Provincial and National policies • Undertaking site inspection in order to provide development planning advise to various projects. • Management of developmental information using Geographic Information System (GIS). • Managing municipality input into Permission to Occupy (PTO’s) applications. • Attending workshops, seminars, port folio committee meetings on behalf of the municipality. Closing date: 31 January 2014 All applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Umzumbe Municipality POBox 561 Hibberdene 4220 or can be hand delivered 10 Mathulini MPCC, Sipofu Road Umthwalume 4186. NC Mgijima Municipal Manager
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COASTAL SERVICES DIRECTORY
MOTORING DIRECTORY TO ADVERTISE IN OUR FEATURES PLEASE CALL 039 682 1010
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GEARBOX & DIFF SPECIALISTS Tel: 039 685 5160 Cell: 083 324 4448 Lind Road, Marburg
Repairs to Motor Vehicles & Light Trucks - Petrol & Diesel Regas & Repairs of Air Conditioners Shop 2, Consolidated Buildings, Manaba
Tel: 039 317 4798
Hydraulics, Winches, Pumps & Boxes, Car & Trucks, Public & Trade Tel: 039 682 4158 12 Archibald Street, Port Shepstone
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CREDIT CONTROLLER The Company specialises in the manufacturing industry and requires a Credit Controller to start as soon as possible. The suitable candidate must have: •
A minimum of 5 years work experience in a Senior Capacity Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Excellent communication skills Work under pressure Be fully bilingual (Afrikaans compulsory)
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Interested Applicants must send a CV to the Human Resources Department on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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TV & Sound System batteries
31 Bisset Street, Port Shepstone Dick Roberts Tel: 039 684 0981 Cell: 076 487 1679
FALCON TYRE CENTRE Port Shepstone - Tel: 039 682 5385/76 Open Monday - Sunday and Holidays
ON ThE COAsT eals” the d “We do • Tyres • Mags • Suspension Repairs • Wheel Alignment • Brakes & Shocks • Punctures
Prinesh has 11 years of experience and is a qualified Wheel Alignment Technician, Exhaust Fitter and Suspension Mac. Prinesh says “ I will BEAT any written quote”
Notice is hereby given in terms of the provisions of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003), Provincial Gazette Notice No.3969 of 2006, Municipal Asset Transfer Regulations of 2008 and Council Disposal Policy that the Hibiscus Coast Municipality intends to sell by publi9c tender the following property AREA Ramsgate
UPSET PRICE EXTENT m² ZONING R10 000.00 455 Admin
Tender documents may be obtained from the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, from Monday, 20 January 2014 at 12h00, on payment of a non-refundable cash payment of R278.00 including VAT for each document. Tender documents will only be issued on a receipt obtained from a Cashier. Payment can be made at any of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality Cashier Offices. Completed Tender Document in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Tender No. 8/2/1425: Portion 2 (OF 1) of Erf 834 Ramsgate”, must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal Offices, 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12h00 on Monday, 17 February 2014, there after all tenders will be opened in public. A COMPULSORY CLARIFICATION MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE MUNICIPAL OFFICES, EXECUTIVE BOARDROOM, 10 CONNOR STREET, PORT SHEPSTONE, ON FRIDAY, 24 JANUARY 2014 AT 10h00. All enquiries to be directed to Mr Sbu Phili on telephone number 039-6882081/2/4. Please note that from a town planning point of view, the property could never acquire its own status as a standalone development. Hibiscus Coast Municipality subscribes to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BBBEEA), Act 53 of 2003, Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No 5 of 2000). The 80/20 preference point system shall be applicable during the evaluation and adjudication of this proposal. NOTE TO BIDDERS ON TENDER CONDITIONS: The Supply Chain Management Policy of Hibiscus Coast Municipality will apply. The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest tender or any tender and reserves the right to accept the whole or part thereof, or to reject all tenders and cancel the notice to tender. Tenders that are submitted late, incomplete, unsigned or by facsimile, electronically or not completed in black ink will be rejected and not accepted for further evaluation. Tenders submitted shall remain valid for a period of 90 days.
• Electric Fencing COMPLIAN • Palisade Fencing CERTIFIC • Gates ACCREDIT • Automation • Intercoms • Motors
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PROPOSED SALE BY PUBLIC TENDER LAND KNOWN AS PORTION 2 (OF 1) OF ERF 834 RAMSGATE
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HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 004 of 2014 TENDER NO: 8/2/1425
ERF ADRESS Ptn 2 of(of 1) Tegwan Road Erf 834 (Waffle House Ramsgate)
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Septic Tanks Paving slabs Pipeline markers Lockable slabs Stormwater cover slabs & splays Sewer rings & covers Fig 6, 12 & mini kerbs Steps Gulleys Wall cappings Pillar tops Soil Retainers Concrete benches Manhole spacer elements Cast iron frames
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NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote.
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Central Office P O Box 2364 Port Shepstone 4240 Tel: 039 684 0110 Fax: 039 684 0280 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT PERMANENT POSTS An Equal opportunity employer invites applications from suitable experienced applicants for the College Council appointment to the following post: HEAD OF UNIT: PL3 GAMALAKHE CAMPUS: Early Childhood Development (ECD): Post No. 01/01/2014 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST: • • • • • •
Minimum qualification: National Diploma/Degree in ECD M+ 3 (Professionally qualified) Must be computer literate Valid driver’s license Assessor/Moderator/Facilitator Certificate and SACE Certificate will an added advantage Proven experience in ECD Unit
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • • • • • • • • • • • •
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students with an emphasis on language development and emergent literacy skills Provide for the screening and preparation of children to fully participate in program services Establish instructional programs based on scientifically based reading research Must demonstrate the ability to support the social and emotional development of children Select books, equipment and other instructional materials appropriate for the early childhood program. Include materials and experiences in the classroom that are culturally appropriate and represent diversity. Maintain attendance records of children participating in the Early Childhood Program Supervise and provide leadership and support for early childhood providers Arrange for the provision of staff development for early childhood and other staff in the area of child development Work with the parent educator to facilitate parent and child interactive literacy activities Conduct and supervise the completion of pre and post assessments for children Maintain up to date knowledge of current child development practices GAMALAKHE CAMPUS: HOSPITALITY (Post No. 02/01/2014) GAMALAKHE CAMPUS: BUSINESS STUDIES (Post No. 03/01/2014) KOKSTAD CAMPUS: CIVIL ENGINEERING (Post No. 04/01/2014)
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • • • • • • •
M+ 3 (Professionally qualified) Seven years FET experience. Minimum of five year experience in a verifiable management post Should have an understanding for both NCV and Report 191 Must be computer literate Valid driver’s license Assessor/Moderator/Facilitator Certificate and SACE Certificate
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • • • • • • • • • •
She/he will work in support of the campus management team in ensuring the following Provide Induction to all new Lecturers Managing all academic and administrative activities of the unit Co-ordinate year/semester mark calculations, mark evaluation, examination admission Co-ordinate progress report of all learners to parents/employers Designing and managing systems to ensure effective learning and teaching in your unit Maintaining the college Quality Management Policy Ensuring optimum utilization of academic resources in your unit Ensuring the alignment of the campus activities with the Departmental Strategic Plan based on the strategic, operational targets and goals of the college Have an understanding of Disciplinary Procedures SENIOR LECTURER: PL2
UMZIMKHULU CAMPUS: FARM MANAGEMENT: REPORT 191 (Post No. 05/01/2014) PORTSHEPSTONE CAMPUS: ENGINEERING AND RELATED DESIGN: NCV (Post No. 06/01/ 2014) GAMALAKHE CAMPUS: PRIMARY AGRICULTURE (Post No. 07/01/2014) GAMALAKHE CAMPUS: HOSPITALITY (Post No. 08/01/2014) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • • • • •
M+ 3 (Professionally qualified) Five years FET experience. Must be computer literate Valid driver’s license Assessor and SACE Certificate
Knowledge of government supply chain management will be an added advantage
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Responsible for adverts for all Supply Chain Management processes in local and provincial media Produce a comprehensive report of all Supply Chain activities on a monthly basis as per Management specifications Attend to all queries within the Supply Chain office Responsible for all tendering processes to ensure they are transparent, effective and efficient Perform secretarial duties for specification, evaluation and adjudication meetings and also keep the official appointment letters of members who serve in these committees Communicate with Assets’ Officer for all assets acquisition Comprehend and ensure adherence to College Supply Chain policy and procedure Ensure supplier database is updated and accurate at all times Responsible for any other supply chain activities that management might deem to be acquired by this office Provides guidance and assistance to management and staff in all aspects of related to procurement Prepares technical specifications for request for proposals, including terms and conditions and evaluation criteria Promotes the SCM section as an effective resource for addressing Supply Chain Management issues Solicits information regarding a variety of products and services by telephone, facsimile, interview or written requests ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality Expedites outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met. Coordinates and resolves problems with end user divisions and campuses and suppliers RECEPTIONIST (Post No. 10/01/2014) CENTRAL OFFICE NOTCH PER ANNUM: R115 212
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST: • • •
National Diploma in Business Management /relevant Diploma One year experience worked as a Switchboard Operator Must be computer literate
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EING a service-related industry, tourism has to be based on the application of sound operational ethics, high standards of service and compliance with regulatory frameworks that apply to the sector. Recently South Africa’s tourism has been hit with a spate of fraudulent Internet-orientated bookings and the greater South Coast has not been immune. Ugu South Coast Tourism has assisted where possible to bring this matter to our provincial authority and the public’s attention so that such illegal action is negated to a large degree. As per normal, some of our valued visitors have had cause for concern relating to the quality of their hospitality and in instances where a property has been at fault we have managed to secure refunds (much to the delight and praise of the aggrieved tourist). The message is quite clear — we need to be vigilant to these occurrences as this can lead to major damage to our destination’s reputation. For this reason, and to add credibility to our tourism members, we, in conjunction with all our area committees, have adopted
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Mavundla claims Captain’s Putter PATRICK Mavundla won the 2013 Captain’s Putter on 64 nett at Margate Country Club on Saturday. He also finished second in the A Division of the Men’s Monthly Medal be hind Ronnie Mtshaka. Arthur Ehlert (66 nett) edged Mike Lee (67 nett) to take the B Division spoils while Hans Beilhartz (66 nett) won the C Division with Ken Ashington (oco 69 nett) second.
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THE country’s leading amateur golfers will be eager to get the 2014 season under way on a winning note in the KwaZulu Natal Open Stroke play Championships at Victoria Country Club this weekend. Gavin Sole will be among the starstud ded field that will al so include former Pro teas captain Shaun Pollock and the Southbroom veteran will be determined to finally add the Kwa ZuluNatal Open Strokeplay title to his résumé. Sole, however, isn’t putting too much pressure on himself. “My expectations aren’t as high as usu al as I haven’t played a lot over the past two months, but it’s the one title that has eluded me, so I’ll defi nitely give it my all,” Sole told the Fever. Sole recently won the San Lameer Open for the seventh con secutive time, which serves as a confidence booster going into the 2014 season opener. “The fact that I won my last competition gives me some confi dence but you really need to play consist ently to stay at your best, so I’m heading into the tournament not really knowing what to expect.” The 2013 Southern KwaZuluNatal Open winner believes play ing at his former home course will stand him in good stead but he knows he will have his work cut out for him. “Although they’ve made a few changes, I know the course quite well. The greens are very quick, which is something you have to adapt to, and it’s inland, so we won’t have the coastal winds I’m used to. “The competition is bound to be tough given it’s the KZN Open Preview, but if the putts drop you never know.”
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OUTH Coast mountain bikers got the year off to a promising start in the opening round of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Mountain Biking Series at Hill ‘n Dale Trails at the weekend. The 2014 series is taking a bold step with two of the three events being held at new venues (Hill ‘n Dale Trails and Giba Gorge). In this way, KwaZulu-Natal Mountain Biking hope to expose participants to different terrain and new, exciting courses. Nick Floros (cross-country), Nigel Hicks (downhill) and Mark Sydney (enduro) cut and marked the weekend’s routes and riders relished the fresh challenge they were faced with. Duane Stander shone in theenduroraceashefinished runner-up in the men’s sub veteran category behind Joe Bauckman and fifth overall. He also placed 10th in the sub veteran category in the men’s cross-country race. Tiaan Odendaal won the men’s enduro race ahead of Bauckman and Daudet Joris. Bruce Leighton (men’s master), Cameron Fjellvik (boys’ junior),TamrynTaylor(women’s), Ashleigh Moffatt (women’s senior), Travis Stedman (boys’ sprog), Shaun Smale
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Travis Walker (men’s Under-23), Alan Hatherly (boys’ junior), Bianca Haw (girls’ junior), Thomas Jessop (boys’ youth), Sabrina van Wyk (girls’ youth), Aaron Michell (boys’ sub junior), Stedman (boys’ sprog), Sabine Thies (girls’ sprog), NicholasdeBruin(boys’nipper) and Emma Clipstone (girls’ nipper) won their respective divisions. Timothy Bentley, meanwhile, saw off Odendaal and Samuel Bull to win the men’s downhill race. The other division winners were Andrew Martin (boys’ junior), Nigel Hicks (men’s sub veteran), Christopher Philogene (boys’ youth), Leon Cronje (men’s master), Mike Bradley (men’s veteran), Kathryn Fourie (women’s), Smale (boys’ sub junior) and Cameron Curtis (boys’ nipper). The second round of the series with take place at Giba Gorge on 15 February.
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ing, teaching and free surfing, and right now I’m still very much up there with the young girls, they seem to keep me on my toes, so as long as I can FTER an outstanding 2013, still compete and do well, I will keep South African surfing legend going,” Clark told the Fever. Heather Clark has no intention Clark did, however, confirm that of calling time on her illustrious cashe won’t be competing in this year’s reer any time soon. ISA World Masters Championships Last year saw “Fergie” as she is efdue to the arduous fundraising refectively known return to her brilliant quired. Instead, she aims to dominate best, the Port Shepstone star kicking the South African landscape once off the year by securing the silver more, with a successful title defence medal in the women’s masters (Overat the South African Masters Champi35) division and helping propel South onships at Nahoon Reef in May being AfricatosecondplaceattheISAWorld her primary objective. Masters Championships in Montani“I always look forward to every contest, but the SA masSHOP NO.1, SAVERITE ters champs is BUILDING, WOOLEY STREET, in East London PORT SHEPSTONE this year. I have SUPERMARKET surfed many TEL: 039 682 5504 events there over the years ABOVE SPECIALS VALID FROM 16 JANUARY 2013 WHILE STOCKS LAST (SAVERITE PORT SHEPSTONE ONLY) and done well, I WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES • PRICES INCLUDE VAT • E&O.E. • 039 682 5504 won my first Black Cat Delicious Bokomo Corn Nik Naks ever SA Peanut Butter champs there Juice Flakes 1kg 50x22g in 1989, so it is 400g 1lt a special place for me and the surf can get really good there too.” Clark beBlue Label Marie Rama Spread 18’s Large Eggs Saverite lieves SouthBiscuits 200g 500g Oil 2lt ern KwaZuluNatal surfing is at its peak and boasts great ta, Ecuador in April. Two months later, she played an integral role in Southern KwaZuluNatal’s historic President’s Cup triumph at the South African Championships - clinching silver - in Durban before she reclaimed the South African women’s masters (Over-30) title at the South African Masters Championships in Mossel Bay in September. WiththefirestillburningandClark still very much at the top of her game, the 42-year-old insists retiring from competitive surfing is still a long way off. “Surfing is my life. I love every moment I’m in the water. I enjoy compet-
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world in her prime, said boosting women’s surfing is particularly close to her heart. “The more girls there are in the water, the better. I spent over 14 years competing on the ASP [Association of Surfing Professionals] World Tour and I would love for more South African girls to be able to do the same and experience the same. “Bianca Buitendag is currently flying our flag high on the WCT [World Championship Tour] and I’m 110% sure she will keep herself at the top for years to come. Sarah Baum is also currently on the WQS [World Qualifying Series] and I’m sure she will break onto the WCT next year.” Clark not only refines the skills of promising young surfers but also introduces people of all ages and walks of life to the sport through her surf school.“Igettodolearntosurflessons to kids from the ages of four up to 60 year olds on weekend and before work. I was very busy with lessons this December; I would start as early as 5am as the morning is the best time tobeinthesurf,itstartsoffyourwhole day. “It’s so fulfilling; when everyone does so well and stands and rides theirfirsteverwave,theygetsohappy and stoked. I think I get even more happy and excited than them and I just love seeing the look and joy on the kids’ faces.” It’s through her surf school that Clark in December met her “hero”, 16-year-old Brand Coetzee of Pretoria, who was born without his right hand and realised his dream of surfing during three lessons with Clark at Uvongo and St Michaels. “Brand’s learn to surf lessons were the most inspirational I have ever given. He did fantastic for his first ever lesson; he was able to stand and we managed to go further out where he also caught and surfed some real waves. He started on a 9’2 and went down to a 7’10 board. He’s my hero.” Coetzee, who attends Affies, told the Fever: “I’ve always wanted to surf and to be able to learn from a South African champion made the experience that much more special. It wasn’t an out-and-out lesson in the sense that she told me do this and do that. Heather introduced me to the love of surfing and I had a great time.”
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depth that’s bound to produce future stars. “Southern KZN have lots of good surfers and we always seem to produceSAandworldchamps.Wealways have guys and girls in all age groups making it to semis and finals in events here at home and when competing overseas; we have a good breed of surfing in our coastal waters.” The decorated pioneer will also continue her mentoring role in 2014 as she helps groom the next wave of top South African surfers. “It’s very important for me to give back to the sportandsharemyknowledgewithin competing and travelling etcetera and if I can help and give any advice to upcoming surfers I gladly do so.” Clark, the only South African surfer to win the prestigious Hawaiian Triple Crown and ranked third in the
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