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Search For Missing Student Continues

23rd November 2015

Werner Finger celebrated his 20th birthday earlier this month.( Photo: Facebook)

The extensive search for Werner Finger (20), the missing NMMU student, continues after the bakkie he was a passenger in drove off a cliff and crashed into the sea at Voëlklip, Herold's Bay, last weekend.

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Gordimer Gets Google Doodle On 92nd Birthday

23rd November 2015

Nadine Gordimer labouring in her study, where she typically worked from early morning into the late afternoon, as imagined by Google doodle artist Lydia Nichols. (Image:  Google)

South African Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has been honoured with a special Google doodle on 20 November 2015, her 92nd birthday. She joins the likes of Nikolai Tesla, Hedy Lamarr and other famous but underrated icons of global history who have featured on the search engine's homepage.

Inset:  Nadine Gordimer labouring in her study, where she typically worked from early morning into the late afternoon, as imagined by Google doodle artist Lydia Nichols. The search engine paid special tribute to the South Africa writer on 20 November 2015. (Image: Google)

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The World Awaits Her

20th November 2015

Maro-Chelle Claassen, middle, will leave early in January 2016 to further her studies at the esteemed Lawhill Maritime Centre in Simonstown (Photo: Nickey le Roux).

A Mossel Bay learner, Maro-Chelle Claassen, currently a Grade 9 learner of Sao Bras Secondary School in Mossel Bay, will soon join the ranks of the esteemed Lawhill Maritime Centre to further her studies. She was elected as the only female learner in the Western Cape to join Lawhill next year.

Inset:  Maro-Chelle Claassen, middle, will leave early in January 2016 to further her studies at the esteemed Lawhill Maritime Centre in Simonstown. Her mother, Susan Croucamp (left) and commanding officer at the TS Outeniqua Sea Cadetts, S/Lt Thurston Amsterdam, wish her well on the new challenges ahead. (Photo: Nickey le Roux)

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Knysna Set To Train Tour Guides

20th November 2015

These candidates will embark on a tour guide course. With them in front of Knysna & Partners' offices are (seated, right) Knysna & Partners CEO Greg Vogt and (standing next to him) Knysna's speaker Eleanore Bouw-Spies. (Photo: Knysna-Plett Herald).

The first intake of Knysna students on an official tour guide programme was celebrated at Knysna & Partners (formerly Knysna Tourism) this week.

Inset:  These candidates will embark on a tour guide course. With them in front of Knysna & Partners' offices are (seated, right) Knysna & Partners CEO Greg Vogt and (standing next to him) Knysna's speaker Eleanore Bouw-Spies. (Photo: Knysna-Plett Herald).

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Sedgefield Says No To Public Drinking

19th November 2015

Residents of Knysna Municipal Ward 2 vote against the consumption of alcohol in designated areas. There were no votes in favour of the proposed changes to the by-law (Photo: Fran Kirsten).

Sedgefield residents were invited to attend three public participation meetings on November 16 to discuss the hotly debated proposal by the Knysna Municipal Council’s to allow the public consumption of alcohol in designated areas at certain times.

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Bmx And Mtb Fun At New Jump Line

19th November 2015

MTB and BMX cyclists entertained spectators at the first dirt-jumping competition that took place at The Garden Route Trail Park. (Photo: Eric Palmer).

On November 14, the Garden Route Trail Park and Monster Energy teamed up for the Dawn of the Dirt event to officially open the new dirt-jump line that had recently been built.

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Knysna & Partners’ Chairperson Steps Down

18th November 2015

After serving three years on the Knysna & Partners Board, Kathy White (left) hands the reins of chairperson over to Philip Hendrickse (Photo: Fran Kirsten).

After serving her allotted three years on the Knysna & Partners Board, Kathy White decided to hand over the reins of chairperson to Philip Hendrickse.

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Sa Wins World Bodyboarding Title

18th November 2015

Jared Houston, 2015 APB World Bodyboarding Champion

South African Jared Houston is the 2015 APB World Bodyboarding Champion. The 26-year-old Capetonian endured a stressful wait on the beach in Puerto Rico as he watched his world title rival, Frenchman Pierre-Louis Costes, compete in an action packed Encanto Pro Final against Hawaii’s Jeff Hubbard.

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Project To Help Young Girls In Knysna

17th November 2015

Founders of the project Sister Sister, Jill Simmons on the left and Ingrid Diesel with Knysna municipality speaker Eleanore Bouw-Spies in the middle. (Photo: Supplied).

For many women, buying sanitary pads is as easy as buying bread and milk, but this is not the case for millions of young girls in South Africa.

Inset:  Founders of the project Sister Sister, Jill Simmons on the left and Ingrid Diesel with Knysna municipality speaker Eleanore Bouw-Spies in the middle. .

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Michael Vintcent – A Man For All Seasons

16th November 2015

Mike Vincent (Photo:  Mossel Bay Advertiser)

A long-kindling flame at the very heart of Mossel Bay has been extinguished. With the death of Michael Vintcent on 2 November, 2015, Mossel Bay has lost not only an outstanding citizen but it is also the end of an era.

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Residents Oppose Public Drinking

13th November 2015

Campaign manager for the DA in Knysna, Cathy Weideman, said:

A Democratic Alliance (DA) feedback meeting for Wards 9 and 10, to be held at the Angling Club at the Waterfront at 17:00 today (Thursday, November 12), could become a 'battlefield' of words, allegations and confrontation if one considers many Knysna residents' angry response to the Knysna Council's proposal to allow drinking at public areas.

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Multi-million Rand Boat Deal Sails In

13th November 2015

Knysna Harbour (Photo: Courtesy of Knysna-Plett Herald)

A good share in a R500-million boat building contract that can result in the creation of approximately 500 jobs, is in the pipeline for Knysna. About R350-million of the half-billion Rand is destined for Knysna.

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Homes In The Dunes Sandbagged

13th November 2015

Controversy now exists about how homeowners should protect their homes from sinking away on the collapsing dunes. This home belongs to Arthur Coote and he sandbagged the dune to prevent erosion.(Photo: Cobus Meiring)

In October there was suddenly highly visible dune erosion in Wilderness. This resulted in property owners taking measures to protect their properties from rising sea levels and associated spring tides and equinoxes.

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Cycle 4 Diabetes Raises R250 000

13th November 2015

Dr Jacques van Staden greets an admirer during a break.

General practitioner Dr Jacques van Staden’s Cycle for Diabetes (C4D) team raised over R250 000 to provide long acting insulin analogue for underprivileged type 1 diabetic children in the George area.

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South African Breakthrough For Cancer Diagnosis

12th November 2015

The Aceso breast cancer diagnosis device, designed and developed by Cape Town medical technology company CapeRay, was officially launched by the Department of Science and Technology at Groote Schuur Hospital on Thursday 5 November 2015. (Image: CapeRay)

A new South African medical invention combines the abilities of digital mammography and ultrasound technology into one screening, cutting down on the time it takes for more accurate breast cancer detection. It also means financial savings because only one machine is needed.

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Unique Vessels In Port

11th November 2015

The canoe Hokulea (“Star of Gladness”) is a replica of ancient canoes that were once used to bring the first Polynesians to the archipelago of Hawaii. (Photo: Bruce Asato)

Two strange vessels moored in Mossel Bay this past weekend. The Hokulea and Hikianalia, replicas of the ancient canoes that were once used to bring the first Polynesians to the archipelago of Hawai'i are currently voyaging around the world and visited Mossel Bay en route to Cape Town.

Inset:  The canoe Hokulea (“Star of Gladness”) is a replica of ancient canoes that were once used to bring the first Polynesians to the archipelago of Hawaii. (Photo: Bruce Asato)

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George Teachers Best In The Province

11th November 2015

Shirley Herman (left) winner of the ‘Excellence in teaching Mathematics’ award certificate with Robert Grootboom, Principal of Dellville Park Primary.

Two local teachers, Shirley Herman and Kerstin Olivier, will represent the Western Cape at the National Teaching Awards (NTA) next year.

Inset:  Shirley Herman (left) winner of the ‘Excellence in teaching Mathematics’ award certificate with Robert Grootboom, Principal of Dellville Park Primary.

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Leisure Isle Festival As Good As It Gets

10th November 2015

Seven-year-old Andrea Martin still has time to stop and smell the roses! Seen at the recent Leisure Isle Festival that attracted visitors from all over the Garden Route over the weekend of November 7 and 8 (Photo: Ingrid Lehmensich-Botha).

Beautiful weather shone on the 13th Leisure Isle Festival where visitors came from Knysna, but also from George and other parts of the Garden Route to visit this weekend, November 7 and 8.

Inset:  Seven-year-old Andrea Martin still has time to stop and smell the roses! Seen at the recent Leisure Isle Festival that attracted visitors from all over the Garden Route over the weekend of November 7 and 8 (Photo: Ingrid Lehmensich-Botha).

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Initiative To Audit Service Organisations

10th November 2015

On reading the words of Henry Ford “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success,” it reminded Knysna & Partners CEO, Greg Vogt that in ensuring that the Greater Knysna encompasses all, it was necessary to include each and every one, business and/or individual in the Knysna & Partner’s business plan.

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Eden Greenest Municipality For 3rd Year In A Row

9th November 2015

Eden District Municipality (EDM) has added another feather to its cap after being awarded, for the third consecutive year, as the overall winner in the Greenest District Municipalities Competition.

Eden District Municipality (EDM) has added another feather to its cap after being awarded, for the third consecutive year, as the overall winner in the Greenest District Municipalities Competition, walking away with R130 000.

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