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KWAZULU-NATAL BLUE FLAG BEACHES A BOON FOR TOURISM

Ushaka Beach Durban, Image: Denver Govender

The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the awarding of Blue Flag status to nine beaches in KwaZulu-Natal as a much-needed positive boon for the province’s tourism prospects. A total of seven beaches in the Ray Nkonyeni District to the south of the …

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Picnic In Style At Tala Collection Private Game Reserve

Tala Collection Gourmet Picnic

Whether it is a romantic occasion or just a fun family outing, a picnic in the Great Outdoors under KwaZulu Natal’s big sky, with the benefit of the sublime weather (nearly) all-year-round lends itself to this pastime that never grows old. Impromptu road-trips and exploring the countryside are perfect opportunities …

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R2.5 Billion Luxury Coastal Estate Launches in Sheffield Beach – Zululami

Zululami Estate

Collins Residential, subsidiary of H. Collins & Sons Group, boasts a proud 100-year record predominantly in commercial property development and investment. Although the group has developed across numerous countries, its roots lie proudly within Kwazulu-Natal. Currently Kwazulu-Natal, particularly from Umhlanga up the North Coast, is one of the fastest growing …

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It’s Orchid Showtime In November

Orchids Durban

Avid orchid fans are in for a treat in November when these stunning plants are put in the spotlight at the Natal Orchid Society’s annual Spring Orchid Show. Orchid enthusiasts need to diarise Saturday 5 November (from 10.15am to 4pm) and Sunday 6 November (from 9am to 3pm) to view …

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Durban: Is Desalination The Answer?

Durban Desalination

MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs for KwaZulu-Natal, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, told media gathered at the opening press briefing of WISA 2016 that all options – including that of desalination – are being considered in a bid to ensure continuous water availability for South Africans. Desalinisation has long been a …

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Roostfontein Nature Reserve – Now A National Protected Area

Roestfontein Nature Reserve

The beauty of the Roosfontein Nature Reserve is nestled in Westville, a small area just 15 minutes’ drive from the heart of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.  The reserve covers 150 hectares of South African grasslands, with a fair smattering of wild flowers and other gorgeous vegetation. This is the ideal retreat for …

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KZN’s dream of having its own cable way moves closer to reality

Drakensberg, KZN

KwaZulu-Natal’s dream of having its own state of the art cable way will move an inch closer to being realised when the province hosts an international conference and exhibition on the Drakensberg Cable Car project in April. The conference, which will be attended by cable car and tourism authorities from …

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Durban: Top 10 Easy Ways to Save Water

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On the back of all the noise and warnings about water levels – it’s time to take a serious look at ways to conserve water. eThekwini Municipality is going ahead with plans to enforce water restrictions that will make it imperative that every household save 15% on their average usage. …

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