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Zimbali Coastal Resort: A place where you belong

As the only residential estate on the north coast of Kwazulu Natal with direct access to the beach, Zimbali Coastal Resort is the place to be for those wanting an endless holiday feel. An increasing number of permanent residents and holiday makers are attracted by the extensive range of leisure activities and exemplary facilities guaranteeing a lifestyle of luxurious ...

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The Rotary Club's Dragon Boat Race

The Rotary International organisation is undoubtedly one of the oldest charities and has been making history ever since its inception in 1905, with over 1.2 million-member worldwide. The Rotary Club Cape of Good Hope was chartered in 1958 and for the last 57 years has been serving the various communities of the Southern Cape Peninsula. Today, there are 30 active ...

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Welcome Spring with Cape Contours

Spring is in the air and there are a few tasks to be done in the garden to ensure your garden puts on a show in the summer months. September and October are busy months in the garden, so here are some quick spring garden tips from the team at Cape Contours to ensure you are doing everything you should be.COMPOSTIf you haven’t already done so, now is the time to add ...

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Posh Pets

This year, global spend on domestic animals break through the $100 billion barrier for the first time ever! In South Africa, more than 85% of us see our pet as part of the family, 57% see them as our best friend and 81% admit to not feeling alone when with them.From dog beer to dog counselling, pet weddings to social pet-working, pet humanization, which is where ...

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Banking without the banks

As economies around the world battle through various stages of the economic crunch, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are a saving grace. They’ve been identified as compelling catalysts of broad-ranging economic growth and development, research shows that, in South Africa, an estimated 91% of formalised businesses are that of SMEs. These businesses provide ...

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WDC2014 - A Review of a Review

Last year was a momentous one for the Mother City, which was awarded the status of World Design Capital (WDC) 2014. The prestigious designation from the International Council for Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) is given to cities across the globe that are showing commitment to using design as a social, cultural and economic development tool. The inaugural WDC ...

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Croydon Olive - A lifestyle like no other

Croydon Olive Estate is entirely independent from neighbouring Croydon Vineyard and was born out of a desire to create an estate that not only offered a secure family centred lifestyle, but was also by AdPunisher"> financially sustainable in the long-term. Unlike other estates, which encompass extremely ...

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Pearl Valley raises R120 000 for Rhino Conversation

Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate’s annual Celebrity Golf Day raised R120 000 for the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative, a programme of The Wilderness Foundation. The event played out on Friday 18 September 2015 with a full field of 128 golfers, and attracted the support of various celebrities, including South Africa’s top women’s golfer and Pearl Valley ...

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Western Cape dominates with exclusive estates

The Western Cape continues to be the obvious choice for wealthy international investors and Africa’s mega rich with four of the five most exclusive residential estates in South Africa being located in the region.Whilst the New World Wealth Report awarded the most exclusive estate in the country to Zimbali Coastal Resort located next to Balito just outside of Durban, ...

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A retreat into the mountains

At 2100 metres above sea level, the sleepy town of Dullstroom is one of the highest towns in South Africa and a premier trough fishing area. Synonymous with warm hospitality and a sense of true country community, the delightful little hamlet situated in the heart of the Highlands Meander is just two and a half hours away from Johannesburg and is a much loved ...

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