News published August 2016


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ADDO WILDLIFE LAUNCHES A BOUNTY OF GAME-VIEWING AND FARM EXPERIENCES
18 Aug 2016
A NEW jewel has been added to the crown of South Africa’s best wildlife experiences in the Eastern Cape. Addo Wildlife brings together the Sundays River Valley’s two iconic farming activities – game and citrus – to offer a destination for the whole family including kids’ activities, outdoor adventure, and local home-made produce. Read More

VAN RIJSWIJCK AND LINDER SURF TO VICTORY
17 Aug 2016
Alex van Rijswijck and NMMU’s Britney Linder emerged from the waves as open champions of the annual Billabong Madibaz surfing contest at Pipe in Port Elizabeth over the weekend. Local wave rider Van Rijswijck edged out Robert Jacobs and Cyle Meyers for the title, while Linder beat Madibaz team-mates Roxy Giles and Rebekah Anderson. Read More

MADIBAZ RULE IN INTERVARSITY
16 Aug 2016
The NMMU-Madibaz teams retained their status as the top sporting institution in the Eastern Cape with another triumph in the annual intervarsity in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. After a packed day of sporting action between four academic institutions, the Madibaz reigned supreme in the overall stakes with first places in 19 different categories over 12 sports and activities. Read More

COLLEGIATE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL MAKES SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY
16 Aug 2016
On Thursday 18 August 2016, Collegiate Girls’ High School will host a Youth Concerto Festival in their Stevenson Hall. This marks a first for South African Schools as a concert of this nature has never been attempted by Secondary School students. The music staff at Collegiate feel as though there is a lot of talent amongst their existing music students and the idea was to afford the girls... Read More

WHEELCHAIR WEDNESDAY ROLLS INTO ACTION
15 Aug 2016
After five years and a total of 500 wheelchairs donated, the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (APD) and SPAR Eastern Cape continued their drive to assist those in need yesterday. The SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign got under way at SUPERSPAR Gelvandale as APD began their ambitious objective of raising funds for 150 wheelchairs. Read More

ALGOA BAY SAILORS TO REPRESENT SA AT THE 2016 HOBIE WORLD CAT EVENT
08 Aug 2016
Experienced Port Elizabeth sailing couple Andrew and Angela Ward are off to represent South Africa in the 2016 Hobie 16 World Cat, a ten boat exclusive invitational regatta to be held on the island of Sylt, Germany from 10-14 August 2016. Algoa Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) members, the Wards received three weeks notice to attend Hobie World Cat, after the current SA National Champions and 2015... Read More

INSPIRATION IN THE BAY WITH HOMEMAKERS EXPO AUG 2016
05 Aug 2016
The Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo, held at the Boardwalk Exhibition Centre from 28 to 31 July was filled with inspiration to turn your house into a dream home. From when the visitors entered the venue, the show was received well. They were entertained from the moment they walked through the doors. Read More

NELSON MANDELA BAY TOURISM TO EXHIBIT THE PEOPLES EXPERIENCES OF THE BAY
05 Aug 2016
Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) have joined forces with Colours of You SA, a community of local creative’s encouraging artistic talent and all things South African, to promote tourism month in 2016 through social media and the camera lenses of the people of the Bay. Read More

INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY IN NELSON MANDELA BAY.
04 Aug 2016
Friday 5 August is International Beer day. Local Dockside Brewery teams up With Honeybox events to do a collaboration and celebrate International Beer day. The day will celebrate Beer in style. From Dockside Brewery’s extraordinary, full flavored , true artisan beer and the skill and Talent of Honeybox’s Brice Decaux has created cocktails to compliment the beer. Read More

5150 TRIATHLON IS COMING TO NELSON MANDELA BAY
02 Aug 2016
PORT Elizabeth, South Africa (1 August 2016) - Nelson Mandela Bay, the home of IRONMAN in Africa, has received another triathlon boost with the addition of the Standard Bank 5150 Nelson Mandela Bay and Standard Bank Sprint set to take place in November. Read More

BOS SPORT PARTNERS WITH FEDHEALTH XTERRA SOUTH AFRICA
02 Aug 2016
Leading sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports welcomes BOS Sport as the official Sports Drink Partner of South Africa’s premier off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA. “Stillwater Sports is extremely proud to partner with BOS Sport as the official sports drink of the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Series,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “BOS... Read More

FIVE MORE REASONS – BEYOND THE BEST BOTTLES – TO VISIT THE TOPS AT SPAR WINE SHOW
02 Aug 2016
If the promise of fine wine isn’t enough to lure you to next weekend’s TOPS at SPAR Wine Show – the seventh consecutive time it will be hosted in the Bay – here are five more very good reasons to pop in after work on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th August or make a Saturday of it on the 6th. Read More

ENDURADE WINTER SERIES THIS SUNDAY
01 Aug 2016
The Endurade Winter Series, in just its first season, is fulfilling the needs of local tri- and du-athletes who are keen to stay competitive during the winter months. Given the mild winter weather in Port Elizabeth, the Series has enabled some of the triathletes to keep racing throughout the year. The Endurate Winter Series takes place on the first Sunday of the month during winter and heads... Read More