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Orphaned at just two weeks old

News: 21 November 2014 By Kerstin Nyberg Peart


Yet another young rhino is facing life as an orphan, and will be raised with love and care but without his mother and outside his natural environment. On the morning of Sunday 16 November, Hoedspruit wildlife vet Dr Peter Rogers was contacted by the owner of a game reserve between Hoedspruit and Tzaneen to come to the rescue of a tiny calf, found next to its slaughtered mother.

Taxi taal

News: 21 November 2014 By Candith Mashego

HOEDSPRUIT - Short right, short left, after robot, bridge, circle and dankie are some of the phrases you’ll hear when you make use of a taxi. 

About Manners4Minors

News: 21 November 2014

HOEDSPRUIT - Manners4Minors is a new opportunity that has just come to the Lowveld. It is a specialised program designed for children in the foundation phase (Pre school, Reception-year 1 and 2) and is aimed at introducing them to the benefits of having good manners and displaying universally acceptable social skills.  

Hot stuff at Chamber of Commerce Braai

News: 21 November 2014

HOEDSPRUIT – The annual Hoedspruit Chamber of Commerce Braai Challenge took place on Saturday 15 October at the Safari Junction Park. The day was well supported and the competition between the participants ran high, in-between a lot of fun being had by all involved.

Rhino poaching escalates

News: 21 November 2014 By Candith Mashego

GUERNSEY – As the number of rhinos poached increases rapidly, a team of specialists came together on Friday 14 to take X-rays of a rhino that had been shot and wounded in the left front leg on Monday 10. 

Rocky Horror Picture Show FUN!

Sport: 14 November 2014

Parents, teachers and friends got together to literally let their hair down on Saturday October 9, at the Southern Cross Schools Parents Association final function for 2014. It’s not often that guests at a fancy-dress are so well turned out! 2014 clearly ‘took its toll’ with the men by far out dressing the ladies. The event was a huge success and a great way to take down the barriers and get on with having some fun.

This Week Snippets

Hoedspruit Events What's happening around Hoedspruit

November 2014
Where: Maripskop view Start: 29 Nov
December 2014
School Prize Giving
Where: Hoedspruit Christian School Start: 03 Dec  (10:00 AM) End: 03 Dec  (20:00 PM)
January 2015
Mango Mania
Where: Bavaria Fruit Estate Start: 01 Jan
February 2015
Berry Festival in Magoebaskloof
Where: Magoebaskloof Limpopo Start: 14 Feb End: 15 Feb

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