Hannie Morgan has been appointed as the new proportional representation (PR) councillor of the Overstrand Municipality on 28 August 2019.

The appointment of Cllr Morgan follows the tragic passing of Cllr Moira Opperman in July this year. Councillor Opperman served on the Overstrand Council as a proportional representative of the Democratic Alliance.

Executive Mayor Dudley Coetzee congratulated Cllr Morgan on behalf of the Council and wished her well.


The cream of the crop of youngsters in the Overberg district wowed and thrilled the audience with their captivating poems, dazzling dancing, silver-toned voices and their use of musical instruments in the Municipal Auditorium in Hermanus on Tuesday night, 27 August 2019.

This annual concert was hosted by Overstrand Arts/Kunste (OAK) to give category winners in the 2019 Overberg Eisteddfod the opportunity to share their talent and perform to a live audience. Amazing art work was on displayed in the foyer.

More than 4 600 children from across the Overberg took part in this year’s Eisteddfod and that indicates that there is much talent out there.  The learners with the highest cum laude mark in each category were given the opportunity to perform at the 8th OAK PRESTIGE EISTEDDFOD CONCERT.

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Cape Whale Coast, in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, offers temporary work opportunities for 10 candidates who are unemployed or under-skilled and interested in tourism and safety.

The National Tourism Monitors Programme seeks to provide a ‘friendly face’ for tourists – and also to improve the safety of tourists.

Training will be provided to enhance successful candidate’s knowledge of the towns in Overstrand; ranging from the provision of information to customer-service and safety-awareness training.

Closing Date: 2 September 2019

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The Overstrand Heritage and Aesthetics Committee is an advisory body that was appointed in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 to advise the local authority on the aesthetics and conservation of the built and natural environment of the Overstrand. This committee normally meets once a month.

The public is herewith invited to nominate members to serve on the committee. Candidates need to show a remarkable interest in and concerned about the heritage of the Overstrand and in the nature of future development in the area. Architectural, Archeology or other relevant qualifications or conservation experience or interests would be an advantage.

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Category 1: Achievers of Excellence
Category 2: Woman of the Year
Category 3: Environmental Conservation
Category 4: Entrepreneurial Achievements
Category 5: Tourism Development
Category 6: Junior Achiever

The nomination forms are available at the Mayor’s office or can be requested from DoretTaljaard.

The closing date has been extended to Friday, 23 August 2019.

All completed nomination forms can be forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or hand delivered to the Mayor’s office by no later than the above mentioned date.

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