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By Bobbi Gerber
28 Mar 2018
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On entering their home, one is overwhelmed with a sweet fragrance that no air freshener can imitate: the sweet breath exhaled by different orchid species, expertly grown by our local orchid master, Dr Sarel Spies. Locally (Tzaneen and...

By Bobbi Gerber
22 Mar 2018
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Bobbi Gerber interviews David Letsoaolo in his 'office': the forest at Kurisa Moya, nature lodge, Houtboschdorp
 
He loved nature from the start, whispers David Letsoalo, as we sit in the bird hide, waiting for our...

By Bobbi Gerber
22 Mar 2018
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As with inhabitants of most other towns, Tzaneen's have the opportunity and privilege to participate in a personally preferred sport. Among such are tennis, squash, bowling, rugby, cycling, mountain biking, running clubs – to name a few.
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By Bobbi Gerber
01 Mar 2018
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Bird-lovers are bonkers about Tzaneen area!
 
Swartbos Forest
 
Park in the grounds of Sandford Heights Nursery. Ask the owners for directions to the trail, which offers access to the...

By Bobbi Gerber
28 Feb 2018
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One of the prime products from the fruitful earth of the Valley of the Olifants (Tzaneen area) is the avocado. The oil content is between 5% and 30% of the fresh pulp weight and makes it an important source of energy, while its minerals and...

By Bobbi Gerber
30 Jan 2018
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A warm welcome to Tzaneen – with a spin on the word ‘warm’. ‘Hot’ better describes the general climate of this Limpopo town, roughly halfway between Polokwane, capital city of Limpopo, and Phalaborwa, one of the gateways to the Kruger National...

By Anonymous (not verified)
10 Aug 2017
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Kefir – the ‘free’ probiotic boost!
By Heidi du Preez
 
Modern society has become reliant on pill-popping to stay healthy, whether it be conventional drugs or natural medicines. Why would you...

By Mesché Meijer
26 Jul 2017
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On route to Tzaneen, in the heart of the Magoebaskloof mountain area you will find the famous Cheerio Gardens, where hundreds of different Japanese flowering cherry trees come into spectacular bloom during late September / early October.
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By Mesché Meijer
25 Jul 2017
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The magnificent Mina's Neighbourhood Market is held at Mina’s farm venue and art café which is situated in the beautiful Magoebaskloof Mountains.
 
Art, food and fun lovers must come and join in and enjoy a fun-filled day with...

Eucalyptus saligna situated in the Woodbush Forest Estate, Magoebaskloof, Tzaneen, ranked as the tallest trees in the Southern hemisphere and the tallest trees in Africa
By Mesché Meijer
25 Jul 2017
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Tzaneen and its surrounding areas are the proud hosts of as many as 10 of the Champion Trees in South Africa. And what are Champion Trees exactly? 
 
The Champion Tree Project was born on a sunny day in the spring of 2002, when the...

By Mesché Meijer
19 Jul 2017
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Looking for the perfect Carp fishing spot? - What better place to cast your lines into, than the wild waters of the Tzaneen Dam, situated in the heart of the prolific sub- tropical region in South Africa, Tzaneen.
 
The dam was built...

By Marinda Thomas
30 Mar 2017
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Connecting the towns of Haenertsburg and Tzaneen is the Magoebaskloof Mountain Pass, not only one of the great classic passes of the Limpopo Province, but also one of the finest scenic passes in South Africa.  The pass climbs 446...

By Marinda Thomas
30 Mar 2017
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Kaross is a rural embroidery project in Limpopo's peaceful Letsitele Valley that helps create jobs and uplift the local community by combining the area's traditional arts and craft skills with modern...

By Marinda Thomas
13 Aug 2016
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One of the local legends holds that it was King Makgoba himself who described the area where the town of Tzaneen is now situated as “Tzaneng – the happy land”.
 
Other explanations were that the name originated from the word “Tzana“...

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By Marinda Thomas
31 May 2016
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The economy of Tzaneen depends largely on farming different types of fruits, vegetables, animals and timber. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of Tzaneen, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured...

By Marinda Thomas
31 May 2016
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The author AP Cartwright in his book: By the Waters of the Letaba wrote

“The combination of mountain scenery, flowering poinsettias and coral trees, warm sunny days and this immense stretch of water surrounded by yacht basins, marinas and...

By Marinda Thomas
19 Jan 2016
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Languages spoken in the area consist as follows:
Afrikaans  41.5%
Northern Sotho 18.1%
Tsonga 13.5%
English 13.3%
Other 13.5%
 

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By Claudia Thomas
14 Aug 2015
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The decision to form a town at Tzaneen was taken in 1918 and the town was established the following year.  It was only in 1924, however, that it was proclaimed a town.
 
Tzaneen owes much to the discovery of minerals to the east -- it...

By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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Situated on the banks of the Tzaneen Dam previously known as Fanie Botha Dam located on the Letaba River, just outside the town of Tzaneen.  

The Tzaneen Dam is a beautiful dam stocked with Florida strain Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass,...

By Amy Leo
15 Jun 2015
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Enter Casa Mia and be prepared for an experience of ultimate luxury. Specialists in interior decor for a vast number of years, you can be assured that your private and corporate requirements are in the very best of hands! Accent is given to...

By Amy Leo
11 Jun 2015
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Joseph Baloyi, local musician, brought a breath of fresh air to one of the recently held social markets at Dei Gratia Restaurant! Clients enjoyed their meals to the tune of 'I did it my way', 'Pink Panther', 'Killing me softly', 'Somewhere over...

By Amy Leo
19 Mar 2015
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Driven by my passion for trees and their vital importance I nature, I simply had to visit this giant on my return to Tzaneen six months ago.  One of my fondest childhood memories which has been playing  a pivotal role in writing my present book...

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