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MEC Arts, Culture, Sport & Recreation
Mrs N. Sibhidla – Saphetha, MPL

Head of Department

 

Head of Department
Mrs Rohini Naidoo

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KwaZulu-Natal Honours its Sport Stars in Style

Prolific sportsmen and women were honoured for their sporting achievements and diligent administration in their respective sporting codes at the 2014 KwaZulu-Natal Sport Awards held on October 4, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu said the event showcased the wealth of talent in the province. “As KwaZulu-Natal we are proud to host these awards and recognise our sporting heroes and heroines for their exceptional performance both on and off the field. KwaZulu-Natal is growing in stature to become the sporting destination of choice and this explains our continued desire to host big sporting events.” said Mchunu.   Read More...

  
KWAZULU-NATAL SUCCESSFUL IN ITS DEFENCE OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS GAMES TITLE

Team KwaZulu-Natal defended the National Indigenous Games (IGs) title, dominating the competition and claiming the first prize for fourth time in a row.  The team won gold in dibeke, khokho, amagende (stones), incuva, inqathu (skipping), umlabalaba, boxing and juskei juniors. 

The 180-strong team, consisting of athletes and support staff had left KZN last week confident of victory due to the intense preparations athletes had undergone ahead of the tournament.  Speaking during a three-day camp in Newcastle before heading to Pretoria, both athletes and coaching staff were confident of making the people of KZN proud.                       Read More...

  
KWAZULU-NATAL OFF TO DEFEND THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS GAMES TITLE

The Indigenous Games (IGs) Team from KwaZulu-Natal left for Pretoria on 19 September to participate in the ever-growing National IGs in Pretoria.  Having beaten competition from the rest of the country on the road to claiming top spot in 2013, KZN athletes are eager to perform well and remain champions for the fourth year in a row.                                  Read More...

  
Launch of Public Service Month 2014
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SENIOR CITIZEN GAMES COME TO UGU DISTRICT

    

People older than sixty have, over the past few years dispelled the myth that they are too old to participate in sport. Thanks to the government initiatives such as the Golden Games, which promote “active ageing”.

Every year senior citizens, some of them touching the ripe old age of eighty, come together to show off their sporting skills in a unique competition known as the Golden Games.  The 2014 edition of the Provincial Golden Games will be hosted at by Ugu District at the Ugu Sports and Leisure Centre in Margate from 26-27 August 2014.  Read More...

  
UTHUKELA WINS THE 2014 INDIGENOUS GAMES

     

Uthukela District Municipality are the new champions for the Indigenous Games champions in KwaZulu-Natal.

The district with its seat in Ladysmith, northern KZNs won the provincial tournament hosted by the neighbouring Amajuba District at Arbor Park grounds in Newcastle from 15-16 August 2014.

Team Ethekwini retained the second sports and the hosts Amajuba came third.  The previous champions, Uthungulu did feature among the top teams.      Read more ...

  
2014 Youth Camp

  
THE ELAN DURBAN UNDER 19 INTERNATIONAL REACHES ITS CLIMAX


The inaugural eLAN Durban Under-19 International Football Tournament got off to a thrilling start as the top youth football sides from Europe and South America showcased their skills and talent playing against the two South African youth sides, the KZN Academy XI and the SA Under 19.

The tournament which started on 31 July at KwaMashu’s Princess Magogo Stadium brought to Durban the likes of AS Roma from Italy, English side Everton FC and Brazil’s Santos.                 Read More...

  
MANDELA DAY – DSR SPREADS GOODWILL


The HoD and officials of Highway House Head Office spent 67 minutes with the children of the Durban Children’s Home in Glenwood, Durban. The beneficiaries were treated to meals, refreshments, gifts and play.   

The Mandela Day Programme contribution comprised a provincial set of activities to spread goodwill and assistance to the needy citizens of the province that required it the most...    Read More...
  
FAMOUS DUNDEE JULY CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

The 2014 Dundee July Rural Horse Riding race will mark its 10 years in grand style.  Under the theme “Freedom to Rein; Celebrating 20 years of Democracy”, this year’s event will pull all stops to showcase the glitz and glamour that have become vital part of this horse racing event.

The race will take place on Saturday, 19th July at its tradition venue, Dundee Horseracing track in Endumeni Municipality.  As it has become a tradition, it will be preceded by a multi-cultural street parade on Friday through the town centre at midday.                                 Read More...

  
Celebration of 20 Years of Freedom Through Sport

                    

The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) in partnership with the Ilembe District Municipality organised a sport tournament for the community which saw teams from the four local municipalities compete in soccer, netball and fun run.

The sport event was preceded by the welcoming ceremony on 4 April of the Freedom Flame by MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation Mrs. Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha.  The flame marked the 20 Years of Freedom celebration of South Africa’s democracy in Ilembe District.      Read More...

  
Updating of Supplier Database

KZN Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) is in the process of updating its Supplier Database. All Suppliers are invited to register for their placement on the KZN DSR Suppliers Database. Completed forms can be delivered to the nearest DSR District office or Head Office/s (2nd Floor Highway House, 83-93 Jan Smuts Highway, Mayville 4058 or 135 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg 3200).  For more information contact Veronica Naidoo on 031-2421745.
 
Please find below the relevant documents, viz Advert, Registration Form and Guideline document.

  
 
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