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

Head of Department


Head of Department
Mrs Rohini Naidoo

KZN Sports Awards
Schools Sport League

Formerly known as Sisonke Summer Cup, the 2014 Harry Gwala Summer Cup promises to transform the rural village of Edazini as traditional horse racing enthusiasts flock to Kilimon grounds bringing the glitz and glamour to the rural community.  The event is named after struggle stalwart Harry Gwala following the name-change of the Sisonke District Municipality.  Taking place on Sat, 29 November 2014, it is organised by the Department of Sport and Recreation in partnership with the Harry Gwala District and Ingwe Local Municipalities...       Read More...

Ibeach Xperience 2014
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...


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...


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...
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.
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