We team up with Waves For Change
Apr18

We team up with Waves For Change

Amanzi has joined forces with Waves for Change (W4C) – an award-winning surf therapy programme that is changing lives, one wave at a time. We have chosen this inspiring programme as our social responsibility partner going forward. Today we introduce their incredible work and the impact they are making in Africa. Surf Therapy where it all began The inspiration started with Ashoka Fellow Tim Conibear who is an avid surfer. After...

Read More
Longboarding SA champs head to Lambert’s Bay
Apr05

Longboarding SA champs head to Lambert’s Bay

Every year SA’s most skilled longboard surfers undertake a pilgrimage to a pristine surf spot along the coastline and battle it out for the coveted SA championship titles.  This year is no different, except they’ve chosen Lambert’s Bay and they won’t just be catching waves. Amanzi chatted with Western Province Longboarding Chairman, Carl Zimmerman.  SA Champs goes coastal in Lambert’s Bay The longboarding fraternity in...

Read More
Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Mar26

Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium

As an experienced dive instructor, I’ve had the privilege of diving in the most awe-inspiring underworld locations in Southern Africa. However, I had never been to the one special space on our doorstep that offers a dive experience like none other. Scuba diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town is definitely worthy of being included on everyone’s bucket list. This was my experience. By Lisa Leathes. Diving with a diving...

Read More
Drought & water polo – schools get creative
Mar19

Drought & water polo – schools get creative

In an unprecedented move, WP Schools’ Water Polo has deferred the schools’ league and playoff tournament to the fourth term as a result of the ongoing drought in the region. While some schools are not on the municipal water grid, there are many others that are.  In a bid to keep the game alive, Amanzi was very impressed to see how creative several schools have been. Fish Hoek School has transformed Kalk Bay Harbour into a playing...

Read More
School teaches a lesson on plastic pollution
Mar14

School teaches a lesson on plastic pollution

Dainfern College put an inventive spin on their Swimathon annual fundraiser. They wanted to highlight plastic pollution, so they added plastic bottles into their swimming pool before the swimathon. In line with the Dainfern College Foundation’s aim to ‘multiply our impact on the world around us,’ they had the school collect as many plastic bottles as possible. These were then thrown into the pool before the Grade 4-7 pupils swam, to...

Read More
Pearson Girls – Old Petrian’s Water Polo Champs
Mar06

Pearson Girls – Old Petrian’s Water Polo Champs

Amanzi congratulates Pearson Girls on winning the 2018 Old Petrian’s Water Polo Tournament over the weekend. They beat St Stithians 3-1 in the finals.  After ending top of their pool, they came up against East London rivals, Stirling and produced a high-quality display to win 11-5.  They then faced top Cape Town school Reddam House in the semi-finals.  Pearson took an early lead and remained in control, winning...

Read More