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...

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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 South Africa is...

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Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town
Jan25

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town  Only 13 out of 35 public swimming pools in Cape Town remain open. The rest are closed in a desperate bid to preserve our precious water reserves. These days most private pools are looking more like frog ponds. Thankfully our surrounding oceans have plenty of water. Our coastline boasts a range of natural tidal pools offering welcome relief from a sweltering Cape Summer. The Beauty of Tidal Pools  The...

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Shooting the breeze with S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward
Nov17

Shooting the breeze with S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward

She’s South Africa’s Kite Surfing champion, a Maaji Swimwear model and travels extensively while blogging about ‘living the dream’. And she’s only 25.  Amanzi had the pleasure of shooting the breeze with Michelle Sky Hayward about her journey, her secret health tips and her aspirations for the future. Q: What have been some of your major successes and milestones in your career that led you to becoming a professional kite surfer?...

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Granadilla Lollies inspire local Swimwear Label
Nov14

Granadilla Lollies inspire local Swimwear Label

Granadilla Swimwear has taken the online and retail fashion space by storm. Inspired by Cape Town’s Summer beach anthem “Ice-cream, cole drink, granadilla lolly” two entrepreneurs had an ‘AHA’ moment and a brand was born. Amanzi chatted to Josh Meltz and Adam Duxbury, the dynamic duo behind the fruity, colourful and funky Granadilla brand. Celebrating Local Creatives Adam and Josh set out to create a proudly South African swimwear...

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Amanzi Magazine takes the Surfer’s Pledge with SA’s own ocean watch ambassador
Oct25

Amanzi Magazine takes the Surfer’s Pledge with SA’s own ocean watch ambassador

She’s a self-confessed ocean-addict with a surfboard leash permanently in her handbag, sand in her bed and a fixation with wind guru. She’s Diony Lalieu who only started surfing at 29, made it to SA champs at 41 and is now the Soul Surfer Ocean Watch Ambassador and the founder of the Surfer’s Pledge. Amanzi Magazine met with this go-getter to find out what motivated her and more about the Surfer’s Pledge. Fear Factor It was...

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