Marina da Gama blog

News and updates from the Marina da Gama Association

Exco portfolio reports & minutes, June 2021
ExCom@Work

Exco portfolio reports & minutes, June 2021

Read the minutes and portfolio report from the Exco meeting, June 2021
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‘Understand the issues, don’t get emotional’
Flora & Fauna Marina people

‘Understand the issues, don’t get emotional’

David Rogers, respected author, photographer, educator, conservation activist and Marina resident, shares his opinions on how to resolve Zandvlei’s current crisis.
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Litter bugged? Then WhatsApp 064 518 6503
Latest news Marina people

Litter bugged? Then WhatsApp 064 518 6503

If you’re bugged by Zandvlei’s chronic litter problem and want to actually do something about it, here’s why you should add 064 518 6503 to your WhatsApp contacts.
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City responds to Zandvlei petition
City of Cape Town updates

City responds to Zandvlei petition

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) has given its formal response to the recent Zandvlei petition, including feedback on the area’s water quality and the new Kingfisher.
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Marina canoeists excel in 2021 SA championships
Events Marina people

Marina canoeists excel in 2021 SA championships

Congratulations to the Marina residents who performed so brilliantly against world-class opposition in the recent SA Canoe Marathon Championships on Zandvlei.
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Discovering community spirit’s mystical magic
Latest news Marina people

Discovering community spirit’s mystical magic

The West family inspired Uitsig residents to build a tree home for fairies. Next, another resident hand built a bush pub for neighbours. Smells like community spirit!
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Meet gardening rep, Silvia Stringer
ExCom@Work

Meet gardening rep, Silvia Stringer

Introducing our Park Island gardening representative, Silvia Stringer. With the Marina Gardeners and Staffa Hussein, she’s making a positive difference to our area.
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Stellar achiever Sindiwe still writing wrongs
Marina people

Stellar achiever Sindiwe still writing wrongs

Longstanding Marina resident, Sindiwe Magona is making news again, this time with positive reviews of her latest novel, When the Village Sleeps.
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SA’s top canoeing talent heads for the Marina
Events Marina people

SA’s top canoeing talent heads for the Marina

Exciting news: starting Friday, Zandvlei, including the Marina canals, will provide the setting for the 2021 SA Canoe Marathon Championships over three days.
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Read our latest minutes, portfolio reports
ExCom@Work

Read our latest minutes, portfolio reports

Catch up on the proceedings, discussions and decisions during ExCom’s latest monthly meeting, held on 11 May 2021 at the MDGA office in Eastlake Shopping Centre.
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Notice of this year’s MDGA AGM
ExCom@Work

Notice of this year’s MDGA AGM

Notice is hereby given that the Marina da Gama Association is holding its AGM at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, on Tuesday 22 June 2021 from 18.30 to start at 19.00.
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Meet gardening rep, Andrea Pycroft
ExCom@Work

Meet gardening rep, Andrea Pycroft

Introducing our Eastlake Island/Cannon Island gardening rep, Andrea Pycroft. With the Marina Gardeners, she’s making a visible difference to our area.
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This month’s flora and fauna update
Flora & Fauna

This month’s flora and fauna update

Many thanks to Cherry Giljam for her latest update on the animals and plants that are such a precious feature of life in the Marina. This month: snakes and mole-rats!
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In the sewer with City engineer Andrew Taylor
City of Cape Town updates

In the sewer with City engineer Andrew Taylor

We caught up with City of Cape Town engineer Andrew Taylor, about the efforts his department is making to bring local sewerage systems up to acceptable standards.
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Meet rising crypto art star, Danny Attfield
Marina people

Meet rising crypto art star, Danny Attfield

We’ve got a few questions for rising talent Danny Attfield, who is building a formidable international reputation among fans and (very) serious crypto art collectors.
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