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News and updates from the Marina da Gama Association

The City reports back on latest ZPAAC meeting
City of Cape Town updates

The City reports back on latest ZPAAC meeting

Agenda items included recent data on water quality and the interventions needed to address chronic pollution in the waterbodies.
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Open Studios: time to show your creative talent
Events

Open Studios: time to show your creative talent

We're inviting artists and craftspeople to showcase and sell their work at home over the weekend of 23-24 April.
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Minutes and portfolio reports (February 2022)
ExCom@Work

Minutes and portfolio reports (February 2022)

Read the latest minutes and portfolio reports from the MDGA's Executive Committee's meeting in February 2022
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Celebrating the Friends of Park Island
Flora & Fauna

Celebrating the Friends of Park Island

Enjoying Park Island is a highlight of Marina living. This is how you can help preserve this precious nature reserve.
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A joint view on what’s happening with the vlei
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A joint view on what’s happening with the vlei

David Rogers, David Bristow and Nick Bode share their views on Zandvlei and the way ahead following the latest ZPAAC meeting
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City visit: a step towards filling the info gap
City of Cape Town updates ExCom@Work

City visit: a step towards filling the info gap

CoCT delegation agrees to keep Marina residents more informed about efforts to solve Zandvlei's current problems.
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At last: an app that reports by-law breakers
City of Cape Town updates

At last: an app that reports by-law breakers

From party noise to illegal businesses, the City's app makes it quick and easy to report broken by-laws.
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Minutes and portfolio reports (January 2022)
ExCom@Work

Minutes and portfolio reports (January 2022)

Read the latest minutes and portfolio reports from the MDGA's Executive Committee's meeting in January 2022
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ZPAAC points the way out of the vlei crisis
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ZPAAC points the way out of the vlei crisis

Nick Bode, MDGA ExCom’s Waterways portfolio holder, reviews the latest twists in the waterways crisis.
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Another memorable Marina Christmas
Events

Another memorable Marina Christmas

Residents from around the Marina put aside the stresses of a challenging year to play their part in making our traditional festive events another memorable success.
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A tough year with some notable achievements
ExCom@Work

A tough year with some notable achievements

Richard Midgley, Chairman, MDGA ExCom, looks back on the progress that our portfolios have made during another highly charged and difficult year.
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A message on the state of our waterways
ExCom@Work

A message on the state of our waterways

The MDGA ExCom Chair addresses residents regarding the growing crisis and concern over the deteriorating state of our waterways.
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Have your say on plans for a cellphone tower
Latest news

Have your say on plans for a cellphone tower

We have asked for residents’ thoughts on plans to erect a cellphone tower on top of the building next to the Eastlake Shopping Centre. Most respondents oppose it.
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City announces new plans to cut sewer spills
City of Cape Town updates

City announces new plans to cut sewer spills

News from the City of Cape Town after it launched a Sewer Spill Reduction Plan to contend with the 300 sewer blockages and overflows that happen every day.
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All about the wild dagga plant and its various uses
Flora & Fauna

All about the wild dagga plant and its various uses

Many thanks to Cherry Giljam for these facts about Leonotis leonurus, also known as wilde dagga, wild dagga, or umfincafincane. See them first-hand on Park Island.
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