Manzi Monate
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Dear valued Shareholder,
Can you believe that we are already 6 months into 2021? Your Manzi Monaté family has not been sitting idly by – we have been hard at work making updates and upgrades in the Chalets and around the Resort so that your home-away-from-home is always in tip-top condition.
This year is truly flying by and we hope that, by December, we would have had the opportunity to welcome you, your family and friends back to your holiday home for a much-needed break away from the responsibilities of everyday life. We cannot wait and truly look forward to creating special memories with you; memories which are sure to last a lifetime.

City Conducts Research On Fish Species In The Rietvlei Dam

Low numbers of indigenous fish species were found by conservation officials during a netting done at the end of February. The city’s nature conservation officials have been conducting research as well as a survey project at the Rietvlei, Bronkhorstspruit, Struben, Austen Roberts and Kudube dams, to build up a database of indigenous and exotic fish species. During this time, officials caught mainly bass and carp.


Bass is a predatory fish, and they have a detrimental effect on indigenous species such as kurper and yellowfish. Carp are not predatory; however, they have a significant impact on the ecosystem - they outcompete indigenous fish for food and have a substantial effect on water quality.

All of the captured bass and carp were removed and replaced with indigenous species such as yellowfish and several sub-species of Tilapia, though the city has no intention to remove all exotic fish species. Their efforts are focused on removing small fry to reduce the pressure on indigenous fish.

Manzi Monaté Updates

Our Team works hard to ensure that Manzi Monaté is in tip-top shape for our guests and valued Shareholders. Below are a few of the refurbishments we have made, as well as ones we are still working on.

New Welcome Mats
New Placemats
64 Air-Conditioners Serviced & 4 Replaced
Entrance Fountain Redone
Reception Fountain Pump Repaired
Trampoline Mat Repaired
New Baize Placed On Pool Tables
Fascia Boards & Pipes Painted

Wooden Poles

Painted With Carbolinium
Linen Replaced
Swimming Pool Repainted
Animal Farm Revamped
Blinds Repaired Or Replaced With Roller Blinds
Bedside Lamp Covers Replaced


Leaking Roofs Being Repaired
Couches & Cushions Being Repaired
Kitchen Lighting Being Replaced
Easter was a memorable occasion for all of our guests who were spoiled from the moment they arrived at Manzi Monaté. Guests were treated to Easter Eggs and a refreshing glass of juice upon arrival. Our youngest guests enjoyed a colouring competition followed by Bingo, Giant Jenga and a stokbraai with their families. On Easter Sunday, the kiddies awoke to an Easter Egg Hunt followed by another round of Bingo and a Trivia Quiz before running off to enjoy all of the wonderful Manzi Monaté facilities.
Mother's Day
Mothers who checked-in to Manzi Monaté during this special occasion were spoiled upon arrival with delicious baked goods – cupcakes, lemon meringues and quiches. We held a lucky draw and the winning mom won a bunch of flowers. To get the family involved, we played a bit of bingo and then quizzed families on how well they knew their mom. Each mother was gifted handmade lavender bath salts and yummy chocolates. We are so blessed to be able to spoil the special women in our lives.
Manzi Monate
"Nice, quiet, get-away Resort. Chalets are well equipped with well-kept gardens. We will be back, for sure!" - Josephus van der Westhuizen

"Amazing Resort for a weekend away from the city. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Chalets were tidy and beautifully kept. We had such a wonderful and relaxing experience!" - Adri Uys

"Clean Chalets and friendly staff. Pretty, well-kept gardens. Very quiet Resort and all activities are free. Well stocked kiosk for buying the basics. We visited during COVID-19 - very diligent health and safety precautions. We felt safe!" - Kelly Za

"Our Chalet was always kept very clean. Management and staff were very friendly and welcoming. The gardens were well maintained and beautiful. Overall, the service was excellent!" - Busi Mahlangu

"A nice Resort close to Pretoria. The gardens and big trees give it a relaxed and rustic ambience. Good variety of play equipment for children and two friendly resident donkeys. Staff are friendly and helpful. The accommodation is comfortable and clean." - Deon Kruger

"It's a great Resort, especially for couples. We had a great time there and their team are very friendly." - Thando Makhubu

Places of Interest near Manzi Monaté
Anton Smit Sculpture Park
70.3 km | 50 min
With a breath-taking view of Bronkhorstspruit Dam, the Anton Smit Sculpture Park in Aqua Vista is a unique outdoor exhibition of monumental sculptures. The Sculpture Park includes Art Café – a coffee shop.
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Adventure Zone
27.9 km | 28 min
Adventure Zone is home to some of the best adrenaline-pumping activities in Gauteng! Activities include Zip-Lining, Quad Safaris, Archery, Abseiling, Horse Riding, Hiking, and so much more!
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Harrie's Pancakes, Cullinan
27.8 km | 28 min
Whether your taste is savoury or sweet, you won’t find a better pancake in South Africa. With options to suit the whole family, Harrie’s Pancakes is a definite must-visit during your next Manzi Monaté stay!
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Station Diner
28.3 km | 30 min
For a unique dining experience, choose Station Diner – situated opposite railway lines, this diner offers scrumptious meals and decadent milkshakes.
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Ludwig's Roses
21.1 km | 22 min
Ludwig’s Roses was established in March 1971 and is still family-run. They grow the largest selection of rose varieties available anywhere in the world. After meandering through rows of roses, enjoy a treat at the Rose Kitchen.
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Doornkop Fish & Wildlife Reserve

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African Blessings

Jochebed Children's Village is the heart of African Blessings and the vision upon which the charity organisation was founded. Jochebed comprises of 16 cottages (of which two are currently complete, furnished and occupied) set on the African Blessings Farm. Rather than operate in the mannerisms of the traditional orphanage, each child is placed with a loving family and will grow to reach their full potential within a functional household on the property. There is a well-known African proverb that says "It takes a village to raise a child". It certainly rings true and we believe that the entire African Blessings Farm community and all living here are responsible for shaping and positively influencing the lives of the children; educating and raising them to be leaders.
This is only the start of our vision – help us reach our dreams of offering this safe haven to more children in need.

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Important Notices
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We would like to remind our valued Shareholders to kindly check and sign off on inventories upon arrival at your home-away-from-home unit. An inventory list is available in your unit; any discrepancies must please be reported at Reception.

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In Closing...

It’s definitely time to return to your holiday home for that much-needed break away - It’s time to create new and wonderful memories at Manzi Monaté. We are so excited for your return and cannot wait to share everything we have planned for the next 6 months, in our next newsletter.

We cannot wait for to the big smiles, happy faces and laughter ringing through the Resort. We are thankful for your support and look forward to seeing what the second half of 2021 has in store for each of us.

Warm Regards,

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VRS – Managing Director 
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