25 June 2008
The consortium is responsible for developing, amongst others, Champagne Sports Resort, one of the top golf resorts in the Drakensberg (www.champagnesportsresort.com); Plantations Estate, an upmarket estate with over 700 homes (www.plantations.co.za); Pumula Beach Hotel (www.pumulabeachhotel.co.za); The Heritage Shopping & Lifestyle Centre (www.heritagehillcrest.co.za), Lillies Quarter (a new shopping centre in Hillcrest) as well as various urban renewal projects in central Durban (www.urbanize.co.za).
The Champagne Sports Resort golf course is currently rated by Golf Digest as the 25th best golf course in South Africa.
LDM has entered into a joint venture with the Consortium to immediately develop the Royal Jozini Golf Estate and to construct the resort infrastructure with a target date of December 2008 for the completion of the first phase. Construction work will be fast-tracked, starting next month. The consortium will also oversee the various construction works that have been reserved for emerging Swazi contractors, while the legendary Peter Ridl will continue to act as LDM
10 July 2018Congratulations to a true custodian of nature!
Peace Parks Foundation is proud of the passionate and dedicated teams, on the ground in transfrontier conservation areas daily, fighting the good fight to protect southern Africa’s natural heritage!read more
15 June 2018Providing water as a life source for people, livestock and agriculture.
As part of the MozBio Water and Agriculture Project, two of four multi-use water systems were this week handed over to the Gala and Guengu communities in ceremonies led by the Matutuine District Permaread more
24 May 2018Ellie mom saved from snare
A remarkable rescue mission was undertaken Sunday, 20 May 2018, when a female elephant, with a two-week-old baby right on her heels, was seen early-morning with a snare cutting into her left hind leg.read more
8 March 2018Reproductive Health: Empowering the women of Mozambique
Hortencia Tembe had her first child at the age of 16. She lives in a small, rural village in the south of Mozambique. Having only attended school up to 3rd grade level, she understood the challenges sread more
17 August 2017Rewilding Mozambique's Elephant Coast
As part of ongoing efforts to develop the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation and Resource Area, a further 2 300 animals are being translocated to Maputo Special Reserve in Mozambique during 2017. As oread more
9 January 2017 Conscious Conservation
Without fanfare, a conservation success story is unfolding just over the border in southern Mozambique. If you are a lover of wild places, this may just be the best kept secret in southern Africa.read more
2 January 2017Where Wildness Lives
Imagine one hundred kilometres of deserted beach, seeing both elephants and whales in a single glance, and spotting endangered leatherback and loggerhead turtles silently nesting under cover of night.read more
28 November 2016Further training to protect turtles
From 25-26 November, Centro Terra Viva presented a refresher training course for the 46 turtle monitors who cover the area from Ponta do Ouro to Ponta Mucombo in Mozambique. The training comprised botread more
15 November 2016Restocking national parks as part of transfrontier conservation development
A further 573 animals have been translocated to Maputo Special Reserve and 310 to Zinave National Park.read more
8 November 2016Wildlife thriving in Maputo Special Reserve, Mozambique
At the end of September, the Maputo Special Reserve/Tembe Elephant Park management committee conducted an aerial census to determine the status of the large herbivore species in Maputo Special Reserveread more