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Sutherland School Fire – Call For Support

Posted by on 30th September 2018

In a disastrous turn of events this past week on September 27th, the school in Sutherland was tragically consumed by a fire that has gutted most of the stately heritage building, which is 110 years old. The blaze broke out …More »

Moop Map 2018

Posted by on 28th June 2018

Its finally here – the news you’ve all been waiting for! So, who was naughty, who was nice and who was, well, just a total fokken mess? What did our LNT crew do in the desert this year? LNT – …More »

The Tale of Red Dust

Posted by on 23rd June 2016

Photo courtesy of: Christiaan Barnard Photography 4am. Late April. It is dark. It is cold. A chill wind from the north conjures dusty ghosts that groan and whisper across the Playa. A crescent moon hangs like a cheap neon sign …More »

Donkey Cart Weekend – Many Bridges Built

Posted by on 12th November 2014
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Initiated by Padstal owner Hein Lange and Robert Weinek (and other members of our Outreach team), the Donkey Cart Weekend has turned into an annual event that’s now a community-building experience that’s building bridges into the future. More »

But a Few Million Years of Tankwa Geology

Posted by on 23rd October 2014
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As with many places on earth, the Tankwa Karoo has seen significant changes throughout various geological settings over billions of years of Earth history. Check out Sven Coles’ brilliant summary of Tankwa Karoo geology.More »

Give Thanks

Posted by on 9th April 2014
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It was pretty hard and taxing on the body, and after four days we were not nearly finished but our bodies felt like it. We were out in the heat all day, hammering nails into the lovely hard ground, and walking the space over and over again.More »

Poster: The Trickster

Posted by on 4th March 2014

Our poster for 2014 is here – ladies and gentlenuts, put your hands together for the artist Alexis Aronson, who’s brought our theme this year – The Trickster – beautifully to life!More »

How DPW Changed My Life

Posted by on 11th February 2014
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It’s hard to describe the satisfaction and growth one experiences during 42 days of physical labour in a harsh environment, but H gives it a crack in her first blogpost here…More »

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