Kouga local municipality
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Should you wish to report a service fault, please contact the Kouga Call Centre on 042 200 2200. The call centre is open seven days a week from 7:30am to 7pm. Outside these hours faults can be reported at 042 291 0250 or 042 200 8330. Alternatively, click here to download the Link app for easy fault reporting.


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Press Releases

Change in Ward 15 voting station
25 April 2019

Residents registered to cast their votes at the Humansdorp Country Club in Ward 15 are asked to take note that their voting station has changed.

Jeffreys Bay Comprehensive High is among the schools that have already received recycling bins from the municipality. At the hand-over were Kouga foreman Zanethemba Ramesi, Kouga Waste and Environmental Health Manager Christa Venter, J'Bay Comprehensive Head of Department Naomi Venter, Kouga superintendent Moses Ngcayisa, Kouga Environmental Specialist Nomvelo Siwela, School Governing Body chairperson Hermien Prins and school administrator Garth Jacobs. Recycling set to move up a gear
24 April 2019

Recycling services in the Kouga region is set to move up a gear following the appointment of an official service provider by the municipality.

Seekoei breach authorised to address fish deaths
23 April 2019

Kouga Municipality has received the go-ahead to breach the mouth of the Seekoei estuary at Jeffreys Bay.

Water outages at Humansdorp and St Francis
22 April 2019

Discreteness tests, which could lead to a break in the water supply for up to three hours per day, will take place at Humansdorp this week and St Francis Bay next week.

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Marius Ferreira of Je’Vista congratulate the Kings of the Beach on their victory in the touchies tournament. H'dorp teams triumph at J'Bay Carnival
21 April 2019

The celebratory fires burnt high on Saturday (20 April) when local teams came out tops in the first Easter Je’Vista One Touch and Kouga Beach Netball tournaments at the main beachfront of Jeffreys Bay.

Easter Bunny at the J'Bay Beach Carnival
20 April 2019

The Easter Bunny was at the J'Bay Beach Carnival on Saturday to distribute sweet treats to visitors.

New pound for stray animals
18 April 2019

Stray animals can now be reported to the Kouga Call Centre.

Residents can now contact the Kouga Call Centre to find out what their account balance is. Call centre now open for balance queries
17 April 2019

Ratepayers can now contact the Kouga Call Centre to find out what their municipal account balance is or to obtain an access key to register for Kouga Municipality’s online account service.

Jaco Vlok, Christo Botha, Magriet and Marius Ferreira, Anene Jonck and Reggie Bezuidenhout get set for the first J'Bay Beach Carnival. Great sports at the first J’Bay Carnival
16 April 2019

A skydiving Easter bunny, action-packed beach sports and kiddies fun galore will keep holiday-makers entertained at the first J’Bay Beach Carnival this weekend.

Spectacular views of the Gamtoos Valley await visitors from the iconic “Bergvenster” near Patensie. Patensie wins EC round of Kwêla Town of the Year
15 April 2019

Patensie was named the winner of the East Cape round of the annual competition on Kyknet’s Kwêla on Sunday.

Municipal offices to close early on Thursday
14 April 2019

All Kouga municipal offices will be closing at 12 noon on Thursday, 18 April, for the duration of the Easter weekend.

ADAM Groot name tree op by JBay Makiti
12 April 2019

Top Suid-Afrikaanse kunstenaars sal sorg vir vermaak uit die boonste rakke by die 2019 JBay Makiti.

Fish kill causes alarm at Seekoei estuary
10 April 2019

An emergency application is due to be submitted to the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) this week for the breaching of the Seekoei estuary mouth at Paradise Beach, Jeffreys Bay.

Congratulations to the first Kouga Mayor's Cup T20 champions! Hankey crowned first Mayor's Cup T20 champs
09 April 2019

The Hankey Cricket Club was crowned the first Kouga Mayor’s Cup T20 champions on Sunday.

The winners of the Corporate section were GSM Trading, SOGA and 4@play. Top-class action at first Mayor's Cup volleyball
08 April 2019

The first-ever Kouga Mayor’s Cup Beach Volleyball tournament took place in near perfect weather conditions at the Jeffreys Bay main beachfront over the weekend.

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