Harry the Hominid’s green tips for the festive season

Think before you buy this festive season. We only have one earth and everything we do impacts on the state of our planet. There are many ways to enjoy a green festive season, and I’ve found 12 tips to help you have a planet-friendly holiday.

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Come celebrate your birthday at Maropeng this month - for free!

  • December 08, 2014 | Category: News

Maropeng turns 9 this month and to celebrate we’re inviting you to come pick up a free ticket to the Visitor Centre if your own birthday is this month. Just bring in your ID, get your ticket and bring in your own milestone with an unforgettable day at the Cradle of Humankind.

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Maropeng turns 9!

  • December 07, 2014

The Maropeng Visitor Centre in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site turns 9 this weekend. The centre’s been the backdrop of historic announcements, played host to international icons and offered a glimpse into the past to thousands of school children over the years.

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New year, new Hominin House

  • December 07, 2014

In October, we revealed exciting news about the Hominin House receiving a revamp. On 28 January 2015, guests will be invited to see the new and improved Hominin House.

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Spreading festive cheer at Maloney’s Eye Primary School

  • December 06, 2014 | Category: News

Maropeng, together with its corporate social investment (CSI) partners, has once again spread festive joy at Maloney’s Eye Primary School in Krugersdorp.

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Get down to earth on World Soil Day

  • December 05, 2014

Have you taken the time to appreciate the ground you’re standing on? If not, it’s time to start. Today is World Soil Day – when the planet’s citizens are reminded of the true value of the ground beneath our feet.

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What’s happening at Maropeng this December?

  • December 01, 2014 | Category: News

There’s plenty of fun to be had for the whole family at Maropeng this December. Be sure to book your tickets early via the Maropeng online shop.

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Maropeng congratulates Fair Trade Tourism on its 10th anniversary

  • November 28, 2014 | Category: News

Maropeng, which proudly shows off its Fair Trade Tourism certification, congratulates Fair Trade Tourism on its 10-year anniversary. Maropeng received its certifcation in 2013 for being a truly sustainable tourist destination.

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Action needed now on climate change

  • November 24, 2014 | Category: News

Climate change is already making itself felt across the world, and the World Wide Fund for Nature says that if governments and people do not take action, it will spell disaster for the Earth.

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Kids take a trip back in time at Maropeng Visitor Centre

  • November 20, 2014 | Category: News

Learners of Hoërskool Erasmus were enthralled when they recently toured the Maropeng Visitor Centre. Maropeng, in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind, offers exciting tours and accommodation for schoolgoers of all ages.

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