New exhibition coming to Maropeng (Dec 6, 2008 - Mar 6, 2009)

  • December 01, 2008

Come and see for yourself what makes Paranthropus so special. From December 6 2008 until March 6 2009, Maropeng presents original Paranthropus fossils from various sites in the Cradle of Humankind, and others of Homo and other species of animals that lived at the same time in a fascinating new exhibition entitled Paranthropus in Context.

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John Robbie broadcasts live from Maropeng

  • November 21, 2008

Gauteng talk radio station Radio 702 broadcasted live from Maropeng on Friday morning, bringing the history of humankind to hundreds of thousands of Gauteng listeners of the John Robbie Show. 

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Children of Fire learners enjoy the Maropeng Visitor Centre

  • November 18, 2008

The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently hosted a number of children from the charity Children of Fire.

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Maropeng featured on Kyknet

  • November 17, 2008

DSTV’s Kyknet (an Afrikaans programming channel) recently aired an insert about Maropeng on their show Reise en Soetkyse

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New Gauteng logo unveiled at Maropeng

  • November 07, 2008

Gauteng’s new logo was launched by its Premier, Paul Mashatile, at Maropeng on Tuesday.

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Maropeng receives top tourism awards

  • October 31, 2008

Maropeng recently collected a number of top prizes in the West Rand Tourism Awards.

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Maropeng and Cradle of Humankind award R20 000 to local school

  • October 29, 2008 | Category: News

Unity Primary School, a farm school in the Tarlton area, has taken top honours in the Cradle of Humankind Gauteng schools’ treasure hunt competition.

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Maropeng launches their new wine list

  • October 29, 2008

Join Maropeng and Cederberg for the launch of their wine list at the Tumulus Restaurant on November 8, 2008. All the wines available on the evening will be from the Cederberg range.

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Maropeng launches Sunday Carvery lunch

  • October 23, 2008

Maropeng will be launching regular Sunday Carvery lunches at the Tumulus Restaurant starting on November 2. Come and tantalise your tastebuds with wonderful culinary surprises from a selection of mouthwatering cuisines.

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Submit your images to the Maropeng Flickr group

  • October 21, 2008

Maropeng has started a new group on Flickr, a popular photo-sharing website. The group is called the Cradle of Humankind and invites users to share images from the Cradle, including Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves.

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