GREAT MEDIA COVERAGE
About The Great Labyrinth Project
News headlines in Stellenbosch
Street poles all over Stellenbosch declared our project is alive and well, following yet another article publicizing our campaign message - be mindful of our carbon footprint.
go! is aimed at English-speaking outdoor enthusiasts. Marketed under the slogan, “Your journey starts here”, the magazine is the reader’s passport to affordable destinations. Articles are authoritative, entertaining, informative and something readers know they can rely on. They announced the Great Labyrinth to their readers and will continue to publish articles on our progress.
Smile Radio Interview
Smile Radio interviewed Great Labyrinth Co-Founder Peter Shrimpton and President of the Entrepreneur Organisation - Waheed Adam - about our project, leading up the the tree planting event with Premier Alan Winde.
Cape Town etc - March 6, 2020
This online publication was instrumental in launching our volunteer program. They did a follow up article to promote the launch ceremony with Premier Alan Winde on the 7th March.
The Argus - March 5, 2020
Leading up to the launch ceremony with Premier Alan Winde, the Argus published an article about the involvement and support of the Entrepreneur Organisation.
Huffington Post March 5, 2020
Olivia Boyd of the Huffington Post explores the "spekboom craze" in South Africa and interviews several of the local champions who are driving the #spekboomchallenge campaign.
SABC News - February 25, 2020
We made national news again. Watch Mandy, Terry and Rekai share the wonders of spekboom and labyrinths with the world.
Prolandscaper - February, 2020
We got spek-tacular exposure in the February edition of Prolandscaper. The article emphasized the importance of planting spekboom and reached many thousands of people in the landscaping field.
Vukuzenzele - February 27, 2020
Vukuzenzele is a publication produced by Government Communications. They wrote a lovely article about our project and encourage everyone to follow our campaign message - reduce your carbon footprint.
Africa Live News - February 8, 2020
Our Spek-tacular labyrinth was featured on the news to one billion Asian viewers on Africa Live.
Cape Talk Radio with Pippa Hudson - February 6, 2020
We were invited to share our campaign message on the radio - in studio - by DJ Pippa Hudson. The best part was seeing how excited Rekai Mapenda was about being in studio for the first time, and hearing him talk about his babies (his trees) and climate change.
Die Burger - Buite - February 5, 2020
We got our first double page spread in the prominent local newspaper - Die Burger. This fantastic article won the support of Paarman Landscapes, who have jumped on board to provide our irrigation solution, landscaping needs and more. Watch this space.
Die Groot Ontbyt - Television Interview - January 21, 2020
National TV Show - Die Groot Ontbyt - did a feature on the amazing properties of Spekboom and interviewed our founder, Peter Shrimpton, about the Great Labyrinth of Africa.
ENCA - Television Interview - January 12, 2020
This spek-tacular television was flighted during the news on national television and throughout the weekend on various channels. We got an incredible response from people all over the country.
Traveller24 - January 21 2020
Die Burger - January 13 2020
Tygerburger - January 14 2020
Cape Town etc - Call For Volunteeers
In January 2020, we got off to a GREAT start by securing an article on popular news portal Cape Town etc. We called for volunteers and were inundated with enthusiastic locals who kindly offered to roll up their shirt sleeves and help us plant, water and feed our 160,000 trees. Read more.
Sunday Times article
Special thanks to Bobby Jordan from the Sunday Times who visited our site and interviewed the team. He wrote a great article about our project and gave our campaign message a real boost.
Local Newspaper glorifies Great Labyrinth
The Eikestad Nuus is Stellenbosch's local newspaper so it was befitting that they ran a wonderful article about our project to raise awareness for carbon reduction, since the Great Labyrinth is being built in Stellenbosch.
First Media Coverage in Cape Argus
The Cape Argus is a local newspaper with a circulation of 294,000. In November 2019 we got our first newspaper article printed in this publication. Hopefully, many more to come....