27 August 2018

For Immediate Release 

Participate in the Verge Competition and Win Great Prizes

Residents from around the City are invited to participate in the City’s Verge Competition and stand a chance to win exciting prizes which include a jojo tank, gardening tools and seedlings.

The Verge Competition aims to make eThekwini a more caring and liveable City by stimulating civic pride. The competition is open to all businesses, schools, individuals, garden clubs, conservancies, industrial companies and residents. 

To participate, parties must submit the nomination form, accompanied by a picture of the nominated verge (it can be one or several pictures of the same verge from different angles). 

The judging criteria is: Wow! Factor; Civic Pride; Sustainability; Biodiversity, Aesthetic appeal; Water-wise consideration; Construction; Maintenance design; Maintenance implementation and Invasive Alien Plant Free.

Manual entries may be submitted at your local Sizakala Centre, Library or Parks Depot. Each completed entry must contain the details of the respective nominator. Only the official nomination form may be completed and submitted. Alternatively, completed forms and pictures can be emailed to; or Only verges within the eThekwini Municipal area may be nominated.

The nomination deadline is 28 September 2018.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony scheduled for December 2018.

Click here to download the nomination form:

For more information contact Jody Fuchs on 031 322 4025,


Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications, Mandla Nsele.

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