Plaaslike Koerant / Local Newspaper

Gans-Berg Nuus is a weekly bilingual community newspaper serving Gansbaai and the surrounding Overstrand areas. With a front page that alternates between Afrikaans and English each week, Gans-Berg Nuus / News is proud to be a platform that stays up to date with local news stories, important municipal updates, business advertising and general items of interest. The Gans-Berg Nuus / News team consists of media specialists that include journalists, a copywriter, a graphic designer, a photographer and an advertising consultant. Gans-Berg Nuus / News is available in print form, as well as online for subscribers.

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Gans-Berg Nuus / News was established in 2020 by Michelle van Zyl.

Michelle’s passion for her community, coupled with her many years of print media experience, inspired her to live her dream of being involved in a local area news publication. 

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Since its inception, the news team has evolved into a unit and refers to each other as family. Each member on the Gans-Berg Nuus / News team inspires each other with knowledge, creativity and expertise to deliver and perform at their very best. The team's mission statement is, "empathy, community and truth".

Your trusted weekly paper provides you with a comprehensive list of topics to ensure you consistently find the information you need.

Gans-Berg Nuus / News

  • Community News
  • School Updates
  • Events
  • Church Notices
  • Sport
  • Job Vacancies 
  • Classified Ads
  • Business Advertisements
  • Business Specials 
  • Municipal Notices
  • Crosswords and Brain Teasers
  • Weather Forecast
  • Tide Table
  • Legal Notices
  • Obituaries
Editorial Services

Editorial Services

Editorials, Advertising and Deadlines

  • Friday by 14:00 
  • Monday by 11:00

A professional in-house journalist, Hardus Botha, is available around the clock for the Gans-Berg Nuus community. Call him directly with your breaking news and he will provide his expert assistance to make sure your story goes to print.

Business Adverts

There are various sizes, affordable rates and positions in the newspaper available to suit your budget and your needs. Contact Saskia directly and she will provide you with the expert assistance and rates that you require. 


Every business and product has a story, so take the opportunity to tell yours in an advertorial style to bond with your potential customers and increase sales. 

Advertorials deliver a different type of marketing message that provides your target audience with a more personalised communication for your business. The expert team at Gans-Berg Nuus can assist you with making the correct decision between an advert or an advertorial as well as manage the creation process for either one of these options for you.

Classified Ads

A firm favourite for both business and personal advertisers.  For businesses, this is a fantastic cost-effective way to showcase products and services. There is also a free community notice board to sell or swap products that are valued under R200.

Graphic Design

A graphic designer is included in your advertising cost and will work with you to ensure your content’s final design enhances your brand and message.


The team will proofread your content to ensure a polished and professional finished product that showcases your business.

Ad Prices

Ad Prices

Gans-Berg Nuus / News ad prices:

  • 10 x 6.3cm = R400
  • 10 x 10cm = R600
  • 10 x 13cm = R800
  • 7 x 20cm = R1,000
  • 13 x 20cm = R1,500
Digital Subscription

Digital Subscription

Have instant access to Gans-Berg Nuus / News and be the first to know what’s happening in Gansbaai, and the surrounding Overstrand area, from anywhere on the planet!

Easy Online Subscription

  • Secure online payment option
  • Subscription choices (3, 6 or 12 months)

Subscribe To Gans-Berg Nuus / News Here

Newspaper Archives

Newspaper Archives

Did you miss an issue, or do you need to reference a particular story that was featured in Gans-Berg Nuus / News?
Read back issues of the Gans-Berg Nuus / News in the newspaper archives, here.

Can’t find what you are looking for? If you need to source something earlier, contact the team and they will be able to assist you.

History of Gansbaai - Book Sales

History of Gansbaai - Book Sales

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Gans-Berg Nuus / News celebrated Gansbaai’s centenary in 2021 by publishing a soft-cover coffee table book that documents the history of Gansbaai. 

The book includes stories and images that create an in-depth look at life in Gansbaai over the last century. Included in the book are tried-and-tested family recipes contributed by some of the locals. 
History of Gansbaai is available in Afrikaans and English and the print run is limited so ensure you order your copy timeously.

Distribution Areas

Distribution Areas

Gansberg Nuus / News is available in the following areas:

  • Gansbaai
  • Uilenkraalsmond
  • Pearly Beach
  • Baardskeerdersbos
  • Elim
  • Bredasdorp
  • Napier  
  • Von Brakel Stoor
  • Stanford
  • Hermanus 

If you have a retail outlet in any of the above areas and you would like to stock Gans-Berg Nuus / News, please contact the team directly. 

Contact / Editorial Team

Contact / Editorial Team

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Owner/ Editor - Michelle Van Zyl
078 010 8286

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Graphic Designer - Alethea Baytopp
028 205 0100

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Journalist - Hardus Botha
082 786 0494

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Advertising Consultant - Saskia van Zyl
068 697 9945




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