Welcome to Harrismith.co
Welcome to Harrismith.co, the home of Harrismith’s online community. We are proud to showcase our picturesque surroundings and boast with our vibrant community. The website aims to provide both community members and visitors a virtual gateway to Harrismith and its community. Harrismith.co is an initiative by the community, for the community. We invite all residents of Harrismith to share their stories, news and pictures. Display your art in the online gallery or sell your products in the online shop. Keep in touch!

The overarching objective of Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for good. Ultimately it seeks to empower communities everywhere. 


Take Action; Inspire Change; Make Every Day a Mandela Day.”


18 July 2012


Featured In Focus

    Regional freight logistics under spotlight
    Most of you might be aware of the ongoing initiative to develop the logistics hubs along the Durban, Harrismith and Johannesburg corridor, which will serve as key links to the North-South Corridor, and ultimately service the entire region.
    Gigaba: state to invest in Free State
    State-owned companies will invest billions of rand in the Free State over the next five years, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Friday.

Onderhoud met Rocco de Villiers
Sir Percy Fitzpatrick

Discover the writers delivered by Harrismith over the years. Sir Percy Fitzpatrick is best known for his novel, Jock of the Bushveld. Read more.

Keep the N3
Tourism Old Charlie

    11. Hierdie Kat kon slat met ’n lat
    Dis lank terug, in die vroeë sestigs, en hy moet buk vir ses by die Kat, wéér drooggemaak – kan nie glo hy was so stupid nie. Links, nes jy by die voordeur inkom, was Platberg Seunskoshuis se kantoor.


    The Homeward Bound,By Roger Webster
    With the end of the Zulu war in 1880, plenty of immigrants from all over the globe started coming to what was then Natal - including a group of Norwegians lured to South Africa by glowing reports from the master of a Norwegian mission ship.
Clubs Local Brew

    Discovery Harrismith Bergwedloop
    Discovery Harrismith Bergwedloop is Saterdag 8 Oktober 2011 suksesvol aangebied op ‘n baie mooi Oktober’s dag. Die wedloop het ‘n inkrywingsgetal van 714 atlete getrek van regoor die land waarvan 485 die wedloop voltooi het voor die afsnytyd van 3 ure en sodoende hul medalje ontvang het.
    Harrismith vs Ladybrand 04/06/2011
    Die laaste liga wedstryd is die afgelope naweek gespeel. Harrismith moes ‘n weg wedstryd teen Ladybrand gaan speel..

    En toe ek omdraai, was hy weg …
    Stories is mos aansteeklik. Kort voor lank het ’n paar van die gaste begin saamvertel, en kon ons ewe goed in ’n plaaskombuis sit en kuier het. En soos dit ’n goeie storieverteller betaam, het Leon sy grilstorie vir laaste gehou.
    Annual Volkswagen Party 23 April
    The annual VW Party takes place at the President Brand Park in Harrismith on Saturday, 23 April 2011. This is the second installment of the event, we attracted more than a 1000 visitors last year.
    New Chronicle Website
    Harrismith Chronicle now boasts with a new website. Visit their site at www.harrismithchronicle.co.za.
    Harrismith.co - Online Community
    11/02/2011. What is so special about today? Except today having a palindrome date (that is, the date number reads the same forward or backward), it has also been chosen as the day to emphasize another kind of reflection, the reflection of Harrismith on the internet – proudly introducing: Harrismith.co!
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