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In Pictures│Knysna one year on

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Here are four sights before the fire, immediately after the fire and today.

Restaurant offers meals on the house

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Restaurant will commemorate fires by opening its doors to the public to enjoy a meal on the house.

Tiny helper missing in resurrection of rare blue butterfly

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The Brenton blue butterfly made a brief appearance last year, five months after the fires.

Heartfelt plea from mom who lost son in inferno

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Exactly one year on, the inferno that ravaged the Garden Route haunts those who faced the flames.

Firebreaks will save lives, says survivor of ‘hellfire’

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Maintain those firebreaks. That is the call from feisty Knysna Heights resident Cheryl Long.

Knysna one year later

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Knysna is rebuilding after the devastating fires of exactly a year ago, but the going has not been smooth.

The rise of a Knysna phoenix

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An enterprising resident has used car insurance to create a cosy little home for himself.

Poignant memorial for little Catherine

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Perched high on a hill in Welbedacht, overlooking picturesque Knysna, is a poignant memorial to the most fragile of ...

Nowhere to go as family of 13 lose homes

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Group have no hope of returning to farm where they lived for generations A destitute 13-member Buffalo Bay family, ...

Knysna and Plett declared provincial disaster areas

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The Western Cape government allocated R75-million towards the disaster stricken areas and towns along the Garden ...

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