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Fishermen’s Union

The Waenhuiskrantz Visserman Unie (Waenhuiskrantz Fishermen's Union) manages the fishing village Kassiesbaai, which forms the core part of the Waenhuiskrans Cultural Landscape, a Grade I National Landscape.

The newly renovated Fishermen's Hall. Picture: Shelley Christians

The newly renovated Fishermen's Hall. Picture: Shelley Christians

The newly renovated Fishermen's Hall.

Picture: Shelley Christians

Since 1937, the Union holds the title for the land occupied by Kassiesbaai. The Union is the owner of the land and allocates sites on which members may build houses.  The Union is responsible for paying local taxes and services and recovers the costs from its members.  The executive committee of the Union is elected every three years.  The current chairman is Tony Murtz. Other members of the committee are: Rovina Europa, Adelaide Samery, Eveline Johannes, Daniel Daniels, Quinton Swart, Justin Swart, Vivian Lawrence, Colleen Murtz, and Eksteen Lawrence.