HIK took the initiative to host an amazing Wellness day on the 1st of December 2017. The focus was not solely on HIV/AIDS but rather on general health and wellness. The focus was on the physical, emotional and social wellbeing of our employers and employees. Everybody from management to students took part in the activities…
HIK was honoured to host world-renowned conservationist and marine biologist Dr Sylvia Earle on a farm tour as part of the launch of the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot. Production manager Sally Paulet showed her the hatchery and farm and discussed HIK’s role in the conservation of our surrounding environment.
From beginners to winners….
For the last two seasons, HIK Abalone farm has entered a staff team into the local business league cricket tournament. The tournament comprises of approximately 26 social and business sponsored teams with games being played from October through to March.
HIK is very proud of Anelisiwe Gaika (Nelly) who won the award for best learner in the Adult Education and Training Program for 2013. This is an AgriSETA initiative which gives recognition for outstanding dedication and performance by a learner. This is the second time that one of HIK’s learners has won this award, and it is encouraging to see achievements such as these by our workers.
Pictured are the HIK team who attended the gala awards dinner.
From left to right: Rapheal Fisher, Louise Jansen, Liesl Gordon, Bolekwa Nyantsa, Sally Paulet, Gavin Johnston, Rowan Timmer, Matthew Naylor, Greg Tutt, Bertus Van Oordt, Gary Clayden, Leendert Van Der Linde.
HIK has a five-year strategy to ensure that all of our employees are exposed to as much training as possible. We selected five employees from foreman and general worker levels to attend a multifaceted course, which covered all areas of aquaculture. It provided insight into the full life cycle of abalone as well as showing…