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Mtubatuba Local Municipality (South Africa)

KwaZulu-Natal Province

Last modified: 2022-02-12 by bruce berry
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Mtubatuba is a local municipality situated in the uMkhanyakude District of northern KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa close to the iSimangaliso (previously Greater St. Lucia) Wetland Park.

The name means "creator of opportunities" in isiZulu.
Bruce Berry, 08 Feb 2022

Mtubatuba Local Municipality flag

The flag is white with the municipal arms at the hoist and the name of the municipality with the words : Professionalism, Transparency and Innovativeness in the fly.
Olivier Touzeau, 08 Jan 2022

Mtubatuba Municipal Coat of Arms

image sent by Bruce Berry, 08 Feb 2022

The municipal coat of arms were originally granted to the Mtubatuba Health Committee and were registered by the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 30 December 1988 with the following blazon:

Arms:     Or, a fess dancetty Azure between in chief a bull's head caboshed Sable and in base a piece of sugar cane in fess proper between two pellets.
Crest:     On a grassy mount, a square-lipped (white) rhinoceros pascuant, proper.
Wreath and mantling:    Or and Azure.
Motto:    Respice, Aspice, Prospice.
Bruce Berry, 08 Feb 2022