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George Fires 2018: The insurance impact

The recent George fires which started on the 28th of October 2018 and were finally quenched by good rains on Monday the 5th of November 2018, once again highlighted the need for adequate property insurance. Whilst there was relatively little property damage to George residential areas, the unfavourable weather conditions with extremely high temperatures and …

A message of thanks from Oakhurst our firefighters

It’s been a long, demanding week for our fire and emergency services heroes so we put together a message to keep their spirits up. Thanks to the hundreds of people who are protecting our homes, families and environment. You are our heroes!

The Mayor of George gives an update on the George Fires

We were fortunate to get an update directly from the Mayor of George, Melvin Naik, on the status of the George Fires. Find out what he had to say.

Fighting fire with unity and goodwill

Since the 22nd of October, Fire and the Emergency services personnel have been furiously fighting raging fires in the Garden Route region with the immediate risk to the town of George itself being contained. A Disaster Management Centre was set up almost immediately in the heart of George to coordinate the combined efforts of the …

George fires spark community into action

Today the town of George woke up to a blanket of smoke and thickening ash in the air. It soon became a hive of activity as hundreds of firefighters set up camp along the Outeniqua Pass to combat the blazing fires by land and air. It was later in the day that a precautionary evacuation …

The FIA Broker Summit 2018 

Continuing our long-standing and passionate support of the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) and insurance intermediaries, Oakhurst Insurance sponsored the recent FIA Broker Summit which hosted hundreds of industry professionals from around the country. Bringing old and new friends together, delegates were treated to some incredible networking opportunities, exhilarating exhibition stands and inspirational speaker presentations. …