- Title: NTINGWE TEA FARM: #1 NKANDLA KWAZULU-NATAL
- Date: 2nd April 2001
- Summary: NTINGWE TEA FARM: #1 NKANDLA KWAZULU-NATAL
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- City: Nkandla
- Country: South Africa
- Reuters ID: 01APR02R05
- Story Text:NTINGWE TEA FARM: NKANDLA KWAZULU-NATAL #1
[NOTE: TIME CODES WILL BE DIFFERENT - TAPES TO NAIROBI]
04:41:14:15 Wide of tea estate/farm –green valley. Emerald green fields. Shot pans (several).
04:42:32:07 (Various) Wide of workers (working in the tea estate/farm.
04:43:21:16 Wide of fields where tea is grown
04:43:52:03 (Various) Mid of workers working in the tea farm.
04:44:58:00 Various Mid of women workers plucking leaves. They are carrying large baskets on their backs. The women wear thick yellow plastic aprons to protect their clothes from the tough bushes.
04:47:00:14 Close – Up of ladies hands selecting the leaves.
04:48:08:09 Mid of ladies working in tandem.
04:48:36:13 Mid of a lady plucking leaves, with a basket on her back.
04:49:00:00 Various/Mid and Close-ups of other ladies working and plucking leaves.
05:03:22:19 Interview with Ryle Perera – General Manager Ntingwe Estate.
05:04:10:05 SOT R/T: (English) Ryle Perera
NTINGWE TEA: ESTATE GENERAL MANAGER
“We are essentially exporting all our tea to the UK. And our principle buyer is Taylor’s of Harrogate, who is purchasing nearly 80% of our production. And we also have other buyers –Barry’s in Ireland and Twinings in the UK.”
05:08:05:24 Various of Ryle Perera supervising a couple of workers and also plucking some leaves.
05:10:13:20 Various Interviews with lady workers in Zulu.
05:13:56:14 SOT R/T: (Zulu)
Worker - NTINGWE TEA: ESTATE
“We are not suffering that much. There is a difference because in other places where there is unemployment people are less fortunate but we are lucky here as we do not have to travel far to seek work but instead our work is right here at home.” - Out: 05:14:13:10
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