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Province: KwaZulu-Natal
District Municipality : Umgungundlovu

Arms (crest) of Mooirivier

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: In blou, op 'n golwende skildvoet van silwer belaai met twee golwende versmalde dwarsbalke van blou, 'n staande omgewende eland van natuurlike kleur; 'n skildhoek van rooi, goud gesoom, belaai met twee skuinsgekruiste swaarde van natuurlike kleur. Helmteken: Op 'n goue muurkroon 'n lammervanger met geslote vlug van natuurlike kleur. Dekklede: Silwer en blou. Skildhouers: Regs 'n swartwildebees en links 'n eland, albei van natuurlike kleur. Spesiale kompartement: 'n Voorstelling van die Drakensberge van natuurlike kleur. Wapenspreuk: EX SAPIENTIA PROGRESSUS

  • (en)

Arms: Azure, on a point wavy Argent charged with two bars wavy Azure, an eland statant reversed proper; on a canton Gules bordered Or, two swords in saltire proper. Crest: On a mural crown Or a lammergeyer close proper. Mantling: Argent and Azure. Supporters: Dexter a black wildebeest and sinister an eland, proper. Special Compartment: A depiction of the Drakensberg mountains proper. Motto: EX SAPIENTIA PROGRESSUS


The arms were officially granted on October 11, 1974.

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