1989 - 1992. Sitcom. Afrikaans. Comedy series about the Van Tonder family from Orkney, a small mining town near Klerksdorp. The Van Tonders are dad Hendrik, a shift boss at the local mine; his wife Maggie; Hendrik's father; two teenagers Hess and Wimpie; married son Ouboet, whose two greatest loves are car engines and his ditsy wife Yolanda. The family gets frequent, unexpected and disruptive visits from Maggie's mother, Ouma Gous. The Van Tonders also take on two foster children, Riekie and Neelsie. Orkney Snork Nie has been one of the most successful South African TV comedies and is seen as the first Afrikaans sitcom.