Proclaimed a town on 6 June 1892 and named after the Rev J Postma, a Reformed Church founding member whose congregation sought a centre of worship. The town is complemented by a dam surrounded by lush, green vegetation and sparkling fountains.
(Tsantsabane) Archaeological findings indicate that Khoisan mined specularite there from at least AD 700. This mineral, a soft glittering form of haematite, was a highly valued commodity in precolonial times, used as a cosmetic and in ritual. Braai facilities.
The old mine is 45m deep, filled with clear water and well-stocked with fish.