It's over for Mariaan's unconvicted convict spouse Chris Welman, who leaves the activity on 19 October 2018. 

David Rees, who's played Chris since the landing of the Welman family two years back, won't be a piece of 7de Laan's new season. 

In evident soapie-style, 7de Laan's staying secretive on the deets of his flight however what we know without a doubt is that David films his last scenes on 31 July - the day preceding recording begins on the following season.