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Media Release: SANParks Honorary Rangers presented with award

Date: 2014-08-14

At the Rhino Conservation Awards 2014, held recently at Montecasino in Johannesburg, the SANParks Honorary Rangers were presented with a rhino conservation award. This important event also coincided with the celebration of World Ranger Day.

Bookings open for Punda Mania Team Birding Event 2014

Date: 2014-07-25

Enjoy a unique birding experience that only Punda Maria has to offer this November. The SANParks Honorary Rangers of the West Rand region will be hosting the successful Punda Mania Birding Event once again, from 13 to 16 November 2014.

Media Release: Seven year old reaches goal of R 100 000 to save the rhinos

Date: 2014-05-28

SANParks Rhino Champion Alyssa Carter, aged seven, handed over a cheque of R100 000 to the SANParks Honorary Rangers. Last year Alyssa was the winner of the Corporate Contribution to Conservation Award (Individual) at the SANParks Kudu awards. These awards were in recognition of her efforts to raise money to save South Africa’s rhinos. 

Media Release: Anniversary celebrations for SANParks Honorary Rangers

Date: 2014-05-20

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the partnership between South African National Parks (SANParks) and the SANParks Honorary Rangers. This will be celebrated in the Kruger National Park from 21 to 25 May 2014. 

Media Release: Children's visit to Augrabies brightened up

Date: 2013-10-30

As part of their policy of involvement in smaller parks the Virtual Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers, decided to help a project called Far Schools. This project takes kids from outlying communities in the Northern Cape into Augrabies Falls National Park.

50 years of conservation acknowledged

Date: 2013-10-09

The South African National Parks Honorary Rangers was recently awarded a prestigious national conservation award by WESSA for its contribution to conservation in our national parks.

VHR fundraising initiative held in the UK

Date: 2013-09-17

The Virtual Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers is unique in that it is the only region that includes both international and local members. The Virtual Honorary Rangers (VHR’s) are located in cyberspace, where they perform their duties on the South African National Parks (SANParks) website and forums, as well as throughout the various parks.

Go wild at Addo's Golf Day

Date: 2013-05-16

The SANPark’s Honorary Rangers at  Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 8th annual golf day on Friday, 7 June 2013 at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth with the theme for this year being “Go Wild”.  Funds raised on the day will enable the Park to fund counter-poaching activities within the park.

The Karoo National Park Golf Day

Date: 2012-08-22

The Karoo National Park and Honorary Rangers invite you to our Golf Day at Beaufort West Golf Club on the 8th of September 2012.

Media Release: Annual Honorary Rangers Indaba

Date: 2012-07-13

At a recent event SANParks CEO, Dr. David Mabunda called the SANParks Honorary Rangers a “pillar in the building of SANParks.”  This is an indication of the important role the Honorary Rangers is playing in support of our National Parks.   This involvement is growing in strength as our latest achievements shows.

WCNP HR opens Preekstoel Information Centre

Date: 2011-08-16

West Coast National Park’s (WCNP's) Honorary Rangers (HR) on Friday, 5 August officially opened the brand new Preekstoel Information Centre.

VHRs appoint new Regional Management Committee for their region

Date: 2011-07-06

There are those unsung heroes in the world but at SANParks – we believe in commending these heroes. The Virtual Honorary Rangers (VHRs) are but one small part of the Honorary Rangers that serve SANParks through their passionate volunteerism.

Addo’s Golf Day for Conservation

Date: 2011-04-15

SANParks’ Honorary Rangers at Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 6th annual golf day on Thursday, 12 May 2011 at Port Elizabeth Golf Club in Port Elizabeth. 

Addo Honorary Ranger 4x4 Course – success for the rhino

Date: 2011-03-31

They all came, the kitted; the unkitted; the experienced; and “got the new car on Tuesday” novice 4x4 drivers to the SANParks Honorary Rangers’ 4x4 training course hosted by Adventure 4x4 Academy at the Zookamma Training Track on 5 and 6 March 2011.

4x4 course to aid rhino conservation has been extended

Date: 2011-02-09

Due to an overwhelming response to the 4x4 training course scheduled for 5 March 2011, the SANPark’s Honorary Rangers, Addo Region has decided to extend the course to Sunday, 6 March 2011.

4x4 course to aid rhino conservation

Date: 2011-01-11

The Addo Honorary Rangers, in association with Adventure 4x4 Academy in Port Elizabeth, will be hosting a 4x4 training course where all funds raised from this event will assist SANParks to combat rhino poaching in the Eastern Cape.

Media release: KNP to host PEAP exhibition at Mopani Conference Centre

Date: 2010-11-25

Kruger National Park (KNP) - Mopani Conference Centre will host the Honorary Rangers from different regions who will be busy with a programme called “People Awareness and Education” (PEAP).

Media Release: Enter the “My Addo” photographic competition

Date: 2010-08-30

Those with a flair for photography and a passion for nature stand a chance of winning prizes worth thousands of rands by capturing the essence of the greater Addo Park.

Media Release: Dates for annual week of free access to SANParks confirmed

Date: 2010-08-06

South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that the official opening of the 2010 South African National Parks Week will take place on Monday, 13 September 2010 at Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape.

West Rand HRs open Tsugulu 4x4 Eco-Route

Date: 2010-07-08

On the Easter weekend and again on the weekend of 23 to 27 April 2010, a group of 16 Honorary Rangers (HRs) of the West Rand Region began the task of opening the Tsugulu 4X4 Eco Route.

12th West Rand Honorary Rangers Birding Weekend a success

Date: 2010-06-29

The 12th West Rand Honorary Rangers' Kruger National Park (KNP) Birding Weekend held in January this year was once again a great success.

SANParks & Reach for a Dream join hands again

Date: 2010-05-21

South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Reach for a Dream Foundation have once again joined hands to give children an unforgettable experience.

Bookings open for Addo Birding Weekend!

Date: 2010-05-04

Avid birders should not delay in making their bookings for the Sasol Addo Birding Weekend which will be held in Addo Elephant National Park from 15 to 17 October 2010.

iKapa Honorary Rangers clean up graffiti on rocks

Date: 2010-05-04

iKapa Honorary Rangers clean up graffiti painted on rocks in the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP).

Addo Honorary Rangers to host fun photographic course

Date: 2010-04-29

The Addo Honorary Rangers will be hosting a photographic course on 31 July 2010 at St John’s Anglican Church, c/o 8th Ave and Church Street, Walmer, between 09:00 and 15:00.

KNP MANCO & HRs meet in Skukuza

Date: 2010-04-07

On Friday 26 March members of the Kruger National Park (KNP) Management Committee (MANCO) and the Honorary Ranger (HR) regions as well as National Projects most active in the KNP met in Skukuza.

HR NEC & chairpersons meet in Groenkloof

Date: 2010-04-07

On 12-13 March Groenkloof was once again the meeting venue for the Honorary Rangers NEC and the chairpersons from all over the country.

Play golf for conservation

Date: 2010-04-01

The Honorary Rangers of the Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 5th Annual Golf Day on Thursday, 20 May 2010 at the Port Elizabeth Golf Club in Port Elizabeth.

HR Dorothy Bickley remembered

Date: 2010-01-29

The late Honorary Ranger (HR) Dorothy Bickley will be remembered as an absolute enthusiast about wildlife, her unwavering loyalty to the Honorary Rangers, and her thoroughness in sending little cards of acknowledgement in the days when submitting duty reports to Head Office.

KZN HRs host JR Facilitator prize-giving ceremony

Date: 2009-12-21

The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Honorary Rangers (HR) held their Junior Ranger (JR) Facilitator prize-giving and braai at the Karridene Protea Hotel on KZN’s south coast last week.


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