Happy New Year!

2018 .... The year started off really tough... many poaching incidents, our bathawk Serate crashed and was written off, and Steve was really badly injured. Thankfully, after the truly narrow escape Steve was back in Rhino Protection within a few weeks! A new bathawk, Mofalodi now graces the skies. This again after a bad crash earlier this [...]

January 7th, 2019|News|

Writing for Rhinos book has arrived!

The Writing for Rhino’s book has arrived. This is a work of art and beautifully compiled by Donna Grimsley! Available at Pilanesberg Centre and my office. Also on Exclusive Books and on Amazon. Also sending some to Bakubung And Kwa Maritane Bush Lodges Thanks to all that supported this project financially, Bakubung Bush Lodge and Laurel [...]

January 6th, 2019|News|

Vet treatments at The Rhino Orphanage

Story courtesy of The Rhino Orphanage. Yesterday turned into a very productive day at the Orphanage. Two of our rhino orphans needed a vet checkup. Tshepo, who has been battling with oedema around his mouth and lips and Kabelo who had an injury to his left hind leg and was limping. Our vet dr Pierre [...]

December 14th, 2018|News|

Within the Heart of the Pilanesberg book

Finally new copies of the much sought after book by Maya Ruyter (neé Roon) called 'Within the Heart of the Pilanesberg' are available! Costs are R430.00 per book. Author takes R30.00 from each sale, and the balance remains with the PWT for conservation projects. We will launch the latest edition at PC this Saturday morning. I will [...]

December 13th, 2018|News|

Mercedes IT Group notching

I was not kidding when I said we had a busy week! Thanks Mercedes for making this work possible. DNA collection is a very important part of Rhino Management and without the necessary funds raised from these notchings we would not manage to do the work needed. Thanks also to Heinrich and Lois of BCD for going [...]

December 8th, 2018|News|

Pecanwood’s Rhino Warriors donation

An amazing feat! Thank you Joan, all the teachers, parents and little Rhino Warriors for a year of passion and perseverance. This year the projects at Pecanwood Pre-preparatory College were on Pangolin, Elephants and Rhino. A phenomenal amount if R136,000.00 was raised. In 2013 R96,000.00 was raised by Joan and her team of teachers, kids [...]

November 30th, 2018|News|

Toyota rhino notching

A great supporter of the Rhinos in Pilanesberg! Thank you to Toyota for this second notching of Rhinos in Pilanesberg.  Toyota has committed to over R500,000.00 in support of the Pilanesberg Rhino Protection Unit vehicles!! Words are not adequate to describe the appreciation for this amazing gesture Toyota! To John and his team, thank you all from [...]

November 22nd, 2018|News|