Who is SAHRA?
We present this information about SAHRA in order to create an awareness among the people of our country of their right to conserve what they consider to be valuable heritage resources, the mechanisms for doing this, and to recognise the exciting new possibilities that the Act creates for them.
What we do?
SAHRA is mandated to coordinate the identification and management of the national estate. The aims are to introduce an integrated system for the identification, assessment and management of the heritage resources and to enable provincial and local authorities to adopt powers to protect and manage them.
A call for information Many buildings and infrastructural projects and also commonly used building materials and components in South Africa have a Dutch origin. Cape Dutch architecture is a well-known and studied shared heritage. The [...]
The uncomfortable conversationDesecration of graves during course of development, a movement towards finding a solution For more information on the event, please see the Press release below. SAHRA Round Table Press Release - 27 Sept [...]
NON-PAREILLE FARMHOUSE WILL RISE FROM THE ASHES – WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE COMMUNITY HEROES AND HERITAGE CUSTODIANS
Manor House on Dal Josafat farm On Saturday, 29th June 2019, disaster struck as Paarl’s Non-Pareille Manor House on Dal Josafat farm, burnt down. In light of this terrible event, the South African Heritage Resources [...]