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Dutch building industry professionals in South Africa 1902–1961

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 legacy of Dutch born and educated building industry professionals in the twentieth century has hardly been studied. We are undertaking [...]

October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

BGG ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

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 2019Download

September 19th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BGG ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

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 Agency (SAHRA) is extremely saddened by the unfortunate incident that took place. Thankfully, there were no injuries or fatalities. We [...]

August 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NON-PAREILLE FARMHOUSE WILL RISE FROM THE ASHES – WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE COMMUNITY HEROES AND HERITAGE CUSTODIANS

Updated Gazetted List of Types | Heritage Objects

The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) recently updated its gazetted List of Types (of Heritage Objects). Gazetted on the 18th of April 2019 The List of Types document serves to regulate the types of objects which may be considered to be of heritage significance, and therefore require an export permit issued by SAHRA before [...]

July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Updated Gazetted List of Types | Heritage Objects

NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES TO SERVE AS COUNCIL MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN HERITAGE RESOURCES AGENCY (SAHRA)

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the public to submit nominations of candidates to serve on the Council of the South African Heritage Resources Agency for a period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2022.

March 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES TO SERVE AS COUNCIL MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN HERITAGE RESOURCES AGENCY (SAHRA)

Notice – Bo-Kaap Declaration

Notification of the Intention to declare a number of Sites within the Bo-Kaap, Cape Town as National Heritage Sites in terms of Section 27 of the National Heritage Resources Act No. 25 of 1999.

March 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Notice – Bo-Kaap Declaration

Wrecks Permit Policy Revised

SAHRA would like to invite interested and affected parties to comment on the Wreck Resources Permit Policy for a period of 30 days, concluding on 15 January 2019. Comments on the draft policy can be sent directly to Lesa la Grange at llagrange@sahra.org.za.

December 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Wrecks Permit Policy Revised

INVITATION TO COMMENT ON DRAFT REGULATIONS

Invitation to comment on Draft List of Types of Heritage Objects, which may not be exported without a permit issued by SAHRA. Gazette (provisional) List of Types 24-08-2018 Invitation to comment on the Draft Regulation for Restitution of heritage objects held or curated in publicly funded institution. Gazette (provisional) Restitution 24-08-2018

January 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on INVITATION TO COMMENT ON DRAFT REGULATIONS

Minimum Standards for Heritage Reports for Public Review

SAHRA invites the public to provide comments on the updated Minimum Standards for Heritage Specialist Studies in terms of section 38 of the National Heritage Resources Act, No 25 of 1999 from 1 September 2017 until 30 September 2017. Comments may be sent to nhiggitt@sahra.org.za or nkhumalo@sahra.org.za. The document aims to improve the section 38 application process by providing guidance on how Heritage [...]

September 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Minimum Standards for Heritage Reports for Public Review
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