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SAHRA is commited to bringing you the latest heritage news and events from accross the country. Be sure to check in and see all the latet developments within the sector. 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.

PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR GRAVES RELOCATIONS DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC AND ASSOCIATED RESTRICTIONS

PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR GRAVES RELOCATIONS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND ASSOCIATED RESTRICTIONSThe South African Heritage Resources Agency ( permit regulations requires site notices and adequate public consultation prior to the issuing of a permit in terms of section...

JUNE 16 A BRIEF HISTORY – WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

a brief history HOW & WHERE IT ALL BEGANOn the morning of 16th June 1976, thousands of students from secondary schools in Soweto gathered to march in protest against the compulsory introduction of Afrikaans as a language of tuition. The students had organised...

Public notice for the intention to declare the Sibudu Cave, Kwazulu-Natal

PUBLIC NOTICE INTENTION TO DECLARE SIBUDU CAVE, KWAZULU-NATALBy virtue of the powers vested in the South African Heritage Resources agency (SAHRA) in terms of section 27 of the National Heritage Resources Act No, 25 of 1999 ("the NHRA"), SAHRA hereby notifies all...

Public notice for the intention to declare the historical portion of the Phoenix Settlement

PUBLIC NOTICE INTENTION TO DECLARE THE HISTORICAL PORTION OF THE PHOENIX SETTLEMENTBy virtue of the powers vested in the South African Heritage Resources agency (SAHRA) in terms of section 27 of the National Heritage Resources Act No, 25 of 1999 ("the NHRA"), SAHRA...

Public Notice for the Intention of Declaration: Rocklands Community Hall

PUBLIC NOTICE INTENTION TO DECLARE ROCKLANDS COMMUNITY HALLBy virtue of the powers vested in the South African Heritage Resources agency (SAHRA) in terms of section 27 of the National Heritage Resources Act No, 25 of 1999 ("the NHRA"), SAHRA hereby notifies all...

Declaration of the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication

SAHRA DECLARES WATER SISULU SQUARE NATIONAL HERITAGE SITEBy virtue of the powers vested in the South African Heritage Resources Agency, in terms of section 27 (5) of the National Heritage Resources Act (No. 25 of 1999) SAHRA hereby declares the June 16 Soweto Route as...

JUNE 16 SOWETO ROUTE DECLARED NATIONAL HERITAGE SITE

SAHRA DECLARES  16 SOWETO ROUTE NATIONAL HERITAGE SITEBy virtue of the powers vested in the South African Heritage Resources Agency, in terms of section 27 (5) of the National Heritage Resources Act (No. 25 of 1999) SAHRA hereby declares the June 16 Soweto Route as a...

DUTCH BUILDING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS IN SOUTH AFRICA 1902-1961 A CALL FOR INFORMATION

A CALL FOR INFORMATION DUTCH BUILDING PROFESSIONALS IN SA 1902-1962Many 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...

The uncomfortable conversation Desecration of graves during course of development, a movement towards finding a solution

The uncomfortable conversation DESECRATION OF GRAVES DURING COURSE OF DEVELOPMENTFor more information on the event, please see the Press release below.DOWNLOAD ATTACHMENTS BELOWClick here

NON-PAREILLE FARMHOUSE WILL RISE FROM THE ASHES – WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE COMMUNITY HEROES AND HERITAGE CUSTODIANS

NON-PAREILLE WILL RISE FROM THE ASHES - WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF COMMUNITY HEROES AND HERITAGE CUSTODIANSOn 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...

Updated Gazetted List of Types | Heritage Objects

UPDATED GAZETTED LIST OF TYPES HERITAGE OBJECTSThe 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 being allowed to leave the country....

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

NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES TO SERVE AS SAHRA COUNCIL MEMBERSThe 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...

Notice – Bo-Kaap Declaration

NOTICE BO-KAAP DECLARATIONNotification 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. DOWNLOAD ATTACHMENTS BELOWClick here

Wrecks Permit Policy Revised

INVITATION TO COMMENT ON REVISED WRECKS PERMIT POLICYSAHRA 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...

INVITATION TO COMMENT ON DRAFT REGULATIONS

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...