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HASA councillor Twin Mosia continues to make waves

Twin Mosia, a heritage activist from Mamafubedu, Petrus Steyn in the Free State (pictured here with former HASA chair, Len Raymond), continues to make waves having been selected as nominee for the 2018 Africa Youth Awards Male of the Year and as one of the Young...

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Call for nominations for the 2019 Simon van der Stel Awards

The National Council of the Heritage Association of South Africa has for many years rewarded individuals and organisations who have given unstintingly of their time and expertise to conserve South Africa’s heritage resources and who, in the words of the preamble to...

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Komatiite: 50th Anniversary field trip

Komatiite: 50th Anniversary Geoheritage Field Trip to Barberton Bookings are now open for the Komatiite 50th Anniversary Geoheritage Field Trip to Barberton. This trip will take place 26-29 September 2019 and is limited to 33 people. The trip will cost R3 000 for a...

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Tulbagh hosts heritage symposium

Tulbagh hosts heritage symposium to commemorate 50 years of reconstruction after 1969 quake   Fifty years after the devastation of Tulbagh by an earthquake in 1969, heritage lovers will descend on the historic Boland town to celebrate its dedication to...

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Historical research: a guide for communities

There are two different – and complimentary – approaches to take when doing historical research. These are: Primary research which would typically entail doing interviews with community elders, interviews with subject matter specialists, archival research, site visits...

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Guide to conducting a heritage survey

A heritage survey allows you to systematically identify and record heritage resources in your community. For your survey you may wish to focus purely on the built environment although you can also opt to document sites associated with intangible heritage.   What is a...

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