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NAPHA Newsletter, 25 August 2017

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. 2014 Botswana Hunting Ban was Ill-Informed
2. Dallas Safari Club - New Executive Director
3. Marble Rhino Project - Update No. 5
4. Financial Year End
5. NAPHA Annual General Meeting - Registration Forms
6. Classifieds

2014 Botswana Hunting Ban was Ill-Informed
A study by University of Botswana academic, Professor Joseph Mbaiwa, has found that the 2014 hunting ban was not supported by scientific evidence, suggesting that the ban was a political decision.
Read the full article from the Botswana Sunday Standard here.

 
Dallas Safari Club - New Executive Director
NAPHA extends congratulations to Mr Corey Mason the newly appointed Executive Director of the Dallas Safari Club. Mr Mason replaces Mr Ben Carter.

Marble Rhino Project - Update No. 5

Our 'Horning Ceremony' at the Franco Namibia Cultural Centre, saw the birth of OUR Namibia rhino today.
Gé Pellini completed his marvellous piece of art and his friends David and Christelle Deflin sponsored the aluminium horn that was fitted to OUR rhino today. The horn is a full 3 metres in length and was made in France.
MERCI Gé!! MERCI to the Deflins!

We also used today's opportunity to thank all our generous sponsors and supporters.
Most of us watched the sculpting grow from a mere drawing, then formed and chiselled into a magnificent marble wonder over the last four weeks.
What started off as a bright idea ended in a marvellous accomplishment - a truly unique Namibian hand crafted piece of art. We thank everyone involved from the bottom of our hearts for making this project possible.

We congratulate Elisia Nghidishange (College of the Arts), winner of the Student category as well as Lydia Simeon (Academia Secondary Scool) winner of the Scholar category for their devotion and effort put into creation winning them an awesome N$10,000.00 voucher each, compliments of Namibia Wildlife Resorts. 
      
Elisia with David Deflin, Gé Pellini, Jürgen Rumpf and the Permanent Secretary of the MET, Dr Malan Lindeque
 
      
Lydia with David Deflin, Gé Pellini, Jürgen Rumpf and the Permanent Secretary of the MET, Dr Malan Lindeque

Our rhino will be transported from its place of birth to the venue of our prestigious Gala Evening, the Windhoek Country Club, where it will be auctioned off to its new owner on Thursday night, 31st of August.

The final count down has started - with less than one week to our big night.  To ensure you know all about the project and are up to date regarding the auction, you can view our official Auction Catalogue.  Please feel free to share this catalogue with all your friends to spread the word. Online auction registration.




   







Click here to see how you can participate in the Rhino Competition and win an amazing rhino tracking experience for 2 people.    

Financial Year End
The 2016/2017 financial year is ending on 31 August 2017, hence we would like to remind and urge all members with any outstanding invoices to settle their dues prior to 31 August 2017.
NAPHA Annual General Meeting - Registration Forms
Our 2017 AGM is rapidly approaching.  If you are interested in attending and voicing your opinions, please complete the registration form and sent it back to our Office.
The accommodation and shuttle rates can be downloaded here.

Employment Offered
We are looking for a basic driver, mechanic and foreman for Farm Boskloof. Please contact Riva Namene at +264 (0) 81 140 2341.

Namibia Professional Hunting Association
(NAPHA)

 

PO Box: 11291
Windhoek,
Namibia

Tel: +264 (0) 61 234455
WhatsApp: +264 (0) 81 424 9922

Tanja Dahl, Chief Executive Officer, ceo@napha.com.na
Nicole Schwandt, Executive Assistant, napha@napha.com.na
Delin Rooinasie, Secretary, info@napha.com.na
Nikita Greyling, Administrative Assistant, office@napha.com.na
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