Who are we ?

An Honorary officer is a volunteer who offers their time and expertise to supplement and support the staff of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. 


Our Vision:


As Honorary Officers we are committed to a conservation ideal based on maintaining the bio-diversity of our national parks and game reserves in sustainable populations in protected areas where the wildlife has priority and humans can enjoy visiting a fully-functional eco system.


Our Mission:


We use our expertise, time and commitment to support the Ezemvelo /KZN wildlife management and permanent staff of the Hluhluwe Game Reserve to achieve their stated goals and objectives by fostering cordial relationships and thereby, make a meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of the park.




Maintain close contact with management and senior staff in the reserve;

Through regular monthly work weekends as a close-knit group, to ensure park’s amenities and services are maintained and improved.

Identify areas and projects where we can become involved, providing the impetus for successful completion;

Raise funds or sponsorships for projects identified as being beneficial to the park;

To be recognised as contributors to the park and conservation through our efforts,by Park Management, Staff and Visitors.




We promote the ideals of Conservation Management through

  • Helping and Assisting

  • Observation

  • Nurturing

  • Openness

  • Respect

  • Accountability

  • Reliability

  • Yielding a Service​


The H O team:

Dee Honman

             Clive Honman ( Vice Chairman )

Pieter van Vollenhoven

Sharon van Vollenhoven

Heinrich Coetzee

Liesl Coetzee

Christo Brett (Chairman)

Saritha Brett

Leamor Brett

Vian Brett

Chantelle Slabbert

Hendrik Slabbert

Johanna Louw (probation)

Wimpie Louw (probation)


Past Members:

Mat Jackson  ​

Mike Nel

Lindi Nel

Martin Hopkins

Lara Hopkins

Sybrand van Niekerk​

Shane Mc Intyre​

Jess Mc Intyre​

Vick Partington​

Jenny Partington​

David Potgieter​

Amanda Potgieter​

Mia Oosthuysen​

Peter Du Bruyn

Dawn van der Walt

Martin van der Walt 

Bill Toughey

Brigid Toughey

Peter Stott

Denise Stott

Pieter Oosthuysen

Sue Oosthuysen 

Christian Kroll 

Tenille Kroll