Annual Rangers Meeting




The Park's rangers met for their annual meeting at Letaba Rest Camp from February 9 to 10, 2006. It was an opportunity to avail themselves of the latest developments on issues that affect their day-to-day activities and to thrash out the best or most viable options available.

Navashni Govender updated them on the fire management policy, while Sandra McFadyen advised all on the latest about the Cybertracker and answered questions to clarify uncertainties.

Other issues on the agenda were weather monitoring, disease surveillance, alien plants, ranger reports and diaries and then internal issues such as ranger gradings, transfers, recruitment and selection and operational responsibilities. A number of rangers have been transferred to different sections.

Rangers in the Kruger National Park

Regional Ranger Far North: Kobus Wentzel
Pafuri: Vacant
Punda Maria: Thomas Mbokota
Vlakteplaas: Reckson Seani
Shangoni: Lombard Shirindza
Woodlands: David Monganye
Shingwedzi: Agnes Mukondeleli

Regional Ranger North: Louis Olivier
Mooiplaas: Johann Oelofse
Mahlangeni: Karien Laubser
Letaba: Joe Nkuna
Phalaborwa: Evans Mkansi
Olifants: Oupa Modirwa

Regional Ranger Central: Albert Machaba
Houtboschrand: Claire Nsthane
Kingfisherspruit: Richard Sowry
Satara: Vacant
Nwanetsi: Thomas Ramabulani
Tshokwane: Steven Whitfield

Regional Ranger South: Tukela Mbongani
Lower Sabie: Derick Mashale
Skukuza: Dhiraj Nariandas
Pretriuskop: Dalkton Mabasa
Stolsnek: Rob Thomson
Malelane: Bruce Leslie
Crocodile Bridge: Neels van Wyk



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