Problem solving is hunting. It is savage pleasure and we are born to it. -Thomas Harris

What is the KZNHCA?

The KwaZulu-Natal Hunting & Conservation Association (KZNHCA) is an organisation of hunters dedicated to the ethical and responsible practice of their discipline. We are based in Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal on the east coast of South Africa. Members of KZNHCA follow a strict code of ethics and strive to promote a positive impression of the hunting fraternity. We focus on awareness and educational programmes that further the knowledge of our members, and….

A brief history of the KZNHCA:

The ‘Hunters’ and Game Preservation Association for Natal’ was founded in 1959. The association’s inaugural meeting was held on 21 September 1959 at the Law Society Chambers in Pietermaritzburg. A draft constitution was adopted at the meeting and the word “Preservation” substituted with “Conservation”. The first president elected was none other than AP Austen-Smith. More text to follow…

Mission Statement:

Setting standards and educating and engaging stakeholders in order to ensure the conservation of our natural heritage and sustainable utilisation for the benefit of all.

Vision:

KZN Hunting and Conservation Association; the Association of choice through:

  • Appropriate relationships with all stakeholders
  • Transformation and youth development
  • A culture of involvement and participation
  • Preserving existing traditions for future generations
  • Superior products, services and opportunities