Rhinos rule on the square


Rhinos look anything but fragile and vulnerable with their rugged skins and fearsome-looking horns but nothing could be further from the truth – their continued existence is seriously threatened. That is why Nelson Mandela Square are running a fundraising campaign, The Find and Save the Rhino Treasure Hunt©, until 16th December to benefit the Wildlands Conservation Trust’s Project Rhino.

The square will be rocking with activations that will enthral shoppers and raise much-needed funds to assist in saving the African rhino from extinction.

The Nelson Mandela Square’s Find and Save the Rhino Treasure Hunt© includes the activities listed below.

A Treasure Hunt
Participate in the Nelson Mandela Square’s Find and Save the Rhino Treasure Hunt, (from Monday to Friday, October 31 to December 15) correctly guess the store in which the small rhino is hidden, sms the word RHINO and the store number to 33588 and you will be entered into the draw for the grand prize.

Grand Prize details:
If you take part in the Nelson Mandela Square Find and Save the Rhino Treasure Hunt© (between October 31 and December 15 – Mondays to Fridays only), you could win big – a once in a lifetime two day rhino darting experience for you and 5 of your friends which includes a 3-night stay at the award-winning Thanda Private Game Reserve in KZN, worth R180 000!

Click here for terms and conditions and for more information on how to enter!

Celebrity rhinos
From early November, exciting ¾ lifesize rhinos, decorated by well-known South Africans, will start appearing on the Square, joining the Nelson Mandela Square Christmas Rhino and the African Baobab tree. Keep an eye on Facebook to find out who has painted a rhino and when you will be able to meet them and their rhino on the Square.

The rhinos on the Square will auctioned off at an exclusive event and all funds raised will go to the Wildlands Conservation Trust’s Project Rhino. For more information on the event please call Huibri on (011) 325 6006

Nelson Mandela Square’s Christmas Carols
This much-loved annual event takes place on Sunday 4 December from 17h00 – 19h15 so be there to enjoy the sounds of Christmas courtesy of Mango Groove!.
How to make a donation
To make a donation to the Wildlands Conservation Trust’s Project Rhino, please sms RHINO to 38954. Each sms will be charged at R10, free sms’s do not apply. Proceeds will go to the Wildlands Conservation Trust’s Rhino Conservation Project.

For further information follow the links alongside.

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