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On the 1st August Wayne reached the Mozambique border and placed a sign saying "Close the Gates". after which the Olli Team drove back to Durban. On the 2nd August Wayne cycled from the Wilderness Leadership School at Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve (Ezimvelo) paying tribute to Ian Player's legacy. 


At South Beach ex Springbok rugby captain John Smit, Wayne's children Daniel and Laura and friend Shaun Vorster (who also cycled on the first day of the OLLI Frontier Rhino Ride) joined Wayne to cycle the last 30kms to Sun Sibaya.  At Sun Sibaya the Scroll of Unity in Conservation was signed, the last two rings placed onto Olli's horn so that the entire horn was covered in the colours of the SA flag.


Messages of Unity in Conservation were also exchanged with eThekweni Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer and Durban Tourism.  These will be returned to Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Athol Trollip and NMBT on World Rhino Day 2017 at the Donkin Reserve.

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Wayne Bolton along with his children Daniel and Laura, John Smit and Shaun Vorster cycling towards Sun Sibaya

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The Olli cyclists arriving at Sun Sibaya

2000KMS

FINISHED

Wayne officially completes his 2000km cycle

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JOHN SMIT

SUPPORTS OLLI

The Olli Team appreciated the support of John Smit who cycled the last 30kms with Wayne and was guest speaker at the OLLI Breakfast and fundraiser.

OLLI SIGN

Wayne and the Olli Team with eThekweni Deputy Mayor, Durban Tourism and SANParks Honorary Rangers

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GREETING ETHEKWENI

DEPUTY MAYOR

eThekweni Deputy Mayor, Fawzia Peer, greeted Wayne at the finish

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eThekweni Deputy Mayor, Fawzia Peer, and ex Springbok Captain, John Smit, along with Wayne Bolton

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THE OLLI TEAM

The OLLI Team including Wayne, his wife Nikki, children Daniel and Laura, favourite child Melissa Farquhar, parents Val and Dave Bolton (Martin Snyman was represented in the Eastern Cape)

SIGNING THE SCROLL OF UNITY IN CONSERVATION

The Scroll of Unity in Conservation was first signed by the Minister of Tourism, MsTokozile Xasa; Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Athol Trollip; Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism CEO Mandlekazi Skefile and Marketing Manager Titus Chuene;Representatives of each of the parks connected along the 2000km route; CEO of Wilderness Leadership School Cherryl Curry; Headmaster of Grey Junior School Lindsay Pearson (representing our #JointCustody School Rhino Challenge); Durban Tourism Brand Manager LInda Mthembu; eThekweni Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer and finally Wayne Bolton of One Land Love It...

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OLLI'S HORN COVERED BY THE COLOURS OF THE SA FLAG

From the launch of the OLLI Frontier Rhino Ride in Nelson Mandela Bay, through the Zulu Kingdom to the Mozambique border, OLLI our lifesized fibre glass rhino was towed by our Avis Van Rental support vehicle. At each milestone a ring was placed onto Olli's horn (designed and 3D printed by Morgan 3D). On the final day, 2nd August, 3 rings were attached to Olli's horn.


In honour of Ian Player's legacy a ring was placed by the CEO of the Wilderness Leadership School, Cherryl Curry.

eThekweni Deputy Mayor, Fawzia Peer, and Durban Tourism Brand Manager Linda Mthembu, jointly placed the penultimate ring.

Finally, representing the OLLI Family, Dave Bolton, Wayne's father, attached the final ring.

The horn was then symbolically covered in the colours of the South African flag as a symbolic gesture of our commitment to conserving and protecting our natural heritage... 

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MESSAGES OF UNITY IN CONSERVATION

Wayne carried Messages of Unity in Conservation from Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Athol Trollip and Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism to their counterparts in KZN.  eThekweni Executive Mayor Zandile Gumede reciprocated and on her behalf Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer along with Brand Manager Linda Mthembu of Durban Tourism presented Wayne with messages to return to Nelson Mandela Bay in the spirit of OLLI's hashtag #JointCustody.  Olli stands for collaboration and partnership... ordinary South Africans working together, private provincial and government working together, supporting and taking a stand against this scourge... together!

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