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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 3 February 2021

NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign 

National Sea Rescue Institute Press Release: Immediate 3rd February 2021 NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign With many of our beaches opening up again, those heading back to our sandy shores ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 27 December 2020

Donkey rescue - Vaal dam. Missing man found - Struisbaai:  

VAAL DAM:Jake Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam station commander, said:On Sunday morning, 27 December, NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew were alerted following reports of a donkey stranded on an island on the Vaal Dam near to Deneysville.Our NSRI rescue craft Harvey's ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 11 November 2020

Whale rescue: a tricky – but rewarding – business

The NSRI has been involved in whale disentanglement operations since 2006. Since then, around 140 volunteers have been trained in the specific procedures necessary to assist the whales. There are 21 ‘disentanglement stations’ around the country, 18 of which are ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 17 October 2020

East London – Update: Missing dog found safe:

UPDATE - EAST LONDON:Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said:NSRI are delighted to inform that Frodo, the Boxer dog that went missing on Sunday, 11 October, at Orient Beach, East London, has been found safe a week after he ...

AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 15 October 2020

East London – Sunday, 11 October. A search for a missing dog:

EAST LONDON:NSRI are sad to inform that a boxer dog is missing and is suspected to have drowned at Orient Beach, East London.Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said:On Sunday morning NSRI East London duty crew were activated following ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 4 September 2020

Penguin rescue on Robben Island

Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay station commander, said:At 11h43, Thursday, 3 September, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following a request from SANCCOB (Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) to evacuate an African penguin found ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 3 September 2020

There’s nothing quite as rewarding as setting a whale free

Kelly-Ann Irving, NSRI volunteer and deputy station commander at Station 26 (Kommetjie), has trained with the South African Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) to rescue whales using specialised techniques and equipment. We chat to her fascinating work... ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 6 August 2020

Turtle rescue update: How is Anette doing a year down the line?

NSRI catches up with Two Oceans Aquarium curator Maryke Musson to find out what happened to the loggerhead turtle rescued by the Kommetjie crew.In July 2019, Station 26 (Kommetjie) crew painstakingly disentangled a seal and a loggerhead turtle caught up ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 5 August 2020

Notice convening the AGM: 27 August 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Annual General Meeting of members of the National Sea Rescue Institute will be held entirely by electronic communication on Thursday 27 August 2020.Click below for full detailsNotice Convening the AGM 2020 ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 5 August 2020

Turtle Rescued from Strand Beach

An injured Hawksbill sea turtle, found on Strand Beach was rescued on Wednesday.Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordons Bay station commander, said:At 08h17, Wednesday, 5 August, NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated to assist at Strand Beach where a sea turtle ...

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