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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 28 October 2022

Save lives from your living room

We caught up with NSRI Drowning Prevention Manager Andrew Ingram to learn more about the new beach camera volunteer programme being piloted in Herolds Bay. ...

DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 13 September 2022

NSRI Cautions Public on Rip Currents

With the recent spate of drowning incidents around the country, some being caused by RIP currents. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is urging extreme public caution around the coast. ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 3 August 2022

Levelling up

NSRI training manager Graeme Harding shares insights from the International Mass Rescue Conference in Gothenberg Sweden. ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 3 August 2022

A passion for drowning prevention

We caught up with Dr Jill Fortuin, Executive Director of Drowning Prevention at the NSRI, to find out what her department has been up to. ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 21 December 2021

The NSRI’s eyes in the sky

The NSRI’s innovative camera project, which was launched last year, is proving to be an invaluable asset. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 16 December 2021


With holiday season now well underway NSRI are appealing to the public to be safe in and around coastal and inland waters. ...

WATER SAFETY EDUCATION  | Published: 26 October 2021

A powerful partnership aimed at preventing drownings

As the old saying goes, ‘necessity is the mother of invention’. And for all of us, there is no greater necessity than preventing our children from drowning. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 31 August 2021

Water-safety education in practice

We take a look at how water-safety educator Val Barlow is progressing in the Wild Coast area and what the Survival Swimming team got up to during the winter months. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 25 July 2021

NSRI marks first UN World Drowning Prevention Day

Pink Buoys Save Lives initiative marks 75th rescue since launch in 2019 ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 22 July 2021

NSRI call to action - “it's time to teach our children water safety at school”

The NSRI on Tuesday, 20th July 2021 issued a call to action to the Basic Education Department to include water safety, swimming and first aid lessons as part of the school curriculum - following the United Nations Resolution on Drowning Prevention. ...

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