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KZN Floods 2
VOLUNTEERS  | Published: 16 May 2022

A flood of emotions

There are countless stories of bravery and selflessness from the recent floods in KwaZulu-Natal. We chatted to three of the many NSRI volunteers who took part in rescue operations. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 16 May 2022

Creating a lifeline

The Survival Swimming programme at Hanover Park has become more than just a drowning prevention initiative. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 16 May 2022

Make a ‘vital’ contribution to the NSRI

The NSRI has partnered with the Discovery Vitality MoveToGive initiative, which means you can now donate your Discovery Miles to the NSRI. ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 16 May 2022

Base Showcase: Station 12 (Knysna)

In the 11th of a series of stories on NSRI bases around the country, we chat to a few crew members at Station 12 (Knysna) to find out more about the base and its family of volunteers. ...

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BIRD RESCUE  | Published: 13 May 2022

Durban – Friday, 13 May. Albatross released

Our NSRI Durban duty crew gathered at our NSRI Durban rescue base to prepare for an operation to assist uShaka Sea World to release a juvenile Albatross at sea. ...

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 | Published: 13 May 2022

NSRI’S JetRIB IN GQEBERHA UP IN FLAMES

In a recent factory fire in Gqeberha one of the National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI’s) 4m JetRIBs tragically went up in flames. This craft had recently been given to the NSRI’s Gqeberha base (Station 6) and was in for engine ...

Station 17 Blessings Annette Newmarch widow of Graham Westcott Founding Station Commander
RESCUE BASES  | Published: 25 April 2022

OVERBERG - YOU HAVE THE FIRST EVER OFFSHORE SEARCH & RESCUE BOAT BUILT ENTIRELY IN SA

The Overberg region is known for its beautiful beaches, which are frequently enjoyed by locals as well as those who visit the area. With this mind, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has equipped their rescue station in Hermanus (Station ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 20 April 2022

Umhlanga's new rescue base is ready for duty

The Umhlanga coastline is characterised by long stretches of sandy beaches that are very popular within and around the area. They are predominantly used by locals as well as holiday makers who come down to the coast. In addition to ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 April 2022

Flood Related emergency response

NSRI stations along the KZN coastline are continuing to assist, along with the emergency services, in multiple flood related incidents, along the KZN coastline and inland, caused by heavy rainfall. ...

PHOTO 2 NSRI women volunteers from Station 16 Strandfontein in Cape Town Photo credit Simon Mc Donnell
VOLUNTEERS  | Published: 4 April 2022

Wonder women

We chat to a few of the NSRI’s inspiring women to find out more about their journeys. ...

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