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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 4 April 2022

Pink Rescue Buoy project flourishes

Since its inception in 2017, the Pink Rescue Buoy project has been behind the rescue of more than 110 people. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 4 April 2022

Welcome aboard, Life Health Solutions

The NSRI would not be able to perform its lifesaving and water safety work if it were not for the generous support of sponsors and donors. We welcome Life Health Solutions as a Platinum Partner and thank them for taking ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 4 April 2022

Go the extra mile for the NSRI

The Oceans 8 Charity Swim will see swimmers taking to the water in KwaZulu-Natal in aid of their favourite non-profit organisation. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 4 April 2022

Mountain rescues: A higher calling

NSRI crews are sometimes called to assist with mountain rescues. We look at what’s required to execute these sometimes risky missions. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 4 April 2022

Keeping drowning stats contained

NSRI Drowning Prevention Manager, Andrew Ingram says their dream has finally come to fruition, with the delivery of the first NSRI Survival Swimming Centre to Meiring Primary School in Riebeek Kasteel. ...

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REPORTS  | Published: 4 April 2022

Looking back at 2021

Over 1 100 lives were saved by the NSRI in 2021, through responsive station rescues, public Pink Rescue Buoy rescues, and proactive lifeguarding initiatives. In addition to this, many more were and still are going to be saved thanks to ...

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VOLUNTEERS  | Published: 4 April 2022

Base Showcase: Station 11 (Port Alfred)

In the 10th of a series of stories on NSRI bases around the country, we chat to a few crew members at Station 11 (Port Alfred) to find out more about the base and its family of volunteers. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 23 March 2022

Creating a swimming culture for children

Considering that only 15% of South African’s can swim and the country’s terrible drowning statistics, learning how to swim should be prioritised as an essential skill that all South Africans have – especially children. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 21 March 2022

Mossel Bay – Fatal drowning incident and a missing man:

At 14h53, Saturday, 19 March, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at De Bakke Beach. NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were also activated after an emergency whatsapp group message reported a person ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 20 March 2022

Family dog assisted

NSRI Wilderness dispatched a team to Kleinkranz Beach following a request for assistance for a family dog collapsed on the beach. ...

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