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TRAINING  | Published: 30 August 2022

Forewarned is forearmed

NSRI training manager Graeme Harding and his team recently conducted two swiftwater rescue instruction sessions. He shares more about this vital service. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 30 August 2022

Learning from experience

The NSRI’s Director of Rescue Services, Brett Ayres, shares highlights from this year’s event. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 30 August 2022

Thank you, Paintsmiths

Without the support of sponsors, donors and partners, the NSRI would not be able to continue its lifesaving and water-safety education work. We thank Paintsmiths, which came onboard last year, for their sponsorship of Pink Rescue Buoys and their donations ...

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VOLUNTEERS  | Published: 30 August 2022

Elmé Kruger: Reaching her goals

Elmé Kruger was one of the founding members of the first NSRI Lifeguard Unit established at Station 18 (Melkbosstrand) in 2017 and was recently asked to play for the Junior Springbok Women’s Rugby team. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 30 August 2022

Beached dolphins rescued

It was with great delight that crews from NSRI Stations 2 (Bakoven) and 8 (Hout Bay) were able to assist the Marine Animal Stranding Network and SPCA to refloat two bottlenose dolphins that had beached on Sandy Bay on Cape ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 30 August 2022

Base showcase: Station 17

We chat to a few crew members at Station 17 (Hermanus) to find out more about the base and its family of volunteers. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 25 August 2022

Knysna – Search for missing man:

At 15h30, Wednesday, 24 August, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in front of East Head Cafe, next to the NSRI Knysna rescue station, Knysna Lagoon. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 22 August 2022

We've drawn the winner for our R100,000 August Draw

It's not often you get a call from someone who tells you that you've won R100,000. But for one lucky donor, that's just what happened. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 20 August 2022

Teenager drowns during a school outing

At 15h21, Thursday, 18 August NSRI St Lucia duty crew and iSimangaliso Wetland Park rangers responded to Jabula Beach, St Lucia, following reports of a drowning in progress. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 14 August 2022

Unidentified man rescued with the contribution of an NSRI pink rescue buoy

NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports a patron at Guido's restaurant, West Beach, Port Alfred, of a man swept off of the West Pier, by a wave, into the Kowie River near to the Kowie River Mouth. ...

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