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Our organisation exists for the interests of all water users in South Africa. There is a place for everyone to be part of our family whether it’s by simply following our stories, volunteering or funding a project. Whichever way you choose to engage, we will value it dearly and honour your support with discipline, and integrity.
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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 5 December 2022

Thanks to the friends of NSRI St Francis

NSRI St Francis Bay crew are looking forward to their new base and the arrival of their 10.6m cabin RIB.

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EVENTS  | Published: 6 November 2022

The Oceans 8 charity swim turns into a fun day

The Oceans 8 charity has been rescheduling the 8 mile open water swim for a while now due to the poor water quality off Durban post the floods.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 31 October 2022

Our thanks to Saldanha Foods

On 16 September this year, NSRI honoured Saldanha Foods – part of the Terrasan Group – by naming the JetRib earmarked for Station 24 (Lambert’s Bay) Spirit of Saldanha. The certificate handover and naming ceremony was part of an annual event where Saldanha Foods recognises long-service awards and commits to donations to local schools.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 29 September 2022

Thank you, DHL Express

On Saturday, 10 September 2022, Station 34 (Yzerfontein) celebrated the blessing of their new 8.8m rescue vessel Spirit of DHL II, named in honour of longtime supporter and sponsor DHL.

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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 from tins of paint sold.

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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.