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Crime Watch

Port Edward NSRI reports on weekend drowning

NSRI PORT EDWARD SENT EHOWZIT THIS REPORT: NSRI Port Edward, on Saturday, 08th March, at approximately 14h30, received a barely coherent call from a man requesting urgent help but no indication of where, or for what, help was needed could be obtained from the caller. The NSRI Port Edward duty coxswain,

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A wonderful, whale of a good news story — still making waves!

An amazing and most possibly unique rescue operation was carried out on the day before Christmas by members of the public, and others from the SA Police Service, KZN Wildlife, Parks Board, Netcare 911, Fire Brigade and the NSRI………they all co-operated in a joint effort to rescue a baby whale

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NSRI en ander weldoeners red baba-walvis

Talle helpende hande van lede van die publiek, organisasies soos Netcare 911, die NSRI, KZN Wildlife, en die Parkeraad het op Ou Kersdag saamgewerk om ‘n reddingoperasie wat almal hoop ‘n blye uiteinde sal hê, te bewerkstellig. Hulle het ‘n baba-walvis wat op die een of ander manier sy ma

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Ski-boat skipper gets prestigious NSRI award

At a special function at the NSRI headquarters at the Sonny Evans Small Craft Harbour on Thursday evening,  professional ski-boat skipper Chris Korsten   was honoured with a special award for playing the leading role in saving the lives of nine Scuba divers who got separated from their boat in

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eHowzit News

Chinese lanterns irk NSRI

The release of Chinese lanterns on KZN’s coastline is under the spotlight again. The NSRI has let eHowz!t know that its Shelly Beach sea rescue crew were called out this week following eyewitness reports of red distress flares sighted off Manaba Beach, near Margate. However, the NSRI’s Craig Lambinon says,

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eHowzit News

Woman rescued by NSRI at Port Edward

E Howz!t received the following report on Sunday, from Alan Stilwell, the NSRI Port Edward duty controller: “At 12h15 (Saturday, 21st September), while conducting routine base tasks at our NSRI Port Edward sea rescue station, we were alerted to reports of a woman being swept out to sea by rip currents

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Busy day for Shelly NSRI — video report

Wednesday was one of those days for the Shelly Beach base of the National Sea Rescue Institute.   The sea was rough in the early morning, and when the Ski-boat Riptide, that went in first, pointed its nose to the heavens as it negotiated the last wave, it was proof

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Banana Beach swimmer still missing

A 22-year-old man who was swept out to sea at Banana Beach on Tuesday, had still not been found by Wednesday afternoon.  The NSRI, police and other rescue services have spent hours looking for the missing swimmer. He is believed to be from Soweto, and part of a Military Health

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Video: NSRI helps boats in distress

NSRI personnel helped two ski-boats in distress while they were being launched during the Mallards Mercury Skiboat event at the Sonny Evans Small Craft Harbour in Shelly Beach over the weekend.   Both boats turned sideways in the surf without power, and NSRI officials rushed into the water to help

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NSRI rescues Uvongo fishermen — video action

The NSRI at the Sonny Evans Small Craft Harbour in Shelly Beach has completed its umpteenth sea rescue when it had to go after a group of fishermen who were drifting without power out at sea. eHowzit’s Lencel Celliers and his camera were there, and captured the activity as the

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