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09 January 2019 8:36 PM Man dies while trying to save girl, 13, from drowning at sea

A 29-year-old man has died, while two other people have been transported to hospital following a drowning incident at Wolfgat Nature Reserve on Wednesday. "Despite extensive efforts by paramedics to resuscitate the 29-year-old man, sadly he has been declared deceased on the scene. "The 13-year-old female, believed to be a disabled person, and the man aged in his 30's were transported 76

05 January 2019 2:14 PM Father drowns while on fishing trip with children on Garden Route

A 45-year-old man who took his three kids fishing in the Swartvlei, at the Pine Lake Marina, between Sedgefield and Knysna drowned on Friday evening after their boat capsized. According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), the father and his three children aged 16, seven and five were on holiday in George and visiting friends at the Marina when they hired 158

03 January 2019 3:12 PM WATCH: NSRI returns beached dolphin to the ocean at Jeffreys Bay

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is monitoring the beaches around Jeffreys Bay after a dolphin that had beached itself was released about 3km off-shore near Kabeljous Beach on Thursday. The NSRI was called to the scene after efforts by the members of the public to refloat the 2.5m dolphin had been unsuccessful. "NSRI Jeffreys Bay crew, trained 219

26 December 2018 8:12 PM Child, 2, and man, 30, survive near drownings

A two-year-old girl is receiving medical care after she survived a near drowning incident at a waterpark in Mosselbay, Western Cape on Wednesday. "Shortly after 16:00, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found a local medic attending to the little girl," ER24’s Wernar Vermaak said in a statement. "The girl was rescued from a nearby swimming 74

24 December 2018 7:44 AM Boy, 14, still missing at sea after disappearing while swimming with a friend

A 14-year-old boy is still missing at sea after disappearing in the surf while swimming with a friend at Zinkwazi beach in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday. Brendon Power, NSRI Ballito duty coxswain, said in a statement that the NSRI Ballito duty crew, IPSS Medical Rescue, KDM (Kwadukuza) Municipal Pro Lifesaving lifeguards and Police Search and Rescue Unit were alerted 65

02 December 2018 7:25 AM Teen drowns in Richard Bay, toddler survives pool drowning

Two children drowned in separate incidents in Kwazulu-Natal at the weekend, according to paramedics. On Saturday afternoon, a 16-year-old boy fatally drowned at Meerensee beach in Richards Bay, Netcare 911 reported on Sunday. The teenager was reported to have gone missing while swimming in the sea. "A search for the young boy was conducted by NSRI Station 56

02 October 2018 9:55 AM Teenager swept out to sea in KwaZulu-Natal

A 16-year-old boy was swept out to sea while swimming near Blythedale's main beach in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said reports came in at 17:20 that the boy was missing. He was believed to have been swept away by rip currents while having a swim during the school 39

26 August 2018 7:14 AM 8-year-old boy drowns in lagoon near Port Edward

An eight-year-old boy drowned while swimming in the Mzamba lagoon near the Wild Coast Sun, Port Edward, on Saturday afternoon. The National Sea Rescue Institute was activated after lifeguards reported a drowning in the lagoon. Police search and rescue divers and NSRI rescue swimmers searched the water while the NSRI jet ski was also deployed, NSRI Port Edward 40

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Havoc as buildings, home in Hout bay set alight following death of at least one fisherman

Residents of Hout Bay who are upset about circumstances surrounding the apparent death of at least one suspected poacher have set alight several buildings in and around the harbour on Sunday afternoon. A source who lives in the Hangberg community, and who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were upset as officials had allegedly shot at a boat of poachers 139

11 August 2018 7:38 PM Beached dolphin rescued in PE

A beached dolphin was rescued and returned to the water in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, the National Sea Rescue Institute said. "At 07:20…NSRI Station 6 Port Elizabeth were alerted to a dolphin stranded on Cape Recife beach," said NSRI spokesperson Andrew Ingram in a statement. "Sea Rescue Volunteers, Bay World staff and members of the Nelson Mandela 49