Girls, dog rescued after being stranded on island

2015-10-12 17:03

Two girls and their dog were rescued after their inflatable boat was blown across the George Dam, leaving them about 200m from mainland, the NSRI has said.

Injured tour guide plucked from Magaliesberg mountaintop

2015-09-10 17:00

An injured tour guide has been rescued from a mountain in Magaliesberg, paramedics say.

Police divers continue search for missing US student

2015-09-02 17:26

Police divers remain steadfast in their resolve to find the body of a missing American UCT student who disappeared while swimming at Coffee Bay in the Eastern Cape.

Hikers airlifted from Table Mountain

2015-08-30 16:22

Three people injured during a rock fall on Table Mountain have been rescued by a military helicopter

NSRI team given award for rescuing kite flyer

2015-08-18 08:03

An NSRI team has been given a silver gallantry award by the institute for saving a man who nearly drowned while trying to recover his kite in Camps Bay in January.

Teen rescuer: Drowning man was saying 'help, help'

2015-08-18 08:03

A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man from drowning has been given an award by the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Dhlomo praises EMS after dramatic mountain search

2015-07-15 20:26

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has praised the Emergency Medical Services team, who worked in conjunction with the SANDF and the Mountain Club of SA, to rescue a man stuck in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Gusting winds hamper rescue of foreign hiker in Drakensberg

2015-07-15 13:55

Gale-force winds have stalled the aerial rescue of a 30-year-old French national who is trapped on a mountain ledge in the Northern Drakensberg.

Man rescued off Hekpoort mountain

2015-07-09 19:24

A man has been rescued off a mountain in the Hekpoort area, between Magaliesburg and Hartbeespoort Dam, after falling down a steep slope, paramedics say.

Search for missing woman scaled down

2015-06-22 12:21

THE search for 58-year-old Carly Hill, who went missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth on Friday last week, has been scaled down.


Teen presumed to have drowned at Camps Bay

2015-09-12 19:32

A 17-year-old teen who went missing while swimming at Camps Bay beach is presumed to have drowned.

Rescuers winch body up 60-metre cliff

2015-09-07 11:09

Police search and rescue officers and paramedics have braved a sheer 60-metre cliff face in KwaZulu-Natal to recover the remains of a man who is thought to have fallen off the edge.

US teen presumed drowned in Transkei

2015-08-31 17:08

A US teenager is missing and presumed drowned in the Transkei, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Couple and schnauzer rescued from sinking yacht

2015-08-25 15:26

A couple’s alleged escape from the Zululand Yacht Club and supposed debt of R40 000 ended disastrously when their yacht sank off the coast of Durban.

We were glad to save lives - SA Navy captain

2015-08-18 08:03

SA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde says he and his crew were proud to be able to rescue the crew of a yacht during the Cape to Rio race in January last year.

Catamaran rescued off Hout Bay

2015-08-05 20:51

A catamaran with four men on board has been towed to Hout Bay after its batteries failed, the NSRI says.

Foreign hiker rescued in bold helicopter hoist

2015-07-15 15:25

A French hiker who was stranded on a rocky ledge in the Drakensberg for more than 24 hours has been hoisted to safety in a bold helicopter rescue.

Emergency team races to rescue stranded hiker

2015-07-15 07:45

Paramedics and rescue technicians are travelling in a military helicopter to rescue an injured hiker in a remote region of the Northern Drakensburg.

3 rescued off rock after being trapped by high tide

2015-07-05 12:31

Three people, including two children, have been rescued after the spring high tide left them trapped on a rock at Pacaltsdorp, near George, the NSRI says.

Search for missing woman called off, yacht returns to Durban

2015-06-21 14:46

A desperate search for a woman who is believed to have fallen off a yacht has not been successful and her husband has since sailed back to Durban.

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