Post Tagged with: "NSRI Station 18"

NSRI Melkbosstrand 4×4 Day

NSRI Melkbosstrand 4×4 Day

30th Sep 2016 at 11:40 am 0 comments

On 8 October Koeberg Nature Reserve opens its gates for the annual NSRI fundraiser. What to expect? What not! For the sporty • 4×4 enthusiasts, this is your once-a-year opportunity to drive up and down Koeberg’s sand dunes. For those of you who have not done so yet, this isRead More

This is the wrong number to call.

Kids don’t know Emergency Number

15th Aug 2016 at 6:47 am 0 comments

What number does one phone in case of an emergency? Certainly not 911 if you live in South Africa… Still, “911” was the answer given by a group of of grade 4, 5 and 6 learners when asked this question. The learners, who attend the West Coast Christian School, nowRead More

Medical rescue scenarios were practiced at the NSRI. Potos: NSRI &

NSRI Angels

31st Jul 2016 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

NSRI Station 18’s medical training exercise yesterday had spectators agog. Dramatic scenarios were played out as ‘injured’ people were treated on the lawn next to the NSRI, and a helicopter belonging to Adrios Global Aviation took off on repeated mercy flights. Finally, a trip was made by rubber duck andRead More

Bright Eyes Burning

Bright Eyes Burning

27th Jun 2016 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

The fire engine’s siren rang out repeatedly on Sunday morning. But for once the 14-tonner was not on a firefighting mission. The truck and firefighting equipment were being demonstrated to members of the NSRI Station 18 Junior Academy who had congregated at the fire station. And for once it wasRead More

Water babies: Learning the basics.

Water Babies

4th Apr 2016 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Junior can still join the NSRI Junior Academy! The academy was launched on Monday March 28 at the NSRI Station 18 in Melkbosstrand. Attendees aged 12-16 were treated to a talk on what life on the high seas means for the 841 volunteers that make up South Africa’s NSRI. YoungstersRead More

Brenda's Spirit is awash with Kleinze Zalze Brut.

Blessing the Boats

4th Apr 2016 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

A celebratory mood reigned at NSRI Melkbosstrand this past Saturday morning. The morning was dedicated to the blessing of two boats, Brenda’s Spirit and Rotary’s Gift. “But who was Brenda?” quite a few people wanted to know. During the speeches that followed this mystery was cleared up by none otherRead More



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