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Find it, Eat it

Cooking Foraged Food Gathered Around New Zealand

Foraging for wild foods is gaining momentum around the country. Edible weeds, food foraged from the fields, forest and seashore and a pantry section, Michael Daly provides identification notes and recipes that demonstrate the use of wild foods in everyday cooking

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JT replied to Angus Hunt's discussion Tips for a first time knife maker?
"Hi Angus just stumbled on this, don't know if you are still looking but I've used these guys for a while and they are OK http://www.ssm.co.nz/. I believe they do heat treating too although I've never used them for that. Alternately if…"
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Nathanael is now a member of BushcraftNZ
Wednesday

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Vinícius Monteiro Bezerra replied to Philip Lee's discussion bushcraft meeting
"Hey, Well I'm from Otago region and as far as I know there's nothing going on around here. Hopefully you'll find a group from the north.  Do you have any website where I can find some of your knives? Best regards, Vini"
Monday
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Jan 19

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Russ commented on Wing Szeto's blog post First (toy) Crossbow
"Here's the crossbow that got me interested in the primitive Asian type crossbows. Yours kinda reminded me of it. "
Jan 18

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Wing Szeto commented on Wing Szeto's blog post First (toy) Crossbow
"Thanks Russ, yeah the one of the reasons I even considered making one was because a friend of mine bought a toy one similar in shape to the one I made. There is real potential in taping round bamboo pieces together, with enough pieces at the right…"
Jan 18

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Russ commented on Wing Szeto's blog post First (toy) Crossbow
"I like your crossbow. It is much in the style of the Montagnard (Vietnam) crossbow. I've really gained an interest in these types of crossbows because of their simplicity. These crossbows had at least 3 types of triggers. I've tried the…"
Jan 5
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Jan 5

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Philip Lee posted a discussion

bushcraft meeting

Hi There,My name is Philip , I live in Hamilton, just wandering if there are any schedule meetings on upcoming events on bushcraft.I am particularly interested in trekking and bush walks .I make knives as a hobby as well I have made over 150 knives . using all different steels.Look forward to hearing from Waikato members..regardsPhilipSee More
Jan 4

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Kesate Iyasu replied to John Swarbrick's discussion What Knives do Kiwi Bushcrafters Use...
"I just started Bushcrafting for the last few months and have just started carving and whittling but i have found that the Ole Hickory 7" Butchers knife to be fairly good, great qualities too for $40, 1095 High Carbon, strikes a ferro rod, not…"
Dec 30, 2014

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Kesate Iyasu commented on Nick Grainger's blog post New Bushcrafter & (crappy) YouTuber
"Hey dude, great to see another fellow beginner Bushcrafter on here. Il check out your channel and have fun stay safe.  "
Dec 30, 2014

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Kesate Iyasu updated their profile
Dec 30, 2014

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