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flint source

I would also love to get my hands on one or two pieces of flint if anyone knows of a source here in nz

Started by Ray Saunders in FirecraftLatest Reply


How to use the BushcraftNZ Trading Post

Its easy, just start a new discussion for  the item you want to list. Don't forget to include either the price or what you would like to…

Started by Ryan Johnson-Hunt in Trading PostLatest Reply


What Knives do Kiwi Bushcrafters Use...

As per the post title really...What knife do you use out in the Bush?? I've had a few TBH and currently I use a Fallkniven F1. So let us kn…

Started by John Swarbrick in Knives and KnifemakingLatest Reply

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Introductions - New members start here!

Welcome to BushcraftNZ! To help us get to know you why don't you tell us a little about yourself, we would love to meet you.

92 Feb 7
Reply by Mike Norris

Bushcraft Philosophy

What is bushcraft? What does it involve and what does it exclude? Why does it appeal to you?

4 Dec 31, 2017
Reply by Simon Lucas


Anything fire related. Friction fires, different types of fires and their useage, different tinders, etc

18 Feb 2
Reply by Hanna Luypers

Cordage and Knots

Discussions of types of cordage from paracord to natural, as well as knots to use in the field

4 Jul 2, 2012
Reply by John Humphris


Discussions of how to built natural shelters as well as the kind you can take with you

4 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Benjamin Foord

Knives and Knifemaking

Everything knife related

18 Feb 27
Reply by Zebedy

Clothing and Packs

Discussions of everything clothing, materials, systems, etc as well as packs, satchels and bags

8 Sep 1, 2014
Belt pouches
by Kev Webb

Trapping and Snaring

When used ethically, these can be a means of pest control and source of food in a survival situation

5 Nov 7, 2017
Ladder/Magpie trap
by Zebedy

Health and Safety

Everything from first aid to insect repellent

3 Jul 13, 2012
Reply by deanz

Cooking and Food

For all things cooking from cooking systems and kit to recipes

11 Dec 1, 2017
Reply by Zebedy

TV shows, Documentaries and DVDs to watch

14 Mar 8, 2013
Lars Monsen - Across Canada
by Redwall

Trading Post

Buy, trade or sell anything bushcraft related

13 Mar 6
ferrocerium rod set
by simon walker

Meet up with locals

Looking for someone to hit the outdoors with? Tramping, hunting, primitive skils, you never know who maybe near you and into the same thing.

5 Aug 31, 2016
Reply by Kesate Iyasu

General Discussion

Discuss anything bushcraft related that doesn't fit into one of the other categories

47 Dec 10, 2017
Reply by Dave

Suggestion Box

Suggest a forum category, new feature, or any other ideas

11 Nov 10, 2017
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