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Plant and tree identification

So I am getting into identifying different plants and trees but I like to be certain that it is what I am looking for. I was looking at  th…

Started by Zebedy

3 Dec 10, 2017
Reply by Dave


Cloud types/weather reading

Hey guys, So currently my weather reading consists of watching the news, googling what the weather will be like or looking at the sky and s…

Started by Zebedy

2 Nov 22, 2017
Reply by Zebedy


survival / bushcraft suppliers in NZ

Hi folks.  I know of two Bushcraft/Survival supply stores in NZ. I am sure there are more. Can you respond with information about any you m…

Started by Dave

2 Oct 10, 2017
Reply by Dave


Napping raw material sites lower north

Hi I am looking for some raw material preferably in the wellington region. I understand there is rhyolite in the kaitoke area and flint nod…

Started by will Melville

0 Aug 5, 2014


Catapult elastic?

Hi everyone, I'm trying to find some suitable catapult elastic. I'm currently using two strips of inner tube, which work passably, but they…

Started by Jelena Middleton

3 Dec 19, 2013
Reply by Adrian Hamilton


control of mosquitos ?

Hi all,  love bush camping, question?  apart from nets and bug sprays what do you use to ward of mosquito's or  have you found any native p…

Started by Te Hansen

5 Sep 18, 2013
Reply by Te Hansen


Into the wild for 60 days. Need advice from you guys

Hi there bushcraft people,My name is Gudni and I'm from Iceland and I need some good advice from you. I'm coming to New Zealand on Septembe…

Started by Gudni Svavarsson

12 Aug 23, 2013
Reply by Gudni Svavarsson


Canterbury Bow woods.

Hey im new to the site and was just wondering if anyone in the Canterbury region knew of any good bow wood sources(Specific Woods and where…

Started by Matt Stevenson

1 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Corey Parker


Survival adventures

Hi all, I'm a writer for Wilderness magazine and I'm working on a story about people who go on multi-day survivalist missions in the bush o…

Started by Nala

0 Feb 13, 2013


kaimanawa trip

Hi there. I thought I would share some photos and a bit about my kit from our Oct 2012 Kaimanawa trip. Thanks for a great web site guys. Pl…

Started by Dave

4 Dec 30, 2012
Reply by Dave


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