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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


First slingshot!

Hi everyone, here's my first slingshot, made by me and a friend.  I found the fork, my friend de-barked and sanded it, then I attached the…

Started by Jelena Middleton

13 Dec 2, 2012
Reply by Mr.J


A job!

So this isn't so much about bushcraft but as you are the few people I know in NZ I'll ask! I move to Auckland on the 6th November (finally)…

Started by ian lawson

2 Oct 20, 2012
Reply by Ryan Johnson-Hunt


Tools best suited for the NZ bush.

Hello everyone, What tool/s are best suited for the New Zealand bush? For example, people recommend an axe and knife in places like the can…

Started by Jelena Middleton

3 Oct 20, 2012
Reply by Jelena Middleton


Wood for spoon carving.

Hi everyone, I'd like to make a spoon, but I don't know what woods are suitable.  I know that you can use apple, pear and beech, but I have…

Started by Jelena Middleton

6 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Jelena Middleton


Solar Lantern

Did an over night trip last weekend and took along this solar powered lantern. Re my profile pic. I got it from the Warehouse. They're pric…

Started by Brett

0 Aug 30, 2012


Woodcraft and Camping by "Nessmuk"

A must read Woodcraft and Camping by George Washington Sears AKA Nessmuk.

Started by JRW

0 Aug 27, 2012


Updated Version of "Ancient Skills" now available for free download

Hi.   Sorry that I've been so inactive here for a while.   I've been busy. One of the things I've done is to clean up the digital version…

Started by Stephen Coote

5 Aug 20, 2012
Reply by Stephen Coote


Mors Kochanski - youtube

Some newer videos are starting to be posted on Mors youtube page. He's a knowledgeable buggar :-)

Started by deanz

0 Jun 8, 2012


NEW to BushcraftNZ - Member Status!

Hello everyone, I'm very excited to tell you about a project Jeff Cameron and I have been working on recently. It's still a work in progres…

Started by Ryan Johnson-Hunt

48 May 6, 2012
Reply by barnsey


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