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kaimanawa trip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Dec 30, 2012. 4 Replies

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. Please comment or reply with ideas or thoughts. DaveAs you can…Continue

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Budget Bushcraft

 Budget BushcraftI recently spent a few hours at my local branches of Bunnings Hardware Store, Hunting And Fishing (H & F) and Kiwi Disposals Army Surplus. I wanted to price a low cost bushcraft kit. I did not want cheapo rubbish that would fail outdoors so I looked for a balance of quality and pricing.A barrier to getting outdoors can be cost. But do we have to pay as much as we think? My aim here was to find what is readily available at affordable prices. This list does not cover…See More
yesterday

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David Jenkins commented on Dave's blog post Budget Bushcraft
"Goldpine also stock the bahco knife. If you happen to have a store nearby."
Saturday

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Matthieu commented on Dave's blog post Budget Bushcraft
"Thank you for this guide really useful. It seems the bahco knife is not sold anymore at bunnings bt you can find it at trade tools http://tradetools.co.nz/products/6120950 Maybe adding a ground sheet ( 5$ tarp) might be good too especially when…"
Friday

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Dave replied to Matthieu's discussion Bush rookie
"Hi Matthieu. Here is a link to an article that might help out. The items listed in the article can be changed to suit what you like.  http://bushcraft.org.nz/profiles/blogs/budget-bushcraft Going on day walks along tramping/hiking paths is a…"
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Kesate Iyasu left a comment for Dave
"Dave Brother, what ya been up to, where ya at, keen to do some stuff together, let me know, Chur RDB aka Kesate"
Aug 16

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"Cheers for the donation to BushcraftNZ operating coats Dave! Really appreciate it."
Aug 15

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Dave commented on Dave's blog post Bushcrafters needed for bush work
"Hi Ryan. I think it has. I have not had contact with the property owners or the two who were interested in the job, since I moved towns.  It would be good to hear from them how it is going."
Aug 15

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Ryan Johnson-Hunt commented on Dave's blog post Bushcrafters needed for bush work
"Hi Dave, is this job all sorted now?"
Aug 15

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Dave posted a status
"Toa Hunter Gatherer. Here's the link to the on demand viewing. Worth watching! https://www.maoritelevision.com/tv/shows/toa-hunter-gatherer"
Sep 23, 2016

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Dave posted a status
"I just finished watching Toa Hunter Gather. Great show. If you missed it you might be able to catch it on Maori Tv on line."
Sep 12, 2016

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"Cool photo!!"
Sep 8, 2016

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Dave commented on Ryan Johnson-Hunt's status
"Thanks Ryan. Is there a way to make donations to this website mate? It probably costs a bit of money to keep it going and for the security  "
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Sammy commented on Dave's blog post Bushcrafters needed for bush work
"Hi there still available?, Just moved to warkworth and would be very keen."
Aug 29, 2016

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Dave posted a blog post

Bushcrafters needed for bush work

Hi GuysThis is mostly of interest to Auckland and surrounding area members but may be of interest to more.The land owner of a large area of NZ bush is looking for a person or people who are interested in the outdoors to help control the possum and rodent problem in the area by topping up small bait stations with poison pellets. I have been working this land by myself for a few years. I am moving to the Waikato and will be looking for an opportunity to do the same down there. This means Puhoi is…See More
Jul 10, 2016

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Firecraft, Tracking, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Survival skills, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

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Toa Hunter Gatherer

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 23:43 0 Comments

Toa Hunter Gatherer.

https://www.facebook.com/nzbowhunter/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsAWo1AuIVA

There is a new show coming to Maori TV this September.



Above are links to "Toa Hunter Gathers's" Facebook page and Youtube Channel. Well worth checking this out.



New Zealand is loaded with experienced outdoors/bush men and…

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Bushcrafters needed for bush work

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 20:49 5 Comments

Hi Guys

This is mostly of interest to Auckland and surrounding area members but may be of interest to more.

The land owner of a large area of NZ bush is looking for a person or people who are interested in the outdoors to help control the possum and rodent problem in the area by topping up small bait stations with poison pellets. 

I have been working this land by myself for a few years. I am moving to the Waikato and will be looking for an opportunity to do the same down…

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Youtube Channel on the NZ Bush

Posted on March 11, 2016 at 0:23 3 Comments

Hi guys.

I just joined the growing group of Youtubers and started a channel. It is about the NZ bush, bushcraft, kit and gear, enjoying the outdoors and how to get out there. It is called daveoutdoorsnz. if you are interested in videos of the awesome NZ outdoors then you might like to check it out. I love the NZ bush and photographing things so I put it together into videos. Please check them out and let me know what you think. Here is the link to my…

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BAHCO LAPLANDER SAW NATO ISSUE For Sale

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 7:00 4 Comments

Hi guys and gals.

Just to let you know. I have been selling a bit of bushcraft/survival kit on Trademe. I am trying out a few things related to bushcraft and selling kit was one of them. I am selling off my remaining stock so that I can try out some new things in bushcraft, most likely photography. 

I would like to sell the remaining items so that I can get my expenses back and purchase some camera equipment. 

For anyone who is interested and a member of…

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At 5:22 on August 16, 2017,
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Kesate Iyasu
said…
Dave Brother, what ya been up to, where ya at, keen to do some stuff together, let me know, Chur RDB aka Kesate
At 18:26 on August 15, 2017,
Admin
Ryan Johnson-Hunt
said…
Cheers for the donation to BushcraftNZ operating coats Dave! Really appreciate it.
At 5:49 on December 1, 2015,
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Kesate Iyasu
said…
Hey Dave. What are ya doing in a few weeks. Keen to come to the waikato for some bush time.
At 21:42 on May 8, 2013,
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Raymond
said…

Hi Dave

Some how I must have missed that place in onehunga, I cant find that army surplus store. Can you please explain to me again where it is? or you can ring me on 021332585?

Kind regards

Raymond

At 21:57 on March 26, 2013,
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Ryan Johnson-Hunt
said…
Hi Dave sounds like you have some people keen on the Outings like you were hoping. Keep them in the loop by commenting at the following link:
http://bushcraft.org.nz/group/auckland/forum/topics/regular-overnight-trips-in-the-auckland-area?commentId=5745113%3AComment%3A33433&xg_source=msg_com_gr_forum
At 16:51 on October 1, 2012,
Newbie
Jelena Middleton
said…

Welcome to Bushcraft NZ, Dave!

 
 
 

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