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 may know of?Here are the two I know of;…Continue
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
Hi all. There is a new Youtube series on Beginning Woodscraft. It is called Woodscraft 101.
The series is by a bushcrafter/woodsman from way back, Blackie Thomas. Blackie has been hunting and bushcrafting in the forests of the Southern USA, since he was a kid.
This series is focused mainly on the beginner but he always has great learning for anyone. If you are trying to sift through the mountain of different information, options and opinions on what to buy and what to do, then…Continue
If you are interested in learning some wild bush foods and medicines; how to find and identify them, what parts are edible and when to eat them, then please check out the series I have been doing on my Youtube channel. The Playlists will have all of them so far.
Right now is the season for Kiekie Fruit to be eaten. Kiekie is easily spotted and is all over NZ, so it is well worth looking in your local area. Its fruit is quite…
Six Hours On A Sunday: wild edibles, natural tinders, kit testing.
Easter Sunday morning. I got up later than I wanted which meant getting into the bush a lot later than I had planned.
I got dressed, filled my canteen, grabbed some food, got me and my gear into the car and drove to where I had planned to go. It was already 10.30am when I headed into the bush. I came out at 4.30pm. I spent six hours under the canopy. Doesn’t sound like much time but I made the most of it. I…Continue
Hi yall. I live in Hamilton, Waikato and would be very interested in hooking up with others to learn and practice Navigation. I suck at it so I am hoping that a few others will suck less than me so I can learn and get skilled up. But anyone should come and we can teach ourselves if need be.
This would be a great time to meet up with others on this site, get in some outdoors time and experience, test out some of our kit (and our fire making skills for a hot brew during the breaks) . If…Continue