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Knive law in new zealand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Jul 29. 1 Reply

Good morning everybody,Since I am moving to new zealand i need to look at what knives i can take with me. Ik have my standard  BC (custom made, based on a ray mears knive),  2 victorinox, leatherman…Continue

Introducing myself

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Jul 26. 3 Replies

Hi All,I'd like to introduce myself. Im a dutch guy called Hans Smeets and I dable in bushcraft a bit ;). I visited your beautiful country for the 1st time in 2017 and again in 2018 and come this…Continue


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Zebedy replied to hans's discussion Knive law in new zealand
"I'm no expert and have not looked at our laws with great detail but I do believe that spring-loaded knives are illegal over here. Your maxpedition knife with the thumb stud appears similar to a folder that I have. I can also open it…"
Jul 29

hans replied to Thomas Robin Hume's discussion bussshcraft to me means
"Being able to spend time outside in a comfortable manner, knowing that you have extra skills to rely on if need be"
Jul 26

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Jul 26

Zebedy replied to hans's discussion Introducing myself
"Welcome to BCNZ Hans, I hope you enjoy NZ. Check on DOC's website, they have plenty of opportunity for camping and the like, just make sure you know what is allowed and what isn't. Hope to hear more from your adventures! Cheers,"
Jul 26

hans replied to hans's discussion Introducing myself
"Hi Matt, I have been doing some reading up already and indeed there are quite a lot of rules, but still more opportunity than overhere I think. Fire restrictions are quite logical from what i have seen of the south island so far, especailly the…"
Jul 25

Matthieu replied to hans's discussion Introducing myself
"Hi Hans, Welcome. Hope you will enjoy your time here. Do some research on what's possible here as it can be really different from Netherland. For fresh water fishing you need a license that will be different depending where you are fishing.…"
Jul 25

hans is now a member of BushcraftNZ
Jul 24

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What part of the country are you based?
South Canterbury
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What are your interests?
Firecraft, Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Survival skills, Archery, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

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