July 2011 Blog Posts (4)


Tohunga
Finding North By The Moon In The Southern Hemisphere

In the bush at night you wouldn't normally be using the Moon to navigate, but a good understanding of the relationship between the Sun and Moon will help you to make good decisions about travel in the bush. Especially if you are planning to travel by night or you are in a situation where you run out of daylight and a decision needs to be made about whether to stop or continue. In open country you can see quite well without a torch when there is half a Moon or better. But it is also good to…

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Added by Frank Williams on July 24, 2011 at 21:09 — 3 Comments


Shrafter
Are there any Possum Hunters/Trappers that need a buddy?

The possum season is coming up soon, and I'd like to go back out there. So are there any possum hunters looking to have an extra pair of hands to help them out? 

I have experience in bushcraft, laying traps, plucking by hand, skinning, camp siting and setting up, I can cook, depending on the supplies, (I'm not perfect, there may be some things I can't do!). 

So there you go. Any help would be appreciated. I don't have a car, (I have my licence!), so transport would have to be…

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Added by Rania Marsh on July 17, 2011 at 17:39 — 2 Comments


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New eBook in the BushcraftNZ Library: The Ten Bushcraft eBooks by Robert Graves

Head the the BushcraftNZ Library to find it and many more. Its free to join!

The author of "The 10 Bushcraft Books", Richard Graves, is a member of the Irish literary family of that name. He is also the author of "Creating Customers" and "More About Creating Customers", two authoritative works on marketing.…

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Added by Ryan Johnson-Hunt on July 11, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments


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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties eBook by Daniel C. Beard

Just came accross this great resource on all aspects of shelter production (hat tip to woodtrekker.blogspot.com).This ebook is now the newest addtion to the BushcraftNZ library and can be found…

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Added by Ryan Johnson-Hunt on July 6, 2011 at 23:00 — No Comments

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