Digital Bush craft course

Tirohia te tika programme

New online bush craft course for Aotearoa.

Te Kura-a-Wao charitable trust are proud to announce our new online bush craft course based in Tairāwhiti.

Working with rangatahi from around the region through an interactive online course providing a mix of video tutorials and live tutorials with skilled instructors and bushman from around Aotearoa.


  • 5 week online bush craft course specific to Aotearoa
  • 3 video tutorial lessons a week with practical tasks
  • Practical confirmation phase – Over night camp with all rangatahi at the end of the course
  • Resource packages sent to all students to conduct lessons
  • Live weekly Q&A’s with instructors to help with course content
  • Pastoral care workers available for weekly check in’s with rangatahi
  • access to well renowned NZ specialists in bush craft and outdoors
  • Course content covering basic skills required to survive in the ngahere

Course Content

  • Basic equipment prep
  • Intro into fire lighting skills
  • Basic foraging in Aotearoa
  • Basic bush first aid – minor rongoa
  • Creating basic shelters
  • Knots and lashings
  • Small game trapping
  • Intermediate foraging in Aotearoa
  • Lost procedures in the bush

Register interest for
Online bush craft course