Kōrero: The New Zealand bush

Whārangi 4. Interesting encounters

When we asked people around the country to send us in bush yarns, several wrote about strange meetings in the bush. Here is a selection.

What's your story?

A strange one

A strange one

A thunderous bang announced an eerie visit, writes hut warden Michele Ayres.

Possum in a hole

Possum in a hole

How to catch a wild possum? Ernie Smith tried the hard way.

The wild bull

The wild bull

Fred Hollows stayed calm in a terrifying situation.

City slicker

City slicker

It’s a long way from railway clerk to bushman, says Shelley Bennet.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealand bush - Interesting encounters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/the-new-zealand-bush/page-4 (accessed 20 July 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007