Destination Raoul Island

Destination Raoul Island by Paul Scott

As a secondary school science teacher I am proud to say that I have been involved in many successful educational field trips and school camps. My experience ranges from trekking in the Himalayas with inner city London youth to scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef with rural Kiwi kids and pretty much everything in between. However, nothing compares to being a crew member on the Young Blake Expedition to the Kermadecs. It has to be the most ambitious and extraordinary ‘school fieldtrip’ to have ever left mainland New Zealand! read more »

Some Wednesday Staff Picks

Some Wednesday Staff Picks

We’ve got hundreds of new styles here at Bivouac, and we’re just going to show you a few of the new ones that may come in handy for the Winter… whether you’re out in the cold or standing in the … read more »

Rain Rain Go Away!

Rain Rain Go Away!

Well it’s raining here this morning in Christchurch… but thank goodness we have a great range of waterproof jackets available this season. From Arc’teryx to The North Face, we’ve got a great selection for you to choose from… For those … read more »

New Outdoor Research Garments - Now in!

New Outdoor Research Garments – Now in!

Just arrived and ready for you online are some new styles and new colours: Men’s Foray Waterproof Jacket The Foray is a fully waterproof/breathable jacket made from GORE-TEX® Paclite® for wet weather adventures. Double sliding hem-to-bicep zips mean you can … read more »