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New Zealand CBG Movement

Kia Ora...Somewhere for all CBG people in the land of the long white cloud to get together and talk CBG stuff......

Location: New Zealand
Members: 24
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

Hey guys

Just to let you know that the Boxstock event on 22nd November has been POSTPONED until 2016

I'll update you all as and when the new date is confirmed

Cheers

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CITES and rosewood

Started by Alan Medhurst. Last reply by Terry Barnett Aug 14, 2017. 1 Reply

I was thinking about buying some cheap ukulele fretboards, but something nagged at me in the back of my mind and I did a bit of research. It seems that new regulations apply from the beginning of…Continue

Locating CBG cigar boxes in NZ

Started by Greg rich. Last reply by Kirsten Macfarlane Aug 14, 2016. 4 Replies

Hi,I'm new to the NZ group and in the process of making a CBG.  Does anyone know of a local source for suitable cigar boxes?They are few and far between and costly on Trademe, and it costs an arm and…Continue

Boxstock NZ - 22nd November 2015

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill May 24, 2015. 2 Replies

Well here it is…Continue

Cigar Box Guitar Lessons

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill Apr 27, 2015. 0 Replies

Just to let you know that I am starting CBG tuition covering Auckland North and down to Hamilton.I do an intensive 2 hour session covering tuning, slide technique, basic and advanced riffs and…Continue

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Comment by Terry Barnett on October 12, 2015 at 6:12pm

Sorry to hear Boxstock has been postponed. Count me in for next year.

Comment by Kalmario on March 6, 2015 at 5:16pm

dang its march already, and updates on boxstock?

Comment by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill on December 26, 2014 at 2:58pm

Hey guys, not been on here for a while but back now and delighted to announce that Boxstock NZ is all on for 2015. If you want to be on the mailing list for this event in Auckland then email me at boxstocknz@gmail.com

Comment by zans reihana on September 15, 2014 at 6:59pm

hi all , any one in chch? i would be keen on a festival for sure

Comment by Kevin Flutey on April 15, 2014 at 8:58am

Hi Peps ,I'm totally new to CBG ,but would love to learn to play ,the sound is awesome ,I do play Blues Harp so thought I'd give this a try ,ow where to get a 3 String CBG?? 

I'm in Katikati ,so any advice would be great !!

Cheers Kev

Comment by Dominic Firkin on February 28, 2014 at 11:08pm
Hi seems little activity on the site are any members interested in a festival type weekend.there is obviously a lot of planning but a couple of locals are interested in some form of roots blues folk country whatever get together with Cbg,'s as part of menu .if any interest we can look at its feasibility cherrs
Comment by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill on November 7, 2013 at 6:24pm

Hey guys

Been away from here for a while doing other things but back into it again. Great to see some more NZ 'Boxers' out there, must get this NZ Boxstock thing going 

Comment by Tim Brown on October 30, 2013 at 6:16pm

Hello again - anyone near Kapiti coast or Wellington I can get together with to chat and jam (once the Taniwha is built). 

Comment by Tim Brown on October 16, 2013 at 8:26pm

Kia Ora people: Just caught onto this and about to start planning a build All seems sort of straight forward but "The Neck" bit and fretting. Any ideas and advice really appreciated.

Comment by Thomas (Doc) on September 3, 2013 at 7:24am

Anyone heading Tauranga way, stop in for a cuppa

 

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CITES and rosewood

Started by Alan Medhurst. Last reply by Terry Barnett Aug 14, 2017. 1 Reply

Locating CBG cigar boxes in NZ

Started by Greg rich. Last reply by Kirsten Macfarlane Aug 14, 2016. 4 Replies

Boxstock NZ - 22nd November 2015

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill May 24, 2015. 2 Replies

Cigar Box Guitar Lessons

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill Apr 27, 2015. 0 Replies

Kiwi Boxstock.....

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Tim Brown Aug 19, 2014. 12 Replies

CBG Down Under

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by jeff burgoyne Jun 10, 2013. 13 Replies

Good place to find Cigar boxes in Hamilton?

Started by luke willison. Last reply by Kalmario Dec 9, 2012. 1 Reply

Kiwi CBG Colloaboration

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Chris Green Jun 6, 2012. 3 Replies

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