Author Archives: Malachi Conway

NEW! Corporate Team Building programs

May 17, 2017

We are excited to announce the commencement of our new corporate team building programs. If you are looking for a team building activity with a difference make sure to have a look at our new brochure. We view corporate team building much more than just getting everyone in the same room to build working relationships. The programs we offer enable our clients to grow their knowledge, learn new practical skills had have a lot of fun along the way. Our sessions include activities such as traditional fire making, stone tool creation, rope making, bush tucker demonstrations and much more. Please…


NOMADS back on track

May 2, 2017

NOMADS is a group held once a month at the Rockhampton Heritage Village which teaches families the skills of our ancestors. Our session in March was cancelled due to the weather system that bashed QLD resulting from cyclone Debbie. Our participants were keen to get out in the bush again and put their skills to the test. This month we learned new skills including how a fire plough works, how to roast and use candlenuts, a new trap of the month and how to maintain a fire. Everyone had a great time and are keen to get back to the…


The Morning Bulletin comes to visit!

March 14, 2017

Last week we had a visit from Chris Ison who is a photographer and videographer with¬†the Morning Bulletin. Chris has seen Malachi in action at other events and decided to do a story for the local newspaper regarding what we do and Malachi’s philosophy. We ended up getting a great article in Saturday’s edition and a video on-line. We would like to thank the Morning Bulletin for giving this small business some great coverage and for Chris’ interest in what we do! Link to video¬†  

Capricornia School of Distance Education

February 28, 2017

The Capricornia School of Distance Education recently held their mini-schools in both Rockhampton and Emerald and Rocky Instincts was proud to be providing workshops for the school in a range of areas including traditional fire making, archeology digs and artefact identification, natural cordage and shelter building to name a few. The school even managed to create a giant rope from grass and had a game of tug of war – teachers versus students! The teachers came off as the eventual winners however the students put in a great fight. The Rural Weekly were also there and covered a story on…


NOMADS Rockhampton

January 23, 2017

We are excited to announce that our new group NOMADS will be starting on the 28th of January at the Rockhampton Heritage Village at 1pm to 3.30pm. The group teaches families a range of skills that we specialise in. Its a fun setting designed to enable people to practice their skills, learn new traditional skills and to meet like minded people. We will be also offering a Natural Arts Apprenticeship for those who are interested in all aspects of traditional skills in areas such as: Natural Navigation Trapping Cordage Weaving Stone tools Fire making Tools and hafting Weapons and hunting…