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Beekeeping Course – Introduction to the World of Beekeeping

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Discussing hive-inspection purpose
Discussing hive-inspection purpose
Students look-on apprehensively
Students look-on apprehensively
...more relaxed
…more relaxed

Have you ever thought about taking up Beekeeping? …but just don't know where to start?!

Well, we can help!

Here at kiwimana we are Beekeepers who want to help those interested in Bees and Beekeeping by providing simple yet informative starter course. It will give you a great overview of the ‘world of Beekeeping', a start without Bees, so you can learn about Beekeeping and Bees ‘Hands-Off'.

First Session – 2 hours

It will bee a simple yet informative class starting with an introduction to hive-ware, basic hive configuration and basic Beekeeping terminology. Options for basic gear and hive-ware for starting out.

Second Session – 2 hours

Introduction to Seasons and how their effects impact on Beekeeper and Bee Activities. What is Health and disease and Beekeeper hygiene? What are the Risks? Introduction to …what is an ‘inspection? and their purposes. Introduction to legalities of Beekeeping.

Third Session – Apiary Visit – 2 hours

Introduction to the Apiary, discussing hive / apiary set-up, inspection purposes – when and why, Beekeeper Hygiene applications, Risks. Lighting a smoker, meeting the Bees and looking in a ‘working hive' – Weather permitting. Options for you to start up, simply and easy.

Only 12 Spaces available – The course costs $95.00 which can bee paid on-line, Book your space HERE

Day / Date : Tuesday Evenings
Time : 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Where : Massey Community House, Triangle Park, 385 Don Buck Road, Massey, Auckland West.

Apiary Visit : Weekend
Time : 9.00am to 11.00am
Where : 165 Wairere Road, Waitakere Township, Auckland 0782 – Weather Permitting

Please arrive on time to take full advantage of course content.

Thanks for choosing kiwimana to start your Beekeeping Adventures.

See you there 🙂

Margaret
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Beekeeper, builder of gear, delivery girl, apiary manager, teacher, writer, photographer and much more...
Beekeeper, builder of gear, delivery girl, apiary manager, teacher, writer, photographer and much more…

Margaret Groot

Margaret is an avid 'Bee Enthusiast' who manages the Apiary, the Bees and their hives, she also provides Beekeeping Services and training for Beeginner Beekeepers.Phew...if that's not enough... she also works in the workshop assembling Beehive products for customers and the Apiary. (and delivers orders as well : )She loves to BLOG and chat about Bees, nature and Beekeeping.
She loves New Zealand native flora and fauna, her fav is the Kowhai...with Manuka honey close second ; )
Some of you may know that Margaret is a qualified Life Coach, she trained through the Coaching Academy in London and holds DipPC.Adv.
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