Urban Beekeeping is alive and well in Auckland City, New Zealand! The Story Behind the Last Beginners Kit of 2016
The Beekeeping Season of 2014 Part one of what we were doing during the break in New Zealand
A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
In this article we discuss the different types of beehives available to beekeepers these days in Britain and the pros and cons of each type.
A robbing-screen is a screen which can be placed in the front of the honey beehive entrance – Its purpose is to help save your colonies from Robbing Bees and Wasps !
Beehive Frames – How to build Beehive Frames, here is how we manually build Beehive frames at kiwimana.
We have had great success with using the vaporizer to control varroa mites in our bee colonies, in this article we discuss the method involved in treating your bee hives successfully.
How to make a Beehive Box – An article about how we make Macrocarpa hive boxes at kiwimana. With tips on how to assemble your Beehive boxes.
What types of Beehives can you get in New Zealand, Margaret investigates what your choices are at the moment.
Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
One thing we have learnt over-time is that its best to bee preparing for the coming season in this season.
Paraffin Wax and its uses for the beekeeper, it’s used by commercial beekeepers to disinfect hive parts that are infected by the American Foul Brood (AFB) virus.