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Save the Bees – Stop the Fee – UPDATE 3 Yipee its over!!!!

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The Wonders of Twitter

We heard from Mayor Len Brown today via Twitter. The bee consent fee has been removed, in today's “Strategy and Finance Committee Meeting”. Have a look at the tweet exchange with the Mayor below:-

Started off with confusion, what page the Bee Fee was on:-

And then the good news…

So looks like the council has made a great decision today and removed the fee, this is great news for existing and future beekeepers. Well done Len and the council, and I will get you a jar of honey :).

Full Meeting Minutes

The council have released the minutes from the Finance meeting here is the section regarding the bee fee:-

The full agenda and minutes are available by clicking HERE.

Thanks again for everyone that made a submission to stop this proposal.

Just goes to show what we can achieve when we all work together, doesn't it?

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Gary Fawcett

Gary enjoys designing new kiwimana products which we sell through our on-line shop.He is passionate about saving the Bees and encouraging urban beekeeping.Gary loves to write about issues that affect the Bees and our environment.He is also into tramping/walking in the beautiful New Zealand bush.

2 thoughts on “Save the Bees – Stop the Fee – UPDATE 3 Yipee its over!!!!

  1. Well done guys! a lot of beeks and a lot of bees will be thankful fo0r your persistance!

    1. Thanks Graham for the feedback, all thanks should to everyone that put in submissions. It really made a difference. Have a great weekend…Gary

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