In this podcast we are talking about Bee vandals, Council RatBags and what to do with extra queen cells. This is Episode Ninety one of our beekeeping podcast.
Auckland Council are reviewing their bylaws and Margaret makes submission which appeared to bee well-received.
Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2012 Phone Call We got a phone call from Auckland Council’s rep Nigel King – Customer Services Manager this morning (this was in no doubt as a result of an email sent by Margaret first thing, asking why we haven’t received any written confirmation of what we were told, was[…]Read More
Last Updated Friday, November 23, 2012 This was spotted by Kerry from the Auckland bee Club:- The Auckland Council draft plan has this in section 5.7 Schedule of changes to regulatory fees and charges. Page 146 – Category Other (iii) keeping of bees (consent fee) $190
In this weeks beekeeping podcast we discuss Spring, Summer, Winter bees and high honey prices. This is Episode Eighty two of our beekeeping podcast.
Auckland Council have put Bees under the “Animal Management Bylaws”. Margaret discusses her views on this move.
Last Updated Saturday, December 1, 2012 As many of you know the Auckland council has proposed charging bee keepers $190 a year to keep bees in Auckland city. See our other blog post Bee Keeping in Auckland to cost $190??? This is a 100% increase from last years costs. As we currently don’t pay any[…]Read More
I traveled in to the big city again to make my presentation regarding the ‘Bee Poo’ submission wanting to add beekeeping to the Resource Management Act.
Last Updated Tuesday, June 10, 2014The 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[…]Read More
Last Updated Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Photo’s courtesy of Kevin Krejci We went to along to a meeting set up by the Auckland Bee Club on Monday to discuss the $190 (annual) consent fee to keep Bees, proposed within the Auckland Council long-term draft plan. The draft considerations include public consultation and a submission process.