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What to do with your bees when you go on holidays

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In this article James talks about What to do with your bees or other pets when you go on holiday. Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring – KM026

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Counting down to Spring. Episode Twenty Six of our beekeeping podcast. This week we are talking about Alternative Bee Nests and Honeybee Eyes. Continue reading

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We Chat with Emma and Emily from London, England – KM024

Emily & Emma

We had a chat with Emily and Emma from London, England a couple of weeks back. We discussed beekeeping in London and the Issues facing urban beekeepers. Continue reading

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Beekeeping in Canada – We chat with Gabriel Petrut – KM020

Gabriel Petrut

This show we chat with Gabriel Petrut who lives in the Mississauga in Canada. We talk about beekeeping in Canada and some of the challenges with keeping bees. Continue reading

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The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #6 – NBA Workshop – Political – Ministry for Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries Paul Bolger – Senior Policy Analyst spoke about funding avenues and government industry agreements with proposals for industry surveillance. In terms of the industry funding, Paul explained that government more likely to support those industries who … Continue reading

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The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #4 – NBA WS – President and CEO of NBA

Barry started the workshop by explaining that the government state that, “… “the varroa ‘problem’ is an industry problem” (and this term was used quite frequently throughout the day). Barry also stated that “…pollination not high on other agencies priorities…” Continue reading

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NBA Workshop – 26 July 2012 – Hamilton

The team at Kiwimana went along to the NBA (National Beekeepers’ Association of NZ) Workshop in Hamilton at the Claudelands Conference Centre. Continue reading

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Neonicotinoids available now at your Garden Centre

Neonicotinoids are being sold in garden centres all across New Zealand, what can you do about it? Continue reading

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Save the Bees – Stop the Fee – UPDATE

Here are our thoughts after attending the Auckland Council hearings, held at the beautiful Auckland Town Hall, on the Auckland Council Draft - Long Term Plan. Introduction It was good to see a lot of other bee-keepers today at the meeting, and as we … Continue reading

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Save the bee, stop the fee!!!

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 … Continue reading

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