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

Paul Bolger

Ministry for Primary Industries [caption id="attachment_4800" align="alignleft" width="124"] Paul Bolger[/caption]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 match funding $ for $. (more…)

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

Barry Foster

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…”

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NBA Workshop – 26 July 2012 – Hamilton

Claudelands Conference Centre

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

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Kanuka Honey better than Manuka Honey?

Jonathan Stephens

Kanuka honey - Is it better than the more marketed Manuka honey. These both come from trees in the tea tree family, so some of the elements are the same.

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Working in the shop at the Auckland Bee Club

I went along to Auckland bee club today, and spent most of the time helping Sue in the shop. It was a very busy day and I enjoyed meeting and talking to everyone that came in. I managed to sneak out during the talks. The topics today were:- Harvesting honey Tips on entering the honey…

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Scoop News – NZ short on beekeepers

Come on everyone start Beekeeping.... The New Zealand beekeeping industry is severely short of well-trained apiarists (beekeepers), says the National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA). The industry is so short of qualified and skilled beekeepers that the trade is listed on the Department of Labour’s Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL). This means government is…

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National Beekeepers Association Conference…Come along one and all

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Just a reminder that the National Beekeepers Association Conference is being held this year in Auckland, New Zealand. The hobby beekeeper day is on Sunday 26 June 2011. There have some great speakers so hopefully you can make it along on the day. Here is the days programme. For more information and how to book…

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