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Bee Week 2012


The National Beekeeping Association of New Zealand (NBA) have an annual event to promote and create awareness of the plight of the humble honey Bee.

Margaret’s report on her work place event to celebrate Bee Week.
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NBA Workshop – Our Summary and Conclusions

Our conclusions of the NBA workshop on varroa resistant bees, is the NBA going about things in the wrong way? 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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Kanuka Honey better than Manuka Honey?

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. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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National Beekeepers Association Conference…Come along one and all

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