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Auckland Council proposed Beekeeping Bylaw

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Auckland Council are reviewing their bylaws and Margaret makes submission which appeared to bee well-received.
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Cliff Van Eaton – Manuka Honey The Biography – KM059

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Cliff Van Eaton is an consultant and Author, he was born in America but has lived in New Zealand for over half of his life. We talk about his work in beekeeping and his new book ‘Manuka The Biography Of An Extraordinary Honey’ Continue reading

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Swarms Coming Out of Our Ears – KM058


Hi this is Episode fifty eight of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about wasps, Chinese beekeeping and swarms. Continue reading

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The colder months are a great time to sit in front of the fire and build Bee hive frames, yep its that time again. Get ready now for spring and save money. We hope you take advantage of this great offer. Continue reading

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Kiwi Oxalic Acid Vaporizer – Used to combat Varroa Destructor Mites

Kiwi Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

We have launched a new product this week, the “Kiwi Oxalic Acid Vaporizer”. A new tool in the fight against varroa mites. Continue reading

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Raymond Huber – Beekeeping Author – KM033


In this podcast we chat with Raymond Huber an author who has recently published a book about Honey Bees for children called “Flight of the Honey Bee” Continue reading

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How to use a Timms Trap

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In this article we explain how to set a Timms Trap to trap Possums on your property. These trap are an inexpensive method of pest management. Continue reading

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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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Apistan – What is it and Why we don’t use it

Apistan Strip in Goldie Hive

Apistan – Is a synthetic pyrethroid used to remove varroa mites in bee colonies, But should you still be using it? Continue reading

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Sam Read Talks about her Pseudoscorpion Study – KM022

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In this podcast we talk to Sam Read from Plant and food about her study of Chelifers (Pseudoscorpions)
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