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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

Timms Traps
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

Image Credit: Female Varroa destructor on the head of a bee nymph by Gilles San Martin

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

Sam Read
In this podcast we talk to Sam Read from Plant and food about her study of Chelifers (Pseudoscorpions)
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Its Autumn in New Zealand – The Time to Treat is here


The honey flow has slowed down in most parts of New Zealand and hopefully you have taken all your honey supers off, and got your honey in jars for the winter months. The Time to Treat is here now, what are your plans???
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News from Ireland! – An Introduction


This is the first of a series of blog posts from our new Guest Blogger from Ireland; Vanessa is a landscape Gardener and is passionate about gardening and bees. This is going to be Beekeeping/Gardening News from Ireland. Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year - Fireworks

Happy New year to you are your family. We hope you are managing to have a restful time and have managed to take sometime out of your busy lives.

Here are some of the highlights this year… Continue reading

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