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Raw Food – Making the change to the Raw Food lifestyle

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Raw Food – What are the benefits of a Raw Food diet and how do you make the change to a raw food lifestyle. This is a guest blog from Kathy Just. Continue reading

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A Day of Inspections

It was a great day, maybe the best of days. So I headed to the organic farm that we have now have hives on. To inspect some of our bee hives… Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Swarms

Well guys its swarming season season here in New Zealand, we have had a few days of summer weather and the bees have made good use of it. We attended three swarms in the Auckland Region. Continue reading

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Can the Robinson Vaporiser control your Varroa Mites – Part 1


We starting selling a new beekeeping product a couple of weeks back, “The Robinson Vaporiser”, we have conducted the following test to see if it works as designed. Here is our observations and how you use the vaporiser. 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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Treating our new Hives with Api Life Var

In between collecting swarms we checked on our new hives today and treated them with “Api Life Var” the organic mite treatment, the mites counts have been low but we have been told that treating a hive with low brood … Continue reading

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Kiwimana Drone Management Frames For Sale!!!!

We have listed the Drone Management Frames we built on Trademe, if you are interested check out the auction by clicking on the link below:- TradeMe Auction fro Kiwimana Drone Management Frames Here is some information about the frame. In … Continue reading

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Organic Bee Keepers have no losses from CCD

Hi All, Interesting article from the Organic Consumers Association about the lack of CCD losses by Organic Bee Keepers. Coincidence? I Think Not. Maybe intensive farming of Honey Bees isn’t the way to go? Check out the full article here:- … Continue reading

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