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2013 Spring is here!

2013 Bee Season starts now, Margaret talks about the start of the season…. Continue reading

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Combatting the Enemy – KM023

Image Credit: Protesting monsanto in San Francisco by Donna Cleveland

This is the Twenty third Episode of our Beekeeping Podcast, This week we are talking about Monsanto, Apistan and famous beekeepers. 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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The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #13 – Lucky Number Thirteen

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The thirteenth podcast from the the team at kiwimana. This week we are taking about inspections and buddies, and we talked to Kevin from the BK Corner podcast. Continue reading

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Can the Robinson Vaporiser control your Varroa Mites – Part 2

In part 2 of the article we answer the question “Can vaporising Oxalic acid crystals with the Robinson Vaporiser control your Varroa Mites?” 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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The Franklin Bee Club and the Kiwimana Meshboard

We went along to the Franklin Bee Clubs Meeting, today’s discussions were about varroa mites, Gary did a presentation about our Kiwimana Meshboards. We discussed the benefits and how you count mites with them. Continue reading

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Foundationless frames no good for brood frames

We have been experimenting with foundationless frames and getting the bees to create their own foundation. The problem with doing this on brood frames is that the bees tend to create more drone comb and we would rather their build … 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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