Water Feeder and Merry Christmas!!!

Well was out Christmas shopping today and spotted a water feeder for cats, and I thought hey that would be good for the Bee’s to have in the KiwiMana apiary, but it was $33. So using some spare wood (Thanks Margaret) and a old Whisky bottle, the KiwiManu water feeder was born. I put some[…]Read More

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Weather Not good in Waitakeres

Well we were unable to open the hives yesterday, as it was raining most of the day. Bee’s are still bearding around Honey 1, even in the rain. They have formed little lines of Bee’s, so we will leave them to it. We have another NUC arriving soon, so we need to buy some new[…]Read More

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First Swarm and Start of Honey 1

Well we got a text message today from my brother about someone at his work that had a swarm in their garden. Well we have never picked up a swarm, but after reading the pages from “Bee Keepers for Dummies”, we ventured out even thou Gary wasn’t feeling the best today. We found the swarm[…]Read More

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Goldie Second Inspection

Hi All, Well with the weather being amazing in the hills today, we thought would inspect Goldie to see how she was going.  Its been a couple of weeks, since we have checked out the Goldie Girls. Well, findings were that that there was a lot of condensation under the lid of the hive so we[…]Read More

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