Bee Swarm Catchers

You have found a Bee Swarm, well you have come to right place. Here is a listing of Beekeepers who are willing to come out and catch Bee Swarms. If you want to know more about Bee Swarms have a look at this PAGE.

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How to use this list

Select the district name below and the page will move to that section or scroll down the page, call a local beekeepers and tell them the details of the Bee Swarm.


Auckland – Central

(021) 100-0093 – Brian
(09) 376-3487 – Chris
(021) 233-1629 – Jason – Also cover West Auckland
(02) 162-0716 – Bryan – Happy to come to any area in Auckland
(027) 527-3001 – Gabi – I am passionate about bees and happy to collect bee swarms inAuckland Central, Easr ans South for free. Please send me a text if I am not able to answer your call. I will replay quickly and come the same day. I also have experience removing bee swarms that have found a home in a wall. Please do not hesitate to call me.
(027) 664-5044 – Dave – Can also collect out West & East Auckland
(09) 372-6586 – Hanne – Waiheke Island
(027) 604-0592 – David – Retired so weekday calls OK
(027) 737-2126 – Gary – I'm in Ellerslie/Mt Wellington feel free to get in touch if your swarm is near!
(064) 214-64855 – Kathy – Can also pick up Auckland East
(021) 045-9406 – Pablo – Blockhouse Bay and surroundings
(027) 616-2442 – Rod – Lives in Greenlane
(021) 146-5289 – Noel
(027) 250-0383 – Nicola – Your friendly neighborhood Beekeeper, happy to travel around Auckland for swarms
(027) 488-9110 – Chris – Based in Lynfield, but will travel to all areas of Auckland for swarms

Auckland – East

(021) 206-6678 – Stephen – Weekends and evenings.
(02) 156-6818 – Walter
(02) 177-5552 – Gavin – East and South Auckland
(027) 220-3166 – George – Can also do surrounding areas – South Auckland

Auckland – North

(021) 121-9514 – Steven – Experienced beekeeper, will collect swarms on the North Shore.
(02) 163-2859 – Graham – I live in the Siverdale area. Keen to get more bees I will do my best.
(021) 279-3708 – Phil
(027) 493-8617 – Vic
(027) 403-2809 – Nas – Dairy Flat
(09) 422-9569 – Graeme
(02) 162-2377 – Paul
(027) 277-7363 – Jacqui – Experienced swarm catcher – available during the day
(02) 171-7870 – Robert – Live on the shore I am happy to collect auckland wide
(02) 175-5833 – Val – Experienced swarm catcher. Available in daytime to catch swarms from Dairy Flat/Albany/ Coatesville/ Riverhead/Kumeu.
(021) 039-7877 – MANI – Same Day Collection. Fast, Friendly, Experienced.
(027) 496-6711 – Warren – Reliable and Experienced
(027) 655-5707 – Andrew
(027) 600-5598 – Carl
(02) 141-4640 – Paul – Please call me for the Northshore
(021) 276-2388 – Martin – Swarms anywhere from Devonport to Wellsford 7 days
(029) 415-5119 – Bryan
(027) 221-2849 – Ian – Can collect North Shore, central Auckland areas
(022) 429-2813 – Brandon – lives in Kaukapakapa
(027) 306-5922 – Stephan – From Auckland North Shore to Warkworth and Rodney. Please text or call anytime. Same day collection.
(021) 081-84286 – Gabriel – Happy

Auckland – South

(064) 217-53371 – Tim – West Central East or South Auckland. No charge
(021) 069-3378 – Geoff – We are based in Coromandel
(02) 142-7235 – Philip
(027) 494-8352 – Jim
(09) 266-1185 – Alex – Alee
(021) 166-6615 – Rama – From Mt Wellington South, msg me anytime to collect your swarm. Thanks
(02) 151-2312 – Sue
(021) 088-05843 – Jin
(027) 271-3355 – Ross
(027) 477-7117 – Tom
(02) 187-5431 – Allan
(021) 080-70784 – Peter – Can do multible areas.. Have never seen any swarm last season
(027) 496-4953 – Jed – Also try 09 2996645, I live in Papakura and work in Ellerslie Happy to cover lower central Auckland to south of Papakura
(021) 023-04189 – Martyn
(027) 497-2638 – Adrian
(021) 028-73874 – Hamed

Auckland – West

(027) 423-5338 – David
(02) 173-5003 – Don – Experienced beekeeper – will act fast.
(027) 457-8632 – Lyn
(027) 390-9642 – Ngaire
(02) 188-4599 – Anne – please text details as I have poor cell reception
(021) 235-1203 – Miranda
(021) 252-1025 – Lynne – New Lynn/ Kelston
(021) 266-6371 – Katerina – Can also pick up swarms on North Shore
(021) 115-3201 – Rowan – Sporadic car access
(021) 146-3110 – Louise
(09) 827-4977 – Jim – Not available Sundays
(02) 193-5435 – Angus – Titirangi,new lynn Green Bay areas
(027) 621-2035 – Dennis
(02) 144-3381 – Dave – I am very keen to pick up a few swarms and can do so any time of the day
(02) 133-3647 – Jorge
(02) 172-0708 – Mark – West Auckland Including New Lynn, Avondale, & Blockhouse Bay
(02) 163-6551 – Darryn – I can collect swarms massey, Whenuapai, kumeu, Greenhithe, Swanson, waitakere,
(02) 132-4338 – Muhammed Imraan – Avondale areas etc
(022) 193-0414 – Wynford – North Auckland – West
(027) 335-7641 – Andrina – Greenhithe, Hobsonville, Riverhead, Swanson, Ranui, Kumeu
(021) 203-3612 – Jessica – Hello, Jessie here. I will rescue bees all over Auckland! Thanks for not exterminating the bees!
(09) 810-7218 – Cathy
(021) 183-4595 – Sydney – Avail 24/7
(021) 182-4522 – Shaun – I can collect from any area around Auckland
(021) 024-43668 – Kelly – Can pick up swarms auckland wide. Fast response and quick effective collection.
(02) 179-8375 – Terry – Can also collect Whenuapai, Kumeu, Helensville, Southhead and surrounding areas
(02) 142-0832 – Glenn – Helensville, Kumeu, Waimauku, Muriwai areas. Experienced swarm catcher, can respond quickly 24/7
(02) 168-8520 – Lawrence

Bay of Plenty

(027) 499-8932 – Ian – Whakatane Ohope Opotiki
(07) 386-7132 – David
(07) 322-2241 – Graeme
(027) 213-0785 – David – Tauranga South and Lower Kaimai areas.
(07) 549-0937 – Barry – Katikati- Waihi- area
(022) 677-3968 – Aotearoa Bees – Kawerau and surrounding areas
(02) 144-9190 – Jonathan – Tauranga +50km
(021) 037-2975 – Damian – Or Try 07 3129091
(022) 511-0958 – Peter – Tauranga
(027) 765-2772 – David
(027) 525-2353 – Sam – 2nd phone 0275252353
(021) 227-6241 – Ivan – Whakatane – Ohope – Kawerau – Opotiki and surrounds. Text me and I will ring you ASAP
(027) 703-3209 – Craig
(027) 649-8931 – Gael – based in Waihi
(02) 157-8772 – Michel – Tauranga area
(027) 367-0168 – Heeni
(022) 544-9075 – Rob – Can collect from the wide Tauranga area
(027) 573-9117 – Keith – Te Puke / Tauranga / Kawerau /Whakatane and all other surrond areas
(02) 149-2006 – Chris – or 021 08183113 – Tauranga + 25km. We are also in the BoP Beekeeper Group and help manage the Group's swarm catcher list. So, any swarms we can't get to, we can put to this list containing another 70 beekeepers.
(027) 368-6244 – Mike – Will get a swarm out of the way for you
(021) 280-2518 – Jon – Tauranga reigon
(027) 634-5156 – Lyndy – Available during the day
(027) 444-6027 – Diane – Text me and I'll give you a call.

Canterbury

(029) 982-7180 – Hayley – Please call me anytime if you see a swarm
(03) 304-7360 – Jane – Akaroa/Takamatua area
(027) 309-1030 – Margot – Amberley to Rangiora districts
(03) 261-9150 – Neville – Around Rolleston
(064) 338-63366 – Kerry
(027) 420-0460 – Robyn – Prefer swarms in the Selwyn District
(03) 312-8042 – Des – Christchurch – Rangiora area preferred
(021) 024-97301 – David – Anywhere in Christchurch or wider area, prefer Christchurch West
(027) 218-7519 – Mark
(027) 622-2784 – Barry
(027) 737-8507 – Tom Mcbride – Happy to service Mount Pleasant, Redcliffs, Sumner and Taylors Mistake
(021) 100-6246 – Jules – I'll take your swarms within 30km of Timaru
(027) 294-8994 – Wayne – Christchurch and surrounding areas
(021) 171-6236 – Sam – Mid Canterbury
(021) 055-3751 – Yvonne – North Canterbury
(021) 177-9442 – Belinda – Kaikoura area

Gisborne

(020) 406-50605 – Renee – Wairoa region

Hauraki Plains

(02) 141-0865 – Justin – Hauraki District Waihi side of gourge
(027) 221-7639 – Jill – Thames, Ngatea, Paeroa
(021) 060-8364 – Aindriu
(027) 439-0367 – Soutz – Waihi.waihi beach paeroa area
(027) 628-8822 – Sarah – Tuakau, Onewhero, Hauraki Plains, Morrinsville, Te Aroha

Hawke’s Bay

(02) 142-8169 – John
(06) 835-3006 – Val – Also Try 0272 448004, I reside in Napier leave message on answer phone
(021) 244-4654 – Louis – Based in Napier, but happy to trap swarms in Hastings and north
(027) 364-5956 – Cam – Waipukurau,Waipawa,Dannevirke also provide wasp eradication services
(021) 031-4981 – Kieran
(027) 211-9335 – Jeremy – Hastings, Havelock North, Flaxmere. Also will eradicate wasp nests
(022) 306-6400 – Nick – Dannevirke area

Manawatu-Whanganui

(021) 296-2346 – Aidan – Will collect bee swarms, also offer Wasp eradication services
(06) 388-1774 – Kylie
(022) 105-2316 – Trevor – Will collect anywhere in Manawatu
(021) 246-8285 – Rowan
(02) 182-2798 – Mark – manawatu area preferred
(027) 206-8343 – Bryan
(027) 242-5552 – Norm – Wanganui, Rangitikei etc ok
(027) 608-0124 – Ingo – Levin Foxton Otaki
(021) 228-4133 – Paul – Manawatu Beekeepers Club Club swarm list, administered by Paul Jenkin
(027) 539-3640 – Lis

Marlborough

(021) 117-9902 – Ian – no fuss quick and easy
(027) 572-9646 – Kevin
(020) 402-45294 – Deceased – New to bee-keeping. But happy to assist where I can.

Nelson

(021) 229-2793 – Nathan – Motueka & Nelson region, I am your man to collect swarms humanely & easily
(021) 027-72306 – Andy – Nelson/Richmond and surrounds
(022) 057-0337 – Rio – Nelson Bays Tasman region –

Northland

(09) 433-9895 – Hukerenui – Our school urgently need some swarms and would appreciate it if someone can help. We can't catch them ourselves though.
(021) 154-7107 – Len – Whangarei Kamo area
(021) 086-92992 – Tania
(09) 432-2204 – Brian And Lyn – Maungakaramea area
(09) 408-2532 – Tai Tokerau Honey Ltd – We have beekeepers located in Kaitaia and Moerewa
(021) 071-6275 – Jacqueline – Dargaville area
(021) 148-3073 – Maria – Whangarei
(02) 173-8341 – David – Will collect between Whangarei and Kawakawa
(027) 487-9802 – Danny – Live in Whangarei
(027) 600-7094 – Lou – From Paihia to Kaeo
(027) 483-2641 – Jim – Maungaturoto and Kaipara area

Otago

(027) 324-4529 – Chelsea
(02) 194-9669 – Simon – Cromwell, Gibbston Valley, Arrowtown, Queenstown
(027) 502-7838 – Mark – I can pickup swarms in Dunedin Portchalmers, Mosgiel, and the Peninsula area
(022) 150-1995 – Les – North Otago
(027) 544-5281 – Matthias
(027) 663-4847 – Scott – East Otago Area
(021) 078-6747 – Ben – I can collect in the Hawea region
(027) 310-0008 – Peter – Central Otago area
(027) 245-4580 – Richard – Oamaru. North Otago area
(027) 857-7051 – Tracy – Oamaru

Southland

(03) 442-1130 – Donald
(027) 437-5286 – Graham – Invercargill area
(021) 448-0904 – Alanah
(028) 402-4852 – The Bee Man – Swarms bumble bee wasps
(027) 537-0770 – Dale
(028) 402-4852 – Geoff – Fast prompt protection of swarms, bumblebee's removed and re-homed. Wasp nests destroyed and removed.profesional service 24/7

Taranaki

(06) 272-8636 – Trevor
(027) 605-8675 – Jayne
(027) 405-7800 – Derek – Free bee swarm collection
(027) 347-6157 – Tom – South Taranaki
(027) 389-0597 – Robert – north taranaki
(027) 232-5554 – Maria – North Taranaki

Tasman

(022) 429-6173 – Timothy
(027) 281-0300 – Dean – Richmond and surrounding areas

Tuakau

(09) 236-8898 – Cade – will collect bees swams Franklyn wide

Waikato

(027) 388-8585 – Simon – Coromandel peninsular
(07) 883-8442 – Trish
(027) 245-3008 – Brendon – Hamilton Area
(027) 358-8412 – Graham
(07) 843-4596 – Sue – Hamilton, Rukuhia
(021) 023-44955 – Lejf – Cambridge area
(027) 368-8092 – Neil – work till 5.00pm weekends free
(027) 697-0374 – Phil – All of Hamilton and west to Raglan, also from walls and ceilings
(020) 411-97457 – Doug – Same day response – Hamilton, Waipa, Raglan
(027) 441-1880 – Anita – I can collect anywhere in the Hamilton/Cambridge area or nearby
(027) 513-8357 – IAN
(027) 275-0236 – Dennis – All Waikato Areas 24 / 7
(021) 215-7820 – Lindsay – I Can Collect From Hamilton, Cambridge Whatawhata
(021) 034-2299 – Shank – coromandel and north
(07) 887-2970 – Richard – morrinsville area
(027) 477-2777 – Henry – Taupo Happy for you to text or ring any time
(027) 291-3701 – Mary
(07) 386-8868 – Peter – Bay of plenty in taupo area
(027) 478-4436 – Phil – Matamata area
(02) 138-3529 – John – Coromandel peninsula
(02) 153-2923 – Malcolm – Based in Te Awamutu
(02) 170-2581 – Karen – Hamilton region
(021) 106-7800 – Paul
(021) 206-9570 – Brad – Waipa
(027) 494-5262 – Gary – South Waikato

Wellington

(02) 192-6823 – Jim – Please just call
(027) 825-6653 – Nic – I'm available outside of school hours. Based in the Hutt.
(021) 191-0026 – Jason – Wairarapa only.
(027) 311-8700 – Eva – available to collect swarms most days and times
(02) 158-6343 – Graeme – Kapiti based, can collect from Paraparaumu to Levin
(02) 138-8597 – Marshall – I live in Lower Hutt
(02) 143-8762 – Rob – Wairarapa. Also do removals from buildings and wasp nest eradication.
(021) 124-2642 – Phillip – Swarms in Kapiti or Horowhenua area. Based in Otaki Beach
(02) 171-0962 – Dean – Lower Hutt
(027) 244-7650 – Radu – Upper Hutt Area !
(027) 295-5023 – Lawrie – Kapiti Coast…Paekakariki to Waikanae, Can also try 04 9050567.
(02) 150-9493 – Tere – Wairarapa
(020) 415-97596 – Louise
(027) 448-6645 – Jonathan – Masterton Carterton area

West Coast

(03) 755-7098 – Ash – I'm based in Hokitika and retired ( so don't hope me to climb high trees etc) 🙂
(027) 781-9371 – Shaun – Greymouth based will travel

Page last updated on Monday, 15 October 2018

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