The Beekeepers Q&A, the show on blab we attempt to answer your burning beekeeping questions. We are joined this week by Don “The Fat Bee Man”.
A great bee documentary called “Tales from the Hives”, fantastic work indeed.
Great episode here from TVNZ 7, it has some really interesting information about the Varroa mites and the work been done at Mercury Island to produce a bee that is resistant to the mites. Which has been successfully done? Where can I get some of those bees? We must try to get hold of Mark[…]Read More
A new movie that should be of interest to Beekeepers everywhere… A profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from Taggart Siegel, director of THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Juxtaposing the catastrophic disappearance of bees with the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic[…]Read More
A couple of weeks ago some students from the Auckland University of Technology came over to interview us for a project their were doing for their course work.
Today I went along to the Mid Month Auckland Bee Club meeting, the discussion was based on swarms, which was run by Dennis a very experienced bee-keeper. These mid monthly meetings are more about getting together with like-minded people, that also love bees. On my way home I went around to Franks house to check[…]Read More
Video about the town hall bees that the NBA and Kim Kneijber from the Auckland Bee Club maintains. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzju4joKxhQ&w=640&h=390]
Hi, I was discussing Sugar Shaking our Bees yesterday with Rocky at the Auckland Bee Club and invited him up to be part of our first attempt at it. It went pretty well, and we made a video on YouTube about it. Click HERE to view the Video. Hopefully the video shows you how we[…]Read More
This week we are talking to Lucas Blair from Little Bird Games. Lucus is developing an interactive ebook for children called the “The Lost bee”. Please check it out…
It was a public holiday in New Zealand today, which was a good thing as most of the country is probably nursing a hangover after last nights amazing Rugby world cup victory against France. We headed north to visit Mum and Dad. On our way we visited “The Honey Centre” www.honeycentre.co.nz near Warkworth. The Honey[…]Read More
And in other things to do with Bees, Spotted this on YouTube the other day, I have to ask why would you do this? Professor Norman Gary and his unusually dangerous rendition of ‘When The Saints Come Marching In’. Are you keen to give that a go?
Hi everyone, was playing around with Microsoft movie maker and created this small video of our Apiary. The video is from Dec 2009, but the Apiary hasn’t changed much since then anyway. Thanks….Gary [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14jwWp0eTZo&hl=en_GB&fs=1&]