Posted on

Matt Brake Discusses how he keeps Bees in Hampshire – KM032


Matt has been keeping bees since May 2009 and blogging about his experiences since 2010. In this chat we talk to Matt about how he keeps his bees, Matt uses Top Bar and National Hives.

Matts web site is at Matt's Beekeeperuk Blogs
*** Update June 2017 – Looks like Matt is no longer blogging about bees ­čÖü ***

You can also follow Matt on Twitter at @brakeinews

He lives in the New Forest which is in Hampshire in the United Kingdom. He is trying to keep his bees in an organically orientated way since 2009. One day he also may be producing a podcast about beekeeping.

Sit back and listen to hear how he manages to do that. Matt talks about the differences between National hive and Top Bar Hives.

Matt is also an All Black supporter and a fan of all things from New Zealand :).

Links mentioned in today's chat:-

  • The New Forest beekeeping society
  • Phil Chandlers Barefoot Beekeeper Podcast
  • Kevin's BK Corner Podcast
  • Linda's Bees Blog
  • Podcast Answerman
  • School of Podcasting

  • Please Subscribe to the Show

    kiwimana_buzz_podcast_showNotesSo did you enjoy that show ?...did you find something useful you can use in your beekeeping work or help keep you company as you work your bees??? Yes?

    Then You can have the next show to automagically appear on your podcast listening device, simple to subscribe.

    Visit to discover ways you can subscribe to the show.

    Subscribing to the show is Totaly FREE

    Other Ways to subscribe to The kiwimana Buzz...

    Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts
    Click here to subscribe via Google Podcasts
    Click here to subscribe via RSS
    You can also subscribe via Stitcher
    We are also on I Heart Radio


    Gary Fawcett

    Gary enjoys designing new kiwimana products which we sell through our on-line shop.He is passionate about saving the Bees and encouraging urban beekeeping.Gary loves to write about issues that affect the Bees and our environment.He is also into tramping/walking in the beautiful New Zealand bush.
    Liked it? Take a second to support kiwimana on Patreon!

    Share this with your friends

    2 thoughts on “Matt Brake Discusses how he keeps Bees in Hampshire – KM032

    1. Awesome. Thanks Gary – it was great fun being on the show. I shall let you know when I get my podcast up and running!

      1. Cheers Matt, thanks for being on the show.

        Glad you had a great time, I did as well. Yep tell me when you have your show up and we will mention it to everyone. Sorry for putting on the spot about your show ­čÖé

        We are also looking at creating a list of current podcasts, I will add your podcast to this list.

        Have a great day…Gary

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *