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Raymond Huber – Beekeeping Author – KM033

Raymond Huber is a writer who was born in Christchurch, but now lives in Dunedin. He is married with three children and has written several children’s books about bees. His latest book is called “Flight of the Honey Bee”

Raymond website is at, where you can read his blog and find out about his books.

Flight of the Honey Bee follows the adventures of a honey bee called “Scout”. It's Scouts first day away from the hive and he is going out to explore the world outside the hive.

Scout encounters some hazards in his new world, including wasps, Birds and rain. Each page also includes some interesting fact about honey bees that relates to that page. For example did you know that “Bees need to harvest nectar from over two millions flowers to make enough honey to fill a jar”.

It's a fantastic book and it would make a great present for the children in your life. It will show kids how important bees are to our world. You never know it might be the start of new beekeeper.

Resources mentioned

Trees for Bees – Great resource for Bee friendly plants in New Zealand
Rent a Hive – A Hive rental company in Dunedin

Some of Raymond Huber's Favorite Books

Raymond Huber
Raymond Huber


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.

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2 thoughts on “Raymond Huber – Beekeeping Author – KM033

  1. I have his book on my table at this moment.

    1. Thanks Tyson,

      Raymond will be very happy, did you enjoy the book?

      Looking forward to chatting with you this week…Gary

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