This week Does Roundup really harm Bees? Trapped Beetle tells its story, Bee Swarms take over cars in Auckland and a new Roving Reporters from the Pacific Northwest.
A great video series by Plant and Food in New Zealand about the history and Elimination of American Foulbrood. American Foulbrood is the most widespread and destructive of the bee brood diseases.
Auckland Council have put Bees under the “Animal Management Bylaws”. Margaret discusses her views on this move.
We went up to the Whangareri Bee Club today to do a presentation about the Robinson Vaporiser. This was the clubs first meeting in January and there was great turn out indeed…
kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we talk about Fascinating and interesting Honey Bee Facts, Being too close may cause hive losses and Who got kicked out of a farmers market?
Roger Patterson has been beekeeping since 1963, he is from West Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the book “Beekeeping – A Practical Guide”
In this weeks beekeeping podcast we are talking about Fake Honey, Extractors and trickery at the Supermarket.
As many of you know the Auckland council has proposed charging bee keepers $190 a year to keep bees in Auckland city. See our other blog post Bee Keeping in Auckland to cost $190??? This is a 100% increase from last years costs. As we currently don’t pay any fees to keep bees. We are[…]Read More
This week we are talking about bastard councils and making soap from bees. This is a bonus episode for our amazing supporters.
Alastair, who is a designated inspector for Ministry for Primary Industries attended the site with Margaret to check our bees for Exotic diseases. What did you find?
In the fourth part of Margaret’s series about the start to the Bee Season at kiwimana HQ. Some great photos of bees and blooming flowers at this time of year.
Went along to check on a hive at the Earthsong, which is an Eco-Neighbourhood project based in Ranui in West Auckland. For more information about this project please check out their web site HERE. It seemed like a great place indeed very peaceful with loads of gardens about. Conny had asked us to come and[…]Read More