We went along to the Auckland Bee Club to hear about Queens and the start of the swarming season in Auckland.
A great bee documentary called “Tales from the Hives”, fantastic work indeed.
I went along to the Waitemata Home and Garden show today to help out on the Auckland Bee Club stand. I was joined by Andrew and Anahera, we had a great day with some laughs along the way. Andrew really should write a book with some of his stories :). It was interesting to talk[…]Read More
This was spotted by Kerry from the Auckland bee Club:- The Auckland Council draft plan has this in section 5.7 Schedule of changes to regulatory fees and charges. Page 146 – Category Other (iii) keeping of bees (consent fee) $190
Join us for our nineteenth podcast. This week we are talking about Mouldy bee tongues, Natural Beekeeping and Buzzy Bee.
The third Beekeeping Podcast podcast from the team at Kiwimana. We discuss Hot Barbecue Sauce, 65th Anniversaries and Save the Bee stop the fee.
Here are our thoughts after attending the Auckland Council hearings, held at the beautiful Auckland Town Hall, on the Auckland Council Draft – Long Term Plan. Introduction It was good to see a lot of other bee-keepers today at the meeting, and as we found out it was one of many hearings held by the Auckland Council across the[…]Read More
Went along to the Auckland bee-club Xmas barbecue this morning. It was a great collection of old and new members. Got to met two of the old presidents of the bee club, Tom and Ian. We heard some great stories about the history of the club and that Sir Ed Hillary used to come to[…]Read More
Over the weekend we attended the Auckland Bee Club Xmas BBQ, I am no longer on the committee, so we went along just as members. Here is what we discovered on the day…
This podcast is a recording of two of the speakers at Saturdays Auckland bee club’s 65th Anniversary. The speakers were Ted Legget and Allan Holland.
You may have heard of the councils plan try to push through a consent fee for keeping bees within Auckland City. This fee is planned to be $190 per year. The Auckland Bee club have organised a public meeting for all concerned bee-keepers and lovers of bees to discuss the best way to prevent this[…]Read More
Tonight we got a call from Tom Dixon the Auckland bee club swarm co-ordinator about a bee swarm in Remuera. We arrived to discover that the swarm had taken up residence in the middle of a hawthorn bush. A difficult proposal indeed. We tried to brush some bees into the new hive, but they were[…]Read More