Its now well into Autumn here in New Zealand – April 2015. This beekeeping season we have really enjoyed a long Summer even though the honey flow was late, our Honey Bee splits were late – its been pretty challenging all-round this Bee Season but all-in-all we have now have some strong colonies going in to Winter.
A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
Raw Food – What are the benefits of a Raw Food diet and how do you make the change to a raw food lifestyle. This is a guest blog from Kathy Just.
Some sad news about our goat Louise, who passed away over winter in New Zealand.
We hosted some Korean visitors to kiwimana HQ, and Andy showed the group how to raise Queen cells from one of our colonies.
What is Kiwimana? What are we about? This page is about us… Kiwimana is about our “kiwi spirit” and we want to use that spirit to promote the keeping of Bees, encourage healthy land management practices and create dialogue with the community to support our endeavours. We want other Bee enthusiasts, gardeners & local producers[…]Read More