Paul Bolger – Senior Policy Analyst spoke about funding avenues and government industry agreements with proposals for industry surveillance
The fifth podcast from the team at Kiwimana HQ. This is a speech from Dr Mark Goodwin about “Varroa Resistance”.
The team at Kiwimana went along to the NBA (National Beekeepers’ Association of NZ) Workshop in Hamilton at the Claudelands Conference Centre.
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 […]
Kanuka honey – Is it better than the more marketed Manuka honey. These both come from trees in the tea tree family, so some of the elements are the same.
Photo’s courtesy of Kevin Krejci We went to along to a meeting set up by the Auckland Bee Club on Monday to discuss the $190 (annual) consent fee to keep Bees, proposed within the Auckland Council long-term draft plan. The draft considerations include public consultation and a submission process.
Tutin a Toxin and found in the Tutu Plants in New Zealand. We went our for a walk to see if we could find some.
We went along to the NBA bee conference and the information from the speakers was great. It would be too hard to mention ever titbit of information we got from the conference. But I would recommend you go along next year. I believe the conference next year is in Napier. The highlights of the day […]
Come on everyone start Beekeeping…. The New Zealand beekeeping industry is severely short of well-trained apiarists (beekeepers), says the National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA). The industry is so short of qualified and skilled beekeepers that the trade is listed on the Department of Labour’s Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL). This means government is […]
Well I hope this isn’t the case, but I hope the government look at the banning these bee killing pesticides. Why does everything have to be a crisis before we act on these issues? Mr Key? News that bee keepers are experiencing significant losses in bee populations should spur the Government into action on restricting […]