Category Archives: Bee Industry News

New about the commercial Bee Industry, News from New Zealand or around the world.

Queen of the Sun movie review

We went along tonight to the Academy cinema on Lorne Street in Auckland city to attend the premiere of Queen of the Sun. The young Greens organised a fund-raising night for the upcoming election campaign. It was good to meet Vernon Tava one of the young Greens and discuss some issues affecting the bees in […]

TIME NewsFeed – White House Garden Home to a Beehive

Update from the First Bee Hive:- While NewsFeed wasn’t fortunate enough to be offered a jar of the up-and-coming White House honey, world leaders have found themselves a touch more privileged. Sure, Michelle Obama’s 1,100-square-foot kitchen garden gets plenty of press, but what about the lone beehive, a real workhorse in producing honey for all […]

Bees, Pesticides and the Corporate Mind: an interview with Tom Theobald

A great interview by the Barefoot Beekeeper “Phil Chandler” that I highly recommend everyone take the time to have a listen, its regarding a pesticide Clothianidin that I believe is still used in clean Green New Zealand!!! Tom Theobald was largely responsible for exposing the fact that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had licensed […]

COURT: Pull out the Monsanto Sugar Beets!

Yay!!! One for the little guy…. Today Federal District Judge Jeffrey S. White issued a preliminary injunction ordering the immediate destruction of hundreds of acres of genetically engineered (GE) sugar beet seedlings planted in September after finding the seedlings had been planted in violation of federal law. The ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by […]

AFB Recognition and DECA Exam

Today myself and Margaret did the American Foul Brood Recognition course and Exam that the Auckland Bee Club arranged. Thanks Guys for arranging the course. The course was very interesting and we learnt a lot about recognising most of the Bee diseases we have in New Zealand and some that we hope that we never […]