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Articles how about how to do things in Beekeeping

Honey I Crushed it …beehive honey wax comb extraction

Our Native Pohutakawa nicely in bloom for our Christmas and the bees loving it. ( [...]

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Beehive has Varroa Destructor mite – why can’t I kill them ?

Honey bees harmed with sickness disease caused by paracitic varroa destructor mite in their beehive. [...]

Beehive Inspection – Summer 2021 – what did we see ?

Learning to identify what you see in your Beehive – information about nectar, pollen and [...]

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Creating a Water Source for Bees

Here is an update to a story we did back in 2009. The original wooden [...]

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Wintering Down Beehives

How do we winter down ?  We run our Beehive colonies with two full-depth [...]

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10 Mistakes New Beekeepers Make

The art of beekeeping can be very exciting, but if you are a beginning beekeeper, [...]

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How to Kill Bees

Here are some handy tips for the new beekeeper to help you kill your Bees [...]

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How do you tell the difference between Manuka and Kanuka?

In this post we answer the question how do you tell the difference between Manuka [...]

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Sick Bees Varroa problem – Remedial action for Deformed Wing Virus using OAV

Have your bees got Deformed Wing Virus, Margaret discusses what she has done to reduce [...]

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American Foulbrood Elimination – a Video Series by the AFB Management Agency

A great video series by Plant and Food in New Zealand about the history and [...]