Tag Archives: colony

Bee Aware it’s almost Spring – KM146

It's Bee Month in New Zealand!! In this episode we talk about Mass Bee Deaths [...]

From Chills to Thrills – KM145

In this episode we talk about Mānuka honey fraud and a 'catastrophic' French honey harvest. [...]

Q and A – Finding Bees and stopping wasps – KM143

In this show we answer questions about finding Bees, stopping wasps and Winter Preparations. This [...]

Creating a Water Source for Bees

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


Thousands of Bees Killed in Lyttelton – KM140

In this episode we talk about the suspected pesticide killing of bees near Christchurch and [...]

Chicken Coops and Bee Hives for the Future – KM139

This week we learn about a new project involving sustainable schools and we learn how [...]

Beekeeping Practices – Varroa – 20th versus 21st Century

21st Century Beekeeping In our view, it is now time to review OLD beekeeping practices. [...]

Wintering Down Beehives

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

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Manuka Honey Goes to Court – KM138

In this episode we talk about why the Ministry of Primary industries is taking a [...]

The Miracle of Mixing Foundation – KM136

This episode we talk about Mixing Foundations and how a Dunedin couple are thinking outside [...]