The honey market downturn has impacted the profitability of many beekeeping businesses, particularly those producing the non-manuka honeys, says Karin Kos, chief executive of Apiculture New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 07:52

Young Waikato beekeeper wins study grant

Beekeeper Ariel Kururangi (19) is the first-ever recipient of the Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) Ron Mossop Youth Scholarship.

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New Zealand’s bee colony loss rates are rising, according to a report released today. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 10:48

More buzz needed among beekeepers

Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) is backing Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s plea for greater unity among beekeepers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:16

Beekeepers to vote for a commodity levy

Apiculture NZ is urging commercial beekeepers to vote for a commodity levy, with voting papers going out this month.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 September 2018 07:55

We are not cowboys, minister

OPINION: Clearly the Minister of Agriculture believes the honey industry is in a bad state when he refers to it at the Agcarm conference (Rural News, August 21) as being the “wild west of the primary sector”. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 14 September 2017 10:55

Thefts of honey, hives on the rise

Thefts of honey and beehives are a growing issue for beekeepers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 08:46

Some quake-hit beekeepers can’t get to hives

Damaged beehives, bee losses, and difficulty in accessing isolated hives are just some of the challenges Upper South Island beekeepers have faced since the earthquake hit last week.

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Agcarm and Apiculture New Zealand have announced the release of a campaign to increase awareness of the importance of keeping bees safe by using agrichemicals responsibly.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 15:35

Giant willow aphid project wins funding

A major collaborative project to reduce the impacts of the giant willow aphid has been awarded $425,629 funding by MPI's Sustainable Farming Fund.

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