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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:20

Supermarkets putting the squeeze on beekeepers

Supermarkets have put the squeeze on beekeepers who supply them, claims Jane Lorimer, NZ Beekeeping president.

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:11

Sticky times for small beekeepers

Smaller beekeeper operations are struggling with non-manuka honey returns falling from $10-$12/kg two years ago to about $4/kg this year.

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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 12:42

Think again

Have you given up milk in the name of sustainability? Think again.

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Hundreds of beekeepers, packers and industry trade and suppliers will converge in Rotorua next month for Apiculture New Zealand’s national conference.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Monday, 11 March 2019 14:19

130,000 bees go under the microscope

Sampling has been completed for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand.

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Commercial beekeepers have voted not to support the introduction of a honey levy.

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