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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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 10:38

Why beekeepers support the levy

Beekeeper board members of ApiNZ outline why a commodity levy on honey is needed.

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Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:56

Beekeepers baulk at honey levy

Jane Lorimer, president of NZ Beekeeping explains why she opposes the proposed commodity levy on honey.

Published in Opinion
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.

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