Thursday, 24 November 2016 09:51

Breakthrough for the bees

Our small but hardy honey bees are under siege from a range of pests and diseases.

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.

Published in General News
Monday, 31 October 2016 06:55

Bee Responsible campaign

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

Published in General News

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
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 06:55

Financial sting from honeybee loss

New Zealand agriculture stands to lose $295-728 million annually if the local honeybee population continues to decline.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 06:55

Manuka sweetens land values

The honey bee is causing land values to shoot up in 'manuka-friendly' regions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 July 2016 08:55

Young Canterbury bee man buzzing

North Canterbury beekeeper James Malcolm is going from strength to strength in a fast-changing industry facing the challenges of increasing corporatisation, new technology, parasites and even hive thefts.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 07:55

Beekeepers buzzing in unity

A huge swarm of beekeepers settled on Rotorua late in June, celebrating their growing industry's new unity.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 July 2016 09:55

Beekeepers unite under one flag

All beekeepers will be now represented by Apiculture New Zealand.

Published in General News
Monday, 29 February 2016 17:04

Bee hives double in last 10 years

An industry survey shows that register beehives in New Zealand have doubled in the last 10 years, Agcarm president Mark Christie says.

Published in General News
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