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Bee Venom Collector, Equipment

i see there is a quiet a big interest about bee venom collecting, and where can get the equipment. so here we will discuss where to buy co…

Started by Jaime J. Bliss

0 Feb 13, 2016

More than one Queen

I took out the varroa strips from my hive today, and had a check.  The frames in the bottom box were very mouldy, so I have removed them, l…

Started by Maree W

3 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana

Beekeeping Club in Rotorua?

I am new to beekeeping. I did a beginners course and have a hive in my backyard but no bees yet. Is there a club in Rotorua or maybe Pyes P…

Started by Judy

3 Jul 19, 2013
Reply by Sandra Lomas

RE: Help please: Bees (question from Jacqui Knight)

Hi Jacqui, I got your question in an Oooby email but it doesn't seem to link to where you posted it so I am starting a new discussion. Hope…

Started by Liz Gee

3 May 14, 2013
Reply by rosie walford

Top Bar Beekeeping

I live in the Auckland area and have been interested in Top Bar Hives for a while. I'd love to start keeping bees but before I do that I'd…

Started by Steff

5 Apr 30, 2013
Reply by Janet Luke

wood or plastic frames?

I'm buying a couple of new honey supers to replace old ones and trying to decide if I should get wood frames with wax foundation, wood fram…

Started by Lisa Cliffe

3 Apr 15, 2013
Reply by Michael Dacombe

HELP! I've caught a swarm

Just got home from work to fine for the 3rd time in as many weeks my bees have swarmed. This time they are sitting on a branch in my yard a…

Started by Lisa Cliffe

1 Oct 16, 2012
Reply by Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana

Auckland Bee Club

I tried to email the club but the link doesn't seem to work. I'm just wondering if my block in north Auckland is a good site for someone to…

Started by Val Davies

2 Aug 19, 2012
Reply by Val Davies


Hi anyone got ideas or suggestions to encourage New Zealand native bees ? designs for artificial structures etc Also ws thinking about bum…

Started by Angie Gibbons

10 Aug 10, 2012
Reply by Ian Morton

Wanted - Bees for my trees

Hi all   In the last two years I have planted a bunch of fruit trees, and while we do have some local bee activity in the spring, I would l…

Started by Tara McFarlane

2 Aug 10, 2012
Reply by Ian Morton



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