Hi, I would love to know more about native bees as well.
From what I understand the european honeybee was introduced to NZ (by a Ms Busby=) as the new crops that were being grown were not being pollenated. The native pollenators of this land are its abundant resource: the wind and the birds.
I thought that native bees are like lone cowboys, not settling in one spot permanently and not living in colonies (?)
It would be great to encourage them, good luck.
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