For more information about becoming a sponsor please contact Jude Earles, Corporate Venues on 021 165 0355 or

Please view the links for the Sponsor Prospectus and the most recent Conference venue floor plan.

Please note that the floor plan is subject to change.  Contact Jude to find out about which booths are sold/still available.

Sponsor Prospectus
Conference Floor Plan

Premium sponsor

Mānuka Health New Zealand

Mānuka Health New Zealand is a New Zealand natural healthcare company founded in 2006 to produce proven health and wellness products that combine the very best of nature and science.  Mānuka Health is now a trusted global brand delivering premium natural health products to our discerning consumers in over 45 countries worldwide.

Our philosophy centres on discovering New Zealand’s powerful natural bioactives and unlocking their profound health promoting properties to create the very best natural wellness products.

The collective expertise of our people is what sets us apart.  Mānuka Health is a growing family of 180 highly qualified and dedicated specialists across all aspects of our business including beekeeping, land management, supply chain, natural health, sales and marketing and business leadership.

Our core strength is built from our attitude as pioneers in Mānuka honey and bee products such as New Zealand Propolis.  Long standing partnerships with landowners, beekeepers, scientific researchers and Government ensure we can achieve the best possible product quality and continue to advance the Mānuka honey and bee product industry.

Our Innovation and Research team provide a wealth of in-house capability, collaborating with our global scientific partnerships to deepen our knowledge of the potential of these complex natural bioactive ingredients, and achieve the best possible product quality and efficacy for our consumers.

As one of New Zealand’s largest branded Mānuka honey global exporters, Mānuka Health is a global business leader committed to a foundation built on authenticity and trust.  We proudly support Apiculture New Zealand as our leading industry body to drive a united voice and help guide us toward the long term potential of this unique and valuable industry.

If you would like to contact the Mānuka Health team please phone 09 950 1820, email, or visit our stand at conference.

Honey Competition Sponsor

Kiwi Labels

Kiwi Labels have supplied quality label solutions to the New Zealand Honey Industry since 1976.

As a leading supplier our focus on label innovation and the environment has ensured new sustainable products and processes are continually developed, resulting in exciting new label opportunities for our honey clients and the industry.

At the core of Kiwi Labels is our driven and passionate team of label experts, dedicated to providing quality products and service to every customer.

Our Kiwi HIVE label range provides a reliable and effective label solution for any size honey producer, including label materials, adhesives, coatings, embellishments and security features specifically tailored for the honey industry.

Protecting your brand. Our Kiwi Secure feature offers a secure unique solution for brand protection and product identification. From encrypted QR codes, variable data, serialisation and anti-counterfeit coatings and embellishments

Extended content labels Kiwi ECL extend the landscape available to promote your product and brand, without changing the size of the labelling area. ECLs are the perfect way to convey maximum information needed for a variety of languages to reach a wider global audience or to promote a competition by concealing a unique code.

Kiwi Labels is 100% committed to the environment and a sustainable future, embracing a future for everyone by reducing our impact on the environment for the benefit of current and future generations. Our Enviroguard brands include Bio-degradable, compostable, PEFC, and FSC certified products.

As both sponsors and regular attendees of the Annual Apiculture New Zealand Conference, we stay up-to-date and in-the-know.  We understand the very specific requirements of local and international honey labelling and work to the most exacting standards.

So whether yours is a boutique business or a large enterprise, Kiwi Labels can deliver a quality label solution to enhance your brand.

Platinum Sponsors

New Zealand Beeswax Ltd – much more than just a beeswax company.

We take pride in developing and sourcing quality products which perform and add value to your commercial beekeeping operation. Science and proven benefits are important to us in anything that we offer to our customers.

Now centrally located in both islands, with our head office in Orari and our new branch in Hamilton. Some of our flagship products are, Beeswax Comb Foundation – NZ’s leading manufacturer, Alliance Beekeepers Woodware – quality Woodware made from NZ Radiata Pine, Total Frames – absolutely no preparation necessary and welcomed by the bees!, Apivar & Bayvarol Miticide Strips – NZ’s #1 treatment rotation, MegaBee Powder & Patties – NZ’s #1 bee protein feed and HiveAlive – science based feed supplement used by some of the most progressive and successful beekeeping operations in NZ.

Contact us to experience our exceptional customer service and communication 

100% Pure New Zealand Honey has been exporting honey and supporting independent beekeepers since 1996, when it was established by Steve Lyttle and Carolyn Ball. In December 2021, after 25 years of family ownership, 100% Pure merged with Three Peaks Manuka Honey, owned by the Perry Group.

The new company, called The Mānuka Collective, is a group of sustainable producers, brands, and partners, united in the desire to do better and share the goodness of mānuka. It has a guiding principle that we can all be better in collaboration.

The Mānuka Collective will feature a portfolio of brands that offer unique stories, tailored to the markets in which they operate. In bringing these brands together under one organization, The Mānuka Collective will provide the scale to invest in market development and consumer marketing, with the aim of growing the mānuka honey sector.

The Mānuka Collective is committed to sourcing and delivering the highest quality products and building enduring relationships with customers around the globe. Our focus is supporting them to deliver world-class products and superior in-market execution.

Supplier relationships remain at the heart of The Mānuka Collective, as they were for 100% Pure New Zealand Honey. We are proud to work with a large group of passionate, independent beekeepers who are the best in the industry. Our goal is ensuring these partners have a sustainable future and play an active role in the success of the Collective.

If you are a quality-focused operator and are interested in working with an established, industry-focused company, please visit us at Stand 3 or see our websites:

Partnership Sponsor

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource
use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.

Gold Sponsors

Analytica Laboratories, we go the extra mile.

In an ever-changing industry you need a partner that understands honey and is committed to your success.

Analytica has been the leader in developing honey testing in New Zealand, investing heavily in research and development, to continue to lead the future. With the latest technology and methods, Analytica provide results you can rely on.

Analytica has a wide range of accredited honey tests for manuka and other floral types. Providing fast and cost-effective testing options for the high-volume tests needed by beekeepers, manufacturers, and marketers.

  • Market leaders
  • Vast analytical experience
  • Excellent support during and after testing
  • Fast and cost-effective testing options

Manuka 3in1 / MPI Chemical Markers / MPI Manuka DNA / Tutin / Glyphosate / AFB / + More

Find out more about our point of difference and how we can work with you.

Born and bred in New Zealand from a merger of Ecroyd Beekeeping Supplies and Beetek Plastics, Ecrotek is now Australasia’s leading provider of beekeeping supplies.  We take great pride in working alongside beekeepers of all sizes to help them learn, grow and develop sustainable beekeeping operations.   With a keen focus on innovation (and an office full of beekeepers!) we are constantly looking at ways in which we can help beekeepers run efficient and profitable operations.  It’s what we call, Keeping Ahead.

With a super easy-to-use website, two showrooms and warehouses located in Auckland and Christchurch; a wide range of product and beekeeping advice are always close by.  A majority of our plastic and woodware products are proudly manufactured or assembled to exacting standards right here in New Zealand and these are supported by a huge range of additional products sourced from leading brands and manufacturers around the world.

Pharmapac is once again proud to be a significant sponsor of the Apiculture NZ Conference.

At Pharmapac, we don’t view our products simply as packaging solutions. We know that in order to present the best product on the world market, your product must have packaging that will handle the stress of production, deal with the rigours of freight and present your brand, label & product in the best possible light.

We look at your products from start to finish – whether that may be on the production floor, grocery channel, on a ship heading for foreign shores or in a local honey shop – and take a genuine interest in helping to grow your sales.  This approach along with an absolute commitment to the highest possible level of both product quality & service has seen Pharmapac establish a strong presence in the New Zealand Honey Industry.

Pharmapac is 100% New Zealand owned by a family that is dedicated to supporting NZ industry. Come and visit us at our stand, website or call us on 09 444 9631.

Silver Sponsors

Agrisea New Zealand are celebrating 21 years of providing nutrition to farmers and growers both country wide and internationally.

Our unique marine fermentation process used in the manufacture of our products means that we are able to supply all of the 10 amino acids essential for bee health, (in fact, our products contain nearly all of the known 21 amino acids),  plus a complex range of micro and macro nutrients, phytochemicals, probiotics, polysaccharides, fatty acids and vitamins. When added to sugar syrup, the nutritional value of the feed is significantly increased, meaning you are giving your hives the best chance.  Proudly available from Ecrotek & Ceracell


* Convenient and cost effective
* Organic source of minerals, vitamins & essential Amino acids
* Improved Hive Health
* Improved Population and Production
* Proudly NZ made and GMO free
* Essential Trace elements

Ever-increasing attention to packaging demands for regulatory compliance, design performance and production efficiency necessitates the use of consistently high-quality materials.  Amseal are known in the industry for coming up with innovative solutions to challenging problems and are committed to your success.

Amseal supplies Selig Group induction and cap sealing materials as they are manufactured in ISO 9001 and BRC/GFSI compliant facilities.

Selig materials meet both FDA and EU standards for food packaging.

Enercon manufactures induction cap sealers which are the world’s leading cap sealing brand Super Seal.  From manual hand held cap sealing to high performance production line cap sealers.

Local knowledge, global perspective.  Using Amseal experience, along with training, maintenance and after-sales service, customers can rely on Amseal for effective induction sealing solutions.

We invite you to contact us to review your next packaging project.

The Beequip Team is here to help you with all your beekeeping needs and wants. From all the common hive components to tools and protective clothing, Beequip has it all.

Focusing on innovation, we are continually developing new products to make your job easier and are keen to develop any good new ideas you may have.

The Beequip Team all have experience in beekeeping and keep things practical.

Please visit us at the conference for a friendly chat and check out some great new products on display.

We strive to provide the best customer service, quick dispatch, economical freighting options and believe you won’t be disappointed.

Feel free to jump onto our easy-to-use website, , or give one of our friendly team a call – 03 528 9404. We would love to hear from you.

Boutelje Products needs no introduction to most commercial beekeepers.

Peter Boutelje has been designing and manufacturing highly successful, superbly engineered, and robust honey processing equipment since the ‘70’s.

This equipment has “stood the test of time”, evident from the continued demand in New Zealand, Australia, and the growing interest in Boutelje Products worldwide with sales in more than 16 countries.

We have a great team to help us keep pace, so we can continue to provide the excellent service, flexibility, and attention to detail our customers have come to expect.

Our exciting new developments, unveiled in 2021, are proving very successful this season and we are getting very positive feedback from New Zealand beekeepers. We look forward to sharing these with you at Stand 58.

In the meantime, we encourage you to visit our recently redesigned website:

Leaders and innovators in the honey processing industry

At CrystechNZ our mission is to help you take your product from the hive to the shelf with the highest quality honey extraction and processing equipment.

We can provide individual pieces of equipment or a complete turnkey solution fit for your business needs and meeting NZ Food Grade Standards.

Our team are able to work alongside you much or little as you need. This can include scoping your requirements, manufacturing the right plant and equipment, undertaking the installation so you’re all set to go, then also provide ongoing maintenance to ensure your plant remains in tip top shape, extending its lifetime and ensuring the ongoing production of high-quality honey.

If you are after extraction, moisture removal, fine filtration, crystallisation or oil removal then contact our team to get the ball rolling.

Egmont Honey is a family run and operated bee keeping business based in South Taranaki.

The company is appropriately named after the towering mountain that overlooks the entire region. Also known as Mt Taranaki the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand have huge respect for this beautiful mountain.

Egmont Honey began from humble beginnings. A beehive may seem like an unusual present, but for committed conservationist Toby Annabell, it was perfect. Gifted by his son James back in 2008, this hive sparked a passion for authentic manuka honey and a thriving family business. Fast forward to today, and James and the 40+ team export to over 20 countries around the world, proudly supplying global brands with Pure New Zealand Honey.

Delivering the highest quality, sustainability produced manuka honey is at the heart of everything the team do. Egmont Honey are committed to looking after the bees, with a share of proceedings going back into helping increase bee populations.

Discover Egmont Honey, the New Zealand honey you can trust that’s made by people who care.

FMG recognises that the New Zealand bee industry is vitally important, not just for the economy in the form of production and export of products, but also through the role bees play in pollinating plants and crops.

FMG are proud to be sponsoring the Apiculture Conference, and as the country’s leading rural insurer, it’s nice to know they’re a 100% New Zealand owned and operated mutual, and have been for over a century. The team at FMG is all about helping you achieve your goals and this means not just providing insurance, but giving you good advice to manage your risks as well.

To find out more about FMG give them a call on 0800 366 466, visit our website or look out for one of the FMG representatives at the Conference and speak to them about the Apiary Risk Advice Guide on offer.

Forbes Packaging is proudly New Zealand owned, based on Auckland’s North Shore. We are a specialist packaging company producing custom designed solid fibre cardboard packaging for over 50 years with a staff of 90+ people.

Forbes offers a complete in house service, covering sample design and construction, from simple cartons to bespoke high end POS cartons, Forbes can offer many different embellishment’s and substrates. We have expert knowledge covering all areas of carton production throughout our company.

We are deeply passionate about creating innovative, functional, sustainable packaging. Forbes has ISO9001 (Quality Management), ISO14001 (Environmental Management) & ISO45001 (Health & Safety). Forbes Packaging is also PEFC certified.

We are proud to be Silver Sponsors of the Apiculture Industry. Please see our website for further details on how we can offer packaging solutions for your business.

HD Process specialise in providing a comprehensive range of honey processing equipment to best suit your processing requirements.

Our knowledge and experience covers many aspects of the process, including; pumping, heating and cooling, extraction, separation and filtering.

Our range of equipment is selected from leading European manufacturers which along with our own locally designed products, are tailored to meet New Zealand conditions.

So whether you are involved in extraction or packing honey you can rely on our process solutions.

Please call onto our stand to discuss the variety of options we can provide – we are confident we can assist.

Hill Laboratories has a valued association with the apiculture industry, offering an extensive range of IANZ accredited tests for honey – some of which we developed ourselves. We have a dedicated honey laboratory which delivers next day results for Manuka 5 Attributes, NPA, Leptosperin, UMF, 3in1, Tutin and microbiology testing.

Proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated, we use the latest technologies to provide the most accurate and reliable test results available. Among our customers, we’re known for a superior level of technical support provided by our team of highly qualified and knowledgeable Client Services Managers.

Tried, tested and trusted for almost 40 years, Hill Laboratories are proud to sponsor the 2022 Apiculture Conference.

Hunter Filling Systems have been designing and manufacturing liquid filling machines for over 55 years.

You will find our equipment filling liquid and creamed honey for small boutique factories right through to the large well known honey brands.

Expertly crafted by the leading minds in filling technology, Hunter Filling Systems bring you the perfect blend of precision, speed and versatility. From concept to installation and beyond, Hunter Filling Systems team of in-house engineers and technical specialists becomes your personal filling think tank; a continuing resource for optimising performance and productivity over the life of your equipment.

Our range of filling machines come in a variety of sizes: from table top machines to heavy-duty equipment designed for high-speed, high-cycle rate dispensing.  Our liquid filling machines feature various nozzle configurations to match specific production requirements.

We support our clients with technical expertise and replacement parts efficiently with minimal downtime to your production.

Contact details:
07 849 3924
11 Maxwell Place, Te Rapa, Hamilton

At Isuzu Trucks New Zealand, our mission is to deliver a premium product to the New Zealand market. General Motors have been the distributor of Isuzu Trucks in New Zealand since 1974 and the measurement of our commitment is reflected in the number of trucks on the road that bear the Isuzu brand, and the number of successful companies relying on Isuzu trucks every day. When we talk about reliability, we’re not just talking about trucks, but also about people and indeed our entire philosophy.

A combination of expertise and passion of our people with Isuzu’s global capability to be a leader in commercial vehicle products & services that support our customers by delivering a superior ownership experience.

Kaipak are a fresh and innovative team of plastic experts, dedicated to delivering premium honey packaging solutions.

Proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated, Kaipak have a passion for producing quality products and a desire to make a difference. But more than anything, we aim to make doing business with us an easy and enjoyable experience.

Our purpose designed packaging solutions have been specifically developed for packaging of premium honey products for the domestic and export markets. Our industry leading manufacturing operation guarantees you the highest quality products, without compromise of form and function.

Partner with Kaipak and receive premium honey packaging solutions from a team of plastics professionals who deliver exceptional service AND quality.

Talk to the team at Kaipak and discover what we can do for you.

Owned by Bay of Plenty honey experts Logan and Tania Bowyer, Mānuka Orchard is New Zealand’s centralised honey storage facility.

A family business, we’re independent – providing a bridge between beekeepers selling their honey and buyers searching for pure, authenticated, traceable New
Zealand honey in bulk.

With years of experience working in the manufacturing and engineering processes around honey storage and sales, the expert team at Mānuka Orchard offers a
multitude of extra Smart Honey Services with proven results to effectively optimise beekeepers’ valuable asset, making it ready to sell.

Smart Services:  Clean Extraction, Moisture Reduction. Fermented Pressure Release, Core Honey Sampling, Custom 20 Tonne Batch Blends, Bulk Honey Buying & Selling, Low HMF Increase Filtering,

Smart Storage:  Monitored Temperature Controlled Manuka Management, Ambient Storage.

Contact Logan on 0276677588

Designed specifically for commercial beekeeping operations, the ModuSense Beehive Monitoring solution is the leader for industrial quality hardware and large-scale analytics.

We teamed up with large commercial operators in New Zealand to learn what works best when faced with geographically challenging and demanding logistical operations. This resulted in rigorous testing that has led to a simplified and ruggedised hardware design along with commercial insights driving our program of data analytics. Using recommended settings and improved insights via the ModuSense Dashboards, now beekeepers can manage and monitor beehives with ease.

ModuSense has created a best-in-class solution using cutting edge technology. Not only monitoring the internal hive health but also gaining insights and forecasting the external environment. This highly specialised solution designed specifically for the Apiculture industry provides real-time monitoring of beehives anywhere in the world with Satellite communication.

Your business support partner, helping beekeeper run successful businesses, not just keep bees.

MyApiary’s vision is to enable companies within the apiculture industry achieve greater success. Our mission is to provide tools that enable you to make informed management decisions from accurate record keeping, whilst also removing many of the complexities involved with the day-to-day running of your business.

We are dedicated to working closely with you to ensure our products are of a high standard and satisfy your needs as business owners and beekeepers.

We strive to provide tools that will see commercial beekeeping companies reach the pinnacle of success in the apiculture industry. So, put our expertise to work in your business and reduce your business risk and maximise your finical returns.

We look forward to working you and many industry participants as they become a part of the MyApiary family.

Natural Sugars is proud to support the New Zealand Apiculture industry with a wide range of quality products and our legendary service.

We’ve invested our time in sharing knowledge and effort through the Education and Skills Focus Group – helping Industry to share the load for a brighter future.

We acknowledge the Science, Research, Market and Product development focus group activities that also help industry share the load.

If you want an industry partner that shares the load and the knowledge for a brighter future, then Natural Sugars is your best bet.

Chelsea Sugar (New Zealand Sugar Co) is a trusted long term local manufacturer and supplier of high quality sugar products to the New Zealand Beekeeping Industry.  Whether you are a commercial player or an avid hobbyist, we can help you feed your bees.  Established in 1884 Chelsea Sugar has been supplying New Zealand manufactures & consumers with sugar products for 135 years. Our wide range of products is delivered nationwide from our refinery in Birkenhead, Auckland.

For the beekeeping industry in the North Island and delivered ex our Auckland refinery we have: Fine Liquid Sugar in bulk road tankers and maxidrums; Invert Sugar in bulk road tankers, maxidrums and 280kg steel drums; Granular sugar – Raw 25kg & White 25kg; Flexitanks – containerised bladders of liquid sugar.

For the beekeeping industry in the South Island and delivered ex our Christchurch liquid sugar plant and warehouse we have: Premium Liquid Sugar in maxidrums; Invert Sugar in maxidrums and 280kg steel drums; Granular sugar – Raw 25kg & White 25kg

For many years we have been proud supporters of the beekeeping industry and are pleased to be a sponsor of the 2022 Apiculture Conference.

Feel free to contact our experienced customer service team on 0800 800 617 or come and visit us at our stand.

Oritain provides physical, scientific, product verification from anywhere in supply chains to determine origin. If you want to be certain of where a product comes from, you need to test the actual product itself.

We can test products from anywhere in a supply chain across various industries using our traceability technology, and we are accurate in detecting fraud.

In a world where consumers are increasingly conscious of food safety and quality, independent endorsement of authenticity is valued. Oritain Verification and Trustmark supports this through reassuring consumers the integrity of their product, beyond what on-pack claims can provide.

Oritain supports companies in their efforts to protect the integrity of their brand, whilst simultaneously underpinning the provenance story, giving companies a unique selling point through creating an emotive connection with consumers.

Oritain are proud to sponsor the 2022 Apiculture Conference.

Pack Tech Moulding Limited (PTML) is 100% New Zealand owned and operated. The company’s extensive experience in design and innovation has made it a key player in the manufacturing of injection and blow moulding plastic packaging.

The team’s technical knowledge supports the company’s focus on innovation, sustainability, and customisation and while many of its own products are stock items, the team also customise many of their products to suit customer’s needs.

Pack Tech’s production facility is a critical hygiene facility which enables it to produce food grade products. Its product safety programme is HACCP based. All materials and additive used in the manufacture of its food packaging products are certified food grade.

As a responsible manufacturer, Pack Tech is committed to finding innovative ways to minimise waste. Pack Tech’s site has a zero waste to land fill policy and actively pursues ways to include recycled content into its products wherever possible.

Get in contact with one of the team from Pack Tech.
0800 32 LINK

Palfinger New Zealand is dedicated to delivering a leading range of innovative lifting, loading and handling solutions to New Zealand industry. Palfinger NZ provides local industry with the strength of a Global leader in Materials Handling with Palfinger’s full range of lifting equipment available across New Zealand.

Palfinger has established itself as the world market and technology leader in truck mounted cranes, continually striving to provide customers with unique advantages that reflect in exceptional operational performance and long-term profitability. Both globally and in New Zealand, Palfinger provides superior technical support, parts availability and after sales service.

To find out more call us on (0800) 725 346 to discuss your ideal solution, or visit our website.