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19 07, 2019

Joint statement: Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment: He Waka Eke Noa – our future in our hands

2019-07-25T10:27:32+12:00July 19th, 2019|AGM, ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

JOINT STATEMENT: Apiculture New Zealand, Beef + Lamb New Zealand, DairyNZ, Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand, Deer Industry New Zealand, Federation of Māori Authorities, Foundation for Arable Research, Federated Farmers, Horticulture New Zealand, Irrigation New Zealand, and the Meat Industry Association Primary sector leaders have come together to make an unprecedented commitment from [...]

4 07, 2019

Industry awards recognise science, innovation and commitment

2019-07-05T09:25:43+12:00July 4th, 2019|AGM, ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

Science, innovation and commitment to the apiculture industry were recognised at Apiculture New Zealand’s annual conference. The Roy Paterson Trophy which acknowledges the best innovative idea, invention or technology in beekeeping was awarded to Veritaxa and Analytica Laboratories for their Classifynder system.  This system uses robotics, image processing and neural network technology to count [...]

4 07, 2019

Top beekeeping photos from conference

2019-07-11T10:55:51+12:00July 4th, 2019|AGM, ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

Photos from Gary Glasson and Mario Bernasconi wowed the judges and the public at the ApiNZ National Photography competition at Conference 2019. Gary Glasson of Glasson Apiaries on the West Coast won the supreme medal at the competition and took home gold medals for a dramatic photo of hives being swept away by a [...]

2 07, 2019

New Zealand’s top honey producers named at Apiculture NZ Conference

2019-07-05T09:54:27+12:00July 2nd, 2019|AGM, ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

New Zealand’s top honey producers and innovators were honoured this weekend at Apiculture NZ’s annual conference in Rotorua. The conference is the industry’s biggest gathering and the awards mark successes in innovation and scientific excellence in apiculture as well as naming New Zealand’s best honey producers. The Supreme Award in the ApiNZ National Honey [...]

25 06, 2019

Bee industry swarms to Rotorua for annual apiculture conference

2019-06-25T11:53:16+12:00June 25th, 2019|AGM, ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

Beekeepers, packers, processors, and affiliated businesses from all over the apiculture industry are gearing up for the Apiculture New Zealand National Conference and Trade Exhibition, opening this week in Rotorua on Thursday 27 June 2019. Close to 900 hundred delegates are expected, reflecting the strong ongoing interest in New Zealand’s apiculture industry. The three-day [...]

11 04, 2019

Apiculture conference in June to focus on growing value

2019-04-11T11:22:23+12:00April 11th, 2019|ApiNZ, Conference, Media Release|

New approaches to bee breeding, the latest international research on Varroa and understanding the challenges of the honey market are just a handful of this year’s pressing topics at the Apiculture New Zealand Conference & Trade Exhibition. The annual industry event returns to the Energy Events Centre in Rotorua from Thursday, 27 June to Saturday, [...]

20 07, 2017

2017 Apiculture New Zealand Conference: Bee-ing Prepared

2017-11-28T16:16:48+13:00July 20th, 2017|ApiNZ, Conference|

With just over 1300 attendees, the 2017 Apiculture NZ Conference, which is the largest of its kind in New Zealand, was a huge success. The conference was held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre from 9-11 July and featured 135 industry good and trade booths and prominent international speakers such as Dr. Yves Le Conte [...]

23 06, 2017

Informative and hands-on apiculture event set to inspire and educate

2017-11-28T16:16:48+13:00June 23rd, 2017|Conference, Media Release|

There is something for everyone at the event of the year for New Zealand’s apiculture industry. The Apiculture New Zealand National Conference will be held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre from 9 July to 11 July 2017, gathering hobbyist and commercial beekeepers, honey packers and anyone with an interest in apiculture from around the [...]

29 05, 2017

New Zealand’s Apiculture industry event of the year taking shape

2017-07-06T15:22:51+12:00May 29th, 2017|Conference|

Myrtle rust, the Government’s mānuka honey science definition, and international trends in honeybee research, are just some of the hot topics at this year’s Apiculture New Zealand National Conference, held in Rotorua from 9 July to 11 July 2017. “Myrtle rust is top of mind for our industry and along with a local view from [...]

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