Apiculture NZ understands that our industry faces some major challenges: hive health, ongoing economic pressures and skills shortages. Apiculture New Zealand believes in working collaboratively across our sector to address such issues.

We champion our industry to government, other sectors and markets, and supply timely, trusted insights to our members.

By joining Apiculture New Zealand, you are joining our work to create a stronger future.  You are making your voice count.

As a member, you will receive:

  • Advocacy on your behalf at the highest levels of government and to international trade groups. For example, in April 2023 ApiNZ secured $250,000 in Government funding for beekeepers to address biosecurity and bee health risks for Cyclone Gabrielle-damaged hives
  • Quarterly New Zealand Honey Market Updates plus access to the online archive
  • Access to the online archive of the New Zealand BeeKeeper journal
  • Regular updates with news and information relevant to all our sector
  • Laboratory discounts
  • BeeSmart toolkit – online tools for business including employment templates, health and safety templates, marketing resources, land user agreements and advice on compliance.


Join now or renew your membership by clicking on the relevant membership type (right).  You can pay by credit card or direct bank payment.

If you need help, we have made a few quick videos to help:
Troubleshooter for logging in (Tip your username is most likely the email address you are using now).

If you need further help with purchasing or renewing your membership please contact us:
PHONE:  04 471 6254 or

Apiculture New Zealand is the national body representing all parts of the New Zealand apiculture industry.

We have different membership types for different sectors including beekeeping, market, beekeeping club or affiliate.  Please check out the options below to find which is right for you or contact us on 04 471 6254 to discuss.