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9 05, 2017

Myrtle Rust in New Zealand

2017-11-28T16:16:48+13:00May 9th, 2017|Myrtle Rust|

The fungal disease myrtle rust has been found in the upper North Island of New Zealand. Since the first detection in a Kerikeri nursery last Friday, it has become more widespread. It affects plants in the myrtle family, which includes some of New Zealand’s iconic species such as mānuka, pohutukawa, kanuka, as well as production [...]

21 11, 2016

Upper South Island beekeepers face ongoing challenges following earthquake

2017-11-28T16:16:49+13:00November 21st, 2016|ApiNZ, Beekeeping, Media Release|

Damaged beehives, bee losses, and difficulty in accessing isolated hives are just some of the challenges Upper South Island beekeepers have faced since the earthquake hit last week. “Like other primary producers, it’s been a hugely challenging time as local beekeepers deal with the fall-out from the earthquake, and our thoughts go out to all [...]

1 11, 2016

Apiculture New Zealand appoints Chief Executive

2017-11-28T16:16:49+13:00November 1st, 2016|ApiNZ, Media Release|

New chief executive of Apiculture NZ Karin Kos. The Board of Apiculture New Zealand has appointed Karin Kos as its chief executive, effective from late November 2016.  Karin has a strong background in business communications going back 20 years, covering a variety of roles including senior communications and marketing positions for corporate, government [...]

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