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18 09, 2017

Meet the Three Makarewa Bees!

2017-11-28T16:16:45+13:00September 18th, 2017|Bee Aware Month|

Photo credit: Robyn Edie You may have heard of Madi, Kaycee and Sophie - three young Southland students who have created an award-winning app to help bees. You can check out a prototype of their app here. The next step for the girls is to work hard on tidying up their prototype and taking [...]

18 09, 2017

Planting for Bees

2020-07-03T13:35:46+12:00September 18th, 2017|Bee Aware Month|

As you probably know by now, one of the best ways the public can help bees is by planting bee-friendly plants in both urban and rural spaces. Luckily, there's a wealth of resources out there to help you choose the best plants to suit your environment and feed our bee-loved pollinators. We've gathered some [...]

15 09, 2017

Cooking with Honey #4: Pickled Onions with Honey

2017-11-28T16:16:46+13:00September 15th, 2017|Bee Aware Month, Bee Products, Cooking with Honey|

Throughout the month we're sharing ApiNZ member & trained chef Maureen Conquer's delicious recipes here. We also welcome you to share your favourite recipes using honey, bee products and/or pollinated foods, tagging us on Facebook and using the hashtag #beewarenz17! To see all recipes, go to Cooking with Honey. Pickled Onions with Honey 4 cups [...]

13 09, 2017

ApiNZ clubs are buzzing with beginner beekeeping courses and more!

2017-09-18T13:07:44+12:00September 13th, 2017|ApiNZ, Bee Aware Month|

ApiNZ-affiliated beekeeping clubs & hubs throughout the country are busy this month, not just taking care of their hives but working with their local communities to celebrate Bee Aware Month and the importance of the humble honey bee. If you are new to beekeeping and would like the support of experienced beekeepers in your community, joining [...]

9 09, 2017

Meet the beekeepers – Duncan Storrier

2019-08-15T11:00:08+12:00September 9th, 2017|ApiNZ, Bee Aware Month, Beekeeping, Meet the beekeepers|

Photo from Midlands Duncan Storrier is a director at Midlands Holdings. Midlands Apiaries provide between 3,000 and 3,500 beehives for natural and efficient pollination of specialty seed and fruit crops throughout Canterbury. How long have you been keeping bees for? Midlands has been keeping bees for 12 years. Can you tell me a little background [...]

8 09, 2017

Cooking with Honey #3: Chili Honey Slow Roasted Tomatoes

2017-11-28T16:16:46+13:00September 8th, 2017|Bee Aware Month, Bee Products, Cooking with Honey|

Throughout the month we're sharing ApiNZ member & trained chef Maureen Conquer's delicious recipes here. We also welcome you to share your favourite recipes using honey, bee products and/or pollinated foods, tagging us on Facebook and using the hashtag #beewarenz17! To see all recipes, go to Cooking with Honey. Chili Honey Slow Roasted Tomatoes 6 [...]

1 09, 2017

Cooking with Honey #2: Honey Marshmallows

2017-11-28T16:16:47+13:00September 1st, 2017|Bee Aware Month, Bee Products, Cooking with Honey|

Throughout the month we're sharing ApiNZ member & trained chef Maureen Conquer's delicious recipes here. We also welcome you to share your favourite recipes using honey, bee products and/or pollinated foods, tagging us on Facebook and using the hashtag #beewarenz17! To see all recipes, go to Cooking with Honey. Honey Marshmallows We're starting off the [...]

30 08, 2017

For the Love of Bees – a living social sculpture in Auckland

2017-11-28T16:16:47+13:00August 30th, 2017|Bee Aware Month|

For the Love of Bees is a citywide project in Auckland that has been live for six months. The steadily growing community is creating some serious momentum towards making Auckland the safest city in the world for bees. You can read more about this initiative on their website here.  If you're in the Auckland area [...]

23 08, 2017

A month to bee aware

2017-08-23T09:49:16+12:00August 23rd, 2017|ApiNZ, Bee Aware Month, Media Release|

Bring out your bee costumes and gardening gloves – Bee Aware Month (BAM) is nearly here! This September, schools, councils, gardeners and bee enthusiasts all over the country will be getting involved in generating awareness about bees. Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) will run this annual event, a month-long campaign designed to educate New Zealanders about [...]

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