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A New Zealand Beekeeping and Gardening Shop, Blog and Podcast.

A New Zealand Beekeeping and Gardening Shop, Blog and Podcast.
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Auckland, New Zealand

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A New Zealand Beekeeping and Gardening Shop, Blog and Podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bee Buzz Build Up - KM128

10/17/2018
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We have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. This is Episode One Hundred and twenty eight of our beekeeping show. We are Gary and Margaret, we love Honey bees, we are kiwimana and we are Beekeepers who live in the Waitakere Ranges, on the Wild West coast of Auckland, in New Zealand. kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we are talking about Maybe that...

Duration:01:01:19

Springtime for Down Under Beekeepers - KM127

9/12/2018
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Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed creating it for you. In this episode we are talking about Coles dropping Imported Honey, What is invading the Norfolk Summer and what is the Flight Range of a Honey Bee. Links / Resources mentioned this week Norfolk wasp invasion: Heatwave sees number of wasps soar Coles drops imported honey brand Allowrie from their shelves Anything but the 9-5: The beekeepers with an allergy to beesSphere...

Duration:00:47:16

Lots to Bee Getting on With! - KM126

8/8/2018
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Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. This episode we talk about Fascinating Honey Bee Facts and being too close may cause hive losses? Links / Resources mentioned this week 700k bees killed in arson attack by rival beekeeper https://news.sky.com/story/beekeeper-rivalry-arson-attack-kills-700000-bees-11347117 Too big, too close bee yards risk hive...

Duration:00:49:16

Beekeeping in the Hills of Wellington - We talk to Jim Hepburn - KM125

7/25/2018
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Yay, we have just released a new show, it's an interview with a successful urban beekeeper from Wellington in New Zealand. This week we talk to Jim Hepburn who keeps bees in the hills of Wellington with his partner Jill (Unfortunately who couldn't join us today). We learn how Jim and Jill deal with the Wellington winds and how they manage to keep bees while being busy people. Jim and Jill are good friends who we met when we used do geocaching many years ago. Links / Resources mentioned...

Duration:00:42:50

Beekeeping Banter Round Up - KM124

5/23/2018
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Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. This will be the last show for a while as we are going on our winter break to hibernate and start building for Spring 2018. In this episode Gary and Margaret from kiwimana talk about Another Victory for Manuka, Beekeepers on Breadline in New Zealand and Bloody Australia Day 'ratbags'. Links / Resources mentioned this week Another Victory in Case for Manuka's NZ Origin 'A...

Duration:01:04:08

The Day the Show Was Hijacked - KM123

5/2/2018
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Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. A listener "Yappy Beeman" took over the show and interviewed Gary and Margaret from kiwimana. Thanks Yappy you did a great job. Links / Resources mentioned this week Man poisoned after eating toxic plant “Boiled” Bats Are Falling From The Sky In Heatwave-Stricken AustraliaVentilated Beekeeping Suit – kiwibreeze Full Suit Yappy was interviewed on Episode 120 Here is what...

Duration:00:58:09

We all Rise Together - We talk to Les Crowder - KM122

4/4/2018
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Les Crowder is a Beekeeper originally from New Mexico, he has devoted his adult life to the study and care of honeybees. He is dedicated to finding organic and natural solutions for problems commonly treated with chemicals. He enjoys keeping bees in Top Bar Beehives is also the co-author of the book "Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health" Here is what you will discover For your reference we now include times for the conversation points, Some podcast players allow you to...

Duration:00:57:40

Vanquish the Varroa - KM121

3/14/2018
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kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we talk about Thanks for listening to our show....Gary and Margaret Here is what is the Show 00:02:4800:09:4500:12:3400:13:2700:19:3500:22:0500:30:5600:38:5300:44:0000:46:4500:52:1900:53:42 The Full Notes are will be here:- http://kiwi.bz/121

Duration:00:56:26

I’m the Yappy BeeMan - Removing Bees in Alabama - KM120

2/28/2018
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Travis Ulbrich is a Beekeeper and Fireman from Alabama, he is a well known Bee Rescuer that is often seen on his Yappy Beeman YouTube Channel. He is also one of founding Bee Hooligans on the Bee Smart podcast. We talk about Yappy Philosophy to removing and keeping Honey Bees in Alabama. This show is full of some amazing Beekeeping and Bee removal tips. Here is what you will...

Duration:01:11:05

Beekeeping Bonanza 2018 - KM119

2/14/2018
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Hi Guys, Thanks for listening to the show, here is our latest podcast. Sorry for the delay, but life got in the way, you will hear more in the show. Happy New Year "Beekeeping Bonanza 2018". This is Episode One Hundred and Nineteen of our beekeeping show. We are Gary and Margaret, we love Honey bees, we are kiwimana and we are Beekeepers who live in the Waitakere Ranges, on the Wild West coast of Auckland, in New Zealand. kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a...

Duration:00:49:49

Summer Awesomeness in New Zealand Beekeeping - KM118

12/13/2017
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Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. This is Episode One Hundred and Eighteen of our beekeeping show. We are Gary and Margaret, we love Honeybees, we are kiwimana and we are Beekeepers who live in the Waitakere Ranges, on the Wild West coast of Auckland, in New Zealand. kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode, we talk about Thanks....Gary and Margaret Here is what is in the show (Now with...

Duration:00:58:43

Beekeeping in South Carolina with Beekeeper Charlotte - KM117

11/22/2017
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Charlotte Anderson is the first Female Master Beekeeper from South Carolina, she is also a Blogger and a Teacher. In 2012 she was named Beekeeper of the year in South Carolina. We talk about how she keeps bees successfully in the hot climate of South Carolina. Here is what you will discover (Now with Times!!!) For your reference we now include times for the conversation points, Some podcast players allow you to click on the times to jump to that...

Duration:00:58:48

Manuka is a Maori Word (so there) - KM116

11/1/2017
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kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode, we talk about Who Owns the Name Manuka Honey?, Monsanto targets bee-killing varroa and Do 1 In 10 Australian Pollination Hives Have AFB? I hope you enjoy this show full of information and Tangents about most things. Here is what was covered:- 02:0220:52 So Who Owns the Name Manuka Honey23:48Why are my bees crawling in front of the hive?35:06Delete the protein from your comb...

Duration:00:57:40

Practical Beekeeping With Roger Patterson - KM115

10/18/2017
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Roger Patterson has been beekeeping since 1963, he is from West Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the book "Beekeeping - A Practical Guide". He is a practical beekeeper, concentrating on the basics and keeping things simple. He is also the current president of the Wisborough Green Division of the West Sussex Beekeepers Association. Here is what is in the...

Duration:00:55:43

Stinking Success - KM114

10/4/2017
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This week we are talking about new weed killer causes a stink, criminal elements, and New Zealand beekeeper found not guilty. This is Episode One hundred and Fourteen of our beekeeping podcast. Here is what is in the show (Now with Times) What's Happening at kiwimana - 01:16 Blog Recap - 11:57 Incredibly stupid things a beekeeper can do - 15:39 Is this the new Langstroth hive? Made out of concrete!! - 18:13 Taranaki beekeeper creates technology to trace honey to hive - 23:37 Organic...

Duration:00:47:11

Bad Beekeeping with Ron Miksha - KM113

9/20/2017
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Ron Miksha is a Writer and Beekeeper from Calgary in Canada. Ron has been involved in Beekeeping for many years as a Commercial Beekeeping and educator. He is the author of the Bad Beekeeping book and blog. Here is what you will discover (Now with Times!!!) For your reference we now include times for the conversation points, Some podcast players allow you to click on the times to jump to that...

Duration:00:58:15

Bee Breeding Season Starts in NZed- KM112

9/6/2017
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We talk about Springing into Bee Season 2017, Evolving Bees, a great herb has been discovered and Are you Getting Enough? This is Episode One Hundred and Twelve of our beekeeping podcast here in lil ol’ New Zealand. Here is what is in the show (Now with Times) 02:5304:0619:3723:0723:2732:1837:1141:2645:2749:5055:2157:1458:38 The Full Show Notes can found here:- http://kiwi.bz/112

Duration:01:01:44

The Greatest Beekeeper in Sheffield - We talk to Chris Brown - KM111

8/16/2017
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Chris was born in kiwi Nirvania land but now lives in Sheffield, England "officially Europe's greenest city" with his lovely wife Laura. Chris has been beekeeping for three years at Britmana HQ. We met Chris and Laura when they came to New Zealand for the Honeymoon. Their Son Jasper was born January 2017, Chris only makes him now work in the apiary in the weekends. Here is what you will discover (Now with Times!!!) For your reference we now include times for the conversation points, Some...

Duration:00:49:44

The Hibernation is Over - KM110

8/2/2017
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This week we are back from Hibernation! We missed you! This episode we are talking about Common Beekeeping Mistakes and can you really eat Crystallised Honey? New ideas on a common question. This is Episode One Hundred and Ten of our beekeeping podcast. Here is what we discussed *Now with Times* 08:23 5 Common Beekeeping Mistakes Keeping Backyard Bees10:06 Crystallised Honey - Is it OK to eat?15:02 Beehive thief shown mercy and gets community work18:59 Have These Kids Found a Way to...

Duration:00:41:30

It’s Winter Time - Season Ending Show - KM109

5/24/2017
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This week we are talking about New Rules, Counterfeit, when Beeing copied is not necessarily the Best form of Flattery, the Sum of Sugar and Honey, and Northland Numbers Stack up for Whanau. This is Episode One Hundred and Nine of our beekeeping podcast. Stories discussed this month were:- Flow Hive inventor stung by Chinese 'copycat'A Buzzworthy Beehive C4 Sugar in Manuka Honey ‘Treatment-free’ Beekeepers Give Varroa Mite Free Rein Northland iwi turns family pastime into multi-million...

Duration:01:15:15