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

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

Location:

Auckland, New Zealand

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Detroit Bee City - KM156

2/18/2020
We have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about Bees in Detroit and why Almond Milk is not good for bees. We have roving reporters checking in from Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, England and Canada. Links / Resources mentioned this week Creating a buzz in Detroit’s vacant lotsAlmond Milk Is Even More Evil Than You Thought What is in the...

Duration:00:53:40

Is Honey Good for Kids - KM155

12/23/2019
Merry Christmas, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we ask Is there any Health Benefits for Children to eat Honey and and it's not all about the Honey in Wales. We also have roving reporters checking in from the United States and New Zealand. Please Support this podcast on Patreon Links / Resources mentioned this week 5 Honey Health Benefits for Children Over 2Bees: It's not all about honey...

Duration:00:37:31

Rivalry Over Manuka Honey - KM154

12/10/2019
What!!!, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about the rivalry over manuka honey between NZ and OZ and a man in California is saving bees by building them hives. We also have roving reporters checking in from Canada and Scotland. Links / Resources mentioned this week Meet the California man trying to save honeybees by building them hivesStakes raised in Australia-New Zealand rivalry...

Duration:00:46:46

Fighting The Threat Of Extinction - KM153

11/19/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about Riverside bees in Yorkshire and how regenerative farming is helping the Bees and the soil in Canada. We also have roving reporters checking in from Australia, Canada, England, Scotland and the United States. Links / Resources mentioned this week The Yorkshire riverside bee farm fighting the threat of species extinctionBee population...

Duration:00:38:12

The Honeybee Corridor - KM152

10/29/2019
We have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about a Honeybee Corridor and can American Foulbrood be cured. We also have roving reporters checking in from New Zealand and the United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week America’s Largest “Honeybee Corridor” Unveiled in North CarolinaEliminating American Foulbrood using Endolysins What is in the...

Duration:00:26:31

Q and A - Do you have to keep bees warm over winter - KM151

10/15/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you. In this show we answer questions about Keeping Bee Warm, Mites, Robbing Bees and pesky wasps. Links / Resources mentioned this week Robbing screensOrganic Varroa Management – Integrated Pest ManagementPractical Beekeeping in New Zealand – 5th Edition Want to ask a question? What’s Your Number One Beekeeping Problem? What is in the...

Duration:00:28:20

Gutting News from up North - KM150

10/8/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about hive vandals up North and another reason why Glyphosate isn't great for your bees. We also have roving reporters checking in from Australia and England. And Hollywood came to kiwimana HQ. Links / Resources mentioned this week Northland Family reeling after 50 beehives destroyed in deliberate attackRoundup ‘Guts’ Bee Colonies, Threatens...

Duration:00:43:31

Q and A - Wax Moths and Swarm Prevention - KM149

10/1/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you. In this show we answer questions about Climate Change, Wax moths and Preventing Swarms and finding that elusive Queen. Links / Resources mentioned this week How to split a beehiveQueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive Want to ask a question? What’s Your Number One Beekeeping Problem? What is in the Show Full...

Duration:00:20:01

You betcha Troubling Times in South Dakota - KM148

9/24/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk learn about an Iranian startup creating Smart Beehives and why are bees dying in South Dakota. Links / Resources mentioned this week As bees die off, South Dakota beekeepers face industry’s 'darkest days' Iranian startup designs smart beehive What is in the Show Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show...

Duration:00:27:28

Q and A - Setting up a Hive - KM147

9/10/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you. In this show we answer questions about Setting up a Hive, Preparing for Winter and dealing with Nasty Bees. Links / Resources mentioned this week How to Prepare a Beehive for Winter In New Zealand Want to ask a question? What’s Your Number One Beekeeping Problem? What is in the Show Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show...

Duration:00:23:59

Bee Aware it's almost Spring - KM146

8/30/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. It's Bee Month in New Zealand, in this episode we talk about Mass Bee Deaths in Russia and is Live and let die the way to save the bees?, The Apriast in Scotland doesn't think so. We also have roving reporters checking in from Poland, England, Canada and the United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week Bee flu reaches Russia, heralds major global...

Duration:00:48:24

From Chills to Thrills - KM145

8/13/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about Manuka honey fraud and a 'catastrophic' French honey harvest. We also have roving reporters checking in from Australia, England and Canada. Links / Resources mentioned this week Manuka honey fraud: Evergreen Life Ltd handed $260,000 fine for adding synthetics to its product Bad weather causing 'catastrophic' French honey harvest What is in...

Duration:00:41:18

Disappointment All Round – KM144

6/11/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about disappointment, Northland beekeepers and ApiNZ. We also have roving reporters checking in from Canada, England, and United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week How to become a Roving Reporter ‘Devastated’ Northland manuka honey producers seek chemical markers definition ApiNZ disappointed by beekeepers? votes on levy in...

Duration:00:52:40

Q and A - Finding Bees and stopping wasps - KM143

5/28/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you. In this show we answer questions about finding Bees, stopping wasps and Winter Preparations. Links / Resources mentioned this week Swarm Trapping bees with a Mobile Swarm Trap – Michael Jordan https://kiwimana.co.nz/swarm-trapping-bees-with-a-mobile-swarm-trap-km104/ Bee Swarm Collectors https://kiwimana.co.nz/bee-swarm-collectors/ Swarm...

Duration:00:22:27

Beekeeping in the Hawkes Bay with Beekeeper John Berry - KM142

5/21/2019
Yipee, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. John Berry is a third generation beekeeper and has worked in the family Business "Arataki Honey" before starting his own business “Berry Bees” with his brother Peter. He now produces comb-honey for the Hawkes Bay Farmers Market. Links / Resources mentioned this week John's website is Here:- http://www.berrybees.co.nz/ 2011 - Beekeepers fire up over...

Duration:01:00:46

Oh Dear…Burglar covered in Bee Stings - KM141

5/7/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about bees fighting burglars and a massive wasp nest has been located near Hamurana. We also have roving reporters checking in from the USA,England and New Zealand. Links / Resources mentioned this week Top Free Beekeeping Podcast List https://kiwimana.co.nz/top-free-beekeeping-podcasts/ Burglar covered in stings after landing on hive filled with...

Duration:01:00:01

Thousands of Bees Killed in Lyttelton - KM140

4/9/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about the suspected pesticide killing of bees in Lyttelton and the largest bee ever has been rediscovered in Indonesia. We also have a roving reporter checking in from Canada. Links / Resources mentioned this week Thousands of bees mysteriously dying in Christchurch World's largest bee not seen for 38 years rediscovered on remote Indonesian...

Duration:00:55:34

Chicken Coops and Bee Hives for the Future - KM139

3/26/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. This week we learn about a new project involving sustainable schools and we learn how to requeen a hot hive in ten easy steps. We also have Roving Reports from Poland and the United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week Chicken coops, beehives, medicinal plants future for sustainable schools Re-queening a 'Hot' Hive in 10 Steps What is in the...

Duration:00:35:58

Manuka Honey Goes to Court - KM138

3/12/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about why the Ministry of Primary industries is taking a honey producer to court and the European Union may be changing its stance on Bee-killing pesticides. Kiwimana roving reporters checking in from Australia, United States of America and the United Kingdom. Links / Resources mentioned this week David's Bee Yard Destroyed by Mudslide in Los...

Duration:00:43:50

Manuka Honey Explosion - KM137

2/27/2019
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode, we discuss why there are too many bees in the Hawkes Bay and why are small beekeepers in New Zealand are having trouble selling honey. We also have roving reports from Canada, Switzerland and the United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week 'Just plain stupid': Manuka honey explosion leaving Hawke's Bay bees 'starving' Honey glut as...

Duration:00:37:47