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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.

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English


Episodes

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

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,...

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...

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


Beekeeping for Dummies we talk to Author Howland Blackiston - KM108

5/17/2017
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This week we are talking to Howland Blackiston from Connecticut in the USA. This is Episode One Hundred and Eight of our beekeeping podcast. Howland Blackiston has been keeping bees since 1984. He's written many articles on beekeeping and appeared on dozens of television and radio programs. He is also the author of Beekeeping for Dummies series of books. Resources Mentioned in the Show You can find Howland on Twitter HEREThe Beekeeping for Dummies web site is HEREThe Beekeeping for...

Duration: 00:41:24


Boundary Beekeeping Battles - KM107

5/3/2017
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Hi, Thanks for downloading our podcast!!! Here is the latest podcast from the Team at kiwimana. This week we are talking about Proposed Manuka Rules and a new mite threat to look out for ( as if we haven't got enough to lookout for !! ). This is Episode One Hundred and Seven of our beekeeping podcast. This week we discuss these stories:- New processing plant for backyard apiarists Northlander on trial accused of stealing beehives Update to above Story - Guilty Plea New Manuka Honey...

Duration: 00:41:22


Why should you keep Beekeeping Records with James Wilkes from Hive Tracks - KM106

4/19/2017
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This week we are talking to James Wilkes from North Carolina all about Bees and Hive Tracks. We discuss why keeping records of your inspections is a vital skill. This is Episode One Hundred and six of our beekeeping podcast. Resources mentioned in the show HERETwitterHEREHEREHERE Full Show Notes are HERE If you would like to give Hive Tracks a go for Two Weeks *No Credit Card Required*. If you decide to keep Hive Tracks you will also be helping kiwimana. Get your free fortnight HERE...

Duration: 01:10:32


Battling for Honey Gold - KM105

4/5/2017
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This week we are talking about Winter Storage, Mites may not be the issue and Beekeeping in Prisons. This is Episode One Hundred and Five of our beekeeping podcast. These are the stories we talked about this time:- Battle of the bees between manuka honey giant Comvita and Northland beekeepers Beekeeper develops ‘smart bee’ winter storage systemIt's not about mites any more Prisoners get the sweet taste of empowermentShould you try to save a failing colony?Two Hives Are Better Than One...

Duration: 01:01:30


Swarm Trapping bees with a Mobile Swarm Trap - Michael Jordan - KM104

3/15/2017
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This week we are talking to Michael Jordan from Wyoming. We talk about Bee swarms and how to catch them. Michael also explains how to build his Mobile Swarm Trap. This is Episode One hundred and four of our beekeeping podcast. Resources mentioned in the show HERELongmire (TV series) Full Show Notes can be found HERE

Duration: 00:35:57


Slow go on the Honey Flow - KM103

3/1/2017
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This week we are talking about Huge Wasp Nests and a Terrible Honey season Downunder. This is Episode One Hundred and three of our beekeeping podcast. Thank you for listening to our show, we know life is busy for you so appreciate you have taken the time to join us today. Here are some of the Beekeeping Stories we talked about this time:- 2.75 cubic metre wasp nest found in Southland The weapon to wipe out wasps: The story of Vespex Young beekeeper 'busts his arse' to get where he is...

Duration: 00:56:07


Saving the Bees in Australia with Simon Mulvany - KM102

2/15/2017
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This week we are talking to Simon Mulvany from Save the Bees in Australia. This is Episode One Hundred and two of our beekeeping podcast. Resources mentioned in the show Comvita signs deal with Capilano HERE HERE Honey MapHERE Australian honey could be making us sick The Full Show Notes can bee found HERE

Duration: 00:35:09


HappY 2017 from us to you - KM101

2/1/2017
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This week we are talking about more thieving mongrels, Getting Ripped-Off in the UK, alienation of New Zealanders?, "is my backyard big enough" and what's goin' on across the ditch? This is Episode One Hundred and One of our beekeeping podcast. Stung againThe honey flow is on Infectious bee disease found in Katherine Capilano and beekeeper Simon Mulvany suing each other as honey dispute turns sticky Kiwi beekeepers tell English honey producers: 'You can't call it manuka' How Much Space...

Duration: 01:01:03


Rocking and Rollin at the Speed of 100 - KM100

12/7/2016
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Hi Guys, This week we are talking about the Speed of 100, 20,000 Shakes, Zika Virus Murder and Provocative Ponderings. As part of celebrating this 100th Episode - we're excited that you guys took time to record and share some helpful messages - we'll play these through the show. Here are the stories’ we covered:- Why I don’t like beekeeping all that much 5 Awesome Facts about Bees That Will Inspire You to Save Them Library buzzing with excitement over new beehives Enjoy...and Thank...

Duration: 01:02:20


Beekeeping 357 with Joe Lewis - KM099

11/23/2016
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This week we are talking to Joe Lewis from Maryland in the big Ol' US of A. Joe discuss his Beekeeping 357 method of Sustainable Beekeeping through Nucleus Colonies. Full Show Notes are HERE

Duration: 00:34:33


Apiary Awesomeness in Splitsville - KM098

11/11/2016
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This week we are talking about Splitsville, Magical Skincare Face Wash, Miss Beehaven in Paihia and Poison Ivy Honey? This is Episode Ninety Eight of our beekeeping podcast. This months links:- Thanks to Gavin Webber from LittleGreenCheese.com Promo - The Mead Maker Podcast Beekeeping News Discussed this week:- Hives worth $15,000 stolen from Coast property I Replaced My Face Wash With Honey — And Here’s What Happened Watching bees new buzz in Paihia Urban Bees Seoul Lures More...

Duration: 00:59:09


Collecting Bee Swarms we talk to Swarm Patrol's Andrew Guzowski - KM097

10/19/2016
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On this show we talk about Swarms and Swarm Patrol with Andrew Guzowski who is a beekeeper from Sydney in Australia, he is the brains behind the Swarm Patrol website and has been keeping bees for thirty years. Here is what you will discover Resources mentioned in the show HEREHEREHERE Full show notes with cookies can be found HERE

Duration: 00:23:31

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