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Busy Bees – Spring time is a hive of activity

Spring has well and truly sprung around our region and you’ve likely noticed a surge in honeybee activity with the change in season. The worker bees have emerged from their
Hosting Hives

Hosting Hives: Tiaki Bees features in QT Magazine

Hosting hives has been becoming more popular in urban areas, such as New York and Sydney for some time. Barna, Wanaka beekeeper and owner of Tiaki Bees, is now making hive rental accessible in the Southern Lakes and QT Magazine took some time out to interview Barna and publish more about this venture in the Autumn Edition of their magazine.
Forage and Feast testimonial

Forage and Feast and Tiaki Bees

Tiaki Bees are part of the Forage and Feast tour. "Barna and Tiaki Bees represent all that we are about: involving the community, looking after the environment and enjoying the by-product of caring for the bees – the delicious honey."
How do bees make honey

The story behind each spoonful of honey

February to March is the best time to harvest honey in the South Island of New Zealand. Find out more about bees, for instance: How much honey does an individual bee make? Which bees make honey? And why is honey so special?

Interesting Facts about the Honeybee

Interesting Facts about the Honeybee  Bees have been the subject of study for hundreds of years. Still, they continue to amaze us all. Researchers have unravelled many honeybee facts that answer some

Springtime and the Honeybee

Spring is right around the corner. Birds are chirping and temperatures are rising. We know what’s going on around us, but what is going on in the honeybee colony when this exciting new time blooms?
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