Archive For December, 2012

Kiwi hives

By | December 27, 2012

While my English hive rests through winter, I’m fortunate enough to have a summer holiday in New Zealand. A trip to the Northland coast was a delightful trip down memory lane, to Ohawini, Oakura and Mimiwhangata beaches, just outside Whangarei. Surprisingly for me, we noticed a few road side hives, many more than I’d ever […]

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Lockey charm

By | December 6, 2012

A few months ago, Sas came to her very first hive visit. Its often an anxious visit when people first experience a colony. Mostly, people run a mile when they see one bee or wasp – let alone opening the hive of thousands.¬†However, people usually leave with a sense of wonder and excitement. While we […]

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