Friday, 18 January 2019 11:14

Big push on for honey sector levy

A major campaign is in its final stages to gain support for a commodity levy for the bee industry.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 November 2018 12:33

Honey not a gold rush for all

OPINION: Honey isn't the gold mine the media often sets it out to be.

Published in Opinion

A lad from a dairy farm in Wairarapa has commercialised bee-keeping technology after a prototype invention won him the 2013 Fieldays Innovation Awards in the Launch NZ category.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:55

Sweet success in Manuka honey

Manuka honey could long term earn more money for a central North Island Maori trust than its sheep and beef farming operation.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 September 2017 10:55

Thefts of honey, hives on the rise

Thefts of honey and beehives are a growing issue for beekeepers.

Published in General News

The Ministry for Primary Industries is taking more time to review submissions to its consultation on the definition of Manuka honey.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:55

Fake manuka exporters told to buzz off

The authenticity of manuka honey exported from New Zealand is to be settled once and for all.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 March 2017 14:28

Beehive losses down

A survey has found beehive losses around the country last year to be 9.78%.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 March 2017 14:40

Sweet returns for honey

Export revenue for New Zealand pure honey reached a record $315 million for the year ended 2016, up 35% on the previous year.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 January 2017 07:55

Quake hits beekeeping sector

The beekeeping industry expects to be disrupted for months because of the Kaikoura earthquake last November 14.

Published in General News
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