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New association formed for beekeeping industry

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 3:51 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

New association formed for beekeeping industry The National Beekeepers Association (NBA) will become Apiculture New Zealand as at April 1 this year after members voted last week to adopt a new constitution and rules. The formation of Apiculture NZ is ... More >>

New Zealand’s Bee Industry Moving Towards One Body

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:47 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

The country’s bee industry could soon be represented by one body, following a mandate given at the NZ Apiculture Industry conference last week. “I recognised a clear indication from the both the floor at the conference and the AGM for the NBA to explore ... More >>

Bee Aware Month – Love Our Kiwi Bees

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 11:39 am | National Beekeepers' Association

August is Bee Aware Month and the National Beekeepers Association is urging the government to take the threat to bees much more seriously. Bees account for over 5 billion dollars of New Zealand’s economy through the pollination of crops and honey exports. More >>

Honey Bee Stamp Release

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 2:19 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand a special set of Honey Bee postage stamps is being released today by New Zealand Post. More >>

Celebrity Cook Takes Up The Fight For Kiwi Bees

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 11:33 am | National Beekeepers' Association

Celebrity Cook Takes Up The Fight For Kiwi Bees New Zealand’s famous Free Range Cook, Annabel Langbein, has become an ‘ambassador’ for New Zealand bees. The cookbook author and television presenter has joined forces with the National Beekeepers ... More >>

Manuka prices inflated

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 3:08 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

The National Beekeepers’ Association (NBA) wishes to correct misleading information, circulating in some media, that beekeepers are earning up to $400 a kg for bulk manuka honey. More >>

Very unlikely NZ bees have CCD

Monday, 10 September 2012, 4:50 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

Very unlikely NZ bees have CCD The National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand’s co-chief executive, Daniel Paul, doubts New Zealand is seeing the first signs of CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder). Mr Paul was commenting on a NZ Herald article that ... More >>

NBA to explore value of Government Industry Agreements

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 9:36 am | National Beekeepers' Association

The National Beekeepers’ Association plans to work alongside government to assess how it can better prepare for and respond to biosecurity risks that threaten beekeepers. More >>

Love Our Kiwi Bees!

Friday, 17 August 2012, 9:08 am | National Beekeepers' Association

The National Beekeepers’ Association is launching a nationwide campaign aimed at protecting kiwi bees, called ‘Love Our Kiwi Bees’. National Bee Week in New Zealand runs from August 20 to August 24. More >>

Threat to industry has beekeepers flocking to NBA workshops

Monday, 16 July 2012, 5:00 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

Hundreds of beekeepers are gathering this month to learn how they might be able to deal with a major issue facing beekeepers and New Zealand’s wider agri-export sector. More >>

PSA Report has major implications for pollination industry

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 10:03 am | National Beekeepers' Association

National Beekeepers’ Association President Barry Foster says he will talk to MPI about improving their communication with the NBA, following the independent report into how the devastating kiwifruit vine disease PSA came into this country. More >>

NZ short on beekeepers

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 1:32 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

The New Zealand beekeeping industry is severely short of well-trained apiarists (beekeepers), says the National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA). More >>

Creating a buzz in your backyard

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 4:33 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

Urban gardeners are being urged to lend a hand to a small and often overlooked worker that plays a huge part in New Zealand’s economic well-being – the humble honey bee. Landcare Research has joined with the National Beekeepers’ Association (NBA) ... More >>

Bees doing their bit – are you?

Friday, 27 May 2011, 3:06 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

More than one third of what we eat is the result of intensive pollination by bees, yet the humble honey bee is battling to keep New Zealand’s hives alive. “To survive our bees need clever science, smart growers and farmers, and strong biosecurity,” ... More >>

Insecticides playing Russian roulette with our economy

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 2:25 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

The world’s bee populations are under an increasing – and perhaps under-estimated range of threats. These threats comprise a suite of problems including new exotic pathogens, loss of diverse forage, a new generation of insecticides, the stresses ... More >>

Bee industry conference starts Sunday

Thursday, 24 June 2010, 5:29 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

Over 200 beekeepers, specialty vendors and industry delegates from New Zealand and Australia will attend the National Beekeepers’ Association (NBA) Conference which starts on Sunday in Nelson. More >>

'Honey Laundering' Threatens Trade With US

Friday, 5 February 2010, 1:24 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

New Zealand’s growing honey trade with the United States is in jeopardy if Australian honey products are allowed into the Kiwi market. The National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA) says Australian honey is being mixed with international honey ... More >>

ETS forestry deal poses risk to bee populations

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 11:32 am | National Beekeepers' Association

Government’s afforestation policy could potentially harm bees and put at risk New Zealand’s $3 billion per annum pollination industry. The National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA) is urging government and iwi to take into account ... More >>

NBA welcomes delay to honey imports

Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 9:34 am | National Beekeepers' Association

The National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand (NBA) is very pleased with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) decision to undertake further work on the honey Import Health Standard (IHS).  This will delay honey imports from Australia ... More >>

New NBA chief executive officer appointed

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 3:11 pm | National Beekeepers' Association

The National Beekeepers Association (NBA) of New Zealand today announced the joint appointment of Daniel Paul and Gemma Collier as chief executive officers (CEO) of the Association. The role will be shared by both Mr Paul and Ms Collier, who are ... More >>

 

 

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