Learn, Disease, Varroa, Health
19 Apr 2018

Tiny mites, huge problems

Varroa mites are a threat to bees all over the world, and New Zealand is no exception. The tiny creatures spread disease, weaken colony health, and, left untreated, eventually kill the hive.
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Learn, Disease, Health
17 Apr 2018

The spread of a deadly disease

American Foulbrood strikes fear into the hearts of beekeepers – and for good reason. The bacterial disease infects larvae, kills bees before they reach maturity, and eventually destroys the colony.
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Industry, Disease, Varroa, Health
27 Feb 2018

Rising costs, increasing numbers, and high demand

Issues facing New Zealand beekeepers
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Industry, Disease, Commercial
03 Nov 2017

​New research, new hope in the fight against AFB

Larvae rotting in their cells, decimated bee population, and – worst of all – having to burn your beehive to the ground. No wonder beekeepers dread American Foulbrood Disease.
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Learn, Disease, Health
24 Nov 2017

About Nosemosis (Nosema)

​Nosemosis (also called nosema) is caused by a single-celled fungus parasitic disease in honey bees. It is the most common animal disease in adult bees and highly contagious.
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Disease, Health, Save the Bees
09 Jan 2017

About American Foulbrood Disease (AFB)

American foulbrood disease (AFB) is a disease of honey bee larvae and pupae caused by the bacterium Paenibacillus larvae.
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Learn, Disease, Health
27 Nov 2017

About Small Hive Beetle (SHB)

​Although the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) is only 5 mm long, it is one of the most feared bee parasites because with a heavy infestation, it can destroy an entire colony within a very short time.
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Learn, How-To, Disease, Health
20 Mar 2018

Watching out for Wax Moths

How to prevent invasion and treat infestation
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Christchurch is Closed

Our Christchurch Showroom and Christchurch Warehouse will be closed this Friday 16th November, in celebration of Canterbury Anniversary Day. However, our Auckland Showroom, Auckland Warehouse and phones will still be operating! We hope you Cantabrians have a restful, relaxing Canterbury Anniversary Day!

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