kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Show - A Beekeeping Podcast/Show

148 EpisodesProduced by Gary Fawcett and Margaret GrootWebsite

Established in 2009. If you want to learn about beekeeping this is the show for you. It's been described by many as fun and informative. Hosts Gary and Margaret from New Zealand share tips, interviews and news about beekeeping. We discuss ways to bee more successful with your bees, get a sweet hone… read more

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Q and A - Setting up a Hive - KM147

September 11th, 2019

23:48

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this show we answer questions about Setting up a Hive, Preparing for Winter and dealing with …

Bee Aware it's almost Spring - KM146

August 31st, 2019

48:13

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

It's Bee Month in New Zealand, in this episode we talk about Mass Bee Deaths in Russia and is Live …

From Chills to Thrills - KM145

August 14th, 2019

41:07

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we talk about Manuka honey fraud and a 'catastrophic' French honey harvest. We also …

Disappointment All Round – KM144

June 12th, 2019

52:29

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we talk about disappointment, Northland beekeepers and ApiNZ. We also have roving …

Q and A - Finding Bees and stopping wasps - KM143

May 29th, 2019

22:16

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this show we answer questions about finding Bees, stopping wasps and Winter Preparations.

Beekeeping in the Hawkes Bay with Beekeeper John Berry - KM142

May 22nd, 2019

1:00:34

Yipee, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

John Berry is a third generation beekeeper and has worked in the family Business "Arataki Honey" …

Oh Dear…Burglar covered in Bee Stings - KM141

May 8th, 2019

59:50

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we talk about bees fighting burglars and a massive wasp nest has been located near …

Thousands of Bees Killed in Lyttelton - KM140

April 10th, 2019

55:23

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we talk about the suspected pesticide killing of bees in Lyttelton and the largest …

Chicken Coops and Bee Hives for the Future - KM139

March 27th, 2019

35:36

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This week we learn about a new …

Manuka Honey Goes to Court - KM138

March 13th, 2019

43:28

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we talk about why the Ministry of Primary industries is taking a honey producer to …

Manuka Honey Explosion - KM137

February 27th, 2019

37:26

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode, we discuss why there are too many bees in the Hawkes Bay and why are small …

The Miracle of Mixing Foundation - KM136

February 6th, 2019

28:00

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This episode we talk about Mixing Foundations and how a Dunedin couple are thinking outside the hive …

Is Honey Good for Your Diabetes - KM135

January 30th, 2019

35:37

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This week we are discussing if Honey and Diabetes are a good combo and some naughty Bees make an …

Understanding The Beehive Jive - KM134

January 16th, 2019

52:02

Yippee we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoy producing these shows for you.

In this episode we head to South London, England and talk to the hosts of the Beehive Jive …

The Way We Used to Bee - New Zealands First Beekeeping Podcast - KM133

January 9th, 2019

52:48

Happy New Year, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this podcast we share "The Way We Used to Bee", which is New Zealand's first ever …

Kiwimana Christmas Wishes - KM132

January 2nd, 2019

27:07

Yay we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

Happy New Year!!! In show we discuss Beekeeping tips, what an Egyptian beekeeper is up too and Seven …

Things You Need To Know About Mad Honey *Bonus Buzz* - KM131B

December 26th, 2018

11:51

Thanks to Barbara Weber, Carolyn Sloane, Christopher Brown, daniel bokros, Gilbert Ko, Greg Parr, Gudny Hunter, Irene Townshend, John Paff, Justin …

Christmas Time in the Bee Yard - KM131

December 12th, 2018

1:12:15

Merry Christmas, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode we are talking about Beekeeping in Belfast, A famous Beekeeping Author …

Is Roundup Safe Around Bees? - KM130

November 14th, 2018

48:27

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show just for you.

In this episode Gary and Margaret are talking, this week Does Roundup really harm Bees? Trapped Beetle tells it's story, Bee Swarms take over cars in …

Is Beekeeping the antidote for the 21st century, We talk to Nigel Costley- KM129

November 7th, 2018

51:07

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

Nigel Costley is a Beekeeper, Tutor and freelance journalist from Nelson in New Zealand. Nigel has …

Bee Buzz Build Up - KM128

October 17th, 2018

1:01:20

We have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This is Episode One Hundred and twenty eight of our beekeeping show.

We are Gary and Margaret, we love …

Springtime for Down Under Beekeepers - KM127

September 12th, 2018

47:17

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed creating it for you.

In this episode we are …

Lots to Bee Getting on With! - KM126

August 8th, 2018

49:17

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This episode we talk about Fascinating Honey Bee Facts and being too close may cause hive losses?

Beekeeping in the Hills of Wellington - We talk to Jim Hepburn - KM125

July 25th, 2018

42:51

 

Yay, we have just released a new show, it's an interview with a successful urban beekeeper from Wellington in New Zealand.

This week we talk to Jim …

Beekeeping Banter Round Up - KM124

May 23rd, 2018

1:04:09

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

This will be the last show for a while as we are going on our winter break to hibernate and start …

The Day the Show Was Hijacked - KM123

May 2nd, 2018

58:11

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

A listener "Yappy Beeman" took over the show and interviewed Gary and Margaret from kiwimana. Thanks …

We all Rise Together - We talk to Les Crowder - KM122

April 4th, 2018

57:41

Les Crowder is a Beekeeper originally from New Mexico, he has devoted his adult life to the study and care of honeybees. He is dedicated to finding …

Vanquish the Varroa - KM121

March 14th, 2018

56:27

kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we talk about

  • Bumper Honey season in New …

I’m the Yappy BeeMan - Removing Bees in Alabama - KM120

February 28th, 2018

1:11:06

Travis Ulbrich is a Beekeeper and Fireman from Alabama, he is a well known Bee Rescuer that is often seen on his Yappy Beeman YouTube Channel. He is …

Beekeeping Bonanza 2018 - KM119

February 14th, 2018

49:50

Hi Guys,

Thanks for listening to the show, here is our latest podcast.

Sorry for the delay, but life got in the way, you will hear more in the show.

Happy New Year "Beekeeping Bonanza 2018". This is Episode One Hundred …

Summer Awesomeness in New Zealand Beekeeping - KM118

December 13th, 2017

58:44

Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. This is Episode One Hundred and Eighteen of our beekeeping show.

We are Gary and Margaret, we love Honeybees, we are kiwimana and we are Beekeepers who live in the Waitakere …

Beekeeping in South Carolina with Beekeeper Charlotte - KM117

November 22nd, 2017

58:49

Charlotte Anderson is the first Female Master Beekeeper from South Carolina, she is also a Blogger and a Teacher. In 2012 she was named Beekeeper of …

Manuka is a Maori Word (so there) - KM116

November 1st, 2017

57:41

kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode, we talk about Who Owns the Name Manuka Honey?, Monsanto targets bee-killing varroa and Do 1 In 10 Australian …

Practical Beekeeping With Roger Patterson - KM115

October 18th, 2017

55:45

Roger Patterson has been beekeeping since 1963, he is from West Sussex in the United Kingdom.  He is also the author of the book "Beekeeping - A Practical Guide".  He is a practical beekeeper, concentrating on the …

Stinking Success - KM114

October 4th, 2017

47:12

This week we are talking about new weed killer causes a stink, criminal elements, and New Zealand beekeeper found not guilty. This is Episode One hundred and Fourteen of our beekeeping podcast.

Here is what is in the …

Bad Beekeeping with Ron Miksha - KM113

September 20th, 2017

58:16

Ron Miksha is a Writer and Beekeeper from Calgary in Canada. Ron has been involved in Beekeeping for many years as a Commercial Beekeeping and …

Bee Breeding Season Starts in NZed- KM112

September 6th, 2017

1:01:45

We talk about Springing into Bee Season 2017, Evolving Bees, a great herb has been discovered and Are you Getting Enough? This is Episode One Hundred …

The Greatest Beekeeper in Sheffield - We talk to Chris Brown - KM111

August 16th, 2017

49:45

Chris was born in kiwi Nirvania land but now lives in Sheffield, England "officially Europe's greenest city" with his lovely wife Laura. Chris has been beekeeping for three years at Britmana HQ.

We met Chris and Laura …

The Hibernation is Over - KM110

August 2nd, 2017

41:31

This week we are back from Hibernation! We missed you!

This episode we are talking about Common Beekeeping Mistakes and can you really eat Crystallised Honey? New ideas on a common question.  This is Episode One Hundred …

It’s Winter Time - Season Ending Show - KM109

May 24th, 2017

1:15:16

This week we are talking about New Rules, Counterfeit, when Beeing copied is not necessarily the Best form of Flattery, the Sum of Sugar and Honey, …

Beekeeping for Dummies we talk to Author Howland Blackiston - KM108

May 17th, 2017

41:25

This week we are talking to Howland Blackiston from Connecticut in the USA.  This is Episode One Hundred and Eight of our beekeeping podcast.

Howland Blackiston has been keeping bees since 1984. He's written many …

Boundary Beekeeping Battles - KM107

May 3rd, 2017

41:23

Hi,

Thanks for downloading our podcast!!!

Here is the latest podcast from the Team at kiwimana.

This week we are talking about Proposed Manuka Rules …

Why should you keep Beekeeping Records with James Wilkes from Hive Tracks - KM106

April 19th, 2017

1:10:34

This week we are talking to James Wilkes from North Carolina all about Bees and Hive Tracks.  We discuss why keeping records of your inspections is a …

Battling for Honey Gold - KM105

April 5th, 2017

1:01:31

This week we are talking about Winter Storage, Mites may not be the issue and Beekeeping in Prisons. This is Episode One Hundred and Five of our …

Swarm Trapping bees with a Mobile Swarm Trap - Michael Jordan - KM104

March 15th, 2017

35:58

This week we are talking to Michael Jordan from Wyoming.  We talk about Bee swarms and how to catch them.  Michael also explains how to build his Mobile Swarm Trap.  This is Episode One hundred and four of our …

Slow go on the Honey Flow - KM103

March 1st, 2017

56:08

This week we are talking about Huge Wasp Nests and a Terrible Honey season Downunder. This is Episode One Hundred and three of our beekeeping podcast.

Thank you for listening to our show, we know life is busy for you so …

Saving the Bees in Australia with Simon Mulvany - KM102

February 15th, 2017

35:10

This week we are talking to Simon Mulvany from Save the Bees in Australia.  This is Episode One Hundred and two of our beekeeping podcast.

Resources …

HappY 2017 from us to you - KM101

February 1st, 2017

1:01:04

This week we are talking about more thieving mongrels, Getting Ripped-Off in the UK, alienation of New Zealanders?, "is my backyard big enough" and what's goin' on across the ditch?  This is Episode One Hundred and One …

Rocking and Rollin at the Speed of 100 - KM100

December 7th, 2016

1:02:21

Hi Guys,

This week we are talking about the Speed of 100, 20,000 Shakes, Zika Virus Murder and Provocative Ponderings.

As part of celebrating this 100th Episode - we're excited that you guys took time to record and …

Beekeeping 357 with Joe Lewis - KM099

November 23rd, 2016

34:35

This week we are talking to Joe Lewis from Maryland in the big Ol' US of A.  Joe discuss his Beekeeping 357 method of Sustainable Beekeeping through …

Apiary Awesomeness in Splitsville - KM098

November 11th, 2016

59:10

This week we are talking about Splitsville, Magical Skincare Face Wash, Miss Beehaven in Paihia and Poison Ivy Honey? This is Episode Ninety Eight of our beekeeping podcast.

This months links:-

Thanks to Gavin Webber …

Collecting Bee Swarms we talk to Swarm Patrol's Andrew Guzowski - KM097

October 19th, 2016

23:32

On this show we talk about Swarms and Swarm Patrol with Andrew Guzowski who is a beekeeper from Sydney in Australia, he is the brains behind the …

Plant Them and they will come - KM096

October 5th, 2016

58:51

This week we are talking about Go the Indians, killer backyard beekeepers, drunken fencing incident stings couple (and who said kiwis have an accent!) and the riddle of Manuka honey. This is Episode Ninety Six of our …

Bee a Varroa Vigilantee with a Vengence – KM095

September 7th, 2016

1:07:52

In this show we are talking about Threat action, Cowboys, Pesticide Positive action in Vancouver, thieving mongrels and the long arm of the law.

Here …

Winter Worries...Survival mode for Spring - KM094

August 3rd, 2016

49:57

This week we are talking about the New Bee Season 2016 for us kiwi’s, history being made, Cranky Bees, Dreamy Bees, Hot Stuff and Invasion of the Great Aphid. This is Episode Ninety Four of our beekeeping podcast.

Here …

Life Styling with Ease...Getting Ready for Spring 2016 - KM093

July 18th, 2016

25:56

This podcast is a helpful and handy chat about preparing for Bee Season 2016.  What you need to do to prepare for Spring.

Full Show Notes can bee …

Beekeeping Like A Girl with Hilary Kearney - KM092

June 12th, 2016

58:19

Hilary Kearney is from "Girl Next Door Honey", She does live Bee Removals and sells local honey in the San Diego, California part of the world.

Here …

Manuka Madness - KM091

May 26th, 2016

1:05:26

This week we are talking about Bee vandals, Council RatBags and what to do with extra queen cells. This is Episode Ninety one of our beekeeping …

The Honeybee Removal King...JP the Beeman - KM090

April 25th, 2016

1:00:28

This week we are talking to Jeff Armstrong from Louisiana (Better known as JP the Beeman). JP is a Bee Removal expert from New Orleans. Jeff explains his philosophy to keeping bees and why he produces his video.

Here is …

Proven Bee Stings Techniques That Work - KM089

April 7th, 2016

54:11

This week we are talking about Preventing Bee Stings, Leonardo DiCaprio and Painting Boxes.  This is Episode Eighty Nine of our beekeeping podcast.

Following The Human Rights Honey with Mary Canning - KM088

March 23rd, 2016

1:06:39

This week we are talking to Mary Canning from Follow the Honey. Find out how the "Follow the Honey" movement started and how it is helping lives of …

Freedom Camping in kiwimana Nirvana Land - KM087

March 9th, 2016

59:16

This week we are talking about when Great Britain came to kiwi nirvana land, Addiction, Saunas, Bumblebees and Sticky fingers.  This is Episode Eighty Seven of our beekeeping podcast.

Beekeeping News we talked about …

Beekeeping in Wellington with Frank Lindsay - KM086

February 18th, 2016

54:33

Frank Lindsay is a Commercial Beekeeper from Wellington in New Zealand along with his wife he runs Lindsay's Apiaries. Frank is a columnist to the …

Sizzling in New Zealand - KM085

February 10th, 2016

1:06:22

This week we are talking about Hive Alive, New Wasp bait and 6 Things You Didn't Know About Queen Bees and why does honey crystallise? This is Episode Eighty five of our beekeeping podcast.

Here's What was discussed * …

Commercial Beekeeping in Australia – We talk to Victor Croker – KM084

January 25th, 2016

1:01:10

Wow this is a cool talk all about Commercial Beekeeping in Australia With Victor Croker.  An interesting discussion about Polystyrene hives as well.

Happy Holidays - KM083

January 14th, 2016

1:04:47

This week we are talking about Bee friendly Gardens, are two queens better than one and a swarm shuts down School? This is Episode Eighty Three of …

The Temperature is Rising - KM082

December 3rd, 2015

1:00:12

This week we are talking about Spring, Summer, Winter bees and high honey prices. This is Episode Eighty two of our beekeeping podcast

Here's What …

Rusty Burlew - The voice behind Honey Bee Suite - KM081

November 18th, 2015

48:15

This week we are talking to Rusty Burlew from Olympia in Washington State. The voice behind the fantastic Honey Bee Suite Blog.  This is Episode …

End of the Spring World Cup - KM080

October 28th, 2015

59:53

This week we are talking about fungi, Bee Stings and Killer Bees. This is Episode Eighty of our beekeeping podcast.

Here are the links to the news …

Getting Young People Interested in Beekeeping with Orren Fox - KM079

October 21st, 2015

36:58

Orren Fox is Author, Beekeeper, Chicken Farmer and Blogger from Newburyport in Massachusetts. He has been running the successful blog

Beekeeping on International Podcast Day!!! - KM078

September 29th, 2015

1:04:15

We are talking about adapting honeybees, Surplus secrets and International Podcast Day.  This is Episode Seventy Eight of our beekeeping podcast.

The Bee Whisperer 'Michael Jordan' - KM077

September 17th, 2015

59:56

This week we are talking to Michael Jordan 'The Bee Whisperer' from Wyoming. This is Episode Seventy Seven of our beekeeping podcast. This executive producers for this months show are Lauren Hoffman and Aaron Jennings …

Springing Along with Hoppity - KM076

September 3rd, 2015

1:13:13

This week we are talking about Bee Friendly Plants, 7 Amazing Bee Facts and Russian Plane Attack. This is Episode seventy six of our beekeeping …

Filming the bees with Bill Catherall from The beevlog - KM075

August 20th, 2015

44:59

This week we are talking to Bill Catherall from Portland, Oregon. This is Episode seventy five of our beekeeping podcast.

Bill has been beekeeper since April 2012 has been documenting his Beekeeping journey with videos …

CCD in New Zealand? Take me down to the Parasite City - KM074

August 6th, 2015

1:00:03

Hi this is Episode Seventy four of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about parasite’s, Nosema, 3,000-year-old beehives and Counterfeit …

The team at Jennings Apiaries - Aaron and Lauren - KM073

July 23rd, 2015

42:15

Aaron and Lauren are treatment free beekeepers from Ruston in Louisana and as well as selling natural products from the hives, They also run the …

End of the Season - KM072

June 4th, 2015

1:04:03

Hi this is Episode Seventy two of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Disappearance of bees, Liquid Gold and transforming your …

Urban Beekeeping in Auckland with Jullion - KM071

May 21st, 2015

20:09

Hi this is Episode Seventy one of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Jullion Nelson-Parker about Urban Beekeeping in Auckland, New …

Don't Pee on Beehives - KM070

May 7th, 2015

54:15

This week we are talking about Hive thefts, Wasps and Peeing on Beehives? This is Episode Seventy of our beekeeping podcast.

Blog Recap - Top three …

Treatment Free Beekeeping with Solomon Parker - KM069

April 23rd, 2015

39:23

Solomon Parker is a treatment free beekeeper from Colorado.  Solomon has been beekeeping since 2003 and has recently started the Treatment free …

Sick Queen Bee !!! - EP068

April 8th, 2015

45:28

This week we are talking about Bee-Friendly Gardens, Naked People and you want to be a Beekeeper.  This is Episode Sixty Eight of our beekeeping …

Manuka the biography of an extraordinary honey - KM067

March 19th, 2015

35:16

Last December we both went down to the Hamilton Library to attend an event with Cliff Van Eaton and Dr Peter Molan.

Cliff has recently released a …

Awesome Autumn - KM066

March 5th, 2015

53:05

Hi this is Episode sixty six of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Dry weather causing chaos and the flow hive.

Full Show Notes …

How to get started with Urban Beekeeping in Australia - Doug Purdie - KM065

February 19th, 2015

38:48

This week we bring you Doug Purdie, Doug is a urban beekeeper based in Sydney Australia.  Doug is our first Australian guest. We discuss Doug's recent book "Backyard Bees: A guide for the beginner beekeeper" and how he …

When I'm Sixty Four - KM064

February 5th, 2015

56:20

This week we present our 64th beekeeping podcast,  We are talking about Bee Products, Neonic Suit and Beekeeping and mental health.

Full Show Notes …

Tom Theobald Beekeeper and Campaigner - KM063

January 22nd, 2015

59:26

Tom Theobald is a beekeeper from Colorado. Tom has been a long time campaigner against Neonicotinoids and was the president of the Boulder County …

Happy New Year Beekeepers - KM062

January 15th, 2015

1:08:07

Hi this is Episode Sixty Two of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Anarchist Beekeeping, beekeeping training programs and an new …

Randy Oliver from Scientific Beekeeping - KM061

December 18th, 2014

1:14:32

This week we are talking to Randy Oliver from California in North America. This is Episode Sixty One of our beekeeping podcast,

You can download the podcast directly HERE, or click on the play button above. Feel free to …

The Swinging Sixties – KM060

December 4th, 2014

1:12:14

Hi this is Episode Sixty of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Bumble Bees, Monsanto and How Do Honeybees Smell?

Full Show Notes …

Cliff Van Eaton - Manuka Honey The Biography - KM059

November 13th, 2014

57:56

Hi this is Episode Fifty Nine of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Cliff Van Eaton from Te Puke, New Zealand.

Full Show Notes are …

Swarms Coming Out of Our Ears - KM058

November 6th, 2014

1:15:01

Hi this is Episode fifty eight of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about wasps, Chinese beekeeping and swarms.

Full Show Notes are …

Beekeeping in Japan with James Rogers - KM057

October 16th, 2014

47:26

James is a American Beekeeper who has been living in Japan for the last twelve years, For the last four years has been keeping Bees. Find out what's …

Thyme waits for no Beekeeper - KM056

October 2nd, 2014

58:55

This week we are talking about Less Invasive Beekeeping, Young Chapie beekeepers and Marijuana sting.  This is Episode Fifty Six of our beekeeping …

Researching a Thymol Treatment for Varroa Mites with Ashlee Robison - KM055

September 25th, 2014

16:58

We talk to Ashlee Robison who is a Senior Chemistry Major studying at Fort Lewis College in Colorado.  She is doing research into Thymol use in …

Erin Willett Beekeeping at Smaht Fahm - KM054

September 11th, 2014

44:54

This is Episode fifty four of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Erin Willett from Smaht Fahm in Ohio.

Full Show Notes are available 

The Beekeeping Season 2014 Is Here - KM053

August 28th, 2014

59:02

The fifty-third Podcast from the Team at kiwimana, hear what we have been up to. This month we talk about Inspection Tips, a Horrible Whodunit and …

Neonicotinoids a Disaster in the making? - Dr Henk Tennekes - KM052

August 14th, 2014

51:14

Hi this is Episode fifty two of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Dr. Henk Tennekes from the Netherlands about Neonicotinoids.

Full …

Louise The Goat - KM051

July 31st, 2014

1:16:39

Episode fifty one of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about neonicotinoids, Louise, Thieving Mongrels and our break.

Full Show Notes …

End of the Season - KM050

June 19th, 2014

1:00:09

Episode fifty of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Bee Friendly Plants, Scientific findings and Wasps Everywhere.

This is the a reflection podcast of the bee season in New Zealand.  This will be the …

Michael Bush Treatment Free Beekeeping - KM049

June 5th, 2014

56:12

Hi this is Episode forty nine of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Michael Bush.

Michael is a Treatment free Beekeeper / Author and …

Megan Paska - The Rooftop Beekeeper - KM048

May 22nd, 2014

44:06

Megan Paska is a Beekeeper and Farmer.  She is the author of the new book "The Rooftop Beekeper".  She has recently moved from Brooklyn to set up a …

Follow the Honey - KM047

May 8th, 2014

50:01

Hi this is Episode forty seven of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Following the Honey, Wasps and Stickers to Save the bees?

Beekeeper Linda - We chat with Linda Tillman - KM046

April 24th, 2014

42:42

Linda is a Master Beekeeper from Atlanta in the state of Georgia. She is the lady behind the successful Beekeeping blog Linda'a Bees.  You can play …

Top Ten Urban Beekeeping Questions - KM045

April 10th, 2014

59:37

Hi this is Episode Forty five of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Urban Beekeeping and Wellingtons Mayor is a Buzzing.

Full …

The Bee Lady "Sara Russ" - KM044

March 22nd, 2014

39:53

Sara is a qualified early childhood teacher and is passionate about bees and beekeeping and she loves to talk to children about bees and is known …

Michael Young MBE Beekeeper from Northern Ireland - KM043

March 12th, 2014

1:02:10

Episode Forty Three of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are chatting with Michael Young from Northern Ireland.  You can download the podcast directly from HERE, or click on the play button above.

Michael Young is a …

Honey Production Down - KM042

February 25th, 2014

54:42

Hi this is Episode forty two of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about the Honey Harvest in New Zealand (or lack of) and do Children …

Talking with Bees and Roger - KM041

February 8th, 2014

43:11

Roger likes to talk to the Bees and runs a successful blog.  Roger lives in Gloucestershire area of England and is married with a small child.

You …

The Naughty Fourties, What Next? - EP040

January 22nd, 2014

1:01:05

Hi this is Episode Forty of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Coloured Grass Seed and Beekeeping in Los Angeles.

Full Show Notes …

Tyson Kaiser is an Ethical Bee Remover - KM039

January 9th, 2014

49:09

Tyson is an ethical bee remover in the Los Angeles, California area and an urban beekeeper.

Full Show Notes are available HERE

Merry Christmas Bees - KM038

December 12th, 2013

1:00:29

Merry Christmas guys - Our final Beekeeping podcast for the year.  We discuss Treatments, Swarms and Council Bylaws..  Listen out for a contest as …

Josiah Garber Podcasting Farmer - KM037

December 5th, 2013

30:07

Josiah Garber is the host of The Farming Podcast and lives in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area with his wife Carmen and young son.

Full show notes …

Karen Bean - Off grid beekeeper and blogger extraordinaire - KM036

November 20th, 2013

50:42

Karen Bean is married to Ian and lives in the Marple Falls, which in Washington State in America.  She runs a beekeeping operation called Brookfield …

Swarms Alive - KM035

November 7th, 2013

1:10:16

Episode Thirty Five of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Swarms and the Craft Out West Event.

Full Show Notes are available HERE

Kim Pezza - Author of Keeping Honey Bees - KM034

October 31st, 2013

43:47

We chat with the author Kim Pezza about Bees and her new book in the Backyard Farming Series called "Keeping Honey Bees - Expert Advice Made Easy".

Raymond Huber - Beekeeping Author - KM033

October 24th, 2013

26:23

Raymond Huber is a writer who was born in Christchurch, but now lives in Dunedin. He is married with three children and has written several children’s books about bees. His latest book is called “Flight of the Honey Bee”

Matt Brake Discusses how he keeps Bees in Hampshire - KM032

October 16th, 2013

49:56

Matt has been keeping bees since May 2009 and blogging about his experiences since 2010.  In this chat we talk to Matt about how he keeps his bees, Matt uses Top Bar and National Hives.

His web site is at Matt's …

Dangerous Extractors – KM031

October 9th, 2013

59:05

Hi this is Episode thirty one of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Fake Honey, Extractors and trickery at the Supermarket.

Welcome to the kiwimana buzz, A show where we talk about Beekeeping, …

Paul Berry Discusses being an Organic Beekeeper - KM030

September 18th, 2013

52:47

Paul Berry is a commercial Organic Beekeeper, listen to his view and how he keeps his bees.

Full Show Notes are available Below:-

Paul Berry …

Spring is a Sprunging! - KM029

September 11th, 2013

1:13:02

Hi this is Episode Twenty Nine, This week we are talking about Spring is a Springing and Urban Beekeeping stories from around the world.

Full Show …

Lucas Blair and the Lost Bee - KM028

August 26th, 2013

27:10

This is the audio of the live event where we talked to Lucas Blair from Little Bird Games from Pennsylvania in North America.  Lucus is developing an …

Chat with Robin Bedard from Canada – KM027

August 15th, 2013

44:29

Robin lives in Magog, Quebec about 120 km from Monteral. He has been keeping bees since the 1985 and he shares how he manages to keep his bees …

Countdown to Spring - KM026

August 1st, 2013

39:35

The Countdown to Spring has begun “only 31 days”. This is Episode Twenty Six, This week we are taking about Alternative Bee Nests and Honeybee Eyes. The show notes for this podcast can be found at 

James Moore talks about his bees and the Swarmy Application - KM025

June 28th, 2013

38:53

This week we talk to James Moore about his bees and his Swarmy Application. We talk about beekeeping in Portland, Oregon.

Full Show Notes are …

Chat with Emma and Emily from London, England - KM024

June 20th, 2013

46:30

We had a chat with Emily and Emma from London, England a couple of weeks back. We discussed beekeeping in London and the Issues facing urban …

Combatting the Enemy - KM023

June 7th, 2013

30:37

This week we are taking about Monsanto, Apistan and famous beekeepers.The kiwimana buzz, A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and …

Sam Read Talks about her Pseudoscorpion Study - KM022

May 23rd, 2013

18:39

In this podcast we talk to Sam Read from Plant and food about her study of the Chelifer (Pseudoscorpion), Plant and Food are doing research to on the …

Twenty One Today - KM021

May 17th, 2013

46:41

Margaret is back in the kiwimana HQ studio, This week we are taking about Sugar Shaking, Pseudoscorpions and Bees at Weddings?

Full Show Notes are …

Beekeeping in Canada - Chat with Gabriel Petrut - KM020

April 24th, 2013

56:28

Gabriel Petrut is originally from Romania (His father still keeps around twenty five hives).  He has been living in the Mississauga in Canada for over five years and talks about some of the challenges with keeping bees …

Mouldy bee tongues? - KM019

April 9th, 2013

13:22

Join us for the our nineteenth podcast.  This week we are talking about Mouldy bee tongues, Natural Beekeeping and Buzzy Bee.

Full Show Notes are …

Chat with Robert Johnson - KM018

March 22nd, 2013

28:54

This is the eighteenth podcast and this time we have a chat with Robert Johnson from Clarksville. Thanks for listening guys.

Full Show Notes are …

Treating the Buzzy Bees - KM017

March 14th, 2013

27:31

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

The Seventeenth Podcast from the Team at kiwimana, hear what we have been up to. This …

Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin - KM016

March 2nd, 2013

1:23:34

Welcome to the sixteenth podcast from the team at kiwimana. This week we had a chat with Phil Chandler The Barefoot Beekeeper and Kevin Inglin BK Corner Podcast.

This was a very special podcast, we brought together all …

Bear Country Bees From Utah - KM015

February 20th, 2013

48:15

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

This is our fifteenth podcast and this time we have a chat with Cody, Bryce and Brett MacCabe from Bear Country Bees. Bret and his sons run a beekeeping …

Happy New Year Guys!! - KM014

February 3rd, 2013

44:00

Hi this is the fourteenth podcast from the the team at kiwimana.  This week we are talking about the Whangarei bee club, cats and how bees control …

Lucky Number Thirteen - KM013

December 30th, 2012

41:20

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

The thirteenth podcast from the the team at kiwimana. This week we are taking about inspections and buddies, and thanks everyone for all your support.

We have …

Kevin Inglin from the BK Corner Podcast - KM012

December 16th, 2012

1:06:19

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

This month we chat with Kevin Inglin from the BK Corner podcast.

Full Show Notes are …

Swarms, Swarms and Swarms!!! - KM011

November 12th, 2012

43:09

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

The 11th Podcast from the Team at kiwimana, hear what we have been up to. This month we …

Vaporising Varroa Mites? - KM010

October 15th, 2012

26:01

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

The 10th Podcast from the Team at kiwimana, hear what we have been up to. This month we talk about Vaporising Mites, Bee Changing Genes and we are moving...

Margaret the Marmite SuperStar!!! - KM009

September 5th, 2012

31:53

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

The ninth podcast from the team at Kiwimana HQ. This month we discuss Marmite, Splitting …

Building a Better Bee - KM008

August 8th, 2012

56:29
A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life.   The eighth podcast from the team at Kiwimana HQ. This month we discuss neonicotinoids, …

NBA Workshop – Mercury Island VSH – Michelle Taylor - KM007

August 6th, 2012

45:04

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

Michelle Taylor introduced VSH being "Varroa Sensitive Hygiene" a Bee 'activity' or a genetic trait which has been identified through the study of Bees. This …

NBA Workshop – Political – Ministry for Primary Industries - KM006

July 31st, 2012

42:43

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

Ministry for Primary Industries Paul Bolger - Senior Policy Analyst spoke about funding …

NBA Workshop – Mercury Island VSH – Mark Goodwin - KM005

July 30th, 2012

42:30

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life.

The fifth podcast from the team at Kiwimana HQ. This is a speech from Dr Mark Goodwin …

NBA WS – President and CEO of NBA - KM004

July 28th, 2012

14:24

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life.

Barry started the workshop by explaining that the government state that, “… “the varroa ‘problem’ is an industry problem” (and this term was used quite …

Barbecue Sauce? - KM003

June 30th, 2012

24:46

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 


 


The 3rd Podcast from the Team at kiwimana, hear what we have been up to. This month we talk about Mils website, Save the bee, stop the fee conclusion and …

Auckland Bee club’s 65th Anniversary - KM002

June 12th, 2012

18:40

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

This podcast is a recording of two of the speakers at Saturdays Auckland bee club's 65th …

Our First Podcast - Welcome to the kiwimana buzz - KM001

May 18th, 2012

41:58

A show where we talk about Beekeeping, gardening and life. 

Welcome to the first Kiwimana buzz podcast. Kiwimana News What's been happening at …

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