New Zealand bees do much more than supply us with honey. One third of everything we eat is pollinated by bees so it's very important we take care of them if we want to keep filling our bellies!
Infosheet: Build a bee hotel
Project: Common Unity Beehive & Honey Project - host a hive, get free honey!
Events and information: Bee Aware Month with Apiculture NZ
Advice on bee swarms: It can look a bit scary, but it's normal for bees to leave a hive en masse if it gets crowded and head out to find a new home. If you have a swarm a local beekeeper can round it up for you. More on Apiculture NZ.
Shop: Bees bring us the ever useful beeswax, which is used in our reusable lunch wraps. Shop online here.
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Whether you rent, flat, or own your own house, there are lots of ways you can make your home more efficient, healthier, and cheaper to run. Efficient resource use is good for you, good for your wallet, and great for the planet.
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