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NZ honey bees under new threat

New Zealand honey bees are under new threat from the varroa destructor mite following reports of resistance to treatment in the Auckland area. Read more

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Honey company named as NZ’s fastest growing business

A Dunedin-based honey maker has been named as New Zealand’s fastest growing business with revenue growing by nearly 1000% over the past two years. Read more

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New Manuka Honey Research Adds Clarity For Consumers

Comvita today released scientific findings from a research project of considerable importance for consumers and New Zealand’s $100 million Manuka Honey industry. Read more

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Once an Annoyance, Healing Honey Now Prized

Time was when beekeepers tried to avoid collecting honey from tea-trees. Read more

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NBA welcomes delay to honey imports

NBA in New Zealand welcomes delay to honey imports from Australia Read more

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Exclusive Manuka Honey from Your Own Beehive in New Zealand

For the first time, consumers can sign up and become partners in their own beehive – they collect the delicious produce, while Your Pure Honey does all the work. Read more

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Progress on manuka honey standards

A group set up to resolve arguments over labelling and testing standards in the manuka honey industry plans to have a proposal ready within two or three months. Read more

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‘Bee sting honey’ for arthritis

A New Zealand company is seeking EU approval to market honeybee venom to help people with arthritis ease their pain. Read more

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Bee industry goes it alone on tackling varroa mite in NZ

The Government-funded programme to manage the honey bee parrasite varroa mite winds up on Monday after nine years. Read more

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Study adds further fuel to manuka honey testing debate

The war of words between two rival brands of manuka honey testing is set to continue after a new study backed the effectiveness of the newer testing method. Read more

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