kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Show - A Beekeeping Podcast/Show

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 honey crop and keep your bees healthy. Please give us a listen.


episode 157: Banned in the EU But Still Sold in NZ

We have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.  Something to listen to while in covid-19 lockdown.

This week we ask why the EU is banning pesticides and What are some great plants that help bumble bees. We have roving reporters checking in from Scotland, England, Australia and United States

Links / Resources mentioned this week

  • Entire European Union Bans a Bayer Insecticide
  • Bumble Bees’ Favorite Flowers Identified to Aid Bee Restoration
  • Book: Honey Bee Drones: Specialists in the Field - Graham Kingham

What is in the Show

  • What's Happening with our Bees - We talk to Margaret 00:01:18
  • Roving Reporters 00:07:51
  • - Dunblane - Scotland 00:08:24
  • - Hampshire, England 00:11:23
  • - Long Island - United States 00:14:48
  • - Victor Harbor - South Australia 00:18:21
  • This Week in Beebooks 00:22:44
  • Beekeeping News 00:24:13
  • Entire European Union Bans a Bayer Insecticide 00:24:27
  • Bumble Bees - Favorite Flowers Identified to Aid Bee Restoration 00:30:14
  • Update from us 00:34:13
  • Feedback from You 00:35:25
  • Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:38:25

Full show notes
These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show.

The full show notes are here:-


Gary and Margaret
kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show

Follow us on Social Media

Facebook -
Pinterest -
Twitter -

Want to get the next episode the minute it is released, Learn ways to subscribe HERE

Please Support this podcast on Patreon


 2020-04-01  41m