Story: Insects – overview

Honey bee

Honey bee

Honey bees were successfully introduced into New Zealand in the mid-19th century.

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Introduced species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007