Story: Beekeeping


Not only do beekeepers transport hives to sites near flowering plants for honey production, they also place them in kiwifruit orchards during flowering so that pollination will occur. In the Bay of Plenty, hives are rented to ensure a good kiwifruit crop.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Beekeepers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008