Kōrero: Kiwifruit

Beehives in an orchard

Beehives in an orchard

Bees are often used to pollinate kiwifruit flowers. In November and December, beekeepers bring their hives to kiwifruit orchards. They place them there at night, when the bees are asleep, and in the morning the bees begin visiting the flowers.

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Mossop's Honey

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, 'Kiwifruit - The production year', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17735/beehives-in-an-orchard (accessed 11 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008