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    25 February 2020 05:00 AM      08:00 AM

    APICULTURE NEW ZEALAND, CANTERBURY HUB
    ALL WELCOME TO EVENTS BUT ONLINE RESERVATION REQUIRED  https://apinzcanterbury.org.nz/
    MEALS CANCELLED AFTER 10.00 A.M. ON DAY WILL BE INVOICED                                     
     
    TUESDAY 25 FEBRUARY 6.00 PM
    SOLAR HONEY HOUSE. BBQ. BEEKEEPING TRUCKS & FIELD EQUIPMENT
     
    Where: Hantz Honey Ltd, 31 Lower Lake Road, Leeston. Parking available on site
     
    Online Reservation As Above: Now open
     
    6.30 pm Solar Power Presentation:  Campbell McMath, Kea Energy, installer of solar panels will talk about the technology and answer questions. See  https://www.keaenergy.nz/honey-factory-30kw
    Kea Energy own, operate, maintain and manage hydro-turbines and solar generating plants, in and around New Zealand. Kea Energy are a family-based company in Canterbury New Zealand. Kea Energy generate their own environmentally friendly electricity. They own, operate, maintain and manage hydro-turbines and solar generating plants. Kea Energy electricity generation is around 2.2GWH per annum, which is approximately 30% of Orion's (Christchurch/Canterbury’s lines company) total exported embedded generation.
     
    7.00pm BBQ: $10 per person, includes sausages, bread, coleslaw. Bring your own drinks. Pay BBQ on the night.
     
    7.15pm: Hive Reports. These reports are an essential attendee attraction to Hub meetings. Beekeepers want to know about AFB incursions, varroa infestations, treatment regimens etc
     
    7.30pm Beekeeping Trucks & Field Equipment: Bring along your trucks and field equipment, tools and innovations that make your work in the field easier and see what other beekeepers are using.  Often the truck cab, is the office!  This is an open invitation to bring trucks, utes, vans, machinery equipment etc for show & tell! We already have a large collection confirmed, and we would love to expand on largeness!
     
    9.00 pm Wrap up.

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    18 August 2020 06:00 AM      08:00 AM

    This event begins 26/09/17 and repeats every week on Tuesday forever


    Spring has sprung, and my phone is ringing daily with enquiries from people wanting to learn about beekeeping, so it must be time to run our annual beginners course again.

    Run over six weeks commencing 26 September, Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm, and we'll also fit in at least one apiary visit on a weekend as weather allows.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to keep a beehive happy and healthy throughout the year, including hive style options, health and disease management, legalities, honey production and much more.

    Whether you've already got a hive and just want to beef up or are just thinking about taking the plunge, come along and have some fun.

    All hive types and methodologies/philosophies covered.... Theoretical, legal and practical.

    Contact me (Deanna) to register - phone home evenings (06) 876 8852.

    Registration required.

    Cost: $50 per person/family.

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