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Beekeeping at Great Exhibition Bay yesterday - awesome.[attachment=1800:name]

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[quote="Trevor Gillbanks, post: 11117, member: 72"]How about explaining some more.[/quote] Hi Trevor I went to help out with checking some hives and swapping hive parts at a couple of sites near this area, then lunch on this amazing beach - looks like we were just in time as the weather up here has turned really grotty.

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Great. Fantastic location for a photo op. Best wishes and welcome to the forum.

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I should have put a lid on that box before i took the picture..... thanks for coming along Mel your going to be a great Bee Keeper....keep it up

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It must be hard to inspect that one, when the tide comes in :)

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[quote name='Kiwimana']It must be hard to inspect that one, when the tide comes in :)[/quote] Would that mean it could suffer from high humidity:what:

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Havent you lot heard of Tua Tua pollination? :rofl:

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[quote name='frazzledfozzle']great photo Mel :)[/quote] Thanks Frazz - it was a great day.

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[quote="Trevor Gillbanks, post: 11126, member: 72"]Great. Fantastic location for a photo op. Best wishes and welcome to the forum.[/quote] It absolutely was - thank you. :)

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[quote name='Greywulff']Glad you had a great time Mel and kool pic. nice first post (y)[/quote] Thank you kindly!!! Yeah can't be having any of that Drone malarkey. Are you capped already??? :rofl:

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Yep and must be ready for emerging soon nu bee lol.... G.E.Bay is an awesome part of this country love it up there.

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[quote name='NorthBee']I should have put a lid on that box before i took the picture..... thanks for coming along Mel your going to be a great Bee Keeper....keep it up[/quote] Nah the picture's all good - thanks for letting me come along :) , I hope I will be great and I absolutely will keep going. (Thanks for the 'bad habits')

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[quote name='Greywulff']Yep and must be ready for emerging soon nu bee lol.... G.E.Bay is an awesome part of this country love it up there.[/quote] Ha ha - soon we'll be calling you a queen...:D Gosh it absolutely is awesome - we really do live in a beautiful part of the world.

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4 sites & 6 stings later - great weather & great beekeeper company, awesome day (Tokerau Beach - Far North - .NZ) See pic below Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2

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Mel, i think i may move, is there room for a motor home on your lawn?.

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[quote="kevin moore, post: 14277, member: 268"]Mel, i think i may move, is there room for a motor home on your lawn?.[/quote] With or without bees Kev.;)

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[quote="Mel Peters, post: 14264, member: 236"] Tokerau Beach - Far North - .NZ[/quote] Yep great place the far north, I have fond memories of my two and half years in the Hokianga.

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Send ya out on work experience Mel as part of the Telford course and you always end up on the :D beach sites :D That's why people enjoy the full time Telford course so much as the locations for the apiaries are so awesomely beautiful. And just when I taught it was me :( ........ :rofl:

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