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jamesc last won the day on September 24

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  1. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Me too !
  2. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Team leader 90-95k Lower order beekeeper 2yrs experience 50-60k
  3. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Ah no .... the old dogs are still there.
  4. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    zero in the bank balance is not a wonderful concept ....
  5. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Yep ... I got heaps of jobs but can't afford to pay anyone to do them. Maybe i need to chase some more Kanuka sites.
  6. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Of course , we all like to shoot down the corporates and large bee companies .... myself included .... but working away today on my hobby - making up nucs - the thought process kicked in that while we may not like the Modus Operandi of the likes of Watsons, Comvita, NZ Manuka, to name a few .... without them the price of Manuka honey would still be similar to that of floor scrapings and there would be a lot of beekeepers claiming a benefit. It's a two edged sword.
  7. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    You're onto it
  8. Watson & Son - Bad News - NBR

    Well it really does'nt surprise me ... corparate business is big business full of big egos' with a lot of hot air coming out of A hole.
  9. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    Hobbyist mate ....!
  10. Watsons and sons

    Party central for the bees on the gorse
  11. Watsons and sons

    That's old news. The way I read it was was that The Board of Ngai Tahu had opted to curb spending money on bee expansion until thier investment was paying a return. Fair enough .... would you still be partying when the ship is going down, so to speak ?
  12. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    OK .... send the Pigeon back.
  13. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    checking .... no emails ?
  14. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    Did you get the 15% discount on the Bees, Bangers, Beer an B***bs night ?
  15. October 2017 Apiary Diary

    NO ... No more stimulation .... we're mixing 24 bags of sugar to make 1000 litres . It's quite thick and hopefully it will tide them through the cold and wet in anticipation of the odd warm day when they can gather dandelion before the cows eat it all !