Introduction to Beekeeping Series
The event has been postponed the new date will be announced.
An introduction to Beekeeping with six theory sessions followed by two practical sessions. Whether you are just thinking about keeping bees or have just started, we will cover all the subjects you need to know about including:

Setting up a hive
Hive hardware
Maintaining the hive
Managing the queen
Resolving any problems
Harvesting honey
Guest speakers
Cost: $120
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Tutor: Dave Grant

Dave Grant is an experienced local beekeeper who has had his fair share of stings and understands the associated costs in running hives in urban areas. Dave has also worked with local schools for setting up hives and supporting young bee keepers to get involved.

 

Workshops days & location: 

7th September – Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project  

14th September – Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project 

21st September - Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project 

26th September – Practical Workshop; TBA 

28th September – Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project 

5th October – Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project 

12th October – Theory Workshop; 17 Lauderdale Road, Kaipātiki Project 

17th October – Practical Workshop; TBA 

Time: 

Theory days 7 PM - 9 PM

Practical days 10 AM - 12 PM