Beeline Supplies Ltd News Feed Beeline Supplies Ltd Beeline Supplies Newsletter this month&#39;s newsletter: New Products; Queen bee Biology, Rearing and Breeding; Catching Swarms; and Our September Special<br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank">VIEW OUR SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER HERE</a>1567252800 Supplies Newsletter Beeline Supplies Newsletter this month&#39;s newsletter: Our Resource Hive/Links Section; Treating Varroa and Varroa Talk; Hive Checks and Record Keeping; and Our August Special.<br /> <br /> <a href="[UNIQID]" target="_blank">VIEW OUR AUGUST NEWSLETTER HERE</a>1564574400 Supplies Newsletter Beeline Supplies Newsletter this month&#39;s newsletter: Our Events Page; Beekeeping 101; Bee Friendly Gardening and our July Special.<br /> <br /> <a href="[UNIQID]" target="_blank">VIEW OUR JULY NEWSLETTER HERE</a>1561896000 Supplies Newsletter Beeline Supplies Newsletter the launch of our website in May, we sent out our first newsletter in June.&nbsp;<br /> In our first issue: Going Live and Thank yous; Long live the Queen ...; Winter is Coming; and our June Specials.<br /> <br /> <a href="[UNIQID]" target="_blank">VIEW OUR JUNE NEWSLETTER HERE</a><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> &nbsp;1559304000 Supplies Newsletter Canterbury Hub Beekeepers' Day Out year the&nbsp;Canterbury Hub held a &quot;Beekeepers&#39; Day Out&quot;, held at Lincoln University on Mother&#39;s Day. Maggie, Carolyn, Martin and the rest of the team organised a great variety of <a href="/files/1318/file/LU-Speaker-Programme-pdf" data-object-ref="content/download:24">speakers</a> and trade displays for the mix of Hobby and Commercial beekeepers that attended from all over the South Island.&nbsp; <br /> We always enjoy catching up with friends that we have met at other beekeeping events as well as meeting new customers and learning from the presentations and the discussions held at the breaks. The food prepared by the Lincoln University chef and his team was delicious too.1557576000 Hub Beekeepers' Day Out Going Live and Thank Yous, our website is live. It has been a long, but extremely enjoyable and educational journey, with a few challenges along the way. Several years ago, our journey began with our first meeting with Paul from Turboweb. From those early discussions, Anne-Marie&rsquo;s outstanding design work has created a bright and timeless website that we are extremely proud of.<br /> <br /> Add to that, the team-work of Bob and Stefan, the website developers working behind the scenes and our talented &ldquo;web angels&rdquo; Sarah W. and Sarah M. who have been there to answer all my questions, support my ideas and teach me the tools necessary to add all our content. Thank you all for all your support.<br /> <br /> As well, our thanks must go to Amelia, our amazing photographer, who has taken and edited the majority of our product photos. Her eye for detail and patience in editing these photos to such a high standard has contributed to our store looking amazing. Thank you also to our models; Hayden who with a little bit of encouragement, left the factory to stand in front of the camera, my daughter Clare, my son Nathan and our gorgeous grandson Alexander who also assisted with modelling the bee suits.<br /> <br /> We are privileged to have some very experienced beekeepers including John Berry, Derek Skinner and Frank Lindsay share their knowledge and ideas in the articles we have and we will be continuing to add in the Bees and Beekeeping section on our website.<br /> <br /> Our Events section allows us to promote beekeeping related events including Conferences,&nbsp; Field Days and regular Bee Club meeting days. <a href="/pages/2/Contact" data-object-ref="scm_page_content:2">Tell us</a> about your beekeeping event and we will be happy to promote it on our website.1557403200 Live and Thank Yous Long live the queen bee ... but if she doesn't, the colony will prevail<p>In a honey bee colony, the queen bee rules while her daughter workers do nothing but work. So what happens when the queen dies? Are there worker riots, with the colony dissolving into a chaotic mess?</p> <p>Surprisingly, no. In a study published in the journal <a href="">Current Biology</a> on Friday, Marianne Peso and her colleagues showed that while queenless bees do act a little more selfishly, they continue to work together to keep the colony going.</p> <p><a href="">Read the full article here</a><br /> &nbsp;</p>1531396800 live the queen bee ... but if she doesn't, the colony will prevail Bee Awareness Month - September is now &quot;Bee Awareness&quot; Month. No longer are we having a week in September to focus on the importance of bees and what we can do to help them, but the whole of September, giving plenty of time to plan an activity around Bee Awareness.<br /> <br /> Check out the API NZ website and Trees for Bees.1504180800 Awareness Month - September The Dunedin Horticultural Society Autumn Show were invited to set up a display and promote &quot;Bee Awareness&quot; at The Dunedin Horticultural Society annual Autumn Show on Saturday 29th April and Sunday 30th April 2017. It was held at Forbury Park Raceway in the Dungeon Bar.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> At this show there was floral art, bonsai, cacti and succulents, fruit and vegatables, a photographic competition and entries of Autumn Flowers. Dave Rawson spoke about pickles, preserves etc. on the Saturday and Maree Johnston from Orokonui Ecosanctuary spoke on the Sunday.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> The team of club members from the Horticultural Society are a friendly group and we had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend speaking to a wide variety of people about bees and beekeeping.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;1493380800 Dunedin Horticultural Society Autumn Show