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Dec 5, 2018, 2:24 PM
We are now proud to be BioGro input-certified, which means our KŌBEE Bee Nutrition can be used by bee keepers who produce organic honey.
Jul 12, 2018, 4:34 PM
Scientists and beekeepers undertaking a three-year study into the mixed blend seaweed bee nutrition tonic, KōBEE, are impressed with the early results from Phase 1 of the project and will now move into Phase 2 involving a wider cross-section of beekeeping…
Jul 12, 2018, 4:18 PM
Years of research, field trials and formulation development of the ground-breaking KōBEE Bee Nutrition tonic were recognised when the New Zealand Seaweeds team were presented with the Ravensdown Innovation & Environment Award for 2018 at the National…
May 31, 2018, 2:46 PM
We are excited to be hosting a new, bigger stand at the 2018 National Fieldays event this year! Come and visit us in the Mystery Creek Pavilion on site PB20! We will have our full range on display as well as some huge Fieldays Deals to make your visit…
May 2, 2018, 12:52 PM
The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program third-party verification is the highest quality system when it comes to product labeling and certifications because it ensures products have been comprehensively evaluated by an independent party for…
Mar 27, 2018, 4:37 PM
As winter approaches, beekeepers nationwide are now well into their feeding programmes and carefully monitoring their hives. The health of our bees going into winter gives a reasonably fair and early indication of how well we will be looking going into…
Feb 28, 2018, 10:59 AM
To kick off our partnership with Farmlands, the KōBEE Bee Nutrition products had a feature display and demonstration area in the Farmlands marquee at the recent Southern Field Days event in Waiumu, just south of Gore.
Aug 18, 2017, 11:56 AM
New Zealand Seaweeds officially launched its new bee nutrition brand, KōBEE at the recent APINZ Conference held in Rotorua. Attended by beekeepers from all over New Zealand as well as Australia, Philippines, America and the UK, KōBEE drew significant…
Jul 3, 2017, 9:37 AM
Fourth generation beekeeper, Lottie Rayner, decided to run her own comparison trial using the new KōBEE Bee Nutrition when business development manager, Wayne Roberts, discussed the product with her.
Jun 29, 2017, 12:54 PM
Based in Waihau Bay, Cape Runaway, Mark O’Brien manages 1,050 hives which are located on land from Te Kaha through to Omau and out to Te Araroa on the East Cape. Giving KOBEE Bee Nutrition a go for the first time in late 2016, Mark is immediately…
Apr 19, 2017, 4:59 PM
Going into the winter season, one of the biggest concerns facing beekeepers nationwide is the health of their bees which essentially dictates the strength of the hive. Under the guidance of our newly appointed National Beekeeping Manager, Hein Watt, our…
Apr 20, 2017, 3:46 PM
Our product development team at New Zealand Mānuka Seaweeds has been incredibly busy this past year, having just launched the luscious Kōlush Garden Mulch range they are now undertaking in-market trials with a brand new range of bee nutrition product…