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Budget Consultation and Submission Programme for 2017/2018
  • NZ Beekeeper Journal, October 2016
Budget Consultation and Submission Programme for 2017/2017
  • Emailed to beekeepers December 2016 (posted to those without email)
New Zealand Gazette No 0 – 2 February 2017

The levy rate for 2017-2018 (excluding GST) was confirmed as:

a.  base levy of $20.00; and

b. apiary levy of $15.17 per apiary.

Note: it was also confirmed that as stated in clause 7(4) of the Levy Order, if a beekeeper owns fewer than 11 beehives on fewer than 4 apiaries, the sum of the number of registered apiaries must be treated as one.

AFB Quiz
Take the AFB 5 minute quiz

How well do you know what you need to know about AFB and beekeeping? Take our short quiz and find out.

AFB Videos

Our videos cover everything from your legal obligations to how to recognise AFB, collecting cell and bee samples and more.

AFB Symptoms

There’s a lot of good information here, telling you everything you need to know about recognising AFB: the visual symptoms, smell of AFB and more.

AFB Inspection and Diagnosis
Inspection and Diagnosis

Successfully eliminate AFB by telling the difference between symptoms of AFB and other brood diseases in the hive. We tell you the best methods for inspecting your hives.

The Law

New Zealand beekeepers have a number of legal obligations that must be met regarding AFB disease. Read the shortened list in summary, here.

AFB Elimination

Most hives become infected because bees, honey or equipment have been put into a hive from another hive that is infected with AFB. Lower your chances of an  AFB infection by reading this section.

AFB Course Info
AFB Recognition Course Info

Find out when the next AFB Recognition and Competency Courses, or Refresher Courses are available. These are held throughout the year in various New Zealand locations across the South Island and North Island.

The AFB App

Follow the link below to open the App. Once open to save to your device you need to bookmark the URL on your phone so you can find it easily again. Please click here to open.