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ABC Field Days Events

All advertised Field Days and meetings are held. If the weather is unsuitable to open hives, an alternative programe is held under cover. We provide tea and coffee at lunchtime.
For lunch bring your own or something to share. Some hives will be opened in the morning and others at the conclusion of the talks.
 

Field days are held on the second Saturday of the month at the ABC apiary in Point Chevalier, public are welcome to join us on these days.

 

To access this please log into your account via the website (if you don’t know your log in, first try the first three letters of your first and last names and use the forgotten password prompt) If you still can’t get in, please email admin@aucklandbeekeepers.co.nz  

 

October 12th

11am - Hive opening
12pm - Midday Lunch

Talk topics - Starting at 12:30pm
   - Varroa Treatment - how do we know it's working
   - Hive Records
   - Requeening in Spring
   - Lighting the smoker
   - Cut Comb - Starting your cut comb

 

November 9th

11am - Hive opening
12pm - Midday Lunch

Talk topics - Starting at 12:30pm
   - Honey Food Laws / Tutin - what are they
   - Pollen Trapping - Setting up
   - Bucket Extractor - How to
  

December 14th

11am - Hive opening
12pm - Midday Lunch

Talk topics - Starting at 12:30pm
   - Cut Comb - how to and when
   - Prepairing for Christmas Holidays - who's looking after your bee's
   - Summer and your hives
   - Suppering up for the honey flow

 

January 11th

11am - Hive opening
12pm - Midday Lunch

Talk topics - Starting at 12:30pm
   - Solar Wax Extractor
   - Drone Layers
   - 6 Months with your bee's - robbing, treating, extraction planning & storage
 

Feburary 08th

11am - Hive opening
12pm - Midday Lunch

Talk topics - Starting at 12:30pm
   - Extraction
   - Tutin Tests