Bush Haven Farms

  • What's happening in the hives

    Summer 2021 is upon us and we are enthusiastically looking forward to extraction season. The frames in our beehives are filling up with fresh honey...
  • Feature in Apiarists' Advocate

    We were absolutely blown away with our feature in the Apiarists' Advocate this week. Kim (head beekeeper of Bush Haven) is the president for our lo...
  • Is beekeeping still for you?

    IS BEEKEEPING STILL FOR YOU? Rotorua Honey Bee Club On your beekeeping journey, it’s important to assess at different stages whether this is still...
  • Spring; What to do for your hives in August

    Ever wondered what you need to do in August to keep your hives healthy? Well, this is the blog post for you.
  • Queen Bee Pancakes

    Mother's Day is upon us and the best way to spoil a Queen Bee is with breakfast in bed. These light and fluffy pancakes will surely impress her. 
  • Wintering Down for Beekeepers

    Beekeeping in Autumn tips and tricks brought to you from Bush Haven Farm's expert Beekeeper. Hive health is a crucial part of beekeeping, especially during the New Zealand winter season. Find out what you need to do in April to have a successful season.
  • Local Honey; A jar of love from nature's garden


    Raw honey is honey that hasn't been heated or pasteurized, and it contains natural vitamins, enzymes, powerful antioxidants, and other important nutrients. ... Raw, local honey also contains that blend of local pollen.