Bee Culture: Land Use Questioned For Honey Bees In New Zealand

"Honey bees were first brought into New Zealand in 1839 and 6% of all managed beehives are on public conservation land. One of DoCs recommendations in the review is to make some public conservation lands free of honey bees, even if they have a history of commercial bees. ..."

Read more here: Bee Culture

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping