We sat down with Haruna & Yuko of our online team & talked about their works on a normal day in the office. In the talk, both Haruna & Yuko told us some of the challenges they faced during COVID-19 lockdown & how did they overcome them. They also talked about their favorite products & their recommendations to our customers…..
We sat down with Avoca beekeeper Chris recently and asked him about his work and his passion about beekeeping and his birthplace Northland. Chris told us his favorite beekeeping story, his family, hobbies and passion. He also shared some of the secrets of his beekeeping in Northland…….
Peter Hanson, founder of Aotea Gifts, started his business venture in 1979 when he took an interest in a small gift shop that he saw regularly on his way to the Papakura Military camp in the suburb of Auckland back in the days when he served as a Colonel in the New Zealand Army……..Aotea is a brand of trust with over 42 years of history, serving more than 7 million customers over the last 4 decades.
Lake Tekapo & the Mackenzie Country in central South Island is considered the best location to see Lupins. Before Covid-19, Lake Tekapo would often have traffic jams around lupin hotspots with tourists stopping and taking pictures of the iconic lupin flowers. The fields of beautiful purple lupins with white snow-capped mountain of Mt. Cook as backdrop makes it a perfect spot for Instagram lovers. However, most lupins in Tekapo disappeared in 2020 and we wondered why? Find out more in this blog.
In this week's blog post we learn from Chris on if bees can predict the weather!
This week we are chatting with Chris on the importance of the queen bee in a hive and New Zealand royal jelly; the nutritious food fed to the queen bee now turned popular supplement. We accompanied him to one of his apiaries (area with hives) where he talked us through one of his hives and showed us an example of a queen cell - where the queen bee develops and royal jelly is stored.
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