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New Zealand Honeycomb - Where, What & Why?

New Zealand Honeycomb - Where, What & Why?

What is honeycomb? Honeycomb is a structure of hexagonal wax cells built by honeybees within their hive in order to store honey, pollen and nest their larvae. Honeycomb is a delicacy for many Kiwis that love honey. People in NZ buy honeycomb because it is honey in its rawest and most natural form. This means it is unpasteurized or filtered like commercial honey.  Beekeepers in New Zealand are able to extract the honeycomb frames from the beehive, harvest the honey without any damage to the hexagonal honeycomb structure and place it back in the hive for honey bees to continue...

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Honey in New Zealand - Shop Here

Honey in New Zealand - Shop Here

Although New Zealand had two species of native bees, neither were suitable for honey production. Once the honey bees were introduced, it did not take long at all for wild honey colonies to spread in abundance. A big factor in the rapid success of hives was the New Zealand Bush and Native Flora especially in the Bay of Islands, Auckland region and later throughout New Zealand including the South Island.

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