The North Canterbury Beekeepers Club welcomes
Please note this
Wednesday evening meeting is cancelled - next
evening meeting 20th March
We are a group of hobbyist
beekeepers based north of Christchurch, New
Some of us have kept bees for
many years, others are new to beekeeping.
Whether you currently keep bees, have in the
past or just want to know more!,
you are welcome to come along. We
like to meet and learn from one another in a
season is almost over but you should still be
checking for swarm cells every 10-14 days,
swarms made now will have a hard time getting
strong enough to over winter.
members can join here
on Facebook too.
If you want to be part of the phoning and contacts
list, it is available to financial members that have
opted in. Please contact
the secretary for your copy.
The dates for our Hive meetings are from August to
May, June and July meetings are TBA and weather
Hive Day is on the second Sunday of the month.
Meetings will normally be at
the property of
Glintmeyer, 176 Giles Road, Clarkville.
This is where we have our club hives and extractor.
Meetings: 10th February 2019, at Olly's
years 10.30 - 12.30:
Lesson 08: Extracting honey,
robbing and what to do with late swarms
00 Lesson plan for 22 lessons - Google Docs
You can bring lunch for 12.30pm. Tea, coffee and
bikkies available free.
years 12.45 - 1.30 then join Hive Day:
Lesson 19: New apiaries, shifting
hives and legalities
Day 1.30pm: Seasonal hive work and hands on time
QnA: Our regular evening meeting night is 10 days
after Hive Day.
evening meeting: 20th
March - 7pm for question time and 7.30 for the
evening meeting at Bruce Walkers place, 423
Mt Thomas rd, Fernside
$25 for individuals or $40 per family for 12 months
starting in August. A membership application form can be
and emailed to the secretary.
A lesson sign up form can be downloaded
here and emailed to the secretary.
- Direct Credit to: Kiwibank, 38-9018-0175002-00,
Nth Canterbury Beekeepers Club.
Use your first initial, last name and item being payed
for as reference. eg. NHobson sugar
- Cash, on one of our hive days or evening meetings to
Noeline Hobson or Don Weaver.
Financial members benefit from;
- The club library, a wide variety of books on beekeeping,
pests and diseases. Please
sign out and sign back in any books you borrow.
- Access to the club's 4 frame extractor. Please
do not pull the the extractor apart to clean it after
you use it. Let it drain and then Olly will clean it as
- Discounted items such as sugar for feed
in Autumn. (By
prior arrangement and payment)
- Access to a workshop for making/assembling hive parts
during winter months. (By prior arrangement and at Olly's
- Our club news letter, sent out the first Sunday of each
- A great group to hang out with, ask questions of and
A copy of the latest version of the club's constitution is
here by searching
for the organisation number 2650171
in the Incorporated Societies Register.
Alternatively you can download the Google
Doc version here (This gives you the
latest version with the changes highlighted)
Website © North Canterbury Beekeepers Club 2014
Images © of the respective photographers