Rent a bee hive in  Auckland

Hamilton / Wellington / Christchurch and more….

Want to own a beehive but don’t have time?
Or know how to keep bees, or let’s say simply not confident enough to look after a bee colony?
Then you have come to the right place.
 

We provide fully serviced beehive rentals around the country through our network of experienced and qualified beekeepers. Our beekeepers focus on getting bees into towns, cities, businesses, parks and on rooftops. 
Bees in the garden and backyards help pollinate fruit trees but also keeping the local environment healthy, as bees forage 3 to 5 kilometers radius from the hive.
Our aim is to increase urban bee population, educate our younger generation on the significance of honey bees and how to live sustainably and off the grid.
We started offering beehive rental services in the year 2000 with the aim of farming bees in Auckland city and currently service the wider Auckland area including Rodney district, Franklin district, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Rotorua, Wellington, and Christchurch.
Our initial visit is free of charge. We come for a visit to go through your gardens/backyards and plan where on the site is suitable for the bees. The second visit includes placement of the beehive.
We take care of the bees which includes any extra call outs, disease checks, varroa mite control measures, checking store levels, site registration, swarm prevention and collection.
We are all about teaching and knowledge sharing; therefore if you are willing to learn then feel free to join us during inspections to observe our beekeeping techniques and methods.
Depending on the chosen honey plan, there are options available during harvest season: we can scrape the honey into your buckets or you can receive honey in jars.

How Does it Work?

Garden visit
The team call round at your property to decide, with your help, the best location for your bees.

Bee Delivery We deliver the hives on the date decided and you are added to our regular service list.

Enjoy Endless hours of watching your bees and soaking up the delicious smells together with the gentle hum of the busy hives – not forgetting your fresh, backyard honey.

Plans and Features

What Do You Get?

With your selected plan, you will receive:

1 or 2 working hives, serviced regularly.

Bee education during visits

Emergency response & disease control.

Free access to live hive management information through Beezthingz

The knowledge that together we are helping the environment.

No minimum term

Plans and Features

Where Do We Service?

Our services are currently available in greater Auckland including both Rodney and Franklin districts, Wellington, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taranaki and Christchurch.

While we get established throughout the country availability may be limited.

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Why Choose Us?

We have been renting out bees for 20 years and we know what it takes to make it work well for everyone involved. We can also help out with things such as swarm collection and unwanted wasp nests.

More info on Urban beekeeping