• Give a Soap Bar another chance

    Give a Soap Bar another chance
    Maybe it's nostalgia, or maybe just a return to essentials, but soap bars have come a long way since the sulfate-heavy, overly fragrant ones your grandma kept next to her sink. These days, soap bars are teeming with the same natural, skin-saving ingredients as your favorite go-to cleanser. In other words: they're back. There has been a huge upswing in minimalist skin care, and the...
  • Honey Breakfast - Yummy!

    Honey Breakfast - Yummy!
    Whether you are into sweet or savoury, there is nothing like a delicious and nutritious breakfast (and let's admit, there is always a place for the less nutritious breakfast treat from time to time). With so many different ways to start your day, there is always a good argument to be made for breakfast. Not only are eggs essential in many recipes from baked...
  • Winter Wellness - It's the Bees Knees!

    Winter Wellness - It's the Bees Knees!
    Got a cough? A cold? feeling the sniffles in the morning maybe? THEN STOP. Reach for our honey, it helps. ALL honey is known to have medicinal properties, it's just that Manuka gets all the press!. There is data to show that honey helps relieve irritation in the mouth or throat by forming a protective film, and soothes coughs caused by upper respiratory tract...
  • Give the "Gift of Health"

    Give the "Gift of Health"
    Shopping for gifts is at the top of many people’s to-do lists be it for Christmas, a Birthday, Easter or that special occasion such as Mothers or Fathers day, maybe just a thank you to family, friends, or a colleague.   And you will agree it can be hard, what to buy, will they like it, bin it or sell it (we have all experienced this!).  ...
  • Manuka Labelling - I just don't get it!

    Manuka Labelling - I just don't get it!
    We have been doing a lot of local A & P shows and fetes, so we often get asked the million dollar Manuka Honey question - what does UMF mean and is your Manuka Honey the real deal?  The short answer is YES it is the real deal.We know it's confusing and we are sorry that customers feel this way, but a little knowledge...
  • NEW Honey Dew Drops - Bee Healthy!

    NEW Honey Dew Drops - Bee Healthy!
    It feels like winter, looks like winter, it must be winter! Its that time of year as autumn is in full swing and winter is but a breath away and your throat starts to get starchy from the car air conditioning and the constant change in temperatures. It is so nice to reach out and pick up a healthy natural honey drop to suck on...
  • Honey Plus +++

    Honey Plus +++
    We looked around and thought what can we turn our honey into that is healthy, contributes to peoples wellness, that people use every day (like they eat honey) and is portable - also you can take them travelling too? Voila! Our range extended to moisturising and nourishing Balms and Soaps.  We are really pleased with the use of our Beeswax and Manuka honey as it acts...
  • Why does Honey vary on colour and taste?

    Why does Honey vary on colour and taste?
    The colour and flavour of honey differs depending on the nectar source (the blossoms) visited by the honey bees.  Honey colour ranges from nearly colourless to dark brown, and its flavour varies from delectably mild to distinctively bold, depending on where the honey bees buzzed. Honey is produced in every region of New Zealand, but depending on floral source location, certain types of honey are produced only in a few regions...
  • Glass vs. Plastic

    Glass vs. Plastic
    When buying your products at the local supermarket, you’ve probably noticed the variety of different containers that your food and drinks come in. Most of them being glass or plastic, but which one do you choose? Which one is not only better for keeping your food fresh but also better for the environment? We get challenged on this subject every time we meet our...
  • Beeswax - So many uses!

    Beeswax - So many uses!
    Beeswax is a natural¬†wax that the honey bees produce. Beeswax¬†is one of the most well-known and commonly used bee byproducts. Bees construct their honeycomb by producing this wax ‚Äď a complex mix of over 250 compounds. Each worker bee has eight abdominal wax glands and creates the building material by mixing wax from her glands with her saliva. The resulting honeycomb keeps eggs and...
  • Hand Crafted Manuka & Beeswax Balm

    Hand Crafted Manuka & Beeswax Balm
    We just love our NEW Handmade Balm that uses our 100% Pure New Zealand Beeswax and Manuka Honey.
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