Beekeeping Events

Club Meetings

The Waikato Domestic Beekeepers Association meets most months at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of the month (except January).
Also on the Saturday morning following each Thursday meeting we have a club hive field day.

Current Venue:
Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club,
32 Claudelands Rd, Hamilton East

If you would like to add an event to this site, please contact us


Upcoming Events

Date Event Details
Thu 21 May 2020

May Club Meeting

730pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Honey and wax competition

Sat 23 May 2020

May club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10am - please bring protective gear

Thu 18 Jun 2020

June Club Meeting (AGM)

730pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

AGM and photo competition judging

Sat 20 Jun 2020

June club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Sat 20 Jun 2020

2020 New Zealand Apiculture Conference

Details on the 2020 New Zealand Apiculture Conference this month

Thu 16 Jul 2020

July Club Meeting

730pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Getting ready for Spring 1  “Tools of the Trade”

Sat 18 Jul 2020

July club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Thu 20 Aug 2020

August Club Meeting

7:30pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Getting ready for Spring 2 - Speaker: Jane Lorimer

Sat 22 Aug 2020

August club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Thu 17 Sep 2020

September Club Meeting

7:30pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Hive splits and Swarm list

Sat 19 Sep 2020

September club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Thu 15 Oct 2020

October Club Meeting

7:30pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Expert Panel to answer questions

Sat 17 Oct 2020

October club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Thu 19 Nov 2020

November Club Meeting

730pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Quiz night

Sat 21 Nov 2020

November club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10:30am - please bring protective gear

Thu 18 Feb 2021

February Club Meeting

7:30pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

 

We will be discussing:
  • Extracting honey and the law around selling, bartering or sharing honey
  • Tutin and tutin testing
  • Mike Simmonds discussing hiring and using his commercial facilities for honey extraction
Sat 20 Feb 2021

February club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10am - please bring protective gear

Thu 18 Mar 2021

March Club Meeting

7:30pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Sat 20 Mar 2021

March club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10am - please bring protective gear

Thu 15 Apr 2021

April Club Meeting

730pm @ Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Sat 17 Apr 2021

April club hive inspection meeting

Meet at club Apiary from 10am - please bring protective gear