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We’re auctioning off beeutiful hives to raise funds and create a buzz around saving our precious little honeybee. Place a bid on your favourite or donate what you can on our Give a Little page.

Our buzzy little friends might look sweet, but honeybees play a pretty essential role in our ecosystem, with a third of our food relying on their pollination. A recent study of over 3600 registered New Zealand beekeepers show our bee population is dropping by around 10% each year, consistently for the last several years.

Un-bee-lievable, we know. Part of this is due to our once chub-bee workers running out of food, while pesky wasps are doing what they can to wipe out their fellow flyers.

We’ve enlisted the talents of generous local artists to transform our hives into masterpieces. The final honey pot for these original, unique and valuable works will go towards getting rid of our bee’s enemies, implementing Vespex solutions across Queenstown and creating a buzz amongst keepers.

Place a bid on your favourite or donate what you can on our Give a Little page. Our honeybees thank you dearly. Well, what they actually said was ‘buzz, buzz, buzz’ but you get the gist.

Hive #5: B52 FUCHSIA LOVE SHACK by Kay Turner and Ro Bradshaw

"Inspired by the bands hit song and the 50's Beehive hair style reference. The shack was a tin roof cabin set way back in the middle of a field with no plumbing. Fuchsia pink (a favourite word in spelling bees) represents good health, life, compassion, harmony and love towards others." @hullabooartspace

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This seller is located in Queenstown, Otago

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    Ro Bradshaw and Kay Turner's Brilliant B52 Beehive

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    Seller located in Queenstown, Otago

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