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Description

We’re auctioning off SIX 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 #4: KIWIANA (The land we live in) by Andie King

"My love for vintage advertising, labels and typography is usually portrayed in my Artwork in one way or another. I am also influenced by the look of natural deterioration of aging surfaces and objects. Most of my work is done by using acrylics, on textured canvases, weed or any other unusual item I can find to paint on. My art tends to be in bold colours for more of an eye catching effect. I am a self taught artist, so everything takes me on a journey of learning and discovery. I love not knowing what each canvas is going to end up looking like."

http://www.queenstownartscentre.co.nz

https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/queenstown-lakes-bee-health-booster https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/wasp-wipeout/111722436/world-first-gilded-beehive-creating

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Seller does not allow pick-ups

This seller is located in Queenstown, Otago

Payment Options

Seller acceptsCash, NZ Bank Deposit

Questions & Answers (4)

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    Hi what's the size and how much to freight to Auckland2yeoman(203)09:21 am, Sun, 5 May
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    I estimate freight to be around the $30-50 range, I am awaiting the quote from our courier. The size is 485 x 410 x 760.lupsy(143)• Sunday, 5 May 2019
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    what are the hives made from?perrier(226)04:49 pm, Fri, 17 May
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    Hello, NZ pine from BeeQuip NZlupsy(143)• Friday, 17 May 2019
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    are you selling the other hives?perrier(226)04:50 pm, Fri, 17 May
    L
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    Yes, all hives for sale are on my listing or search trade.me/worldbeedaylupsy(143)• Friday, 17 May 2019
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    Where are these hives located.geoffthompson1(0)09:40 pm, Fri, 17 May
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    Hello, they have been moving around but are now at the Macomos Art Gallery, 5 mile, Queenstown.lupsy(143)• Friday, 17 May 2019

Andie King's Bold Beehive

Support our bee health fundraiser!

Final bid

$151.00

Reserve met •

Closed: Mon 20th May, 7:30pm
Seller located in Queenstown, Otago
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