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Congratulations New Zealand!

With Aotearoa New Zealand going down to Alert Level 1, we would just like to congratulate our corner of the planet while encouraging everyone to remain vigilant. It has been a very tough few months for The Apiary, but we are far from alone, and many many people have had it much worse off than […]

The Apiary is shutting down during COVID-19

We have been in touch with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and due to the new Government regulations we have been deemed a non-essential service, to quote directly from the official Covid-19 website, “Natural health services are considered non-essential.” We were told that we would be allowed to operate our business in isolation, […]

Domestic Postage Rates to Change

Some good news on this cold and dreary Monday. We’re delighted to announce that from now on, all orders placed within NZ will be automatically couriered by our friends at Pass the Parcel. You’ll be emailed with all the details of how to track your item(s) once you’ve ordered, and we’ll take it from there. […]

Pollenaze discontinued

As we have had to downsize our operations in the last few years we’ve found it increasingly difficult to make Pollenaze to the degree of quality we expect in our products. Pollenaze needs to be creamed which is a tricky process and something of an artform in itself, hard enough in a big factory let […]

Notes from the Manager – Going SLS-free

SLS (sodium lauryl sulphate) is one of the chemicals I’m allergic to. SLS aggravates my dermatitis, causes the skin on my forehead and the back of my hands to become paper thing. SLS in toothpaste made my gums bleed and even worse, causes deep tissues in my tongue which would bleed so much the hand […]

Winter Sale – 25% Off 125ml Skin Care

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our wonderful loyal customers. As a small token of our gratitude, and to celebrate getting into the home straight before the end of Winter, we’re offering 25% off on our most popular product – the Apis Mellifera 125ml Skin Care. Simply use the coupon code […]

Merry Christmas from The Apiary!

Please note we will be closed from December 23rd until January 9th. You will still be able to order online with us, but order will only be dispatched twice weekly until we reopen.

Notes from the Manager – Generations

My father developed the Classic Skin Cream for his psoriasis and I developed the Very Sensitive Cream for my dermatitis, it would be nice to think that as each new generation of Davidson takes over management of the business, they might endeavour to develop a new product from our original beehive extracts.   Dad had […]