"The keeping of bees is like the directing of sunbeams"  Thoreau

How It All Started

Beekeeping is a passion and it can catch you totally by surprise, and be a life changing event. This is the case with us at Happy Beekeeping, and from one simple meeting with bees and honey, life was never the same again.  The seed had been sown and the decision was made to transform our corporate lives and "go back to nature" with bees and beekeeping.  Read more

Premium Quality New Zealand Honey


New Zealand is known worldwide for its superior honey. The vision of "Happy Beekeeping" is to make the top quality pure, unadulterated available right here, in its place of origin. Read more ....

Taste of Auckland Festival 2015

With more and more people now thinking twice about what they are putting in their bodies, the market for healthy and organic products is growing vastly. Sunshine Organics stock a variety of fresh fruit, veg, Honey, beauty and cleaning products for the health conscious amongst us. Their staff are knowledgeable and enthusiastic and will help you pick the brands that best suit your needs and requirements.. Read More...

Food Recipes and honey related articles

Homemade banana ice cream is the easiest thing to make; and you don’t need a fancy ice cream maker machine, all you need is a food processor and a few ingredients. The words ‘healthy’ and Read more

Buy Our Honey

Happy Beekeeping MG 520+ Manuka honey is tested and certified by an independent laboratory to confirm its grading level. The test measures concentrations of DHA (dihydroxyacetone), MG (methylglyoxal), and HMF (5-hydroxymethylfurfural) in honey. MG results are converted to the.. Read more...

Honey Articles

The cause of this ‘non-peroxide activity’ (NPA) wasn’t well understood for many years. Then, in 2008, a scientist in Germany Professor Thomas Henle of University of Dresden demonstrated in his research for the first time that that manuka honey’s ‘non-peroxide’ antimicrobial activity (NPA) was closely related to the presence of the compound methylglyoxal (MG) and Methylglyoxal presence in the honey is responsible for the antibacterial activity of Manuka honey." Read more