Do the maths

NZ Lifestyle Block - - The Good Life -

If the reg­is­tered (man­aged by man) NZ bee pop­u­la­tion is 2.65 hives per kilo­me­tre, and you take out the South­ern Alps and a lot of Auck­land, we must be at a den­sity of over three hives per kilo­me­tre around our homes. At an av­er­age of 50,000 bees per hive, that is 150,000 bees look­ing for food ev­ery day in the square kilo­me­tre around your house. What is left for the lo­cals?

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