Manuka Farm Forestry with Bee Optimisation, Financial and Consent Customised


A personalised on-farm consultation service to help you plan your manuka forest.

As well as optimising your land's potential for producing manuka honey, this package is customised to provide you with help accessing available funds and/or applying for Resource Consents.


You will receive:

Site Information

  • Site visit, appraisal and evaluation
  • Site selection outlining best areas for development
  • 3D interactive model of your farm landscape, that you can run on your ipad or smart phone, enabling you to get a visual fly-around of your land
  • A movie showing the sun's movement across your land, at different times of year

Planting Plan

  • Planting site map for trees, specific to your land
  • List of non-manuka bee food trees for year-round bee health
  • Planting guidelines for trees
  • Contacts for nurseries supplying trees and planting labour

Bee Planning

  • Beehive site planning
  • Beehive location and map
  • Planning for access for beekeeping vehicles
  • How many hives your land can support


  • Planting programme timing, tailored to your site and requirements
  • Bee programme - when to introduce bees
  • Outline of specific ongoing maintenance issues

Funding Assistance

  • Assistance with funding applications as required
  • Assistance with financial modelling of the impact of beekeeping on your business

Resource Consent Assistance

  • Assistance with Resource Consent applications as required


  • Contact me for a custom-made consultation proposal

Contact me below, outlining your specific requirements, for an obligation-free discussion of how I might help you.

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