Every Friday Nicola chats to Jesse Mulligan from Radio New Zealand about the not-so-cuddly critters that need our attention.
Native NZ Bee
Image: Phil Bendle | Creative Commons
15 December 2017
New Zealand has 28 species of native bee, 27 of them are endemic.
DOC’s Threatened Species Ambassador, Nicola Toki, helps us to understand that when it comes to NZ native bees, we’re talking solitary, small, usually black insects that generally mind their own ‘beesness’ and that do not make honey!
Bee aware on Critter of the Week