FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters
FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters

Stealing bees the new buzz in New Zealand as honey prices soar

Hive heists were rising, with 400 bee or honey thefts reported in the six months to January, police say

FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters
FManuka honey products displayed at a supermarket in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters
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