Here is a must read Guardian article 'Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers'
Analysis from EU’s scientific risk assessors finds neonicotinoids pose a serious danger to all bees, making total field ban highly likely. Here is the Guardian article.
Here is Trees For Bees resource on plant flowering times of selected species reported to be visited by honey bees in New Zealand
Here's a great article on the current situation for bees in NZ
Here's a link to Kings Seeds 'Bring on the Bees' seed mix.