Hive Haven has been announced as 2019 Finalists for the

  •  Sunshine Coast Business Awards & The Queensland Community Awards (Food & Agriculture) and the
  • Queensland Community Achievement Award (Innovative Agriculture)


Our latest V9 stingless native bee trial site – Australian Parliament House, Canberra ACT


Inside Small Business Magazine – Top 50 Business Leaders 2018 (Hive Haven)

Grow Coastal 2018 participant in 12 week accelorator program

100 Faces Recipient – Queensland State Government (image includes QCamel)

GFIA ‘Global Forum for Innovative Agriculture’ GFIA 5-6 Feb Abu-Dhabi. Big thanks to the Abu-Dhabi Food Authority for sponsoring our visit. It was a great honour thankyou.


Valley Bees – Open Day 2017 – Hive Haven V9 Stingless Native Bee Hive Launch

(photo supplied: Steve Flavel,

Regional Flavours – 2017 – Master Chef George Calombaris & Celebrity Chef Miguel Maestre cooking with both our stingless ‘Native Gold’ and Hive Haven ‘Bush Honey’.


Sunshine Coast Agricultural show

2017 – Grand Champion
2016 – Three Firsts (Light Honey, Wax and Dark Honey)

   Agricultural Show 2016 . 1

Councillor Jenny McKay 2017  – Sunshine Coast Council collaborative project with FAN Sunshine Coast Food & Agricultural Network


Native Plants Sunshine Coast display events 2017


Logan Art Gallery ‘Bee Mindful Exhibition’ curated by Sandra Conte 2017


Pitch to Queensland Chief Entrepreneur in residence 2017 – Mark Sowerby and other Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast events

 IC Incubator Graduation - 16.5.16

Queensland Small Business Week 2017 – Hive Haven was proud to represent the Sunshine Coast


Queensland Regional Achievement & Community Awards – Winner 2016

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Advanced Queensland Summit 2016 – Matt Golinski cooking with Hive Haven stingless native bee honey ‘Native Gold’

 Matt Golinski - HH stingless native honey - Advance Qld Summit 2016    

Company Awards and Initiatives

Achievements –
2019 – Show Champion Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show (European Honey)
2019 – Queensland AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Finalist (top three)
2018 – Listed in ‘Top 50 Australian Business Leaders of 2018’ by the Australian Small Business
2017 – Show Champion Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show (European Honey)
2017 – Queensland Regional Achievement & Community Award Finalist – Innovative Agriculture
2016 – Queensland Regional Achievement & Community Award Winner – Trade & Career
2015 – Sunshine Coast Business Awards – SMART Product & Service Award


Talking with our Local, State and Federal pollies about the importance of #Bees


Sunshine Coast Bee Keepers Group – Winner ‘Best Honey in the World’ Competition 2016

WP_20160625_11_05_44_Pro Honey Comp 2015

Other events

HH native bees at USC 16.2.16    Jeeah 2016  



Greenden – ‘Protecting Australian Native Bees From Heatwaves’ Andrea Hoymann


Life Science Startups – ‘Hive Haven’ Leah Cannon

Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur – Building a commercial future for Australian Stingless Native Bees

Hive Haven – all about being cool – Trade Investment Queensland

Sunshine Coast Hive Haven making a beeline towards overseas markets – Regional Development Australia (Sunshine Coast)

New hive protects stingless native bees against heatwaves – Jennifer Nichols – ABC Rural

Coast honey company’s backyard bee hive dream -Matty Goldsworth 10 Oct 2017

Hive Haven Wins Major Award – Glasshouse Country News Page 11

9 new Sunshine Coast Business Foodies Will Love – Nicky Moffat – Noosa News

‘Community in overdrive on Bee Super Highway’ Hutchinsons Builders Page 14

‘Beerburrum’s Sweet Contribution’ Lea Parkes – Glasshouse Country News

”3D printed hives on hold, in race to build Stingless Native Bee industry’ Marty McCarthy, Qld Country Hour – ABC Radio

‘Sunshine Coast Business Awards’ Lea Parkes – Glasshouse Country News

‘Recycled Plastic Beehives Stack up for Prize Pitch’ Jane Cameron – University of the Sunshine Coast

‘Show me the Honey’ Kye White – Startup Smart

‘Australia Zoo becomes a hive of activity’ John McCutcheon – Sunshine Coast Daily

‘To bees or not to bees, is the question’ Bill Hoffman – Sunshine Coast Daily

‘MTAQ Member Creating a Buzz in the Bee Keeping World’ Johnathon Nash – MTAQ