Do you own bees?
The goal of the Bee Super Highway is to establish over 1000 Hive Haven Stingless Native Bee hive locations. If you are interested in creating a new location then please contact us.
Location: 70 McCarthy Road, Maleny
Site Characteristics: The reason this site was chosen for a Hive Haven bee box was because of its high rainfall, elevation and cool climate. Hive Haven honey is available for purchase at the kiosk.
Queensland University of Technology – Gardens Point Campus
Location: 2 George Street, Brisbane, 2000
Site Characteristics: The reason this site was chosen was to provide University students studying bees, on-campus access to a hive for research purposes.
Caboolture Montessori School
Location: 200 Old Gympie Road, Caboolture, 4510
Site Characteristics: The reason this site was chosen for a Hive Haven bee box was to assist students to learn about bees, pollination, honey and the environment.
Glasshouse Views Retirement Village
Location: 96 – 104 Peachester Road, Beerwah, 4519
Site Characteristics: The reason this site was chosen for a Hive Haven hive is because residents have a keen interest in gardening and would like to harvest their own Stingless Native Bee (honey pot) honey.
ABC Sunshine Coast Radio Station
Location: 15 Carnaby Street, Maroochydore, 4558Site Characteristics: This location was chosen because a Stingless Native Bee colony had already established itself at the Radio Station.
A location at the radio station also helps to promote the Bee Super Highway.
Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
Location: Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah, 4519
Site Characteristics: The Wildlife Hospital was a natural choice for a hive location due to their work with wildlife and the natural environment. It is also the perfect place to raise awareness of the plight of bees.
International Montessori College Farm Forest Glen
Location: 880 Maroochydore Road, Maroochydore, 4556
Site Characteristics: The Farm was chosen because bees assist in the pollination of the School’s market garden and provides the students with the opportunity to learn about bees, pollination and honey extraction.
Logan City Council Art Gallery
Location: Wembley Road & Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central, 4114
Site Characteristics: The hive was on display at the City Council Art Gallery until the end of May. The project titled ‘Creative communing with the stingless native bee’ is run by Sandra Conte – Earth emag, was supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund – A partnership between the Queensland State Government and Logan City Council.
Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
Location: Sippy Downs
Site Characteristics: The Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast Butterfly Garden was chosen to raise awareness and to enable staff and visitors to learn about bees, pollination, honey and the environment.
Beerburrum Service Centre
Location: Beerburrum Township – Beerburrum Road, Beeburrum 4517
Site Characteristics: Hive Haven headquarters-where the journey all began!
University of the Sunshine Coast Community Garden – ‘Moving Feast Community Garden’
Location: Sippy Downs
Site Characteristics: The reason this site was chosen for a Hive Haven bee box was because the University gave us permission to ‘bud’ one of their residence hives.
Thank you Hutchinson Builders for sponsoring ten Stingless native bee stands to kick-start the Bee Super Highway. Jesse installed the first stand for us at the University of the Sunshine Coast – Brasserie Garden Court (recently re-located to the Queensland University of Technology QUT).
Thank you Dotmar Plastics for your assistance with design and machining of the Hive Haven prototypes (version 4 to 8).
We are very proud to be commercially manufacturing the Hive Haven V9. We thank Adam and his team at OzziKleen Sunshine Coast for enabling us to develop our roto-moulded hive which is capable of being insulated with either a soft or liquid insulator.