Tag - Kieran Richardt


Exciting News – Natura Pacific on Gardening Australia

The team at Natura Pacific were very proud to see our Director Kieran Richardt appear on ABC’s Gardening Australia last week (Friday, March 23rd at 7.30pm), delivering what we saw as an Oscar-worthy performance. The ever-charming Jerry Coleby-Williams and his fabulous team spent the day filming at our Burleigh premises and we were thrilled to see the segment …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Adding brood to a budding box

Once again we join Natura’s Director, and resident native bee expert, Kieran to learn more about keeping and caring for native stingless bees. In this video Kieran, with some help from his young son, shows you how to extract brood from an established hive to transfer into a budding box to create a whole new …


VIDEO: Budding a native bee hive

Join Kieran and Bastian as they show you how to ‘bud’ a native bee hive. By budding a hive you can essentially create two hives from the one and so double the chances of survival for a settlement of native stingless bees that needs to be relocated due to clearing activities. If you would like …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 5)

In this final video of our 5 part series on rescue and recovery of some native stingless bees Kieran talks about the progress of the hive once it was removed from the development site and how some unexpected challenges lay ahead for this little colony of bees. In case you missed them, click on these …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 4)

In this video (part 4 of 5 videos) we watch as Mark and Kieran work together to cut the tree that contains a native bee hive so that it can be safely and carefully relocated away from the clearing works that would have otherwise have seen this hive destroyed. In this case the skilled work …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 3)

In this third video of the series, Kieran shows how the native beehive is prepared in the field for translocation away from its current site, which is due to be cleared for development. In this way the bees, and any other fauna located in this area will be carefully relocated to another location prior to …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 2)

Welcome back to our video series all about the translocation of a hive of native stingless bees. This is part 2 of a five part series (click on these links to see Part 1, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5). In this video Kieran runs through what equipment he is preparing for the rescue and …


VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 1)

Did you know that Australia has it’s very own native bees? They are much smaller and harder to spot than the traditional honey bees that have been introduced here, nor do they deliver the sometimes nasty sting that their Europen cousins do. In fact our native bees are a critically important part of the ecological …


Natura Pacific features in ‘More Gold Coast’

The work of Natura Pacific appeared recently in a feature article published by ‘More Gold Coast’. This article was a wonderful reflection of the achievements and initiatives that our small Gold Coast business has accomplished over the last 10 years as a result of the passion and enthusiasm of our small but dedicated team. Click here …


VIDEO: Homemade yogurt a few easy steps

Homemade yogurt is not only simple but a much cheaper and healthier option for your family. Take a look as Kieran shows you how… along with a couple of little helpers!

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