HoneyBee Hives is owned & operated by Di McQueen-Richardson & Scott Richardson, commercial beekeepers located in northern NSW. We met and fell in love at first sight in 2017 and married in May 2020.

HoneyBee Hives was created in 2018 in response to local demand for bees and we have since diversified and grown to specialise in the creation & sale of bees, boutique honey & honeycomb products, & all-natural beeswax-based balms which are lovingly hand-crafted using superior quality ingredients, including beeswax from our own apiaries, organic butters, oils, herbs, & flowers & 100% pure essential oils.

Di McQueen-Richardson

Queen Bee

Scott Richardson

Beekeeper Extraordinaire


With 30+ years experience in business management and a passion for creating 

solutions, Di also utilises her many years as

a natural therapist to create our healing and nourishing balms and related products.

Contact Di on 0411 097 275 for orders, enquiries, questions & anything else we can assist you with.

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With more than 30 years beekeeping experience, Scott brings a wealth of knowledge to HoneyBee Hives & is always happy to offer his advice.

Contact Scott on 0400 053 402 for all

bee-related questions & support.

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