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Manuka-Honey Bees-Honey003.tif
Waikau Bay: a beekeeper inspects his hives. The main activities of the region, forestry, fishing and cattle and sheep rearing, encounter a problem of isolation. Farming dwindled in the 1960s and moved to areas with a richer soil and less hills. Since the 60s, unemployment and rural exodus are the ebb and flow in this coastal region.