Gold rush

Mānuka honey has exploded in value in recent years, and now it’s a high-stakes business, attracting hive thieves, counterfeit products, unscrupulous players—and triggering a race for the blossom every spring, wherever the trees are in flower. Mānuka blooms first in Northland, and then moves down the country in a white wash of blossom. By Christmas, … Continue reading Gold rush