Honey wars: crime and killings in New Zealand's booming manuka industry

Only months after they had buried the corpses of their bees, the midnight raids began. Farm gates were cut open with cordless tools, hives dumped into plastic rubbish bags and tossed carelessly into the back of open utes (trucks).

The couple have memorised every detail of the thefts, because they were captured on CCTV cameras, which were installed after the bee massacre.