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About Us

History of ApiHealth NZ Ltd starts  from former company Scientific Technology and Ecology Ltd., which was founded in January 1998 and at the end of that year became a Winner of Bank of New Zealand Waitakere Eco City Business Awards in two categories: “Best New Business” and “Innovative Business”.

ApiHealth is a progressive company with an ever-expanding global export market through the production of specialized products  and  is a leading supplier of quality natural bee venom products.

ApiHealth NZ Ltd specialize in the development and manufacturing new bee health and skin care products for human consumption and veterinary with use of innovative technologies.

working bee

Only rational scientific and technological processing and using of bee products and health products can preserve all biological activity of the main components and as a result their healing properties.


The latest ApiHealth developments in manufacturing bee venom skin care products became popular around the world. As a result we see now new era for bee venom in skin care products due to its unique properties of polypeptides and enzymes complex which allow providing regeneration of new skin cells and provide anti-aging effect.  We hope that bee venom will be accepted as a new great ingredient.

working bee

At present ApiHealth NZ Ltd is a main commercial supplier of high quality bee venom in New Zealand. ApiHealth bee venom collected in green, clean and nuclear free country has a unique beneficial effect and can be used not only in medicines, but also in a range of health products such as food products.

Team Members

Today ApiHealth employs highly qualified staff and co-operates widely with the international scientists which allows to progress in manufacturing techniques and develop innovative technological approaches in making unique health bee products.

Nikolai with his bee venom device
Dr. Nikolai Nikolaev

He is an expert in product and technology innovations, and has more than 20 years of scientific experience in biological and biotechnological research. Nikolai is qualified as an apiculturalist, and has a full understanding of bee products and their power in human health and nutrition Dr. Nikolaev was the first in New Zealand to suggest utilizing natural dry bee venom powder for making honey-based products and later developed the technology of mixing both liquid and dry honey with dry bee venom. The safe and healthy dosage of bee venom in the products was scientifically substantiated. This technology was recognized as innovative (NZ patent #333790). The main advantage of this technology is the possibility of standardisation of bee venom dosage in the final product. The products made under ApiHealth technology have had a lot of references that state remarkable beneficial results.

Phd. Tatiana Nikolaeva

Tatiana co-founded API Health with Nikolai in 1998. She has a well established background in biological research and apitherapy. She has oversees the company's scientific activities, including the introduction of new product technology and the development of biological methods for the determination of bee venom activity. Tatiana also has experience in marketing and is responsible for promoting new products.

Nick Nikolaev

Nick is responsible for the manufacturing process and involved in the manufacturing honey based products and processing of bee products such as royal jelly, bee pollen and propolis

Nina Sopina