- increase the knowledge of bees and the bee culture
- improve the standard of beekeeping among beekeepers, and to assist with the formation of sub-branches and to affiliate with similar bodies.
- assist in the study of subjects allied and relevant to apiculture
- foster intelligent observation and good practical handling of bees.
- afford advice and assistance to beginners, particularly in overcoming their early difficulties.
- arrange lectures, discussions, demonstrations and field days for the benefit of members.
- assist members in obtaining suitable apiculture material.
- conduct and encourage experimental work connected with the beekeeping industry.
- assist members with and by acquisition of equipment.
- provide a means whereby apiarists may be represented through a common organisation for the welfare of the industry.
- protect natural honey resources and to protect the unnecessary destruction of honey-producing flora.