Help clean up our rivers by funding a metre of tree planting along a stream in New Zealand today
Ready to help crowdfund the restoration of New Zealand’s waterways?
Find a project and give it a boost! See how it all adds up to a cleaner New Zealand for all of us.
Or start a project of your own!
44% of New Zealand's monitored lakes are so polluted virtually nothing can survive in them.
62% of New Zealand's lowland rivers are so polluted with pathogens we can't safely swim in them.
74% of New Zealand's freshwater fish species are now classified as ‘threatened’.
All freshwater scientists agree that riparian planting is vital to the health of our freshwater ecosystems. Plants filter toxic runoff, prevent sediment washing into water, and cool the water by shading it, so aquatic creatures can survive.Find Out More
Select from great Million Metres projects all over New Zealand. Fund the project to plant some metres of native plants and trees on your behalf next winter. We’ll keep you updated on progress and on projects you can visit and volunteer on in your local area.