Million Metre Streams Project Blog

Keep up to date with stream restoration progress around the regions and news from our Field Partners.

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Digging the Dirt on Sediment

19 Jun 2019 by The Million Metres team

Million Metres is part of a new initiative of the Sustainable Business Network: GulfX. GulfX is all about tackling pollution in the Hauraki Gulf from heavy metals, plastic and sediment. It’s easy to understand how the first two of these - heavy metals and plastics - can have a detrimental effect on the Gulf. We know those nasties shouldn’t be there! But what about sediment? How can a natural substance like soil be such a problem for our waterways?

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Planting season is here and you’re invited!

23 May 2019 by The Million Metres team

This winter Million Metres has lots of opportunities for you to get involved in planting and do some good for Aotearoa’s waterways. Planting is also an opportunity to lend a hand to volunteer groups in our communities who work year round to care for our environment. And a morning out in the bush is such a great way to unwind and reconnect with nature.

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Young Professionals Drive Action on Water

30 Jul 2018 by The Million Metres team

Today, Auckland is having a detrimental effect on the Hauraki Gulf. Reports have revealed that the Gulf supports 45% less marine life than it did 100 years ago. With the city’s population expected to exceed two million in 15 years, how can we reduce our impact and restore our big blue backyard?

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