Million Metres Blog

Check in here for the latest from the Million Metres Streams Project; everything from project milestones to commentary about news and events relating to our waterways.

Million Metres Blog

Go Jump Off a Wharf!

4 Jul 2017 by mmsp_admin

A few weeks ago Million Metres wanted to know just how far supporters would go to restore New Zealands waterways. It turns out people are willing to jump off a wharf in the middle of winter.

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Young Photographer of the Year teams up with Million Metres

31 May 2017 by mmsp_admin

Talman Madsen is a New Zealand based photographer. He spends his time travelling to wild places seeking out scenes that make our jaws drop, all the while documenting it on social media. In 2016 he was awarded New Zealand Geographic Young Photographer of the Year. 

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The Body Shop is backing NZ’s rivers

31 May 2017 by mmsp_admin

The Body Shop is a global skin care company. It operates in 66 countries. The NZ branch is helping tackle the nation’s freshwater crisis. It has signed a three year partnership with the Sustainable Business Network’s Million Metres project.  

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Downstream – A journey from Summit to Sea

20 Mar 2017 by mmsp_admin

To be truly inspired to protect our waterways requires a special connection. It’s about getting outside and seeing what the blue line on the map has to tell you in person. It’s about learning the river’s story. Million Metres is partnering with a special expedition doing just that. 

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Our year in waterway restoration

21 Dec 2016 by mmsp_admin

Million Metres has worked throughout 2016 to help incredible Kiwis plant trees for healthy rivers. Our projects have now planted a total of more than 75,000 trees with funding via Million Metres. 

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Businesses backing Million Metres

21 Dec 2016 by mmsp_admin

Million Metres brings together a unique combination of public donations, local authority expertise and support from businesses. Here’s the latest on how Kiwi brands are backing the restoration of New Zealand’s waterways.   

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