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Offsetting your carbon can do wonders for water quality

Offsetting your carbon can do wonders for water quality

4 Feb 2015 by The Million Metres team

Ever thought of offsetting your carbon emissions by donating to the Million Metres Streams Project? Jon Brett, co-creator of TetraMap has recently done just that.

Concerned about the amount of carbon generated as the result of his overseas flights, Jon decided to offset it with us and help out the environment at the same time.  

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Do a little to give a lot

Do a little to give a lot

9 Feb 2015 by The Million Metres team

The Million Metres Streams project is excited to announce that we’ve signed with Little Lot, a fundraising application that raises money for well-known charities, including us.

With Little Lot, you download an app onto your laptop or device which allows brands to feature on your desktop wallpaper. In return 75% of those brands’ advertising dollars get donated to the charity of your choice.

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Coming soon – our first Auckland project.

Coming soon - our first Auckland project.

14 Oct 2015 by The Million Metres team

The Million Metres Streams Project is delighted to be supporting the restoration of the Hoteo River Catchment - Auckland's largest, covering almost eight per cent of the Auckland region's land area. Situated north of the city, the river spans virtually the entire island, with its head waters on the east coast near Omaha/Te Arai and its mouth on the mighty Kaipara Harbour. 

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Congratulations #mywaterwaynz winners 2016!

Congratulations #mywaterwaynz winners 2016!

22 Mar 2016 by The Million Metres team

For the last five weeks we’ve been hosting #mywaterwaynz – a photo competition bringing together individuals from all around New Zealand to celebrate the outstanding beauty and love we have for our rivers, lakes and waterfalls.

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OUR LATEST PROJECT!  Restoring Rosebank Peninsula

OUR LATEST PROJECT! Restoring Rosebank Peninsula

11 Oct 2016 by The Million Metres team

Next to Auckland’s busy North Western motorway and industrial zone there lies a wildlife hot spot. But it is overgrown with weeds. Local volunteers have launched a $120,000 crowdfunding campaign with Million Metres. Together we will help restore this important native habitat.

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Our year in waterway restoration

Our year in waterway restoration

21 Dec 2016 by The Million Metres team

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

Businesses backing Million Metres

21 Dec 2016 by The Million Metres team

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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Young Photographer of the Year teams up with Million Metres

Young Photographer of the Year teams up with Million Metres

31 May 2017 by The Million Metres team

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

The Body Shop is backing NZ’s rivers

31 May 2017 by The Million Metres team

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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1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet

27 Feb 2018 by The Million Metres team

1,200 companies in 60 countries give one percent of revenues to environmental causes. Million Metres is now able to benefit from their commitment.

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Young Professionals Drive Action on Water

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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