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A stellar summer for pohutukawa

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 1:18 pm | Project Crimson

This year has been heralded as one of the best summers for pohutukawa we have seen for some time. Project Crimson's Forest Health Consultant, Gordon Hosking explains why. More >>

Find a tree. Now shoot it

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:12 pm | Project Crimson

Not a call to action many of us would leap at. Nonetheless, Project Crimson wants you to grab your camera and start shooting. More >>

Project Crimson distributes $15,000 in community funding

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 5:03 pm | Project Crimson

Around 60 groups throughout New Zealand received assistance from Project Crimson this year as part of their annual Community Restoration Programme. These groups received pohutukawa, northern or southern rata and/or funding from a Project Crimson Community ... More >>

New Zealanders to plant over 10000 pohutukawa & rata in 2014

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 3:20 pm | Project Crimson

This year, volunteers in communities all around New Zealand will plant more than 10,000 eco-sourced pohutukawa and rata trees following the 2014 Project Crimson Community Restoration Programme which has recently opened for applications. More >>

Ecology and beauty for pōhutukawa and rātā

Monday, 3 March 2014, 4:10 pm | Project Crimson

Ecology and beauty collide to raise awareness of pōhutukawa and rātā In a brilliant mix of ecology and beauty, innovative haircare brand Biolage has teamed up with Project Crimson, to help raise awareness and funds for the conservation charity. Biolage ... More >>

Celebrity chef helps to plant rata for namesake restaurant

Monday, 14 October 2013, 2:25 pm | Project Crimson

On Friday 11 October, celebrity chef Josh Emett from Queenstown’s Rātā restaurant joined Project Crimson and local volunteers to plant 200 native trees, including southern rātās, on the Kelvin Heights Peninsula in Queenstown. More >>

Green Goals a Reality for Schools

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 5:22 pm | Project Crimson

Four winning schools have been selected to receive a Tree mendous School Makeover in 2013 – a joint initiative between the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson Trust. More >>

Running for Red

Thursday, 18 October 2012, 2:12 pm | Project Crimson

New Zealand’s Te Araroa Trail is about to be run for the first time, but it’s an Australian who is taking up the challenge! Melbourne adventurer and ultra distance runner Richard Bowles is set to create another record in the world of ultra-distance ... More >>

Treemendous School Makeover Winners Named

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 5:24 pm | Project Crimson

Four New Zealand schools have been selected to receive a Tree mendous School Makeover – a joint initiative by the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson Trust. More >>

20 years of spreading the red

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 12:26 pm | Project Crimson

The Project Crimson Trust is celebrating 20 years of planting pohutukawa and rata in New Zealand this World Environment Day, Saturday 5 June. More >>

New Zealanders to plant 13,000 pohutukawa and rata

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 10:54 am | Project Crimson

This year, volunteers in communities all around the country will plant 13,000 pohutukawa and rata following the 2010 Project Crimson annual funding round, recently completed. More >>

Project Crimson helps to plant Auckland red

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 4:04 pm | Project Crimson

Project Crimson and Auckland Motorways have teamed up to bring colour to commuters on Auckland’s busy motorways. More >>

Project Crimson, Starfish dig deep for environment

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 4:11 pm | Project Crimson

In a brilliant mix of ecology and fashion, Project Crimson and designer and eco-advocate, Laurie Foon of Starfish have teamed up to produce a second round of fundraising tee-shirts that will help put more pohutukawa and rata into New Zealand soil. More >>

Arbor Day makeover for Ian Galloway Park

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 3:54 pm | Project Crimson

Around 2,500 native plants, including 500 northern rata, will be planted in and around Ian Galloway Park, near Wilton (Wellington), in recognition of Arbor Day and World Environment Day this Friday (5 June). More >>

Crimson Trails Resplendent In Late Summer

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 11:07 am | Project Crimson

New Zealanders are being encouraged to make the most of the late summer by visiting and marvelling at their local Crimson Trail, while native rata and pohutukawa are still blooming. New Zealand has nine Crimson Trials, which showcase the best stands ... More >>

Crusaders Players Give Native Rata A Kick-Start

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 3:42 pm | Project Crimson

Five players from the Crusaders Super 14 team have put some muscle into the campaign to get New Zealand’s stunning crimson-flowering natives thriving. George Whitelock, Scott Hamilton, Kade Poki, Casey Laulala and Ti'i Paulo teamed up with staff and ... More >>

Project Crimson Funding Round Closes 1 March

Thursday, 15 February 2007, 2:08 pm | Project Crimson

The Project Crimson Trust's 2007 Funding Round will close on 1 March this year, which will kick off a new round of pohutukawa and rata protection work around New Zealand, while continuing to support ongoing projects. More >>

Community to help plant rata on Tinakori Hill

Wednesday, 14 June 2006, 9:54 am | Project Crimson

Sixty Wadestown School children, aged five and six, will be doing their bit to help establish a northern rata forest on Tinakori Hill today (14 June). More >>

Pohutukawa – Holding It All Together

Wednesday, 10 November 2004, 11:24 am | Project Crimson

Eastern Bay of Plenty residents can thank the pohutukawa in their area for reducing slips along the coastal and harbour cliffs, according to a recent study into landslides in the area. More >>


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