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Right Tree, Right Place: Right Direction, Mostly

Friday, 4 February 2022, 10:30 am | Project Crimson

Robyn Haugh, CEO of Project Crimson Trust/Trees That Count, is delighted to hear strong support for native trees from the Minister for Forestry : but believes a shift in the way we see native forests will bring even greater benefits for New Zealand. ... More >>

Record-breaking Christmas Generosity To Boost Biodiversity

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 1:43 pm | Project Crimson

67,434 more native trees will be planted across the country in 2022 thanks to generous Kiwi individuals and businesses who chose to go green for Christmas gifting. Trees That Count, a programme of the Project Crimson Trust, provides a way for all New ... More >>

New Research Shows Native Trees Vital For Our People’s Health

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 3:13 pm | Project Crimson

AIA NZ’s 5590+ report , released last week, evidences the increasing importance of the environment for our health and wellbeing. The report cites lack of environmental interaction as one of five risk factors that lead to the five most common non-communicable ... More >>

Over 60,000 Native Tree Christmas Gifts To Combat Climate Change

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 9:28 am | Project Crimson

62,686 more native trees will be planted in New Zealand in 2021 thanks to generous Kiwis who chose to go green for Christmas gifting. <img src="" width="720" height="540"> Trees That Count, a programme ... More >>

Native trees: the post-budget answer to a pre-budget question

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:01 pm | Project Crimson

The pressing need for New Zealand to back its clean, green mantra by investing in reducing the threat of climate change has dovetailed with the moment of economic reform prompted by COVID-19. More >>

Trees That Count campaign rallies NZers for the environment

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:02 pm | Project Crimson

Trees That Count has launched a nationwide campaign calling for New Zealanders to take action for the environment by helping plant millions more native trees across the country. More >>

Eliza McCartney steps up for the environment

Friday, 24 May 2019, 12:48 pm | Project Crimson

Trees That Count is thrilled to be working with pole-vaulting Olympic medallist Eliza McCartney, who joins the organisation as brand ambassador in May 2019. An environmental science student who loves the outdoors, Eliza makes her first appearance for Trees ... More >>

PCE report an endorsement for native trees – Project Crimson

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:53 am | Project Crimson

The climate change report just issued by Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton highlights the benefits of planting native trees, say native tree campaigners Project Crimson. Project Crimson chief executive Adele Fitzpatrick says the report, ... More >>

1080 debate missing key perspective

Saturday, 12 January 2019, 11:10 am | Project Crimson

For over 30 years Project Crimson has led efforts to save New Zealand’s iconic pōhutukawa and rātā trees, which were on the point of extinction in the 1980’s. Today, Project Crimson, is voicing its support for the use of 1080 to control introduced ... More >>

Project Crimson welcomes promise of millions more natives

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 4:21 pm | Project Crimson

The Project Crimson Trust has been successfully restoring and protecting New Zealand native trees for almost 30 years. Trees That Count is the charity’s newest venture and is New Zealand’s only native tree marketplace - increasing planting rates by ... More >>

Project Crimson Asks Kiwis To Fight Against Myrtle Rust

Friday, 2 June 2017, 1:42 pm | Project Crimson

Project Crimson Asks Kiwis To Support The Fight Against Myrtle Rust For the first time in Project Crimson’s 27 year history, the Trust has temporarily halted the planting and distributing of any pohutukawa or rata trees and is asking New Zealanders ... More >>

Project Crimson Trust Urges Vigilance on Myrtle Rust

Friday, 5 May 2017, 12:02 pm | Project Crimson

New Zealanders are being encouraged to be vigilant after the discovery of the deadly fungus myrtle rust on some pohutukawa seedlings on mainland New Zealand. Myrtle rust is a fungal disease which can severely debilitate or even kill various species of ... More >>

Schools’ green visions in sight

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:21 am | Project Crimson

Students and teachers from around New Zealand have been hard at work sprouting environmental ideas in the hope of winning a $10,000 Treemendous School Makeover. Nine schools have been announced as finalists in the stage one judging round as part of Treemendous ... More >>

School children to plant 250 native trees on Kelvin Heights

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:28 pm | Project Crimson

On Tuesday 20 October at 10am, Josh Emett from Rātā Dining will be joining Project Crimson Trustee Ruud Kleinpaste (a.k.a “the Bugman”) and a class from Remarkables Primary School to plant 250 native trees on the Kelvin Heights Peninsula, including ... More >>

Conservation fund celebrates 25 years

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:13 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 2015 Project Crimson Community Restoration Programme which has recently opened for applications. More >>

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 >>