Project Crimson

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Project Crimson is a conservation trust which plants thousands of native trees throughout New Zealand every year. $5 is 1 tree!

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Project Crimson is one of New Zealand’s preeminent conservation charities, established to restore pohutukawa to New Zealand's forests and coastlines. Over 25 years that mandate has broadened to a national focus, to include rata, and more recently a wider ecosystem focus.

Not only have we have brought pohutukawa back from the brink of extinction, we have in total planted over 350,000 native trees and worked with thousands of New Zealanders to protect and renew our beloved native trees. Without Project Crimson some parts of New Zealand would have lost pohutukawa or rata altogether for future generations.

A donation to Project Crimson will allow us to plant more native trees throughout New Zealand through our Community Restoration Programme.

In 2015 we were recognised for our conservation work by winning a Green Ribbon Award, for protecting our biodiversity, at an awards ceremony at Parliament on 4 June.

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Project Crimson


For 25 years Project Crimson has been working with communities around New Zealand to renew and restore our precious ecosystems, with a particular focus on our iconic pohutukawa and rata trees. All New Zealanders can be part of our work by making a donation which will go directly into our Community Restoration Programme, allowing us to plant more native trees throughout the country. A donation as little as $5 will plant one more tree!

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This organisation page was created on 11 Oct 2012.

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