The num­bers

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1 mil­lion

The num­ber of me­tres of wa­ter­ways to un­dergo ri­par­ian plant­ing in a new ini­tia­tive

62%

of our rivers are unswimmable due to pathogens

44%

of our low­land lakes are eu­trophic or worse

74%

of our fresh­wa­ter fish are clas­si­fied as threat­ened

208,250km

of low­land wa­ter­ways in New Zealand

$36

To plant a 1mby 6m plot on a river­bank

The Mil­lion Me­tres Project al­lows any­one to help fi­nance ri­par­ian plant­ing along our strug­gling wa­ter­ways. It is NZ’s first en­vi­ron­men­tal crowd­fund­ing web­site. Find out more and do­nate at mil­lion me­tres. org.nz

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