Project Crimson is delighted to welcome Biolage, a range of botanically inspired haircare products, to our family of sponsors. Read more


Applications are now open for groups and individuals throughout New Zealand seeking funding for conservation projects involving eco-sourced pohutukawa and northern or southern rata trees.  For full details please visit our Funding page.



Applications are now open for 2015 Treemendous School Makeovers! If your primary or intermediate school would benefit from a $10,000 native garden makeover then apply now! Find out more about this year's application process here.

Four winning schools have been selected to receive a Treemendous School Makeover in 2014 – a joint initiative between the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson. Wainui School (Silverdale), Naenae School (Wellington), Pegasus Bay School (Canterbury), and Cromwell Primary School (Central Otago) will be visited over the next few months by the Treemendous team for a native tree planting working bee. Their designated outdoor areas will be transformed into renewed spaces for students and teachers to enjoy.  Find out more about our 2014 Treemendous makeovers here.


170,000 native trees planted by Living Legends!

Living Legends, a project managed by Project Crimson, has reached its goal of planting 170,000 native trees throughout New Zealand, honouring Rugby Legends. Enormous thanks to the thousands of New Zealanders who helped to plant the trees, the 17 wonderful Rugby Legends and of course sponsors The Tindall Foundation, Department of Conservation and Meridian!

Latest News

Cromwell Primary School creates blooming education space for students
More than 150 people from the Cromwell community were out in force on Saturday 29 March to help out with Cromwell Primary School’s Treemendous School Makeover. The Treemendous School Makeover programme is a joint initiative between the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson and sees four schools selected each year to receive a $10,000 area makeover using New Zealand native plants.
Community planting day planned for Motu Dunes Trail
The spectacular Dunes Trail, part of the Motu Trails Cycleway in the Bay of Plenty, is offering a wonderful opportunity to bring together recreation, environmental restoration and the community, in a planting project with the Project Crimson Trust.

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