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Steinlager's New Zealand's Finest: Stu Muir

The Endangered Species Foundation Chair, Stu Muir is an environmentally focused farmer with a well-respected background in riparian and wetland restoration and education. He is conversant in Te Reo Māori, brings a solid matauranga Māori perspective to conservation strategy, and collaborates closely with key national and regional stakeholders including Iwi, DOC, Fish & Game, Forest & Bird, Dairy NZ, and Predator Free NZ.

In January of 2020, Steinlager published a video about Stu and the amazing work he has done to revitalise the awa / river on his farm. You can watch the full video here.

Stu has also featured in an article about the river restoration, "From willows to whitebait" and has giving a talk at TEDx Ruakura.

Foundation Facts

  • Over
    7,500
    endangered species
  • Just
    63
    of our most critically endangered Māui Dolphins remain
  • Only
    250
    species are currently in
    conservation programmes