Stu Kneebone is councillor on the Waikato Regional Council and a local farmer. He actively supports initiatives that contribute towards catchment health, water quality and biodiversity enhancement. Mr Kneebone has experience across local government and is committed to the local environment and working with River Iwi. He's been heavily involved in the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora project change since its inception, including Co-Chairing the committee that governed the project with River Iwi.
From a practical perspective, Stu has had an active involvement in Regional Council catchment management restoration work, as well as extensive riparian restoration work on his own farm.