Team Details

Stu Whiterod

Branch Manager - Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington

Stu came to Kaitiaki in 2013 and brings with him a high level of technical ability and familiarity with many of Wellington's high risk species - he has worked with invasive plants since 2007, working on the weed team at Zealandia (formerly the Karori Sanctuary).

​He spent several years working as a weed contractor on Auckland's North Shore and Rangitoto Island, alongside studying for a Post-Graduate Diploma in Ecological Restoration (Environmental Science). He also has a BSc in Zoology and is a Registered Chemical Applicator. ​​