Stewart Island Place Names ……
Big & Little Hellfire
Ka One Rehu ….. “The Hazy or Misty Coast” a real feature of this wild coast is the misty appearance resulting from heavy seas
Hellfire …… A descriptive name, especially from the perspective of an old sailor viewing this wild coast from offshore.
The reefs and rocks in the sea off Big Hellfire, illustrating why the name “Hellfire”