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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Cooks Arm

Cooks Arm …..   This was the site of the an early shipbuilding enterprise. William Cook, his Maori wife Te Kaha  Waka Nene and several shipwrights were left here in April 1826 to construct a 100 ton vessel by “William Stewart the Imposter”  see Bibliography for further details on William Stewart


 

Cooks Arm, Sails Ashore, Stewart Island

 


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