Stewart Island Place Names ……
Toparetutae ….. “Smeared with dung” This was an important stop over and weather refuge for Maori en route to the birding islands, and a trail existed overland from Albion Inlet in Port Pegasus. This allowed travelers to bypass the dangerous South Cape area. Canoes being left here between seasons.
Easy Harbour …… A descriptive name
Bull Rk in the middle foreground, with False Easy Harbour beyond, and Easy Harbour entrance on the right
Easy Harbour, looking up to Gog beyond