+64 3 219 1151 tait@sailsashore.co.nz

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Freshwater River

O Hekeia …..   “Belonging to Hekeia” an early resident who later moved to the mainland


 

Freshwater River  …… “A descriptive name” … tidal for many miles upstream it was and is an important boat access to the hinterland, and to the start of the lowland track over to Mason Bay

Freshwater River, Stewart Island, Sails Ashore


Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island,
9846 NEW ZEALAND

Phone + 64 3 219 1151

Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
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