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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Laura's Leg

Rupena Wera …..   “The Burnt Pigeon” perhaps a culinary miss-adventure


Laura’s Leg  …… One of those odd Island names whose origin is lost. Who Laura is is forgotten. and perhaps she hurt her leg, or perhaps even showed a bit more leg than  generally was seen as respectable back in the days of long skirts. 

Laura's Leg, Stewart Island, Sails Tours


Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street, Stewart Island, 9846 NEW ZEALAND

+64 3 219 1151

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