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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Mamaku Point

Mamaku …..   “To Leak” refers to way the tide “leaks” between the rocks making up the off shore reef

The headlands at both sides of Horseshoe Bay are home to a small number of Cyathea medullaris  or  “Mamakau”  ….. Black Tree Fern.  The name therefore MAY relate to the tree ferns

Locally known as “The Mucks”


 

Nathans Island, Mamaku Point, Fish Rock, stewart island

 


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