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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

The Pigeon House

Whare Kukupa …..   The Pigeon House  Kukupa is Southern Maori for the Wood Pigeon, or Kereru of further north. I do wonder if Whare Kukupa is actually a post European translation, rather than a pre-European name.


 

Sugarloaf  …… From William Stewart’s map of 1809

The Pigeon House  …… A descriptive name

The Pigeon House, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

 


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