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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Poutama

Poutama …….. descriptive, as poutama is a step like pattern found in tukutuku panelling.

Evening Island …….. a name bestowed by Captn Cook, as he sighted in in late afternoon . No longer used although still recorded in maps in 1888

Poutama, Stewart Island Place Names, Sails Ashore

 


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