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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Tin Range

Ka Puketuroto …..   The Inland Hills

 

Tin Range …..   Tin was discovered as a by product of Gold Prospecting, initially by Louis Longuet in 1882, but not actually confirmed until identified by Professor Black in 1888.

The area of tin bearing soils was centered on this range of hills, with a drive put in at the south end.


 

Tin Range, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

 


Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island,
9846 NEW ZEALAND

Phone + 64 3 219 1151
Toll Free 0800 783 9278 (NZ only)

Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz