Stewart Island Place Names ……
Big South Cape
Kanawera ….. A Kati Mamoe chief
Taukihepa …… Unknown … but may be a Maori attempt at saying “South Cape”
Long Island …… Descriptive and with a sub name of Jura… but appears only on Deverells map of 1888
Big South Cape …… A descriptive name which perhaps was “The Big South Cape Island” in sealers casual conversation, and subsequently shortened to Big South Cape.
Big South Cape in the distance , Northern end above, Southern below
Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint
We are Fully Vaccinated