Stewart Island Place Names ……
Hau Mai Te Raki ….. “Wind Blowing Hither from Heaven” A comfort stop on the passage between Ruapuke and Rakiura
Bunkers Island …… Named for Captain Eber Bunker, who arrived in 1809 on the vessel “Pegasus” on a sealing expedition. They stuck a rock on the Island … not seriously … and named the Island Bunkers
Fancy Group …… This name was in use prior to 1844, but is of unknown origin (see Rakiura, Howard, p 213)
The “Mummy” Islands …… A local name, as from the Village the Islands look like a reclining Egyptian mummy.
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