Stewart Island Place Names ……
Stewart Island / Rakiura
Ka One Huka ….. “The Foaming Sands”
Chew Tobacco Bay …… An early resident here had a growth in his cheek that looked as if he was chewing a quid of tobacco
Chew Tobacco Point in the immediate foreground is the 47 deg South parallel
But we now produce 100 % of our electrical needs, and are completely "Off Grid", Excess electricity is used to heat our domestic hot water and central heating system and this has cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.. All cooking is electric, no more LPG. See More .......
Kowhai Lane is also Solar powered,
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" Excess production is used to heat water. Production beyond the house requirements is exported, thus cutting diesel use in the wider grid. At night Kowhai Lane Lodge receives power from the grid.
Like Sails Ashore, all cooking is electric,,,,, No LPG