Stewart Island Place Names ……
Te Takotoraka Pakake ….. “The Laying up Place of Hair Seals (Hookers Sealions)”
Communication Cove …… Presumable because of it’s close proximity to Disappointment Cove, about 10 minutes walk across a low hill.
Showing the close proximity between Disappointment cove and Communication Cove beyond
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