Welcome to Stewart Island & Sails Ashore +64 3 219 1151 tait@sailsashore.co.nz

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Communication Cove

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.

Communicating Cove, Sails Tours, Stewart Island



Communication Cove, Sails Ashore, Stewart Island

Dissapointment, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

Showing the close proximity between Disappointment cove and Communication Cove beyond




Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

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



Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


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