Stewart Island Place Names ……
Toparetutae ….. “Smeared with dung” This was an important stop over and weather refuge for Maori en route to the birding islands, and a trail existed overland from Albion Inlet in Port Pegasus. This allowed travelers to bypass the dangerous South Cape area. Canoes being left here between seasons.
Easy Harbour …… A descriptive name
Easy Harbour, looking up to Gog beyond
Bull Rk in the middle foreground, with False Easy Harbour beyond, and Easy Harbour entrance on the right
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