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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Easy Harbour

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, Sails Ashore, Stewart Island

Easy Harbour, looking up to Gog beyond

easy harbour, stewart island, sails ashore

Easy Harbour, Sails Ashore, Ste

Bull Rk in the middle foreground, with False Easy Harbour beyond, and Easy Harbour entrance on the right



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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