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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Ernest Island

Kahuariki …..   “The High Chiefs Cloak”


Noble Island  …… Named by William Stewart, sealer Pegasus in 1809 

Cable Island …… HMS Acheron survey, 1850

George’s Island …… Charlie’s Island …… }   Both these names are of unknown provenance and probably of short and restricted use

Ernest Island …….  

Earnest Island, Sails Tours, Stewart Island



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


We are Fully Vaccinated