Stewart Island Place Names ……
GogWith Magog and The Heilanman, forms the Fraser Peaks
Kakakura….. The red underwing of the kaka. Perhaps referring to the way this impressive granite dome glows in the rising and setting sun.
Gog ……Gog & Magog are variously demons from the old Testament, guardians of the City of London, and from Scots Mythology.
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