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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Horseshoe Bay

Tue One Pai …..  “The Good Sands“, 

Tupouri …..  Standing in the Gloom”, or “Standing Sorrowful & Distressed”


Halfmoon Bay …..   A descriptive name, later eroneously changed by the cartographer on HMS Acheron


Horseshoe Bay  …… Yet another example of names changed

Horseshoe Bay, Stewart Island, Sails Ashore



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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