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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Laura's Leg

Rupena Wera …..   “The Burnt Pigeon” perhaps a culinary miss-adventure


Laura’s Leg  …… One of those odd Island names whose origin is lost. Who Laura is is forgotten. and perhaps she hurt her leg, or perhaps even showed a bit more leg than  generally was seen as respectable back in the days of long skirts. 

Laura's Leg, Stewart Island, Sails Tours



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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