Stewart Island Place Names ……
Huirangi ….. “Occurring at Intervals” Apparently kukamuka bushes had been planted evenly along the foreshore
Lee Bay ….. Jacky (John) Lee was an English Midlander and shipwright, originally one of “Cooks” party from Port Pegasus. Harold Ashwell insisted his name was actually Jacques (Jacka), which would be unusual for an English Midlander. But the timing is about right to suggest perhaps a French Huguenot mother expelled from France.
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
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