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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Mamaku Point

Mamaku …..   “To Leak” refers to way the tide “leaks” between the rocks making up the off shore reef

The headlands at both sides of Horseshoe Bay are home to a small number of Cyathea medullaris  or  “Mamakau”  ….. Black Tree Fern.  The name therefore MAY relate to the tree ferns

Locally known as “The Mucks”


Nathans Island, Mamaku Point, Fish Rock, stewart island

Mamaku Point, 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


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