Stewart Island Place Names ……
Te Wharawhara ….. “The Astelia Plant” site of an early Maori “Kaika” or fishing village, and later a Maori “Quarantine” Island, where people suffering from European diseases were sent to either recover or die. The Astelia was used to bind the body for burial
Native Island ……. A reference to earlier Maori settlement ??
Rabbit Island….. a local name. There were once rabbits here, but Frank Woodrow, an early Ranger managed to exterminate them all
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
We are Fully Vaccinated