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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Nicholson Harbour

Merere …..   “Like a Waterfall” perhaps descriptive, as with a good storm the seas must fairly boom into this westerly facing bay


Nicholson Harbour  …… A sealer of this name took his long boat and crew into here for shelter when the weather went sour.

Nicholson Harbour, Stewart Island Place names, sails ashore lodge



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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