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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Stewart Island / Rakiura

Ka Matariki O Te Rakitamau …..   

 

The Sisters  …… The “Old” European name, changed around the mid 1950’s when Lands Department got it wrong .. see below

The Brothers  …… A descriptive name, but more properly The Sisters … This pair of “Family” names was  swapped in the 1950s by mistake when a new Lands and Survey map was printed

The Brothers, Sails Stewart Island Tours

The Brothers, 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
NEW ZEALAND

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


 

We are Fully Vaccinated