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
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