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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

The Kaik

Te Wai Paua …..   “The Paua Waters” William Topi and around 40 others from Ruapuke set up a village here in 1843. Abandoned by 1890. Lease later by Captain Hansen and farmed for around 5 years



The Kaik (a) …..   A small fishing village. Refers to the old settlement.

The Kaika
The Kaik Beach



The Kaik, Sails Stewart Island Tours

The Kaik is behind the sandy bay slightly left of centre

The Kaik, Sails Stewart Island Tours




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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