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

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Tin Range

Ka Puketuroto …..   The Inland Hills


Tin Range …..   Tin was discovered as a by product of Gold Prospecting, initially by Louis Longuet in 1882, but not actually confirmed until identified by Professor Black in 1888.

The area of tin bearing soils was centered on this range of hills, with a drive put in at the south end.


Tin Range, 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

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


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