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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Bench Island

Waitaua …..   “The Stream of the War Party”


Bench Island  …… Named by Captn James Cook on his first voyage 1769. But possibly a miss location, as there is some suspicion he actually was looking at Ruapuke.

Bench Island, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

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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