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


Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Te Marama’s (the Moon) …..   “The Marama’s Island” A Ngaitahu Chief. He was father to Old King Topi.


Herekopare  …… “The Tied Headband”… a Maori girl broke her headband when it became caught in a tree, (kopare + headband)



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


We are Fully Vaccinated