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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Horseshoe Bay

Tue One Pai …..  “The Good Sands“, 

Tupouri …..  Standing in the Gloom”, or “Standing Sorrowful & Distressed”


Halfmoon Bay …..   A descriptive name, later eroneously changed by the cartographer on HMS Acheron


Horseshoe Bay  …… Yet another example of names changed

Horseshoe Bay, Stewart Island, Sails Ashore

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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