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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Stewart Island / Rakiura

Ka Matariki O Te Rakitamau …..   


The Sisters  …… The “Old” European name, changed around the mid 1950’s when Lands Department got it wrong .. see below

The Brothers  …… A descriptive name, but more properly The Sisters … This pair of “Family” names was  swapped in the 1950s by mistake when a new Lands and Survey map was printed

The Brothers, Sails Stewart Island Tours

The Brothers, 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