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Te Rae O Patere

Stewart Island Place Names ……  Te Rae O Patere Te Rae O Patere …..   “The Forehead of Patere”  …. Patere is a mans name meaning dripping wet   Te Rae O Patere is the line of high cliffs between South Redhead and Doughboy Bay...

South Redhead

Stewart Island Place Names ……  South Redhead Mata Rangi …..   “Weather Point”   Weather Point  ……  South Redhead  …… A descriptive name   Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours 11 View Street,...

Three Legged Woodhen

Stewart Island Place Names ……  Three Legged Woodhen Te Weka Waewae Toro …..   The Three Legged Woodhen…. an anchorage and canoe landing place   Three Legged Woodhen….   One of those odd names which appear on Stewart Island, with no...

Rat Island

Stewart Island Place Names ……  Rat Island Te Maka …..   “The Hook”    Rat Island  …… Descriptive ??  Rat Island, directly under the wing strut   Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours 11 View Street, Stewart...

Big and Little Moggy

Stewart Island Place Names ……  Big & Little Moggy Kakakau …..   “To Come into View Gradually”    Mokinui …..  A “Maorification” of Big Moggy Mokiiti   …..  A “Maorification” of Little Moggy...