Stewart Island


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Stewart Island

A volcanic island of southern New Zealand off the southern coast of South Island. It was purchased by Britain from its original Maori inhabitants in 1864.

Stewart Island

n
(Placename) the third largest island of New Zealand, in the SW Pacific off the S tip of South Island. Pop: 387 (2001). Area: 1735 sq km (670 sq miles)

Stew′art Is′land

(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)
n.
one of the islands of New Zealand, S of South Island. 670 sq. mi. (1735 sq. km).
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The farthest point westward which we reached was Stewart Island, a distance of about one hundred and fifty miles from our ship.
A great white shark was caught on camera breaching to get a taste of a leftover meat pie off New Zealand's Stewart Island on Saturday.
Dunstan Hospital's director of nursing Debi Lawry and Emma Dillon, of Stewart Island, are also part of the working party.
For an Aucklander especially, and with apologies to Stewart Island, it's about as 'down under' as you can get.
Above us, parrot-like kaka birds A feed on the red flowers of a rata tree, while below, a Stewart Island robin hops on the ground to mimic rain and lure out worms.
The second and third day of the New Zealand trip saw Harry stay on Stewart Island, a remote community with just 380 residents.
He spent the evening at the only pub on Stewart Island - a remote community with 380 residents - and enjoyed a quiz with locals.
Visiting remote Stewart Island, New Zealand's southernmost settlement, Harry told schoolchildren about his love of flying and why he always has to follow protocol when talking about his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
He accepted a cuddly Kiwi toy for the princess in Wellington as he began his week-long tour, which continues on Stewart Island today.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Britain's Prince Harry is planning a weeklong visit to New Zealand next month that will include a stop on remote Stewart Island, population 378.
Historians maintain that Cook's portrayal of Stewart Island as a peninsula, joined to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, is one of Cook's major mistakes.
One unidentified survivor was reported to have been plucked from the sea about 18 hours after the boat, named Easy Rider, capsized about midnight Wednesday in the 30-kilometre-wide Foveaux Strait separating Stewart Island from the bottom of the South Island, dpa reported.