Southern most island of New Zealand. Stewart Island is haven for native birds & only place in New Zealand where you can (most of the time) kiwi birds in natural their habitat. Maori name for island is Rakiura. Remote & big for an island.
Stewart Island / Rakiura is the third-largest island of New Zealand. It lies 30 kilometres mi) south of the South Island, across Foveaux Strait. Its permanent population is 381 people as of the 2013 census, most of whom live in the settlement of Oban.