Sirocco pushes south to Foveaux Strait

SOUTH: Stirling lies at the bottom of New Zealand's South Island, now Sirocco's southernmost point.
SOUTH: Stirling lies at the bottom of New Zealand’s South Island, now Sirocco’s southernmost point.

Land’s End, ST, Sep 7 – Sirocco has moved even further south with the acquisition of a new territory at the southern tip of New Zealand’s South Island.

The Territory of Stirling, proclaimed at 5:03pm this evening, encompasses Stirling Point, located slightly south of Bluff, New Zealand and at the end of the country’s State Highway 1.

The territory contains a beach, public reserve, a several large signposts and a lighthouse.

Premier Daniel Anderson said the acquisition was to ensure the protection of the area and its historical and geographical significance.

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