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Name: Cape Egmont Light (New Zealand)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pungarehu, , New Zealand

Location: Most westerly point of Taranaki Province.

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Photo: Colin and Heather Abbott

Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


This lighthouse was originally erected on Mana Island near Cook Strait; it was moved to Cape Egmont in 1877.

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical, cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1881

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Tower Moved?

Date Automated: 1986

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is on Cape Road, State Highway 45, Pungarehu.

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