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Name: Cape Saunders Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dunedin, , New Zealand

Location: Matakitaki Point, southeast coast of South Island.

Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


Tower Height: 13

Height of Focal Plane: 180

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1880: Wooden tower.

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1954

Date Automated: 1980

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: James Nelson (1879-?), ? Henaghan (assistant, c. 1880s), Hugh Jamieson (1926-1928)

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