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Name: Cuvier Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Auckland, , New Zealand

Location: Approach to Auckland Harbour, Hauraki Gulf.

Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


This was the first cast iron lighthouse built in New Zealand.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 390

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds, visible for 19 nautical miles, solar powered.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Date Automated: 1982

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Hugh Jamieson (1935-1937)

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