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)