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Name: Cape Maria van Diemen Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kaitaia, , New Zealand

Location: Motuopao Islet, off Cape Maria van Diemen, northern end of New Zealand.

The lantern from this lighthouse was installed in the new Cape Reinga Lighthouse in 1941. There is now an automatic light ona fiberglass tower at this location. The lighthouse ruins on Motuopao Islet are protected by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, with a category 2 rating.

Description of Tower: Wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1879

Date Deactivated: 1941

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Alexander Greenlees McKinlay (1890-1894), John Frederick Rayner (1894-1897), Charles Hepburn Orlando Robson (August 22, 1982 to November 1984)

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