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Name: Nugget Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kaka Point, , New Zealand

Location: Southeast corner of South Island, near mouth of Clutha River.

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Photo: Art Meyer

Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 249

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1870

Date Automated: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: William Cunningham (c. 1870s), James Clark (June 1, 1875 - February 1, 1879); Richard Tregurtha (assistant, c. 1881), John Frederick Rayner (July 1, 1897 to June 1902)

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