Ports of Auckland
This lighthouse underwent extensive renovation in 1985.
Height of Focal Plane: 49
Characteristic and Range: Fl. (3) W. R. 8 s; white visible for 14 nautical miles, red 11 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, wooden, hexagonal cottage-type dwelling with lantern on roof, on top of skeletal foundation.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1871
Date Present Tower Built: 1871
Date Deactivated: ?
Date Automated: 1912
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Keepers: Hugh Brown (1871-1890), James William Nicholson (1890), John Wheeler (1890-1896), Edward R. Wilson (1896-1900), Alexander McKinlay (1900-1906), William Colley (1906-1909), James Anderson (1909-1911), Frederick Woodbury (1911-1912).