Maritime New Zealand
This lighthouse was originally erected on Mana Island near Cook Strait; it was moved to Cape Egmont in 1877.
Tower Height: 66
Height of Focal Plane: 108
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical, cast iron tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1881
Date Present Tower Built: 1865
Date Automated: 1986
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is on Cape Road, State Highway 45, Pungarehu.