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Name: Cape Reinga Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Whangarei, , New Zealand

Location: Near the northerly tip of North Island.


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Photo: Michael Andrut
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Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand

Website: http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz

Notes:
This lighthouse replaced the Cape Maria Van Diemen Light Station, established in 1878 on a small island offshore. Cape Reinga is a popular tourist destination known for its spectacular views. This is where the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean meet.

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 541

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 13 seconds, visible for 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1941

Date Present Tower Built: 1941

Date Automated: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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