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Name: Kaipara North Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pouto, , New Zealand

Location: Entrance to Kaipara Harbour.

Managing Organization:
New Zealand Historic Places Trust


Height of Focal Plane: 278

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal tower with red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1884

Date Deactivated: 1952

Date Automated: 1947

Current Use: Part of historic reserve.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is located 67.3 km (42 miles) southeast of Dargaville beyond Pouto. There is access from Ripiro Ocean Beach, but it is about a two hour walk each way.

Keepers: Hugh Jamieson (1949-1952)


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