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)