Story: Wairarapa places

Cape Palliser lighthouse

Cape Palliser lighthouse

Around 250 steep, rickety steps lead to the 18-metre-high lighthouse at Cape Palliser. First lit in 1897, the lighthouse was staffed until 1986, when it was automated. It affords magnificent views of Palliser Bay and the South Island.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Palliser district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12041/cape-palliser-lighthouse (accessed 7 July 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015