Story: Hauraki–Coromandel places

Cuvier Island

Cuvier Island

Cuvier Island, also known as Repanga, is a volcanic outcrop lying east of the Coromandel Peninsula and between Great Barrier Island (Aotea Island) and the Mercury Islands (Iles d’Haussez). The island has had a lighthouse since 1889; it is the most distant of New Zealand’s offshore lighthouses. The light was automated in 1982, and now runs on solar power.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Colville', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

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