Story: Lighthouses

A keeper’s life

This National Film Unit Weekly review of 1947 evokes the lonely life of a keeper at The Brothers lighthouse, off the north-east tip of the South Island. The routine weather reports are broken only by the company of seagulls and tuatara lizards.

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Reference: Weekly Review 305

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Helen Beaglehole, 'Lighthouses - Lighthouse keepers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2022)

Story by Helen Beaglehole, published 12 Jun 2006