Story: Lighthouses

New Zealand lighthouses in 1900

This map shows the coastal lights and the principal harbour lights that were operating around New Zealand in 1900. It also indicates the lights’ degree of visibility, their colour, and the sequence of their flashes.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero
Reference: NZ Map 516

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How to cite this page:

Helen Beaglehole, 'Lighthouses - Lights: from oil to electricity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/6674/new-zealand-lighthouses-in-1900 (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Helen Beaglehole, published 12 Jun 2006