Kōrero: Lighthouses

Pencarrow cottage

Pencarrow cottage

On 1 January 1859 New Zealand’s first lighthouse was opened at Pencarrow Head. For the previous decade the entrance to Wellington Harbour had been marked by a light in the bay window of the cottage in this sketch.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-032-012
Pencil sketch by H. Wilson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Helen Beaglehole, 'Lighthouses - Beginnings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6650/pencarrow-cottage (accessed 26 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Helen Beaglehole, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006