Kōrero: Southland places

Waipapa lighthouse

Waipapa lighthouse

This lighthouse was built at Waipapa Point, south of Fortrose, three years after the wreck of the SS Tararua in nearby waters on 29 April 1881. Of the 151 on board, 131 were drowned.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 129_2907

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland places - Bluff and the south coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20168/waipapa-lighthouse (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 25 May 2015