Kōrero: Lighthouses

Baring Head complex (2 o 2)

Baring Head complex

Constructing a lighthouse involved more than building the tower. Keepers’ houses and farm buildings also had to be built. This 1937 photograph of the Baring Head complex shows its numerous buildings and the two radio beacons that helped guide ships through Cook Strait and the entrance to Wellington Harbour.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Transport-Shipping-Lighthouses-01

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 - Building', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6663/baring-head-complex (accessed 28 September 2020)

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