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Name: Hokitika Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hokitika, , New Zealand

Location: Mouth of the Hokitika River, west coast of South Island.

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Photo: Art Meyer
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Managing Organization:
Heritage Hokitika

After it was discontinued, this lighthouse's lantern was removed. The tower was used as an obeservation tower for a time and then fell into disrepair. Heritage Hokitika worked to restore the lighthouse beginning in 1999. It has been fully restored and a new replica lantern has been installed.

Tower Height: 18

Height of Focal Plane: 122

Description of Tower: White, square wooden tower with black trim.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1879

Date Deactivated: 1924

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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