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Name: Kaipara North Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pouto, , New Zealand

Location: Entrance to Kaipara Harbour.

Managing Organization:
New Zealand Historic Places Trust

Website: http://www.historic.org.nz/places2visit/places2visit_northland.html#3
Email: spark@historic.org.nz

Height of Focal Plane: 278

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal tower with red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1884

Date Deactivated: 1952

Date Automated: 1947

Current Use: Part of historic reserve.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
The lighthouse is located 67.3 km (42 miles) southeast of Dargaville beyond Pouto. There is access from Ripiro Ocean Beach, but it is about a two hour walk each way.

Keepers: Hugh Jamieson (1949-1952)

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