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Name: Bean Rock Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Auckland, , New Zealand

Location: The Rock of Kapetawa, Waitemata Harbour.

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Photo: Ian Ashton
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Managing Organization:
Ports of Auckland


This lighthouse underwent extensive renovation in 1985.

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: Fl. (3) W. R. 8 s; white visible for 14 nautical miles, red 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, wooden, hexagonal cottage-type dwelling with lantern on roof, on top of skeletal foundation.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: 1871

Date Deactivated: ?

Date Automated: 1912

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Hugh Brown (1871-1890), James William Nicholson (1890), John Wheeler (1890-1896), Edward R. Wilson (1896-1900), Alexander McKinlay (1900-1906), William Colley (1906-1909), James Anderson (1909-1911), Frederick Woodbury (1911-1912).


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