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Name: Nelson Boulder Bank Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Nelson, , New Zealand

Location: Nelson Harbour.


Click to enlarge: Photo   
Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
New Zealand Historic Places Trust/Port Nelson Ltd.

Website: http://www.historic.org.nz/Register/ListingDetail.asp?RID=41&sm=

Notes:
This lighthouse was replaced by a nearby automatic beacon in 1982.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal cast iron tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1862

Date Present Tower Built: 1862

Date Deactivated: 1982

Date Automated: 1915

Current Use: Historic structure.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
The lighthouse is accessible by arrangement with Port Nelson Ltd. The key may be picked up at their office on Low Street.

Keepers: William Edward Cross (1862-?), John Kidson (? - was keeper for 27 years), John Frederick Rayner (November 1906 to April 1909)

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