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Name: Timaru Harbour Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Blackett's Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Timaru , , New Zealand

Location: Now Maori Park in Timaru, originally in harbour, South Island, Canterbury Province.

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Photo: Art Meyer

Managing Organization:
New Zealand Historic Places Trust

This lighthouse was moved to its present location in 1980 and was restored by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust. It serves as a daymark for vessels entering the harbour.

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

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1970

Current Use: Daymark, historic landmark.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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