November 2008

Read about Cape Brett Lighthouse, one of the many lighthouses along New Zealand’s coast.

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Beacon of the Bay - The Cape Brett Lighthouse settlement and its families(PDF, 22,067 K)

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Cape Brett lighthouse is one of the many lighthouses along New Zealand’s coast, each with its own colourful pasts. Cape Brett has a wealth of stories about its keepers, their families, their pets, and the buildings, which made up a busy if isolated settlement. This book aims to share as much of this history as possible.

Publication information

Published by the Department of Conservation, Bay of Islands Area Office, Kerikeri.

Produced by the Visitor and Historic Assets team as part of the restoration and interpretation of the Cape Brett Lighthouse and associated settlement.

Printed by Keri Design & Print, Norfolk Place, Kerikeri

Copyright © Department of Conservation. All rights reserved

ISBN: 978-0-478-14535-9


Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   +64 9 407 0300
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
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