Cape Brett Lighthouse facts for kids
|Year first constructed||1910 (first)|
|Year first lit||1978 (current)|
|Construction||cast iron tower (first)
fibreglass tower (current)
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower|
|Height||approx. 15 metres (49 ft) (first)
4 metres (13 ft) (current)
|Focal height||146 metres (479 ft)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 15s. (current)|
The lighthouse was deactivated and keepers were withdrawn in 1978 and replaced by an automated beacon on the same site.
Cape Brett Lighthouse and its associated structures are on the Heritage New Zealand list as a Category 1 Historic Place List No: 7799. It was registered on 26 June 2009.
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