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Brothers Island Lighthouse
The largest island, showing the lighthouse and associated outbuildings
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The Brothers is a group of small islands in Cook Strait, New Zealand, off the east coast of Arapaoa Island. It comprises two main islands and a number of smaller islets.

North Brother island in this small chain is a sanctuary for the rare reptile species, the Brothers Island tuatara and is the site of the Brothers Island Lighthouse. It is the type locality for a rare beetle, the Amychus granulatus, although it is possibly extinct there now.


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