NEW ZEALAND LIGHTHOUSES
Flat Rock (1867)
Flat Rock Lighthouse (Date Unknown) Photo courtesy of MSA.
Photo by Eric Tarlton, used by permission of Once Again Images.
Flat Rock was originally guarded by a red pane on Tiritiri Matangi lighthouse. 1
The first attempted beacons built in 1867 and again in 1870, were washed away by the sea. A cone shaped stone tower incased in iron was built in 1872, it too was washed away. 19
Auto light for Flat Rock is deferred.
223. Dominion, Volume 7, Issue 2006, 13 March 1914, Page 8
The current automatic light was installed in 1918 19 / 1922. 1
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Last Updated: January 27, 2011