NEW ZEALAND LIGHTHOUSES
Port Robinson (Point Gibson) (1948)
All Photos (1999)
An unmanned lighthouse, the Point Gibson lighthouse was erected in 1948. Originally powered by renewable batteries it was later connected to electricity. 20
From Cheviot on Hwy 1, take the Gore Bay Road to Gore Bay. From here a walkway The Port Robinson Track takes you to the mouth of the Huranui River. The lighthouse can be seen during the Gore Bay to Manuka Bay section of the track which is three hours return. The first part of the track is along the beach beneath the bluffs and must be done at low tide.
Alternately, follow the Gore Bay Road over the hill and turn on the Port Robinson Road that dead ends near the lighthouse.
Text and photographs. Copyright © 1999-2013 Mark Phillips. All rights reserved.
If anyone has any information on this light please contact me. firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Updated: October 8, 2010.