1. Maritime New Zealand.

2. Grant Sheehan, Leading Lights. Hazard Press, 1991. ISBN 0-908790-22-8

3. Tom Clark, The Sea Is My Neighbour. Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, 1963.

4. Peter Taylor, As Darker Grows The Night. Hodder & Stoughton, Auckland, 1975. ISBN 0-340-20199-1

5. Tom Smith, Man The Light.

6. Helen Beaglehole, Lighting The Coast, A History Of New Zealand’s Coastal Lighthouse System.

7. Helen Beaglehole, Always The Sound Of The Sea: New Zealand Lighthouse Keepers’ Lives.

8. Bill Kemp, Pass Safely Sailor.

9. John Ross, The Lighthouses Of New Zealand.

10. NZ Historic Places Trust.

11. Land Information New Zealand, Hydrographic Information.

12. 1920 New Zealand Pilot.

13. Department Of Conservation, New Zealand.

14. New Zealand National Maritime Museum.

15. Wikipedia.


17. Pearson, Jacky. Lighthouse Calendars.

18. Unknown Source.

19. Geoffrey B. Churchman, New Zealand Lighthouses. Industrial Publishing, Wellington, 1989. ISBN 0-477-0145-2

20. Christchurch Library

Additional References:

Department Of Conservation, New Zealand. Catlins Coastal Heritage Trail. (Pamphlet)

Department Of Conservation, New Zealand. Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park. (Pamphlet)

Department Of Conservation, New Zealand. Te Paki, Northland. (Booklet)

Department Of Conservation, New Zealand. Bay Of Islands Walks. (Pamphlet)

Southland, Clutha, Invercargill, and Dunedin Councils. Southern Scenic Route. (Pamphlet)

Waitaki District Council

Tours And Other Information

Farewell Spit Nature Tours, P.O. Box 61, Collingwood. Ph +64 3 524-8188. +64 0800-250-500. Farewell Spit and Piller Point Lighthouse and Nature Tour.

The Original Farewell Spit Safari, P.O. Box 15, Collingwood. Ph +64 0800-808-257.

Otago Peninsula Trust, P.O. Box 492, Dunedin. Ph +64 3 478-0575. Royal Albatross Colony. Email:

Fullers Cruise Centre, Ferry Building, Quay Street, Auckland. Ph +64 9 367-9111. Cruises to Rangitoto, Tiritiri Matangi and Fullers Bay of Island cruises to Cape Brett.

Gulf Harbour Ferries, P.O. Box 496, Whangaparaoa, Hibiscus Coast. Ph +64 9 424-5561. Cruises to Tiritiri Matangi Island.

Taylor made Tours, Coles Road, R.D. 1, Te Kopuru, Northland. Ph +64 9 439-1576. Kaipara Lighthouse Tour.