Derelict Tuahine Lighthouse (I7)

Derelict Tuahine Point historic lighthouse, accessed via Wainui Beach, Gisborne New Zealand.

GPS: -38.695661 178.070973

Excellent historic pix of the Tuahine Lighthouse here: http://www.wainuibeach.co.nz/WAINUI%20INFO/thewayitwas.hist.html

Old 1959 photo of Tuahine Lighthouse from PhotoNews local magazine: http://photonews.org.nz/gisborne/issue/GPN56_19590305/fig-GPN56_19590305_061c.html

Gisborne and Tuahine Lighthouse overview

Gisborne and Tuahine Lighthouse overview

 

Tuahine Lighthouse at Wainui overview

Tuahine Lighthouse at Wainui overview

Approaching the Tuahine Point historic Lighthouse along the beach stones.

Approaching the Tuahine Point historic Lighthouse along the beach stones.

Article about the building of the Tuahine Point lighthouse in 1911 newspaper:http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=PBH19110718.2.26

Getting to the point!

Getting to the point!

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You can easily walk this close to the Tuahine Lighthouse.

You can easily walk this close to the Tuahine Lighthouse.

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The striated rock of Tuahine Point.

The striated rock of Tuahine Point.

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Tuahine Point historic Lighthouse seen from the ridge.

Tuahine Point historic Lighthouse seen from the ridge.

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Rust-a-rama Tuahine Lighthouse.

Rust-a-rama Tuahine Lighthouse.

Rust-a-rama Tuahine Lighthouse, Gisborne Wainui Beach, New Zealand.

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