Castle Point

Brenda Anderson

Masterton, New Zealand

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Artist's Description

Castle Point lighthouse on the East coast of New Zealand’s North Island. A wooden boardwalk takes you to a lookout above the lighthouse, with a 360 degree view of the ocean and the village of Castlepoint.

Lighthouse information:

Latitude: 40.54.1 South
Longitude: 176.13.9 East
Elevation: 52 metres above sea level
Character: Flash (3) 30 seconds
Range: 26 nautical miles (48km)
Height of Tower: 23 metres
Light first exhibited in January 1913
Tower made in England
Construction bolted cast iron sections
Light converted from kerosene pressure system to diesel generated electricity in 1954
Connected to mains electricity in 1961
Automated in 1988

Artwork Comments

  • Al Benge
  • Brenda Anderson
  • Charlie
  • electricsander
  • Biswajit Pandey
  • Mark Ramstead
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