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AKAROA Lighthouse

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AKAROA Lighthouse

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The construction of the lighthouse at the Akaroa Heads was started in 1878 and the lights were first shown in 1880. In 1951 the lighthouse was converted from oil illumination to electric power, which was first provided by a diesel generator and later by connection to mains supply. read more …

Dates covered:

1880 - 1977
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