Tuhawaiki (Jacks) Point
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Tuhawaiki Point, or Jacks Point as it is also known, is about 5 kilometres south of Timaru on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island.
In January 2020, Tuhawaiki (Jacks) Point was solarized with mains power disconnected.
|Location:||latitude 44°27’ south, longitude 171°16’ east|
|Elevation:||29 metres above sea level|
|Construction:||cast iron tower|
|Tower height:||9 metres|
|Light configuration:||flashing LED beacon|
|Light flash character:||white light flashing once every 10 seconds|
|Power source:||solar power|
|Range:||9 nautical miles (16 kilometres)|
|Date light first lit:||1904|
Getting to Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse
Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse is accessible to the public from the nearby beach.
There is no public access to enter the lighthouse