Cape Foulwind Lighthouse

Lighthouse Road, Cape Foulwind

  • Cape Foulwind Lighthouse.
    Copyright: Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand.
  • Cape Foulwind Lighthouse. January 1989. Original image submitted at time of registration.
    Copyright: NZHPT Field Record Form Collection. Taken By: Trish McCormack.
  • Cape Foulwind Lighthouse. Image courtesy of
    Copyright: Shellie Evans - flyingkiwigirl. Taken By: Shellie Evans - flyingkiwigirl. Date: 19/03/2015.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 5023 Date Entered 21st September 1989


Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes the land described as Lot 1 DP 353986 (CT 220524), Nelson Land District, and the building known as Cape Foulwind Lighthouse thereon.

City/District Council

Buller District


West Coast Region

Legal description

Lot 1 DP 353986 (CT 220524), Nelson Land District

Location description

The lighthouse is accessible via a public walkway ('Cape Foulwind Walkway') from the western termination of Lighthouse Road. There is no public access to enter the lighthouse.


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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1926 -

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.