Port Chalmers Light
Taiaroa Head Built in 1865, this light is stil active. The 12 m (39 ft) round stone tower with lantern and gallery is painted white; the lantern roof is red. 1-story signal building painted white with a red roof. The area surrounding the lighthouse is a nature reserve, the site of a large nesting colony of royal albatross. (This is the only place in the world where albatross nest near civilization.) Located at the northeastern tip of the Otago Peninsula about 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Dunedin, marking the entrance to Otago Harbour.