The Art of Night – The Photography of Mark Gee

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Perched high above the rugged shoreline of Cape Palliser, the Cape Palliser lighthouse in one of the more remote lighthouse on the North Island of New Zealand.<br />
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Built in the late 1897, the original access to the lighthouse was a dirt track up a 58 metre-high cliff. This was a dangerous walk for the keepers, especially in stormy weather. In 1912 a set of 258 steps were built up to the tower, which provided the keepers with much safer access, although still a physically demanding walk.<br />
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Today the lighthouse is one of the last two remaining beam lighthouse in New Zealand, and a great location for scenic views and photos opportunities once you've managed to climb all those steps to the top!