Scene at a wharf in Lyttelton, showing troopships and a crowd farewelling troops during the First World War. Shows HMNZT 36 on the left and HMNZT 35 on the right.
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New Zealander Frank Worsley captained the Endurance during Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. But he is best remembered for navigating the expedition party to safety after the Endurance was crushed by ice floes in the Weddell Sea.
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'Guardians of the Light' - documentary about lighthouse keepers (NZ On Screen)
Pencarrow lighthouse registration report (New Zealand Historic Places Trust)
Pencarrow lighthouse celebrates 150 years (New Zealand Historic Places Trust)
Lighthouse keepers (Maritime New Zealand)
Lighthouses (Te Ara)
Flyby video of the lower Pencarrow lighthouse - from booma's Vimeo page
Helen Beaglehole, Lighting the coast: a history of New Zealand's coastal lighthouse system, Cant