Story: Building stone

Ōamaru stone buildings (1st of 2)

Ōamaru stone buildings

In the older part of Ōamaru, the buildings are often of Ōamaru stone. Many have been restored, and the distinctive nature of the town is celebrated every year in Heritage Week.

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Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - Limestone and marble', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, published 12 Jun 2006