Story: Building stone

Panels on the Beehive (2nd of 2)

Panels on the Beehive

Tiles of grey-banded Tākaka marble have been used as cladding on the Beehive in Wellington. Large panels and smaller tiles of this distinctive marble were used extensively in commercial buildings.

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Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - National buildings and memorials', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

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