Kōrero: Building materials



Terrazzo is a traditional Italian material. It was introduced to New Zealand in 1927 by a British company using Italian labour and marble. Terrazzo is a type of concrete containing high quality stones, which is ground and polished to produce high-gloss floors and benches. It was often used in kitchens and enjoyed a revival in the early 2000s.

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Terrazzo & Stoneworks NZ
Photograph by Andrew Giacon

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Jeremy Salmond, 'Building materials - Cement and concrete', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25117/terrazzo (accessed 24 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Jeremy Salmond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010