Kōrero: Building stone

Nelson Cathedral

Nelson Cathedral

Nelson Cathedral (completed in 1930) is build of grey marble from the west side of the Tākaka valley. Although Tākaka marble has been used in a number of public buildings, Nelson Cathedral is the only building entirely faced with this distinctive rock.

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Photograph by Nick Laird

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - Limestone and marble', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8083/nelson-cathedral (accessed 28 May 2024)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006