Kōrero: Building stone

Hall of Memories, Wellington

Hall of Memories, Wellington

The decorated columns in the Hall of Memories, beneath the Wellington carillon, are made of Mt Somers limestone – fine-grained white limestone, similar to Ōamaru limestone, that can be readily carved.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Alastair McLean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - National buildings and memorials', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8097/hall-of-memories-wellington (accessed 26 January 2021)

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