Kōrero: Building stone

Massey Memorial, Wellington

Massey Memorial, Wellington

Sited on a promontory at Point Halswell, this commemorates W. F. Massey, prime minister of New Zealand from 1912 to 1925. The exterior is pale Tākaka marble, resting on a base of dark grey Coromandel granite. The memorial was unveiled in September 1930.

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

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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/8098/massey-memorial-wellington (accessed 9 April 2020)

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