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Parkside Limestone Quarry

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Address: Airedale Road | 5 D.R.D, Oamaru 9492, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 4331134

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Wow , really interesting !

Make time & a reservation to visit the home of Oamaru Stone ,only 10 mins from centre of town ,but ring first.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 20, 2014
Richard G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2014

Make time & a reservation to visit the home of Oamaru Stone ,only 10 mins from centre of town ,but ring first.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

This is a wonderful place to see what passing millennia have done to the little organisms that existed then. They have produced a remarkable building material which has been used in public buildings throughout NZ since the mid 1800s. This is a beautiful cream coloured limestone that can be cut with an ordinary saw, wood screws put in and nails... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2010

I'd say you are a bit off the beaten track here, you can find the Parkside Limestone Quarry in Weston, Oamaru, check out http://www.oamarustone.co.nz/ for tour information. Worth a look if you are interested to see how the Oamaru Whitestone is cut out from the Earth, in the past and as it is quarried today. This is the same type... More 

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