Inspired by nature

Complement your interior design ideas with the versatility of pure, natural New Zealand Ōamaru Stone.

Virtually any size, shape and design is possible. We can custom cut, carve and shape Ōamaru Stone limestone to create design features that steal the spotlight, or blend in harmoniously with the decor.

High quality, durable and easy to maintain, Ōamaru Stone architectural limestone is a versatile building material and sculpting stone.

Ōamaru Stone options for Interiors, include (but are not limited to):

  • Feature Walls
  • Fireplaces
  • Sculpture
  • Artwork
  • Lighting

Ōamaru Stone delivers our interior limestone products cost effectively throughout New Zealand, direct from our family-owned quarry: Parkside Quarry in Ōamaru, North Otago. When delivered to your site, Ōamaru Stone can easily be worked on by stonemasons further, if required.

All stone is packaged on custom-made pallets at the quarry, securely wrapped and tightly strapped, ensuring readiness for efficient shipping. The typical weight per pallet is 1400kg.

Nature’s palette


Each block of Ōamaru Stone from Parkside Quarry is unique, with distinctive colours and tones: from ivory/creamy/whiter limestone, which may also have bronze or gold veining … To deeper, caramel colours … And highly coloured ochre/rust/copper tones.

Versatile Ōamaru Stone limestone

Ōamaru Stone is available in a range of face sizes, thicknesses and face finishes. Limestone Slip is a thinner, lightweight option.

Face Size:

Custom sizes up to 1300mm long x 1000mm high
Standard: 650 x 190mm, 650 x 290, 650 x 390mm

Thickness:

Slip: 20mm – 50mm
Veneer: 70mm – 90mm
Block: Custom thicknesses from 100mm+

Face Finishes:

  • Fair faced finish
  • Sawn faced finish
  • Sand blasted
  • Split & bolstered

Fair Faced Veneer

Fair faced limestone veneer is a new Ōamaru Stone product, designed to save our clients time onsite once delivered. Each block is put through a finishing saw at our quarry, which dresses the surface and joggles* each end (*creates joints to prevent blocks from sliding). The smoother fair faced surface is also highly durable and easy to maintain.

Starting from $70/m² ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Sawn Faced Veneer

Sawn faced limestone is the most popular Ōamaru Stone veneer. The sawn surface creates a stone with a timeless appearance which is highly durable and easy to maintain.

Starting from $70/m² ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Split Faced Veneer

Split to reveal the natural texture of limestone. Cut to dimensions, Ōamaru Stone Split Faced limestone veneer has a rough, multi levelled and uneven surface – providing a highly textured look.

Starting from $85/m² ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Split and Bolstered Veneer

Ōamaru Stone limestone blocks sawn to size, then split with a thick blade and chiselled by hand in the quarry, to create a rustic finish.

Starting from $105/m² ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Limestone Slip

Ōamaru Stone architectural limestone is also available as thin slips, in a varying range of face sizes from 20mm thick. These are adhered to a substrate to provide a lightweight cladding option. Being lighter, the delivery costs are lower.

Starting from $57/m² ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Feature Walls

An Ōamaru Stone limestone feature wall adds visual impact, texture and contrast. We have a variety of architectural limestone face finishes, sizes, thicknesses, colours and textures to choose from, and a thinner, lightweight option: Limestone Slip.

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Fireplaces

Whether you’re wanting an ornate fireplace, or a more understated design, Ōamaru Stone architectural limestone is the perfect choice. We also have standard Ōamaru Stone fireplace designs to choose from, which are a beautiful feature for any home. Inspiration often begins with a simple sketch or photo from a client.

Starting from $2150 ex quarry

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Sculpture

The skill of our stonemasons and our incredible CNC fabrication machine, create stunning limestone sculptures. We can sculpt to our designs or yours. With unique Ōamaru Stone colours, tones, and veining to choose from, your sculpture will be one of a kind. Fine-grained with an even texture, Ōamaru Stone limestone is easy to carve. It’s also durable and easy to maintain.

Made to order – Price on request

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Artwork

Ōamaru Stone is relatively easy to work with and every limestone block is unique, so the artworks are too! Fine-grained with an even texture, Ōamaru Stone is durable, easy to carve, and strong enough for undercutting. Ōamaru Stone artwork can include 3D carved wall panels, but there really aren’t any creative limits.

Made to order – Price on request

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal


Lighting

We enjoy working with designers who see the beauty in combining Ōamaru Stone architectural limestone, with modern lighting design. Often the simplest designs are the best: contrasting simple organic shapes and textures of Ōamaru Stone, with sleek, contemporary lighting fixtures.

Ivory

Caramel

Autumnal