Host: Oamaru Stone Symposium Country: New Zealand Open Registration
Omaru Limestone comes from a New Zeland quarry operated by Parkside Quarries Ltd. The stone is considered 'the rock of ages'. The subtle textures of Oamaru Limestone have enriched The architecture of New Zeland since the dawn of their civilization. It's as old a the nation itself. And still one of natures finest building materials. The limestone is very soft and can be cut with a hand saw. The symposium was established in 1998
Year: 2013 Event Title: 9th Oamaru Stone Symposium
Event Dates: November 2 - November 17
Year: 2011 Event Title: 8th Oamaru Stone Symposium
Event Dates: November 5 - November 20
The Oamaru Stone Symposium took place on Takaro Park. Up to 25 sculptors carved up to 50 tonnes of Oamaru Stone. This was an event not to be missed.