You searched for Argillite
All words containing three letters or less are ignored
The top of the South Island has long been an area of enterprise and ingenuity. These are stories about those enterprises - business, farming, fishing, industry; and the infrastructure which...Read more about "Enterprise"...
Pakohe - Argillite
Known to Maori as pakohe, and to geologists as metamorphosed indurated mudstone, argillite is particularly associated with the Nelson-Marlborough region in New Zealand. It is found on Rangitoto (D'Urville Island), along...Read more about "Pakohe - Argillite"...
The Maitai Valley to the east of Nelson city is a popular recreational area, with numerous picnic and swimming spots. These include Black Hole, Dennes Hole, Sunday Hole, Sharlands...Read more about "Maitai Valley, Nelson"...
The hilltop overlooking Whakatü is known to Mäori as Pikimai, which translates as ‘climb hither'. Piki mai was a staging point for the pakohe[pakohe-argillite/] (argillite) industry, the nearest quarries...Read more about "Piki mai "...
Dun Mountain Railway
The Dun Mountain Railway was officially opened amidst great fanfare on Monday 3 February, 1862. From the port, across the city, the horse-drawn tramway then climbed from Brook Street...Read more about "Dun Mountain Railway (1862-1907)"...