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In the heart of Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago District lies a historical feature that not only stands as a testament to the region's geological richness but also serves as a cornerstone in landscaping and property enhancement.

At Alexandra Stone Quarries, we take pride in our role of supplying top-quality rock from our Fruitlands Quarry, contributing to the enduring charm of the area through well-crafted rock walls.

Rock walls have become an integral part of the region's landscape, reflecting both the geological diversity and the craftsmanship of those who work with these natural materials. Our schist, extracted from the Fruitlands Quarry, boasts a straight face that makes it ideal for stacking, ensuring that every rock wall constructed achieves a standard of excellence that surpasses expectations.

When it comes to earthworks and landscape design, the value and character of a property can be significantly elevated through thoughtful planning and the incorporation of distinctive features like rock walls and stone steps. At Alexandra Stone Quarries, we understand the importance of these design elements in transforming outdoor spaces.

Whether you envision a charming garden wall or require an engineered retaining wall for practical purposes, our schist stone stands ready to meet your needs. Its inherent qualities not only lend a timeless aesthetic to your property but also provide the structural integrity required for reliable and durable construction.

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the mere supply of quality rock – we offer a comprehensive service that ensures your rock wall project is executed to the highest standards. From initial consultation to the final placement of each stone, we work closely with excavation companies to guarantee that the resulting rock walls enhance the natural beauty of the surroundings.

In conclusion, the rich geological history of Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago District finds expression in the enduring allure of rock walls. Alexandra Stone Quarries is dedicated to preserving this legacy by supplying superior schist stone that not only adds character and value to your property but also stands as a symbol of the region's natural beauty. Elevate your landscape design with the timeless charm of rock walls crafted from the finest schist, and let your property tell a story that transcends generations.

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  • Writer's pictureAlexandra Stone Quarries

Choosing the right materials for your architectural project is essential to achieve a masterpiece.

If you're seeking elegance, durability, and natural beauty, look no further than the 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone. Supplied by the renowned Alexandra Stone Quarries, this exceptional stone is expertly crafted to elevate the aesthetic appeal of your project. Combined with the impeccable craftsmanship of Darryl and his team at South Island Stone, who skillfully employ a wide joint pointing technique for a seamless finish, this stone becomes a perfect choice.

Read on to discover the benefits and features of the 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone and how it can enhance your project.

  1. Impeccable Craftsmanship by Darryl and his Team at South Island Stone: The success of a stone installation project lies in the expertise of the craftsmen involved. Darryl and his team at South Island Stone possess the knowledge and experience required to transform your vision into reality. In the Queenstown project, their skillful execution of a wide joint pointing technique ensures a flush finish that seamlessly blends with the schist stone. The attention to detail is evident in the perfect color match between the pointing and the stone, enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of the project.

  2. Durability and Natural Resistance: In addition to its visual appeal, the 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone is highly regarded for its durability. Its natural resistance to weathering, temperature changes, and wear makes it ideal for both interior and exterior applications. Choosing this stone means investing in a material that will maintain its beauty and performance for years to come. With minimal maintenance requirements, you can enjoy the long-lasting allure of the 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone without hassle.

  3. Versatility and Timeless Beauty: The 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone offers versatility in design, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Whether used for captivating facades, exterior cladding, feature walls, fireplaces, or architectural accents, this stone adds a touch of elegance and natural beauty to any space. Its unique texture, warm hues, and exceptional durability make it a timeless and sophisticated option that complements various architectural styles.

  4. Trusted Quality from Alexandra Stone Quarries: Alexandra Stone Quarries has established itself as a reputable supplier of high-quality stone products. The 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone is meticulously sourced and processed to meet the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship. With Alexandra Stone Quarries, you can have confidence in the reliability and excellence of their products, ensuring that your project receives only the finest materials.

When it comes to enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your architectural project, the 40mm Fruitlands Lightweight Veneer Schist Stone from Alexandra Stone Quarries is an excellent choice. With its exceptional durability, natural resistance, and timeless beauty, this stone is sure to make a lasting impression. Paired with the craftsmanship of Darryl and his team at South Island Stone, who flawlessly execute the Queenstownproject with meticulous attention to detail, you can achieve a seamless finish that elevates the overall look and feel of your project.


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  • Writer's pictureAlexandra Stone Quarries

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new 800mm diameter diamond saw!

This powerful machine is designed to make precise cuts on a variety of materials, including our schist stone .

With the ability to cut veneers down to sizes ranging from 20mm to 240mm, and anything in between, this saw gives you the perfect 90-degree angle every time for those corner veneer pieces of stone.

Our new diamond saw is set up and ready to go at our Fruitlands Quarry, where it runs off a 3 phase power supply.

This means we can efficiently and effectively produce beautiful, high-quality schist stone veneers without any middlemen involved.

You can purchase our real schist veneers directly from our quarry, ensuring you receive the best possible price and product.

Don't settle for less when it comes to your stone veneers. Choose the best with our real Central Otago schist Lightweight veneers, cut to perfection with our new 800mm diameter diamond saw.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help take your project to the next level.

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