Wharehine Quarries road aggregates are used for creating a variety of roading projects including major highways, rural roads, township roads, subdivision roads, farm tracks, forestry roading, and railway pavements. Wharehine carries the following roading aggregates:
High-quality sealing chip from premium quality rock in Grades 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 with rated polish stone values (PSV).
- Premium basecourse materials for use in heavy traffic loads/use
such as roads and highways: PAP 40 (TNZ M/4)
- General basecourse materials for light-traffic load applications such as entranceways and driveways: GAP 30, GAP 40.
Bigger aggregates used below the basecourse: Includes GAP 65, PAP 65 (TNZ AUS2) and others.
Improves weak sub-grades and acts as a natural foundation: Includes AP70, AP100 and AP150.
Specially produced material specifically for railway construction.