About Us

Why Schist Happens?

We  specialise in tailored stone solutions from the architectural concept  stage to laying the final stone in place. Since 1997, Schist Happens Ltd has made its mark on the New Zealand building industry turning organic Central Otago natural schist into architectural statements on homes throughout the upper North Island. We currently export stone to  Australia, Tahiti and the United Kingdom.

Let our decades of combined experience within the industry  turn your stone dream into a solid reality.

Our commitment is..
  • Architect Liaison and Client Consultation.
  • We source the perfect stone direct from quarry.
  • We use only Accredited Schist Stonemasons.
  • Project Management for total Quality Control.
  • We offer Guarantees and Producer Statements.
  • We recommend and Distribute Hydestone Schist . NZ’s only BRANZ appraised Schist.

Our  great reputation has been cemented using Hydestone Schist. The BRANZ  certification means full council compliancy with an expedient  consent process. Hydestone Schist is quality assured and backed up by a fully guaranteed application system. Choose the best stone on the market for 100% peace of mind.

…Our projects speak for themselves!