Taupo Scoria Ltd produces high-quality aggregate products including scoria, basalt and drainage metal for commercial businesses to use in construction, landscaping and roading projects – nationwide and overseas.

With one of the largest accessible sources of quality red scoria and basalt in New Zealand, we can meet the demand of large-scale commercial projects by supplying customised grades and quantities to suit individual project specifications.

Over the years Taupo Scoria Ltd have worked closely with civil engineering, roading, horticultural, agricultural, landscaping and drainage industries to produce and supply scoria and basalt for large-scale projects.

The Quarry is available 7 days a week for major project work ensuring material can be delivered to site for any situation.

We are able to arrange quality trucking within the Central North Island.

To discuss your project specifications or to order customised product grades and quantities.

Basalt rock

Basalt is processed through our 55-tonne jaw crusher and cone crusher and screened into various construction grades, which can be used for roading and civil engineering infrastructure projects.



Basalt product grades are listed below, please note other grades can be custom made for large commercial projects. Please contact us to find out more.


  • Crusher Dust (PAP 7mm)
  • AP 40
  • M4 AP 40
  • GAP 65
  • GAP 100
  • Gabion 100-250
  • Rip rap 250 – 400mm
  • sprawls > 400mm

Scoria drainage metal and rock

Scoria drainage metal and rock is extracted by using heavy Caterpillar machinery or explosives. Once the drainage metal and rock is extracted it is processed and graded at our crushing plant



  • 25/7 – Decorative Red Scoria
  • 25/7 – Drainage Scoria
  • 55/30 – Drainage Scoria
  • SAP 7 – Scoria 7mm All In

Other Products available at our Quarry are:

  • MAP 20 (Brown Rock)
  • MAP 40 (Brown Rock)
  • Pumice
  • Topsoil