The photos are the latest scenic photos featuring landscapes and buildings in beautiful Arrowtown. This 2021 version of the Arrowtown calendar is very popular with ex- Arrowtown folk and residents alike. It's a reminder of the gorgeous little heritage town set in spectacular mountain and river scenery.
Several of the photos were supplied from the Arrowtown Photography Prize
Pick up your copy now at $20 from key Arrowtown retailers including the Lakes District Museum and Arrowtown Post Office, both in Buckingham Street.
The calendar makes a great postal gift and comes with an envelope ready for you to simply add the address and stamp.
The trees in Arrowtown’s beautiful avenues are Sycamore, Ash, Oak, Elm, and Rowan. The first avenue was planted in 1867.
The first jail in Arrowtown was simply a log. You were chained up to it. The later stone jail still exists and is in Cardigan Street. It is New Zealand’s 4th oldest jail.
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.
In the 1950’s many New Zealander’s built cribs ( holiday houses) in Arrowtown and came here for their summer holidays.
The Chinese Settlement was established in 1867-8 and was in existence until the mid 1930’s. The site underwent an archaeological excavation in 1984.
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