Visit Bridget and Gill in their gallery and see the wide range of art work created by Bridget. Locally painted ceramics, tea towels, prints, paintings and coasters of Arrowtown. Also art from other local and NZ artists.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The trees in Arrowtown’s beautiful avenues are Sycamore, Ash, Oak, Elm, and Rowan. The first avenue was planted in 1867.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.