Te Huia - where absolutely everything has been designed and produced right here in New Zealand.
Te Huia has the largest range of Paula Ryan in the Wakatipu. Paula Ryan’s pieces are stylish and classic. Invest in this high quality clothing range and you will have a versatile base to your wardrobe that will last you for years and years.
Te Huia also stocks gorgeous knitwear from Merinomink™, Optimum and Standard Issue, stylish lifestyle apparel from Earth Sea Sky, high quality leather from Knight of New Zealand and Caroline Moore, designer jewellery and body products from Linden Leaves. Te Huia is a shopping destination not to be missed out on.
Open 7 days from 9am.
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
In the 1950’s many New Zealander’s built cribs ( holiday houses) in Arrowtown and came here for their summer holidays.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
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 Random Fact No.5
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.6
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.