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
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.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
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.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
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.4
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.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
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.6
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.