Rustic Soul Designs are furniture makers, woodworkers and designers in Arrowtown, who have the aim to create unique pieces that are artistic and functional.
Utilizing local renewable sources and also recycled materials, we create unique handcrafted furniture and art pieces.
We are focusing on being a greener business, conscious about our planet and making as much as we can to make a difference. All the Natural timbers we choose to work with can be REDUCED, REUSED, and RECYCLED by us, on our workshop.
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Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
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.2
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.3
Millbrook Resort is named after Mill Farm on which it sits. Mill farm was established by the Butel family who came from Normandy.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
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.5
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.6
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand: