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.
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!
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.
In the 1950’s many New Zealander’s built cribs ( holiday houses) in Arrowtown and came here for their summer holidays.
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Australia’s first saint, Sister Mary MacKillop visited Arrowtown in 1897 and set up a Catholic School. Part of this school can still be visited today.
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
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