Dudley's Cottage Precinct in Arrowtown is an exciting development that features The Dishery Restaurant, Better By Bike, Jenny Mehrtens Artist, A Little Something Gift Shop. and The Coop Shared Office Space Located adjacent to the historic Chinese Village and beautiful Arrow River Reserve.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
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 Random Fact No.3
The first Arrowtown School was in Buckingham Street and opened in 1863. It was on the site now occupied by the Oak development.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
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.