Golden Fleece is a classy store that has been locally owned by Owen and Raewyn for 12 years.We cater for tourists as well as locals and source quality product from mostly NZ manufacturers. We also have an extensive range of RM Williams boots and apparel.
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
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.3
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.4
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.