Arrowtown

Arrowtown designer Peni Moala is about to show off his skills on TVs around the country. Daisy Hudson talks to the talented Kiwi about fashion, culture, and being happy. It's fair to say 2018's turning into a massive year for...

Village venue changes course

Arrowtown's renowned Saffron restaurant has reopened with a new menu, new fit-out and new name. Rosie B's offers a more casual atmosphere than its fine dining predecessor. It's named after notorious local goldrush character Bully Hayes' wife, stage performer Rosetta Buckingham. Local...

A’town urban creep fear

Opponents of a mooted Arrowtown subdivision claim it will ruin rural vistas and fly in the face of urban sprawl-preventing plan changes. On the rural side of McDonnell Road, the 12-lot residential subdivision's proposed by local real estate agent Richard...

Firefighting service celebrated

He's battled countless blazes, attended plane crashes and car smashes, but after 25 years Lee-Roy Mullings still loves working alongside his firefighting mates. The 49-year-old Arrowtowner was last week presented with a medal acknowledging quarter-of-a-century of volunteering with the town's...
Geotech testing will be completed on a piece of council-owned land possibly pegged for an affordable housing development in Arrowtown. The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved a pitch from the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust to conduct Geotech exploration...

Eight year winning tear

Arrowtown School has established an almost unrivalled sporting dynasty with its Year 5/6 rippa rugby team. Last week the team won the Otago Year 5/6 champs for the eighth year running in Dunedin. It beat Alexandra's The Terrace School six tries...

Dog fight at the Rec

Basin rugby battle lines will be drawn this weekend – all going well at the Queenstown Rec Ground. Ten days ago the ground, home to the Wakatipu Prems rugby team, was ripped up after a car managed to gain access...
A proposal that could lead to 70 affordable homes being built on the outskirts of Arrowtown has been pitched to City Hall. In a letter to the Arrowtown School board of trustees, the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT) says...

Cup fever in A’town

Fresh from snatching the White Horse Cup off Cromwell, the Arrowtown Premiers face two very winnable challenges before their name's inscribed on the prestigious rugby trophy. The Bulls meet the Central Otago competition's bottom-placed sides – Alexandra, at their Queenstown...
An Arrowtown publican who died last Thursday turned a rough pub into a community focal point. Keith Crawford – who succumbed, aged 49, to a brain tumour – and wife Jeannie bought The Tap in 2011, renaming it The Fork...
Hopetoun Brown and the Genius of Finn Scholes are hitting up Queenstown once again. By the time they get to The Sherwood on Tuesday the Aucklanders will be part-way through their 36-date tour, travelling the country in a van. Tim Stewart...
Bringing parts of Arrowtown's historic museum up to earthquake standards will come with a whopping $1.5 million price-tag. The main wooden building isn't the issue – it's the imposing neighbouring old bank and stables, where some of its collection is...
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