Heritage New Zealand

By GUY WILLIAMS A bridge across the Shotover River, and the use of an old tunnel, could be snags in the Queenstown Trails Trust’s quest to extend its biking trail network. The trust’s application for resource consent to build the 15km...

Further history uncovered

By PHILIP CHANDLER A former Arrowtowner claims she’s now found the stone ruins of an entire goldmining settlement above the Arrow River. Tauranga-based Jan Morrison’s on a mission to restore Cooper’s Terrace, a kilometre from Arrowtown, to how it looked in...

Unearthing history

By PHILIP CHANDLER Arrowtown's historic Cooper’s Terrace might be in rack and ruins, but a former local’s determined to uncover its history. Tauranga-based project manager Jan Morrison has archaeological authority to work on the rare European goldmining settlement on the banks of the Arrow River, about one kilometre from Arrowtown. Cooper’s Terrace, comprising...
By GUY WILLIAMS One of the Wakatipu's oldest buildings is looking worse for wear, but will soon get a new lease on life, its owner says. Bridesdale Farm's McBride Cottage, also known as the Red Cottage, was built about 1872 by...
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