This Chinese settlement is considered to be the earliest Chinese community in New Zealand. It is not very large, and they are all very low stone houses. At that time, many Chinese lived in this place and panned for gold.
The scale is small, but this is indeed the earliest Chinese settlement in the area. This place was first a gold rush town, and many Chinese came here to join the gold rush workers.
A very simple attraction, you can almost see it at a glance, but here I think it should be regarded as the earliest model of a Chinese community abroad, so I think I can still take a look.
This place is considered to be one of the earliest Chinese settlements. They are all the first Chinese to come here for gold panning. Here you can see the introduction to the environment they lived in at that time, which is quite rich.
Many Chinese live here in Arrowtown, Queenstown. Most of them settled here for gold panning over 100 years ago. The Chinese settlement here is a community where Chinese people live together. There are many Chinese elements in it. The business is very lively. Although it is not like Chinatown, it is also worth a visit.
Real insight to how hard these settlers had it just to survive - these guys worked so hard and lived in so difficult conditions.
No entrance fee. Nice pleasant, easy walk. Information boards give a bit of idea on how the Chinese came to be in Arrowtown and how they lived during the goldrush period. The stream through the villag...
Nice little walk and photo stop. Lots of wee bunnies hopping around in the evening sun. Good placards with information at each stop too.
The walk is good in the area but there is not much to see in the Chinese buildings - a bit so so. Not sure how you would jazz it up, but something needs to be done to make it interesting.
Nice place to get away from city. Very informational with tge signs and descriptions of each and every historical landmark and building. Definitely take a walk along the stream