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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

4.1/5
33 Reviews
Museum
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302

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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.

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  • Brynkoru
    Brynkoru
    Blenheim, New Zealand
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    How lucky are we.

    Real insight to how hard these settlers had it just to survive - these guys worked so hard and lived in so difficult conditions.

    Reviewed on /Date(1606069618000+0800)/
  • Sue H
    Sue H
    Sydney, Aust
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    Interesting

    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...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606055657000+0800)/
  • clarkies2013
    clarkies2013
    Christchurch, New Zealand
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    Pre Dinner Exploring

    Nice little walk and photo stop. Lots of wee bunnies hopping around in the evening sun. Good placards with information at each stop too.

    Reviewed on /Date(1605893829000+0800)/
  • MacDutch
    MacDutch
    Napier
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    It's a nice walk, but not that historic

    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.

    Reviewed on /Date(1605265358000+0800)/
  • Kazziecuz
    Kazziecuz
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    Piece of History

    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

    Reviewed on /Date(1603718839000+0800)/

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