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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

4.1/5
33 Reviews
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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  • Naina-Damani
    Naina-Damani
    London, United Kingdom
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    DIFFICULT HISTORIC TIMES IN GOLD MINING.

    We had a guided tour of this historical Chinese Settlement in Arrowtown which showed harsh and difficult times in gold mining.

    Reviewed on /Date(1612590683000+0800)/
  • azzawebbnz
    azzawebbnz
    Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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    nice little walk to learn about chines settlers

    great little walk to find out about the chinese goldminers and the harsh existance they lived while goldmining in NZ. Great information panels

    Reviewed on /Date(1611930195000+0800)/
  • milton c
    milton c
    Port Moresby
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    Great history

    So we called by with a little bit of Time to spare. This was well signed with great descriptions of the important history of this time.

    Reviewed on /Date(1611162166000+0800)/
  • Shelley M
    Shelley M
    Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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    What a hard life

    A nice wander around on a good day. See how people use to live in some very hard times. They lived pretty tough lives and they restored the dwellings for next generations to get an insight into how ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1607254238000+0800)/
  • Shane B
    Shane B
    Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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    Good for 1/2 hour max

    If you are going to go to Goldfields at Cromwell probably skip this if not worth a 1/2 hour walk around a few photo opportunities as part of your overall Arrowtown experience. Had heard a lot about it...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606637998000+0800)/

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