Under the guidance of the archaeological Department of the University of Otago, the restoration and reconstruction of the original site reproduced the living style of the Chinese gold seekers. This Chinese settlement was just next to the town of Arrow. Now there are people living nearby. But when we enter the site, we feel a little sad. The Chinese people in that time were really hard-working. The houses like that look sad.
Arrow Town discovered gold in the nineteenth century, so it attracted a large number of gold prospectors, including Chinese workers. This Chinese village is the relic of the gold rush of Chinese laborers. Recorded that period of history. The Museum in Arrow Town also has a lot of history about labor. If you're interested, you might as well spend half a day exploring it.
These houses were restored and built on the basis of archaeologists'discoveries at the site. The houses were low and dark, and the windows were small. A short road, there have been signs on the way to introduce the Chinese people's living and living conditions here, you can learn a lot about the local history.
This is also a free attraction in New Zealand. Many Chinese workers were attracted by the gold rush in that year. Here we can see the scene of that year. Here, Chinese workers wash into a small community. Here, we cherish the memory of our hard-working ancestors and compatriots.
Chinese settlements are located in Arrow Town, New Zealand, because the gold rush in Arrow Town in the 19th century attracted Chinese workers to join the ranks of gold seekers. In those years, they relied on the bond of clan and origin as spiritual support to form a self-sufficient small society. Most of the buildings that reshaped the town's 100-year-old model of Chinese workers'settlements were abandoned after the 1920s. In 1983, under the guidance of the Archaeological Department of the University of Otago, the New Zealand Government reconstructed the Chinese workers'settlements on the original site, reproducing the living conditions of Chinese miners more than 100 years ago. A total of 21 buildings were built, including shops and dormitories.
Because it is a Chinese settlement, the mood of visiting is very different. Many Chinese came to South Island to seek gold in that year.
The earliest Chinese came to the South Island of New Zealand for gold, where they showed their living conditions.