Love Arrowtown? Get involved!

The Arrowtown Village Association has its AGM coming up on October 30, and with a number of the existing committee resigning for understandable reasons, we are on the look out for some new committee members! The only qualification required is a passion for Arrowtown and the ability to become involved for the community. The AVA …

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Annual General Meeting 2019

Wednesday 30 October at 7pm Arrowtown Community Centre (by rugby field) Come along to the meeting and hear an update on the AVA activities over the last year and have your say. The AGM will be followed by a presentation by Brianna Pringle of QLDC, who will give an update on the harvest of Coronet Forest. …

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With the arrival of spring, the track network around Arrowtown is getting busy. And with increased visitor numbers and the popularity of ebikes it is only going to get busier. Unfortunately increased use seems to have resulted in friction between cyclists and walkers, both of whom have equal right to use these shared tracks. There …

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Arrowtown pool to be heated

Today Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) confirmed plans to heat the open air Arrowtown Memorial Pool and bring forward its opening date. Alpine Aqualand will close for approximately three months on Monday 30 September with Arrowtown Memorial Pool opening the same day. Arrowtown pool usually opens annually between early December and the end of February …

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Harvest of Coronet Forest to begin

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has announced plans to begin the harvest and revegetation of Coronet Forest, starting Monday 23 September 2019. Established over several years between 1984 and 1996, Coronet Forest consists of 172.5 ha of Douglas fir and is a significant seed source contributing to the wilding pine problem on neighbouring indigenous tussock …

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Update on Olive Leaf building

It has come to our attention that the Olive Leaf Centre Trust (OLCT) has applied to Queenstown Lakes District Council for leave to have their resource consent application heard by the Environment Court, instead of before QLDC appointed commissioners at a public hearing. Some important facts you may want to know: QLDC has declined their …

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Matariki celebrations in Arrowtown

Arrowtown’s annual Matariki celebration has switched locations to the Ramshaw Lane car park after the success of the Autumn Festival market on that site. The evening (Thursday 27 June this year) will start with a traditional welcome and karakia, the Kāmuriwai Kapa Haka teams will perform and the children of Arrowtown Preschool will sing Matariki …

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Bus route through Arrowtown

We have previously updated the community on the Orbus service and the associated highly visual infrastructure work occurring. Based on your feedback we joined with the Arrowtown Promotion and Business Association (APBA) and the Arrowtown Planning Advisory Group (APAG) to express our concern at the double movement from Ramshaw Lane to Adamson Drive and back again within …

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Clean Air Warm Homes talk

On Thursday 9 May from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Athenaeum Hall, Ian Longley of NIWA will give a talk about a new clean air project for Arrowtown. Arrowtown has a persistent problem with air quality, both inside and outside, in winter. This is due to: wood burning, cooking and smoking inside houses; …

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