Spring 2013

November 2013

Just Announced: Arrowtown will play host to one of the worlds most scenic marathons. The Queenstown International Marathon Festival on 22 November 2014 will commence in Arrowtown. The event includes a full Marathon, a half marathon, a 10km event and a 3km kids fun run to keep the whole family involved. The views will be amongst the most scenic in the world, with views of the Crown and Remarkables mountain ranges, Lake Hayes and Lake Wakatipu. See: www.queenstown-marathon.co.nz

Another new eatery opens in historic precinct. The Chop Shop Food Merchants offers contemporary Kiwi dining & great coffee - 7am - 4pm daily. Dine in sun on deck & enjoy the views. Small menu changes regularly. Think, Tiger Prawn Laksa, Whitebait Omelette, Bang-Bang chicken salad peanut vinaigrette. See https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Chop-Shop-Food-Merchants/430034717104881

October 2013

Taste of Gibbston Valley opens - Another great addition to the dining options in historic precinct

Open daily 7am – 5pm for breakfast & lunch or 6pm for wine tasting

Savour Mediterranean-style dishes including pasta made onsite, blue cod croquettes, Piadina [filled Italian flatbread], cakes & pastries. With a cosy fireplace & comfortable lounge seating the tasting room is a perfect place to taste Gibbston Valley’s award-winning local Queenstown & Central Otago wines