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Wednesday, 7th November 2012

Columba capture the past!

Gold everywhere!  

  • Columba capture the past!Gold everywhere!
  • Columba capture the past!A different sort of school.....

Today, saw the Year 7 students from Columba College in Dunedin visit the museum as part of their Queenstown Camp. They participated in a several activities including exploring the Chinese village; touring the museum and GOLD 150 exhibition and an historic walk past the miners cottages to the Old Gaol and Saint Mary MacKillop's cottage. Many girls also mastered the 'cup & ball' and 'quoits' games!!

Their last activity was panning for gold in the Arrow River. Some were very lucky and found their very own 'speck' of gold unfortunately others were not so lucky and did not find any gold ....never mind there is always next time.

We hope you enjoyed your camp and look forward to hearing about it on this blog!!

Comments (7)

I had a great time and really want to come back. I want to come and take a longer look at Arrowtown's history, the chinese village and the historic walk. My favourite part was going to the chinese village : )

Zoe Flockton
Columba College

By: Zoe on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 13:31:32

Thanks for giving us such a great time in Arrowtown. We had lots of fun and particularly enjoyed gold panning. We had a great day and will definitely remember our day in Arrowtown! Thanks for letting us have this amazing opportunity:)

By: Hannah Rogers on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 13:31:41

Thanks so much for everything! We really enjoyed the museum and learnt so much! Gold Panning was extremely fun, and I found a fleck of gold to proudly take home. Arrowtown is so beautiful and we really enjoyed our stay.
Thanks again,
Columba College

By: Erin Dailey on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 13:31:47

My favourite part of our exciting trip to Arrowtown was the AMAZING Chinese Village!

By: Thirza on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 13:31:52

my favourite part was gold panning :) i found some!!

By: Nicole Samuel on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 13:31:58

haha my favourite part was gold panning :) hey, theres me with the hat and the blue top! i found some gold!

By: Nicole Samuel on Friday, 16th November 2012 @ 14:06:42

I really appreciate it that you gave us this amazing chance to look around Arrow town.

My favourite part was the gold panning. I got some gold!!!
I enjoyed it and would come back again if I had a chance.

Thank You!!!!!!! :)

By: Nirhjah on Monday, 19th November 2012 @ 08:25:08