The Arrowtown Today image, taken by Otago Daily Times
illustrations editor Stephen Jaquiery, which ran in the
paper on Monday.
After creating history on Sunday afternoon, Arrowtown
residents, visitors and workers can now buy their choice of
three Arrowtown Today images.
An estimated 1200 people packed Buckingham St on Sunday to be
part of the photograph, which will be buried in the Arrowtown
150 time capsule at Labour Weekend, to be next lifted in
Along with the photograph will be a list of almost 1000
registered names of those who turned out for the photograph -
including those of several dogs.
Otago Daily Times circulation manager James Smith said
the feedback from the photograph had been incredible. Photo
orders were already flowing in to the Star Shop in Dunedin.
ODT illustrations editor Stephen Jaquiery has selected
his three favourite images of the event and anyone wishing to
buy a copy can have their pick.
"We could not be happier with Sunday's turnout and the
resulting photograph in the ODT. We have been blown
away by the reaction, not just from the Arrowtown community,
but further afield," Mr Smith said.
"Trying to co-ordinate that number of people is no easy task,
so by giving people three photos to choose from, they can
pick the one they like the best, or the one they look the
The Arrowtown 150 committee will choose its favourite image
to be published as an A3 poster and put in the time capsule
on October 22.
Mr Smith said anyone who registered for the photograph could
buy a copy at 50% off the normal A4 and A3 rates, at $12 and
A 5x7 image would cost $15, a 6x8 would cost $19 and an 8x12
would cost $28.
The three images are on display now at the ODT
Queenstown office, 9 Athol St, and at the Lakes District
Museum, Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
Order forms are available at the museum and should be posted
to the ODT Dunedin office or dropped in to the ODT Queenstown
Alternatively, orders could be taken by emailing email@example.com
or phoning (03) 474-7427.
Mr Smith said it was vital anyone ordering an image quoted
the photo order number - included on the posters - of their
favourite image, either by writing it on the back of the
order form or including it in their email.
"If we receive orders without a photo order number, the
default image will be the image which ran in the ODT on