Burying the time capsule, Arrowtown

Arrowtown Ward councillor Lex Perkins was given the honour of burying the time capsule near the...
Arrowtown Ward councillor Lex Perkins was given the honour of burying the time capsule near the Arrow River on Monday. Photos by Olivia Caldwell.
Arrowtown Gold 150 organiser Julie Hughes, of Arrowtown, with her daughter Megan (15) and husband...
Arrowtown Gold 150 organiser Julie Hughes, of Arrowtown, with her daughter Megan (15) and husband David beside the buried time capsule (left).
Luca Spring (7), of Arrowtown, plants himself inside the  hole  dug for the time capsule.
Luca Spring (7), of Arrowtown, plants himself inside the hole dug for the time capsule.

Arrowtown's time capsule was buried on Monday. It contains items of interest, including a photograph of residents, lists of prices of houses, grocery items, electricity and phone bills, and information from the TSS Earnslaw celebrations. The capsule will be opened in 50 years.

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