Going For Gold
Kennedy on site with the ounce of gold worth
Six-year old Queenstown
Primary student Jack Kennedy is ‘lucky last’ to hold
this $2300 bar of gold before it is buried at Arthurs Point
in preparation for Shotover Jet’s Locals’ Day and mini
gold rush on Saturday (November 17).
Queenstown youngsters aged 18 or younger will have the
chance to find the gold bar and other prizes after
successfully completing a treasure hunt and going into a
draw to get a ‘Big Red’ ticket as their entry to the
Just 40 ‘Big Red’ tickets will be
drawn out to provide the claim to a section of the beach in
the hopes of finding the gold.
The hunt closes at
1pm on Saturday, November 17 at The Station Building in
Queenstown, with the 40 tickets drawn at 3pm on the beach at
the Shotover Jet base.
“It’ll be huge fun to
watch the young diggers going for gold in the hope of
literally becoming Queenstown’s newest gold pioneer,”
said Shotover Jet General Manager Clark Scott.
“Good luck to all of them!”
Locals’ Day Entry forms for the gold scramble treasure
hunt can be found online at www.shotoverjet.com as
well as on the Shotover Jet Facebook page.
Locals will need to present a utilities bill
(dated within six months) and photo ID to access special
fares. Ticket sales are cash only. For enquiries phone 0800
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