William Gilbert Rees

William Gilbert Rees was an explorer, surveyor, and early settler in Central Otago, New Zealand. He and fellow explorer Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first Europeans to settle the Wakatipu basin. Rees is regarded as the founder of .

Landmarks in the Area

Eichardt‘s Private Hotel is located on the corner of Marine Parade and Ballarat Street, , , on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

SkyCity owns and operates two casinos in Queenstown.

Fast food restaurant
Fergburger is a hamburger restaurant located in , which specialises in gourmet hamburgers. is situated 130 meters northwest of William Gilbert Rees.

The Queenstown Gardens, located next to the town of , is a botanical garden which contains a variety of exotic and native trees and plants as well as a large pond and a range of facilities. is situated 400 meters south of William Gilbert Rees. Photo: FRED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Queenstown is a resort town in in the south-west of 's . Photo: Lawrence Murray, CC BY 2.0.

Fernhill is a suburb of in the of . is situated 2 km west of William Gilbert Rees.

Kelvin Peninsula is a peninsula on the shore of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand's Region. is situated 2½ km southeast of William Gilbert Rees.

Arthurs Point is a suburb of in the of . is situated 5 km north of William Gilbert Rees.

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