How does a once-sleepy town become the fastest growing town in the entire country?
There’s a few reasons for this, including the building boom in nearby Queenstown & Wanaka having a downstream effect. However, many are now realising that Cromwell is a real hidden gem of the Central Otago region. On closer inspection, there’s a lot more on offer in this town than simply its relative distance to the more famous neighbouring towns of Queenstown & Wanaka.
Mark Jennings of newsroom.co.nz has more insight into Cromwell and its drivers for growth: http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/90641635/oncesleepy-cromwell-the-rising-star-of-the-south.