Guestbook, 1997-2001

merry xmas everyone. the arc cafe, that heart in a town full of clubs, that humble home for the remarkable! if it weren’t for the staff and trustees, who give so much to keep the place alive! overworked and underpaid or even unpaid … from the other side of the world i look back and think you guys are incredible. it’s a beautiful thing. so if you’re reading this in dunedin, keep an eye out for the arc angels and shake a hand or hug or shout out… because dunedin is made the amazing place it is by people like these, make no mistake! hey! love to you all, dear friends, i miss you terribly. i can’t get back in feb as i hoped but will see you in may for sure… go on, write to me, tell me stories… xx e.
Elliott Young <elliott_young@yahoo.com>
London, UK – Tuesday, December 25, 2001 at 23:43:04 (NZDT)

Cool site, we’re heading down south for new years, looking forward to dropping by. ciao
Gary Jowett and Janet Low <c1@clear.net.nz>
Wellington, Aotearoa – Saturday, December 15, 2001 at 17:44:59 (NZDT)

i’d
nails <lazy_pants@hotmail.com>
-, – Saturday, December 08, 2001 at 21:57:15 (NZDT)

I loved Dunedin, i´ve been there in 1998, and Arc Cafe was the best place i went there for sure. The people and the music were just great, and there was such good energy in the place. I think i´ll be there again one day soon…
Aline <alinepaiva@hotmail.com>
Belo Horizonte , BRAZIL – Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 19:34:31 (NZDT)

Good site, great to see Arc is still rollin along. Just read Elliot’s writeup on his and Arc’s business ideas – really impressive stuff, it’s the future! Makes me want to shift back down!
Victor <vbillot@hotmail.com>
Wgtn, – Sunday, May 20, 2001 at 21:57:06 (NZST)

i cant believe its no butter! goodbye elliott…the greatest white boy on punk ever! jetty
jetty <discocutz@hotmail.com>
auckland, dahhhh! nu sila – Monday, May 07, 2001 at 18:29:55 (NZST)

arc, the ultimate. it is hard to type with a cigarette
Jessie <cowgirl@fuckyou.co.uk>
dn, – Friday, May 04, 2001 at 19:14:48 (NZST)

goodbye Elliot HAPPY WANDERING
Richard <rgclark@paradise.net.nz>
– Thursday, May 03, 2001 at 23:25:17 (NZST)

Homesick homesick homesick. Enjoy your grad on Saturday Jess. Hey I hope Arc still do those white chocolate and hazelnut cookies, those are THE SHIT. An Arc Coffeeshop here in the Dam would be insane. See ya Elliot!
Bryony <bryonyshackell@hotmail.com>
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Thursday, May 03, 2001 at 23:22:30 (NZST)

ET. eLLIOT tRAVELLER . Fone Home. – the way is as was is now and can be.Bon chance mon ami.
fellow traveller
dunedin, new zealand – Thursday, May 03, 2001 at 20:16:01 (NZST)

Hello Arc, whenever we visit Dunedin, we visit Arc, you make us happy, we want to come and play all the time, miss you, from Vic and Jonah
Victoria Deaker <Jonah@voyager.co.nz>
silverstream, – Thursday, May 03, 2001 at 17:31:04 (NZST)

What department does Guy Houston work in?
Robyn Hardy <kiwisinusa@prodigy.net>
Redding, C.A U.S.A – Thursday, May 03, 2001 at 10:08:46 (NZST)

Party on!!!!
Nick Spencer <darkjewel77@hotmail.com>
– Wednesday, May 02, 2001 at 07:30:52 (NZST)

Hello old friends, Between 3 and 4a.m. this morning on Tuesday the 1st of May, Gretta Carney and James Palmer had a beautiful and healthy little baby boy.
Katie Pask <daisy_duke_is@yahoo.co.nz>
Wellington, NZ – Tuesday, May 01, 2001 at 15:04:48 (NZST)

Those of you that know me know I think Arc s the greatest place on earth. Hi to everyone
Terry <nologotm@hotmail.com>
Dunedin, – Tuesday, May 01, 2001 at 00:54:15 (NZST)

hi i think this is great thats all i want to say
Candy* <chery709@yahoo.co.uk>
wellington, new zealand – Monday, April 30, 2001 at 15:38:21 (NZST)

oeps, Luke is coming this winter stupid hemispheres
Annemarieke
– Sunday, April 29, 2001 at 17:25:54 (NZST)

I heard HDU is playing tomorrow [saturday the21st ] I will be there.
Leon Stuart
Dunedin, N.Z. – Friday, April 20, 2001 at 18:26:47 (NZST)

Hi Arc, was in Dunedin in 95 but didn’t get to your place. Hope to when i get back down there. cya carl tosten
carl tosten <cjtosten@hotmail.com>
othello, wa U.S.A. – Friday, April 20, 2001 at 13:34:07 (NZST)

Hi! This summer Luke Hurley is coming back to town!!! be there all!!!!
Annemarieke
– Saturday, April 14, 2001 at 22:04:48 (NZST)

Ahhh.. I thought I would add a comment to your guest book. Somehow I stumbled on your web site while I was surfing around.
Daniel Hoon
Carlsbad, California USA – Thursday, March 15, 2001 at 07:38:18 (NZDT)

Hi there Arc people, Hi to Nina! I hear you`re back from travelling. Melbourne is good, better than Sydney, I have contacted Spontaneous Search Party- It`s good to meet some Dunediners in Melbourne I do miss Arc and the music there, Melbourne is quite sunny at the moment it`s great! Take care all… John McLellan..
John McLellan <john mclellan2@hotmail.com>
Melbourne, vic Australia – Saturday, March 10, 2001 at 15:36:28 (NZDT)

wonderful place, my favourite hangout in n.z., – felt home, CHEERS & good luck for the future! with a big smile (((-: alice in wonderland.
ingrid pfrogner <alice.imwunderland@gmx.de>
frankfurt a.m., germany – Thursday, March 01, 2001 at 23:43:19 (NZDT)

Very nice site but can’t see live set properly.Send us nice photos of your guests.Bye from the sunseatown!!!!!!
fulvio e toto’ <fulvioalison@inwind.it>
palermo, italy italy – Saturday, February 10, 2001 at 11:00:05 (NZDT)

Why do the people not move in the web picture? Are they afraid they will make fools of themselves? They scare me.
Willy Nilleigh
Los Angeles, CA USA – Thursday, February 08, 2001 at 19:53:59 (NZDT)

I should want to be there now!!!!!!!!!!! bye bye
Luke <rickyland@tin.it>
Parma, IT ITALY – Saturday, January 27, 2001 at 11:37:17 (NZDT)

Nice Site. I am visiting for the first time. I work for a company selling tungsten and tungsten carbide powder in the USA.
Jason Tungsten
– Monday, January 15, 2001 at 19:47:24 (NZDT)

Happy, Healthy & Musical New Year!! What a pity you are closed. We would have liked to celebrate 2001 (12 hours before ours begins) with you by this site…
Aad & Petra
Deventer, The Netherlands – Monday, January 01, 2001 at 00:04:14 (NZDT)

Hi there downunder, we’re back in our place again, but miss your city, country and Arc-food (can we download some??). Have very good memories about Dunedin because of Arc! Good to see some of it by this side. (we have got “de Burgerweeshuis” http://www.burgerweeshuis.nl We enjoy the cd. What happend with the tape we gave??
Aad and Petra <Petraad@noknok.nl>
Deventer, The Netherlands – Sunday, December 10, 2000 at 06:53:31 (NZDT)

love the webb site.have heard about the place. will be down soon. Kia Ora from Odeon Longe and gallery.
sean <alittleodetoyou@hotmail.com>
auckland, nz – Saturday, December 09, 2000 at 19:27:21 (NZDT)

Keep up the good work!
AcademyX
San Francisco, CA USA – Saturday, December 09, 2000 at 09:51:15 (NZDT)

Thanks to Arc for all the great meals and gigs over the past year. Back to England now – will return one day!!!
Chris Wills <cpwills@hotmail.com>
Folkestone, England – Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at 13:44:07 (NZDT)

spunky bar staff…
GAZZA <discocutz@hotmail.com>
dunners, NZ – Thursday, November 16, 2000 at 03:25:04 (NZDT)

What happened to the fantastic carrot cake that you used to sell???
tim <keweekid@hotmail.com>
– Wednesday, November 15, 2000 at 14:29:32 (NZDT)

Great site and a great place. A coffee or beer to anyone from waterbury ct. or Hungry Charlies East Village from circa 1970. A wonderful summer to us all. Del the zed/zee
phil <Zgrean@yahoo.com>
dunedin, – Sunday, November 12, 2000 at 23:38:43 (NZDT)

As a migrated Mainlander, who doesn’t get back much, I’m envious of all this wonderful kiwi kulcha you are fostering. Well done! Arohanui.
Karen < >
Tutira, HB NZ – Wednesday, November 08, 2000 at 23:47:54 (NZDT)

Autumn wishes from me to you !
Ann-Margreth Johansson <ann@webcentralen>
Vimmerby, Sweden – Wednesday, November 08, 2000 at 02:14:27 (NZDT)

Hey all here at arc being yourselves with all the others around you busy just being themselves, may a cool breeze blow up your skirt in hot weather.
Daniel Mohr (Bike Man) <mohrdaniel@hotmail.com>
– Friday, November 03, 2000 at 10:23:07 (NZDT)

hi arc, am missing you sooo much! coming down to visit you any day now>>>love to you all, cant wait to leave this cheesy place love lizax
liza <lyza1@hotmail.com>
wellington, – Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 14:10:48 (NZST)

Hello! The cafe looks awesome and I can’t wait to check it out when I’m there. Veggie food, live music, good coffee and internet access sounds great to me! Jackie
Jackie <jjacks@bigfoot.com>
London, On Canada – Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 06:09:28 (NZST)

hi im a sciascia too….. maybe you’re my long lost brother… anyways take it easy..
tina sciascia <bellapupa_2000@hotmail.com>
montreal, quebec – Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at 15:00:41 (NZST)

nice!!!
rach <rach@paradise.net.nz>
Auckland, nz – Monday, August 28, 2000 at 20:39:40 (NZST)

hi there
p.a. <mail@mail.com>
hull, ca canada – Sunday, August 27, 2000 at 03:47:29 (NZST)

UpDate 1/8/2000 Karen,Stormy,Beau,Larsen-rask Please contact me urgently anytime before 10am Nz-time Phone 64-3-5278499 (home) or my Mobile 64-212137837 Love Jonathan Larsen-Rask kaiteriteri-sandy bay rd2 Motueka 7161 New Zealand)
jonathan larsen-rask <lanzbase@xtra.co.nz>
– Sunday, August 20, 2000 at 02:23:42 (NZST)

ullo ullo…we miss you……hmmmmm……can you plwease bring arc to melbourne….and the fringes…..and a piece of cheesy pizza , heated with salsa and an emmersons pilsner…ta……love to all you angels…see you again somtime….we found an arc here…on lygon street in carlton……but it’s juat not the same…..xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
tara and emma <emmagoosey@yahoo.com and veralynnthegoat@yahoo.com>
melbourne, vic auzzo – Thursday, August 17, 2000 at 14:10:26 (NZST)

ciao dall’italia
roberto <robyabello@tin.it>
bari, italia – Monday, July 17, 2000 at 02:41:33 (NZST)

just a note to say I love and miss dunedin and arc and I can’t wait for the day I come back to sit by the fire and just chill once more.big hi to flyboy
gwyn harley <gwynthe_eskimo@hotmail.com>
sydney, nsw australia – Saturday, July 01, 2000 at 16:47:20 (NZST)

excellent site!
kate <katevr@hotmail.com>
sydney, Australia – Tuesday, June 27, 2000 at 11:02:53 (NZST)

I went to your cafe for the first time a couple of weeks ago and heard a bande called “Degrees K” I really liked them, i was wondering whether or not you are going to have them back again?? Also do you know if the band has an email address or a web page??? cheers
pete <petelisch@yahoo.com>
Dunedin, New Zealand – Monday, June 19, 2000 at 11:02:33 (NZST)

In answer to the R18 thing, it is just the law in NZ. We’d love to have younger people too but there is no way around that law if you sell alchol. Sorry.
the law
– Tuesday, May 23, 2000 at 17:53:52 (NZST)

The only thing I don’t understand is….why are you R18? I’m under 18 (but at varsity), I’m a songwriter and guitarist, and I would *love* to hear some live music, get some inspiration, and drink some good coffee. Why are there signs on the door saying I’m not welcome? Do you think young people will ruin your atmosphere? Young people who want to go to Arc go for the same reason everyone else does – because it’s wonderful. Your front page says you are ‘non-exclusive’…..well dammit I feel excluded. You’re a *cafe* for f**ks sake, not a pub. I don’t want to drink. I just want to listen…. Answers, anyone?
Inara <not angry……just sad>
Dunedin, – Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at 02:18:35 (NZST)

A very interesting place!
Arthur <bonxy@yahoo.com>
Windhoek, Namibia – Tuesday, May 16, 2000 at 12:28:04 (NZST)

Just found your cafe on the net and couldn’t resist writing to say hello…I came to ARC last year’99 and now live far away in the depths of China…if anyone has seen Greg Lewis aka wolfman..please tell him to write to me….or hes in trouble!
dan <danprain@yahoo.com>
Chengdu, Sichuan China – Monday, May 15, 2000 at 19:37:38 (NZST)

I love the place!
Elliott Young <cafe@coffee.co.nz>
Wellington, – Friday, May 12, 2000 at 22:54:45 (NZST)

We were in Dunedin for three days in early February (9, 10 & 11) and spent a couple of hours each day/evening in the Arc. What a great place! Thick vegan pizza slices, pints of Otago Dark, free internet access, terrific music – what more could anyone ask for? Too bad you can’t do “take aways” here on our island in Maine! Oh well, we will just have to come back to Dunedin!
Pat & Charlie
Mount Desert, ME USA – Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at 03:07:52 (NZST)

i’ve sifted past your cafe a few times, but being the shy person that i think i am ,never go inside.maybe on one cold winter night,when the panasionic box i live in finally dies, i will come and camp next to your open fire?. i would love to exhibit some of my painting on your walls someday ……………..
Joh <Phen0ze@hotmail.com>
Dunedin, – Monday, April 10, 2000 at 14:44:59 (NZST)

Howdy!! From Houston Texas
Mike
– Wednesday, April 05, 2000 at 07:38:24 (NZST)

Greetings from snowy Finland from the other side of the world! I really wish I will get a chance to visit that distant café one day… 🙂
Nora <noradean@excite.com>
Mariehamn, Finland – Monday, March 27, 2000 at 08:32:19 (NZST)

Hello from Hobart. Hope to come and visit sometime.
Marian Fyfe <a1mjf@hotmail.com>
Hobart, Tas Australia – Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 21:58:44 (NZST)

Hello Arc Cafe, Greetings from Atlanta, Georgia USA! Great website, I’ll check back again to hear some music. I am an amateur guitar player, and I enjoy a variety of styles. I also have been trying to track down an old friend in Dunedin. At college in the States we played basketball on the same team and roomed together. He returned to Dunedin after college where his family lives. His name is Chris Pollard, and his hometown is Gore. He’s about 6 foot 8 inches tall, also plays some guitar, is very funny, and most likely would be known to hang out at places like the Arc Cafe. He is probably around 32 years old now. My wife and I would love to hear how he is doing. If anyone is interested in forwarding this message, I would greatly appreciate it. I can send a photograph also. Thanks and may God bless, John
John Feltman <jf8266@yahoo.com>
Atlanta, GA USA – Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 21:11:50 (NZST)

Hey you guys rock!! Would love to visit the Cafe someday!! Great site Great sound!! Peace, Kelly/Bratt
Kelly <Brattbnd@globalsite.net>
Richmond, IN United States – Tuesday, March 21, 2000 at 16:25:24 (NZST)

Hello Arc. I can feel you’re winding up to a great CD release party tonite – will be thinking of you.
Vanessa
Wellington, – Tuesday, March 21, 2000 at 13:12:37 (NZST)

why are cloudboy so slack? do something with your page you lazy kids…and when are you coming to melbourne?
kristen <kristen_maree@hotmail.com>
– Sunday, March 19, 2000 at 14:16:58 (NZST)

great.. yes just great.
possem <Pokey_nz@hotmail.com>
DUNEDIN, SI New ealand – Friday, March 17, 2000 at 23:25:47 (NZDT)

yep…i got so homesick i had to check you guys i miss the land i was kinda pleased to see gavin in th pics hows home? sydneys madness reclaim the streets happens again here march 18 traffic stopping action with hundreds of ferrals dancing in the streets oh la sweet dunedin love yas miss moon
paula <termagant.pb@usa.net>
sydney, nsw aust – Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 12:33:41 (NZDT)

this i miss about living in dunedin by sabrina: living with the cool kids at 515 great king 1997, and 24 pitt 1999. watching havoc and cow those flavored tuna packs, especially lemon pepper mmmmm listening to david bowie and prince with brendon on the front porch on a sunny day with some cold steinies. watching yardies at 21st’s fush and chups with tomato sauce spelling programme, realise, colour, etc. o week at otago scarfies, the kids and the movie. st. paul’s cathedral choir kids (the boy’s choir) hoyt’s, empire and that other one down prince’s st. bagpipes at the graduations all that wine and cheese how the professor’s all got pissed with the students. saying ‘pissed’ instead of drunk. the almighty cook (1997) and the picture of the three budweiser chicks on the stairs. 91 fm radio one the accents the girls: sarah, sheridan & laura the boys: b, b, c, m, g, a, m, a, etc. inspiring dr. speirs marama singers watching g surf at st. kilda the leith bath st. tull and the lovely smorgasborg of desserts mcdonald’s kiwi burger (that’s a joke) the weather (so’s that) the pancakes at capers powder coffee mix buying kava at new world big fresh and all their bin samples raro jugs at the cook and kc’s hokey pokey ice cream and lion bars more sheep than you ever want to see in your life showing our asses with ‘all blacks’ painted across the cheeks at 1997 bledisloe vs. wallabies fat lady’s arms hahei beach in coromandel paradiso in nelson taking the interislander sunset inn, taupo hiking copeland hot pools and almost dying with kim & co. hiking abel tasman with shan and stine and lovin it. trying to kayak in mavora lakes at fuel with sarah and sheridan collecting shells and climbing rocks at ara moana listening to b sing at tunnel beach playing risk exponents on the radio happy times with brandon love, v, sabrina p.s. america still sucks, but san francisco has proven to be lovely. …to be continued
veronica <vercriso@hotmail.com>
san francisco, ca usa – Monday, February 21, 2000 at 10:30:26 (NZDT)

hello great site what els can say greetings from holland
sytse <s-degroot@chello.nl>
friesland, holland – Thursday, February 10, 2000 at 07:51:00 (NZDT)

Absolute green at the gums with envy and feel all nostalgic for a town which sleeps later than me. I wonder what Stewarts Coffee shop makes of it all. And is that Gavinus Shaw in the photos section? Do you make sushi? with advocado? and long grain rice?
Jim Cathcart <jawcome@osb.att.ne.jp>
Osaka, Nippon – Thursday, February 10, 2000 at 01:27:33 (NZDT)

Have been coming to the Arc regularly (like every day) for the last couple of months. The food is delicious (although some of the spelling is a bit ropey), and the gigs I’ve attended have been excellent (especially the Xmas party, when Martin Phillipps proved beyond a doubt that he is the greatest musician this country has ever produced). One thing that does need seeing to, though, is use – or rather abuse – of the Internet. Many of the people who come in here flagrantly disregard the 25-minute rule – one favourite trick is to lift the card out when there are only 5 minutes to go and then put it back in, thus returning the timer to 25 minutes. I think a more sophisticated timing system that forbids this “cheating” needs to be installed. Or you could change the notice to “staying on longer than 25 minutes is punishable by death (or Britney Spears)”.

Chris Wills <cpwills@hotmail.com>
Folkestone, Kent, England – Tuesday, January 25, 2000 at 13:26:28 (NZDT)

I wish I was there. Hi Bec’s the Improv jazz lady
Linda M <Lindam@clear.net.nz>
Dunedin, New Zealand – Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 17:41:13 (NZDT)

Hello to my friends from the eighties-early eighties! Is anybody still out there? Love to hear from you Where is Chris Gable (Gillman)?
Mike Rosenstreich <mbr4wjr@iinet.net.au>
Perth, WA Australia – Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at 02:31:52 (NZDT)

Hi to all the people who remember a swiss girl who was in Dunedin in March99! There is nothing more contagious than a yawn, but a smile!
Fanny Dufour <fdufour@ulb.ac.be>
Bruxelles, Belgium – Saturday, January 15, 2000 at 07:20:52 (NZDT)

good glimpse of dunnos, i damn well miss that place
wayne magee <wayne_magee@hotmail.com>
miami, america – Thursday, January 06, 2000 at 11:02:18 (NZDT)

:::pause::: i would’ve said something clever, but it’s 2AM. i can’t think of a thing. sorry.
Monica <devaisa@aol.com>
geography is relative, AZ usa – Sunday, December 19, 1999 at 21:42:23 (NZDT)

This is neat. I’ve wondered what Dunedin looks like. You are the exact latitude in the southern hemisphere as Billings, Montana is in the northern hemisphere.
bob borberg <borbergr@billings.k12.mt.us>
billings, mt usa – Friday, December 17, 1999 at 09:59:28 (NZDT)

Looks like a great place to meet and find inspiration, will be in NZ in 2000. Currently in Australia working on my own Photographic Project and also on some new songs!
Sav <oosav@hotmail.com>
London, UK – Thursday, December 16, 1999 at 17:03:48 (NZDT)

Man I miss you guys……..It’s really hard to find good vienna’s in Paris.
Debbie Morton <debbienicolemorton@hotmail.com>
Paris, France – Thursday, December 09, 1999 at 04:19:49 (NZDT)

I miss you Arc… but I’ll be back!!!!
Nathan <pole_boy@hotmail.com>
– Monday, December 06, 1999 at 20:41:03 (NZDT)

Coffee, Art, & Good Company–what else do you need?!!!
Mickey D.
Chicago, IL USA – Sunday, December 05, 1999 at 18:18:31 (NZDT)

Andrew never sends me any e-mails ’cause he dosen’t have a computer, and now I realise that he lives on the same street as this café!!
Beatrice <trissan@spray.se>
Sala, Sweden – Friday, December 03, 1999 at 02:45:20 (NZDT)

Long live the Theremin…
Dave <Timeglitch@aol.com>
Girard, OH USA – Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at 15:14:47 (NZDT)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHELLEY T. Hope you had a wonderful night last night, Love on ya. Sis.
Jo <jo@earthling.net>
Auckland, – Monday, November 22, 1999 at 10:09:50 (NZDT)

Thanks guys fro sparing me the hassle of travelling all the way to NZ to visit your cool cafe. I know in my heart that someday, somehow i can go there. I will go there. I should go there. Of course with the love of my life….Donald from Dunedin. I love you soooo much, honey.
nath <natsky75@mailcity.com>
Cebu, Philippines – Friday, November 19, 1999 at 01:44:29 (NZDT)

beautiful victrola (happy late birthday),shaggy ben,tuki,nicole,amber,kai,eddie,richard and other spiralling stars… you all dance in my dreams. Love you and miss you. Back in aeotearoa feb 2000. move and groove…
adrienne <purpleleo@hotmail.com>
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Monday, November 15, 1999 at 14:02:26 (NZDT)

In Nelson heading to Southland. LOTSA rad’ smiles & love all that icky stuff to my freinds. Someone tell modaks i’ll be back soon.
James
– Thursday, November 11, 1999 at 12:50:45 (NZDT)

THE PINICLE OF CAFE EXPERIENCES,IN MY 20 YEARS CRUSING EUROPE,AND OTHER FUN PLACES,I ENJOYED MY WEEK AT THE ARC THE MOST.THANKS FOR DOING IT SO WELL.$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
MATTHU
AKC, – Monday, November 08, 1999 at 13:14:35 (NZDT)

f**ck me man – seen a lot of radio sites but nothing like http://www.r1.co.nz congrats to tiny tiny Dunedin Sam – knitting factory – Big apple.
Sam
Bronx NYC, – Friday, October 22, 1999 at 19:36:43 (NZDT)

I LOVE THE SITE !!!!- maybe one day i can view it from within ,a seat at your table ….. MELINDA
MELINDA <MAV313@aol.com >
BRISTOL, IN USA – Sunday, October 17, 1999 at 13:33:22 (NZDT)

GREETING FROM IRELAND ! Love your site, Nice one……..
Gary Sciascia <gary.sciascia@ul.ie>
Limerick, Irl Ireland – Monday, October 04, 1999 at 02:01:07 (NZDT)

Heard about this page on Hamiltron radio 89.0 Ufm wicked page, looks like a grrovy place , seeya
nadine <daffybastard24@yahoo.com>
Hamiltron, ? NeW ZeAlAnd – Saturday, September 18, 1999 at 15:16:21 (NZST)

Wanna gig with live electronic act. email now. If you want to.
EVOL <loudmouthrecords@hotmail.com>
Palmy North, Aotearoa – Thursday, September 02, 1999 at 12:42:32 (NZST)

Wanna gig with live electronic act. email now. If you want to.
EVOL <loudmouthrecords@hotmail.com>
Palmy North, Aotearoa – Thursday, September 02, 1999 at 12:42:32 (NZST)

hello oli and vincent….. greetings from bocolt.enjoy the arc nicki
nicki <fnharmeling@yahoo.com>
bocholt, germany – Tuesday, August 10, 1999 at 08:56:33 (NZST)

a stab in the dark…reaching blindly into the haystack in the hope of pulling out a needle. i’m trying to find an old friend — mad, bad incurably delightful and decadent brandon barclay [dunedin resident]. all other avenues have failed. if once depressed the button strikes “disco” please furbish me with any details. thanks. btw: i am not a stalker or collection agent.
v <bomb@b-l-a-m-m-o.com>
– Thursday, August 05, 1999 at 03:44:47 (NZST)

Hi Mirriam, If you are at the Arc and see this email me! Signed Jonathan
lanz <lanzbase@xtra.co.nz>
Waikouaiti,9063 ,NZ, Otago New Zealand – Thursday, July 29, 1999 at 23:14:22 (NZST)

HI I HAVE DEVELOPED A EASY TO USE JUKEBOX PROGRAMME TO RIP AND PLAY MP3’S ON YOUR HOME COMPUTER AND FOR COMMERCIAL USE IS ANYONE INTERESTED IN DOWNLOADING A TRIAL VERSION AND LETTING ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK AND WHAT WOULD MAKE IT BETTER AND EASIER TO USE.
SHORT STUFF <JUKEBOX@XTRA.CO.NZ>
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Thursday, July 29, 1999 at 13:50:03 (NZST)

Hey,Kate and all my peeps in Dunedin! See ya soon!
Brian Papai <bjp76@yahoo.com>
Moreno Valley, Ca USA – Thursday, July 29, 1999 at 12:56:49 (NZST)

Hi,from Jonathan Larsen-Rask and Miriam Rask out here at Waikouaiti on Jonathan’s laptop and listening to Sola Monday in the Gigs section of the Arc homepage. Miriam is going to the Arc tonight Friday (23 July 1999).
lanz <lanzbase@xtra.co.nz>
waikouaiti, New Zealand – Friday, July 23, 1999 at 15:17:31 (NZST)

I visited you guys on Thrusday and Saturday of last week and the place was great! I wanted to leave a message on here on the Saturday but the ‘net was down so I couldn’t!!!! But I have now! I loved Dunedin and I loved Arc!!! If your reading this from some other place and are thinking of going to Arc then go! The foods great and the atomosphere’s awesome!!! Anyways, gotta go.
Rhys <rhysa@clear.net.nz>
Wellington, New Zealand – Saturday, July 17, 1999 at 01:28:24 (NZST)

Hi people, I’m in town for a few days- heading to the opening at the DPAG, ‘n playing pool later- but will stop in very soon. Looking forward to catching up. The site looks great- obviously still busy & happening- Break a Leg! ox Anne M
AM <Mum ‘n Dads>
Dn, Nz – Thursday, July 08, 1999 at 17:45:37 (NZST)

I like the Kiwis!!I like New Zealand!
Kiwi Schaad(Kiwi Kitchen2) <Cats102727@aol.com>
Kassel, BRD Germany – Tuesday, July 06, 1999 at 12:35:01 (NZST)

don’t worry, b…i’m here and still in love with you. i’ll see you soon and we can go to arc together. i love you…always, sabrina.
sabrina <vercriso@hotmail.com>
los angeles, ca usa – Sunday, July 04, 1999 at 14:39:58 (NZST)

we love this place
helena & maria
dunedin, florida new zealand – Saturday, July 03, 1999 at 16:15:09 (NZST)

Hey, Y`all Come Kiss Aunt Jelly
Aunt Jelly <auntjelly_411@yahoo.com>
Palestine, Tx USA – Saturday, June 26, 1999 at 12:35:38 (NZST)

hi silly things, goodbye you old folks, true love, katie
grumpy Katie <c.pask@mailexcite.com>
– Saturday, June 19, 1999 at 03:10:57 (NZST)

YAAYYY!!! you guys got the live video feed back! way to go! loving your bright open vibe ~ looks like everything’s swinging on high street . . . all love to you and yours >>> Shanti, Bernie, Ben, Dee, Marcellus and Tokerau : PEACE (“) ps. visit my website for phatty links and pics ~ ADAM G
adam gerard <edam@thevortex.com>
sydney, nsw australia – Saturday, May 29, 1999 at 01:05:38 (NZST)

Hello Arc-people, Few month’s ago, I travell thru New-Zealand. After 4 month’s cycling reach I Dunedin en special the Arc-cafe. The atmosphere and ambiance are brilliant. Now when look back with fotographs in my hand sitting on the bench. It was beautifull. Arc is my second home after the West-coast. Arc thank you. Keep your own way.
michiel <truus_mrk@hotmail.com>
Nijmegen, Netherlands – Saturday, May 22, 1999 at 22:35:03 (NZST)

hello arc, you guys are cool. i love dunners and i am coming home soon (as one of the lucky few who was born at queen mary). dunedin is the greatest place in the world and i miss home so much. thank you arc for providing this facility for homesick dunedinites.
katrina chandra <kcha028@student.auckland.ac.nz>
orkland, nz – Wednesday, May 19, 1999 at 18:56:51 (NZST)

Hi From AUCKLAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Stages Time OUT@!!
a <a>
a, a a – Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 21:07:09 (NZST)

I love Dunedin I wish I was Back down there I love it. Hay Everyone that reads this for dunedin go down to the Newcanton in the main street for Fish &&&& CHIPS SAY HI TO (((((KEY))))) YOUNG FOR MEEEEEE CHEERS MIKE>>>> 12/05/99..
Michael Harris <MDHARRIS007@HotMail.Co.NZ>
Auckalnd, New Zealand – Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 21:04:30 (NZST)

“…when I die i want my ashes filterd through the espresso barista so i may be one with the coffee bean…”
Michael SSSSsssssssss <Mews840@aol.com>
– Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 11:57:34 (NZST)

Ahh…cafe’s are great.Everything is everything.Anyone up for a chat send me an e-mail.See you soon or in Northern Cali. which ever comes first.Peeeeeeeees!
Michael Sanchez <Mes840@aol.com>
San Jose, Ca United States – Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 11:35:35 (NZST)

hdu. i like them. thankyou for giving them to me. please, sir, may i have some more?
carl <greca914@student.otago.ac.nz>
dunedin, nz – Saturday, May 08, 1999 at 23:06:54 (NZST)

Your homepage is really fabulous and interesting site. I really love going to the Arc for me to look up the Internet and have some beer as I can sometimes just for fun. I really love your website about it. From Marc.
Marc Peyroux <mpeyroux@es.co.nz>
Dunedin , New Zealand – Wednesday, May 05, 1999 at 22:53:30 (NZST)

Schöne Seite die Ihr habt.Das ist genau die gelegenheit auch mit euren Seiten Geld zu verdienen.Beautiful page it have-having that is to be earned exactly the opportunity also with your pages cash.
Frank Noever <FNoever@ewetel.net>
Großefehn, Germany – Sunday, May 02, 1999 at 05:54:55 (NZST)

Heya! All good vibes to you and yours ~ visit my site if you’ve got nothing better to do ~ otherwise make good use of your time and either drink some apple and ginger or get loose at a good ol’ fashioned Eudaemony party ~ om shanti ~
me again ~ Ivan Ichi Bhatt <edam@thevortex.com>
ZION, Milky Way – Monday, April 26, 1999 at 02:54:08 (NZST)

Who has so beautiful pages, that has also times one vacation in East Frisia come in our beautiful vacation home 6 km of the Timmeler sea.
Frank Noever <FNoever@ewetel.net>
Ostfriesland, Germany – Sunday, April 25, 1999 at 03:43:07 (NZST)

love you long time ~ Rastafari Live ~
Adam G
– Wednesday, April 21, 1999 at 13:11:21 (NZST)

I will be visiting NZ soon and wanted to know if there was any place in the entire country that rented surfboards. I don’t want to bring mine on the plane! Also I would like to invite anyone to shop at my website at http://www.myshopnow.com/lonnmel. Thanks!!
mel <landm2000@aol.com>
CO USA – Friday, April 16, 1999 at 06:40:46 (NZST)

Hello, will be appearing in Dunedin in April 16th as part of the Chinese Splendour art programme, performing classical Chinese and folk dance. I have heard so much about your cafe…I can’t wait, see you there.
Yu-Fen Wang <justin_hardingham@yahoo.com>
Kaohsiung, Taiwan – Wednesday, April 07, 1999 at 21:01:08 (NZST)

hey there, anybody remember me?? If you do drop me an email! Cheers!
Clint Heine <HEICL446@student.otago.ac.nz>
Dunners, NZ – Monday, April 05, 1999 at 03:07:09 (NZST)

Sparkle on 🙂
Hunt the Thimble
Denial – Friday, March 26, 1999 at 16:39:20 (NZST)

Here is something what my cat wrote: 657322340 zgpoieahjoprweß0e08888888888888())))))))))))))))))fdasp[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ikuzztu She was very keen on the top line. Still, good poetry# fx
Stefan <kieseltest@hotmail.com>
Wangen, bloodygermany – Thursday, March 25, 1999 at 23:19:21 (NZST)

Hi ! Fancy website ! Look forward to my first pint in december`99. Regards from soon a master student at University of Otago
E.T. <egil.o.thorsen@nhs.stud.his.no>
Stavanger, Norway – Friday, March 19, 1999 at 22:15:12 (NZDT)

Hey, good-lookin’ Dunedinites. Greetings from Dunedin Florida in the United States. Fancy finding you there! I could transplant myself right into your vegan-artist-music cafe and barely change my world, except a much more beautiful country you have. This site is awesome!
Jae <botticelli@animalhouse.com>
Dunedin, Florida U.S.A. – Wednesday, March 17, 1999 at 16:05:23 (NZDT)

To Vicki! Hi Vick, we see you! Are you hiding? Is your face bright blue? We love you! Dum and Maddy
Mark Lapham <companydoctor@worldnet.att.net>
Ashby, MA USA – Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at 17:26:24 (NZDT)

can’t wait to make love to you again b maybe out the window again? …sabrina.
veronica <vercriso@hotmail.com>
l.a., ca usa – Sunday, March 14, 1999 at 16:06:35 (NZDT)

Where’s the Vickstah? Its ya sistah! Hope you’re having fun!! Sounds like you are. But I’d like you back in one piece please. Miss you!!!
Heather Lapham <hlapham@organic.com>
NY, NY USA – Tuesday, March 09, 1999 at 13:18:31 (NZDT)

ANDY SUNLEY….WHERE ARE YOU!!!!.. bri, bri and lots of others are waiting to hear from you emaail please!!!!!!!!!!!!…………………
stan staton <sstaton@clara.net>
n/allerton, england – Saturday, March 06, 1999 at 15:38:37 (NZDT)

bri, bri and lots of others are waiting to hear from you emaail please!!!!!!!!!!!!…………………
stan staton <sstaton@clara.net>
n/allerton, england – Saturday, March 06, 1999 at 15:36:41 (NZDT)

Hi to the Vickster!!! Get in the picture!! Mom
Linda Lapham <companydoctor@worldnet.att.net>
Ashby, MA USA – Saturday, March 06, 1999 at 10:47:33 (NZDT)

shout outs to all the beautiful patrons and staff! there’s a centre of this creative universe and it’s 135 high street…longing for some garlic naan bread…where’s my burrito?!? olau, jeremy, bernie, toki, marchell: PEACE >>
adam gerard <kbania@bigpond.com.au>
sydney, nsw land of oz – Sunday, February 28, 1999 at 21:10:20 (NZDT)

hello there .long way away?
seamus flynn <flynnair@iol.ie>
mullingar, ireland – Saturday, February 27, 1999 at 11:38:45 (NZDT)

CRUDE IS STAGING AN OFFICIAL BOYCOTT OF BAILTERSPACE INC. GIG…..FOIR THEY ARE OF THE MOSAT M OSAT UFT LIEBDOINA ?ŠĎ¨Î ÁŠĎĎ Şś§Ž •§?´ ´ŽÍŽÍŽŽÍŽ ¨ŞŞŽŞş ´• ´§´§ ´Ž´ •ś? ŽŽŽ 22™™™™™™€€€€€€€€€€€tape trader internationalle ????????????????????????????????????
Matt Middleton <crude99@hotmail.com>
– Saturday, February 20, 1999 at 21:17:32 (NZDT)

There, standing in sick plastic wwwads is the evidence of the revolution in the Dunedin.. the Crude working in the black Cd in the title of Matt Middleton and soooooon ’twill be *** *** *** *** lll, ””””””’ ^^^ ^^^ >>> >>> fofofofofofof0r000000000, U .nn con …dos : crude99@hotmail.com for TAPE TRADERS INTERNATIONAL (TTI) unt CRUDE INDUSTRIES LIMITED (CIL) onward thru the UHF vhe[VHX…
Matt Middleton <crude99@hotmail.com>
DUN, O. NZNZ – Wednesday, February 03, 1999 at 00:52:07 (NZDT)

hi elliott. my email seems to be working fine, thanks. you’re a genius can you pse send me an email b’cause i can’t get through on coffee.co.nz – must need something in front of it – all those h’s and t’s. love v ps hope you are well
vanessa <vanessa.y@clear.net.nz>
wellington, – Monday, February 01, 1999 at 17:54:49 (NZDT)

big ups from the lost angel cafe crew KRD auckland, arc rocks
simon chaplin <spine@ihug.co.nz>
auckland, newzealand – Thursday, January 21, 1999 at 00:31:35 (NZDT)

How fancy finding another norwegian message on this, my fave NZ cafe’ site ….. It was Cloudboy who first took me to this online cafe. I’d love to come over one day. I lived in Melbourne for a year, and maybe I’ll fly over again. Your cafe will be on my schedule then. Let me know if any of you know how I can get hold of a copy of the CLOUDBOY ep ….of course I have listened to it on this site, many times, but I would love to get my own copy. Help me please! It is hopeless to live half a world away from such releases…. Hope you do good in 99….. love from Continental Fruit
Jon Lerum <joja@online.no>
Lier, Norway – Tuesday, January 19, 1999 at 13:55:20 (NZDT)

the web page, great one. from a psychonaut i norway.
jaQupp soolberg
holmestrand, norway – Saturday, January 16, 1999 at 07:02:03 (NZDT)

Calling Tenzin Mullen .. and fellow Dunedinites. Just letting you know i’m still alive and kicking. Heard Jan 98 Arc recordings, loved it.
Jamie Bennett
– Thursday, January 14, 1999 at 17:28:09 (NZDT)

Here. Weird. You have a time lapse, on your camera thingy, I know, because i’m sitting her waiting for it to ‘lapse’ onto me…
L.
– Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at 02:14:19 (NZDT)

HI ELLIOT, dunno if you remember me but i was this stupid french man working in an orchard in central; it was last year at the same time.Please say hello for me to my ex guitar teacher bob scott and to rob + friends from Jetty. I did have really good time in your place, i really enjoy listening ARC cd and my biggest dream is to play one day whith my band in ARC. Duedin will always stay in my mind and heart I wish you an happy new year ! vincent.
VINCENT LEOTY <VLEOTY@ARTSVIE.ASSO.FR>
MUROL, FRANCE – Wednesday, January 06, 1999 at 06:46:22 (NZDT)

if anyone sees brandon, tell him sabrina says hi. with love, v
sabrina <vercriso@hotmail.com>
los angeles, ca usa – Saturday, January 02, 1999 at 16:53:46 (NZDT)

Merry Christmas Arc Angels, good luck for 1999. Lots of love kristen
kristen <kristen_maree@hotmail.com>
Melbourne, Australia – Sunday, December 20, 1998 at 18:14:14 (NZDT)

Nice website. Like the live camera shots. I wish there was a way to interact live with the people in your cafe using the internet.
Mark Rapp Jr. <r6132@hotmail.com>
Richmond, USA – Friday, December 18, 1998 at 22:45:44 (NZDT)

I want my latte cause my heartee is missing the feel of a rainy setting where the sun is gone over the hill. Wishing you’s all the very best in places to eat the best food and drink the best of that too. Lastly I am falling asleep tp the thoughts of been in Arc again sometime soon. All on YA LOVE(ARC) fred
fred stone <alanh26@hotmail.com>
dunedin, new zealand – Thursday, November 12, 1998 at 14:40:17 (NZDT)

Hi, shamelessly advertising my web-site. As always Arc is the center of creative Dunedin and will always be so. Looking forward to h a n g i n g when I return to the south in ’99. Does anyone know the where-abouts of Annette C?(sounds like a good song title) keep on -Duncan
dookuhn heeeel <duncanh@matai.vuw.ac.nz>
Wellington, NZ – Wednesday, November 11, 1998 at 18:15:50 (NZDT)

good idea to move the camera down to the front whoever did that… The picture seems much clearer too. As you can probably tell, I’m procrastinating and am staring at the picture to my right. I wish it was an instant video camera thingy… I digress. No more, I must move on.
sushi
– Tuesday, November 10, 1998 at 20:47:08 (NZDT)

Is that Tenzin standing by the camera? He’s been in the same position for the last 4 shots… is it a cardboard cutout???
sushi
– Tuesday, November 10, 1998 at 20:43:23 (NZDT)

Yeah man! I spent two weeks in dunedin and probably half my time at the arc, I can’t believe I found your website. you guys run the best cafe, where’s the sobrietea
John “the welsh” knock
– Tuesday, November 10, 1998 at 12:14:39 (NZDT)

That’s what happens when you type a message at 2am: it’s full of spelling mistakes and I also forgot to write my full e-mail address… well, here it is now I missssss Dunedin I miss Arc Can’t wait to go back XXXX T
Tijana <darkwood_02@hotmail.com>
Wellington, – Wednesday, November 04, 1998 at 02:06:53 (NZDT)

Greetings! Hey, I jost got back from Dunedin and, boy, do I miss that place!!!!! Arc is great, and this site, too, keeps me from being ‘home-sick’… I LOVE ZUVUYA!!!!! Thanx for organizing their gig with William’s face, it was FANTASTIC! See ya all in February lots of love T
Tijana <darkwood_02>
Wellington, New Zealand – Wednesday, November 04, 1998 at 02:02:11 (NZDT)

nice to see your web page from here. Look forward to seeing At this time of the year it is wise to wear your coat (or some other item of clothing) inside out to fool the fairies. Happy Beltane.
Vanessa <vanessa.y@clear.net.co.nz>
Wellington, nz – Thursday, October 29, 1998 at 21:06:03 (NZDT)

Great site, cool Cafe, enjoyed the warm fire and e-mail connection while back in Dunedin in July (a cool change from Dubai at that time of year….).Excellent food too – loved the Kiwi version of Miso soup. Keep up the good work…
Terry Fogarty <terry.fogarty@hct.ac.ae>
Dubai, U.A.E. – Wednesday, October 07, 1998 at 03:05:07 (NZDT)

Nice site, a friend of mine came and checked your place out and came back raving about it. Soon I’ll be in Dunedin, so I’ll come and have a look. Peace.
Steve Robbo <cloud9@clear.net.nz>
Christchurch, – Tuesday, October 06, 1998 at 16:37:37 (NZDT)

I am on holiday in the north island and I MISS ARC!!!! Is the camera working? All seems rather empty and quiet – not an arc soul in sight. I will be back soon!! LOVE YA ARC!
erin
– Tuesday, October 06, 1998 at 14:26:15 (NZDT)

Yay can’t wait to get to Arc under conditions that I won’t feel like I could get arrested! I’ll have a 20+ escort for the Mestar Cd release, tho’. NOT missing that!
Debbie Thomson <ungachukka@hotmail.com>
Dunedin, NZ – Saturday, October 03, 1998 at 16:45:04 (NZST)

well now that I’ve overcome Jareth and got my baby brother back, the only thing I feel like is a good coffee. Great to know that there’s somewhere to go to get it in this crazy fucked up town.
sarah
– Monday, September 21, 1998 at 14:53:21 (NZST)

ozi cant work this computer very well but is having a nice time
ozi
USA – Thursday, August 20, 1998 at 11:55:48 (NZST)

Unfortunately, I never made it to the Arc when I was in Dunedin, just this last April, but it looks like a cool place… I see that you have the superb band “Tounge Brothers” playing on Sept 5th, go and see them, they are the best!!! (I have to say that, they are my cousins!! heh heh!!)(If you see Graeme or Joel at Modaks, can you get them to email please…. I miss my family!) Cheers and all the best from a kiwi in a pom land! Andrew…
Andrew Wheeler <wheelea@norwich-union.co.uk>
Norwich, England – Thursday, August 20, 1998 at 05:31:46 (NZST)

HEY!!!!!! ARC, can’t wait to visit when we finally make it to dunedin for the very first time, in 2 weeks. and HEY SUSIE!!!!! i hear you’re there (i wondered where you were, you cafe ho) when i see you i’m gonna give you a great big hug. so look out. til sooner, audrey. xx
audrey <news@base2.co.nz>
wellie, nz – Tuesday, August 18, 1998 at 12:17:00 (NZST)

The site is great. The place itself even better… spent a great week in Dunedin in Feb.98, most of it in the Arc. can’t wait to get back… Elliot & the gang – you’re great, thanx :>
Yaniv <weed@mailexcite.com>
Tel Aviv, Israel – Monday, August 03, 1998 at 03:24:20 (NZST)

I can see you!
kristen <kristen_maree@hotmail.com>
– Tuesday, July 21, 1998 at 20:30:16 (NZST)

GREAT SITE . COULD SOMEONE GET JASON SMITH TO E. MAIL ME!!!
CRAIG POLL <CCPOLL@YAHOO.COM>
– Thursday, July 16, 1998 at 17:06:11 (NZST)

Great site you have here…

To tourists/prospective tourists, tourism academics, or tourism industry:
Would you please fill a survey on

“Features Required for Tourism Web Sites to be Effective:
A Review of New Zealand’s and world’s best tourism web sites”

If you are interested, I will inform you of the survey result (approximately in November 1998)
Zulfikar Mochamad Rachman <tourism_research@yahoo.com>
Hamilton, New Zealand – Sunday, July 12, 1998 at 18:56:16 (NZST)

Bugger. Bugger Bugger Bugger. I had a post lottery dream of going back to Dunedin and setting up a bar with local music and a decent ‘net connection. Now you’ve gone and done it for me. See you Christmas time, love, aa (PS – the cover of “Autobahn” brought back memories of listening to Krafwerk in the DPL. Joy.)
anton angelo <anton@mojo.org>
London, UK – Tuesday, June 23, 1998 at 23:38:44 (NZST)

Great food, lovely atmosphere, ingenious internet site. The whole thing’s very impressive.
Vera
– Sunday, June 21, 1998 at 23:30:31 (NZST)

happy birthday
codge <codyrepop@es.co.nz>
timaru, – Sunday, June 21, 1998 at 13:33:48 (NZST)

Hi all, i like to visit OnLine, especially CyberCafes. Looks like a cool place, will drop by when i get to Dunedin. I am currently in Auckland, NZ. Sailed here from San Diego on my boat “Selena”. Will be traveling around NZ, and would appreciate any good tips on cool places to visit. Drop me a line. See ya whenever, SeaJ’ R8-)>
Dave <SeaJester@iname.com>
San Diego, CA USA – Wednesday, June 10, 1998 at 11:53:38 (NZST)

You guys and gals have seriously got the coolest place in town by far and its great to see people catering for us who are more musically and less rugby orientated keep up the great work!!!!
Tony Vallance <tony vallance@stonebow>
dunedin, Kiwiland – Friday, May 29, 1998 at 03:20:45 (NZST)

It’s very very nice to see you fron the other side of the Earth CIAO
Vlad Fortuna <V.FORTUNA@digitalnet.it>
Rome, Italy – Thursday, April 23, 1998 at 20:56:59 (NZST)

Hi! Arc looks to be a fun place but nothing much appears to be going on in the video? do people actually go there or what? anyway see ya all when I’m next in Dunedin.
Ceridwen
Christchurch, New Zealand – Wednesday, April 08, 1998 at 13:49:27 (NZST)

Great to see you supporting the best sound in the world,the Dunedin Sound!!! Keep up the good work.
David Codyre <codyrepop@es.co.nz>
Timaru, Godzone – Sunday, April 05, 1998 at 12:19:49 (NZST)

From reading the other guest entries… it would seem that we’re in for a suprise. See you in May. Nick+Alexandra
Nick Thompson <NickTMacc@aol.com>
Macclesfield, Cheshire UK – Sunday, March 22, 1998 at 20:45:28 (NZST)

Hi folks! Never been to the arc, never either to New Zealand. But your place and your fuzzy homepage are tempting me even more… Who knows, maybe one day… i can teach you to cook some swiss speciality like rösti or birchermüesli (strictly vegetarian). C ya! Mauro
mauro frigerio <itzi@bluewin.ch>
locarno, switzerland – Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 20:54:41 (NZDT)

Hi! I’m tavelling around the States looking for a cafe to match up to Arc and haven’t found anything close. Your white hot chocolates are awesome (can you mail me one?) and your web page looks fantastic 🙂 PS Can you say hi to my sister Martine if she drops in 😉
Amber <amber@mailtag.com>
USA – Saturday, March 07, 1998 at 03:53:47 (NZDT)

the picture of elliot is great. All huge hair in saucy pose; big twisted sister style.top cafe, food, beer, coffee etc. greetings from the friend of rock .Wallace C
wallace <radio.one@stonebow.otago.ac.nz>
dunedin, nz – Thursday, March 05, 1998 at 20:16:02 (NZDT)

ohh, seeing this makes me miss dunedin. Hi everyone! Remember me? I’m now a Wellingtonian. When I was in Lesley Speaker they called me ‘Latte Speaker’ cos they didn’t want me to move to Wellington. I heard the Arc CD today and it was really sad cos I missed being in the Speakers. I also miss eve. I also miss Dunedin and all the peoples. Have a coffee on me. By the way… Wellington is a rad city.
duncan heal <duncanh@matai.vuw.ac.nz>
wellington, NZ – Wednesday, March 04, 1998 at 20:33:23 (NZDT)

this isn’t really a guest book entry but it is the only way we can contact you we were hoping to see the live pictures of the cafe and of our daughter visiting you the video doesn’t seem to change. what video format do you use? We have tried to e-mail you but messages seem to want to go to via hot mail – and can’t connect. What’s what?
brian jaques <brian@jaq1.demon.co.uk>
uk – Monday, March 02, 1998 at 11:43:21 (NZDT)

Travel …anyone plan trip down would be happy to show you around email me and Ill contact you shortly Deep Canyon-Adventurous holiday plan one end of 98 in SW NZ email if interested in joining
WAYNE MOORE <bcawood@es.co.nz>
Christchurch, Ca New Zealand – Tuesday, February 24, 1998 at 12:37:14 (NZDT)

the tardis door opened. and it was the same. but different too. ARC is an excellent PR piece for dunedin and recaptures the beauty, which for me represents youth culture and comfortable debauchery there too many years ago. please check out WAMMO postbeta as we are profiling/linking to ARC on 11 feb 98.
victoria waghorn <vic@x64.co.nz>
sydney, australia – Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 17:19:08 (NZDT)

This is very, very nice- I mean really, really nice.
Donat <donat77@hotmail.com>
Brisbane, Australia – Friday, February 06, 1998 at 20:26:53 (NZDT)

Delighted to find your web site and I look forward to visiting your Cafe. Am in Wellington for a couple of months and enjoying its downtown cafe life–but with no internet access cafes! I guess Dunedin is showing the way! Best wishes.
Martin Garber-Conrad <martingc@compuserve.com>
Edmonton, AB CANADA – Wednesday, January 28, 1998 at 11:51:49 (NZDT)

Hello to everyone back in old Dunedin. Missing the place and the faces. A special hi to Andy, hope you are not finding the coffee making too tough. Surely not, you just show the espresso machine who is boss. Love and kisses Katrina
Katrina <lajunen@vision.net.au>
Swansea, Tas Australia – Tuesday, January 27, 1998 at 20:19:20 (NZDT)

I miss Arc. I lived in Dunedin for nearly 3 years and have been back in the US for 7 months. I thought the Arc opening was fantastic and wish I could be around again some time soon. Enjoy your beautiful city.
Jim Ebenhoh <ebenhoh@ksg.harvard.edu>
cambridge, ma usa – Friday, January 16, 1998 at 13:45:56 (NZDT)

Hejsan Elliott! 🙂 I realy like the cafe, next time I’m in NZ I’ll defenately have to come and visit you down there! Have a great x-mas and new year! As we say over here in cold, snowy, dark sweden: God Jul och Gott Nytt ĺr! ]:-)
Lina
Vaxholm, SWEDEN – Monday, December 22, 1997 at 07:18:56 (NZDT)

Nick, thanks for the wonderful tour of your work. I love it !The arts are so important to society! Best wishes for a long sucessful life, Jackie
Jackie kenny <kemper22@aol.com>
– Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 02:46:49 (NZDT)

First of all, thanks for putting up such a great site on the Net. But more than that, I really appreciate your providing free Internet access and surfing to all who stop in, including my globe-trotting who are visiting NZ and are now able to send me email and check on the latest postings on my web page. I will send them all your way. THANKS!!! Cheers from sunny San Diego, where it’s always warm and fuzzy,

Joel
Joel Siegfried <ecto@home.com>
San Diego, CA USA – Friday, December 12, 1997 at 05:27:25 (NZDT)

“PUSS!”
mr kirk <peterkirk@hotmail.com>
community, international – Tuesday, December 09, 1997 at 18:02:40 (NZDT)

well what a year!ARC has been a great source of artistic wealth to this city and the close relationship with EVERYTHING INC. has resulted in so many wonderful things happening,i cannot wait for next years events ,and if anyones out there GET INVOLVED!!!! im so glad to have been involved. with much gratitude to the ARC CREW MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEOUS NEW YEAR .
aaron <non>
DUNEDIN, N.Z – Sunday, December 07, 1997 at 00:43:49 (NZDT)

This is a really cool site! I haven’t finished looking through all of it yet, but it’s really cool so far!
June <KiwiPear@aol.com>
Monroe, CT USA – Sunday, November 30, 1997 at 13:33:14 (NZDT)

Yay Yay!!!! iam writing to the arc cafe! It is great everyone all who hang out here and those who work at the arc ilove you all and hope everyone has the best holidays xmas and new years and all who go to the gathering see ya there!
bonnie
dunedin, – Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 21:50:53 (NZDT)

maybe the arc cafe is working to the mayan prophecies with its friendly vibes and conceptual yummy treats. (esp. truffles thanx MANDY! and 20c POOL ) YAY!!!!!!!!.
Juan
dunedin, – Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 21:44:39 (NZDT)

You have a great cafe – Vegetarian food + some great acts – pity I’m over here….
Craig Latham <clatham@csu.edu.au>
Bathurst, NSW Australia – Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 10:33:15 (NZDT)

Hi Guy’s, Good to catch up with Elliott. Come back soon. Dave ‘n Jo
Dave ‘n Jo <jtuffield@clear.co.nz>
Wellington, – Sunday, October 26, 1997 at 13:31:23 (NZDT)

Found your site through Earthcam. It’s been fun running around NZ from the other side of the world!
Bob Harpool
Kansas City, MMMMMMo USA – Saturday, October 25, 1997 at 16:59:41 (NZDT)

the shining love eternal to all surfers transend the barriers of existance. peace and love. hi maryellen and super seuder. hello from all of us – you travel astrally via the computer
alan
done eden, here – Friday, October 17, 1997 at 01:32:00 (NZDT)

arc has to power to transcend all maya and take on a path of true madness; let it be that it does such a thing…
ben dempster
dunedin, aotearoa – Friday, October 17, 1997 at 01:27:58 (NZDT)

Thanks to Nick to introduced me to this cafe. This looks like a wonderful place to be! When I visit NZ, I know where one of my stops will be! I like the fact that you give your profits to local artists…This is a very good thing. Keep up the good work and have fun with your cafe. Thank you for sharing your adventure with me!
Dana <angel@micrord.com>
NE USA – Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 14:47:32 (NZDT)

Very bright and happy. Cool site
Eric Waghorn <E.Waggy>
Wellington, New Zealand – Sunday, October 05, 1997 at 00:21:14 (NZST)

dovidians <dovidians@dovidians.org>
– Wednesday, October 01, 1997 at 06:29:45 (NZST)

visit Indonesia sometime !!!
firman <sugar@bdg.centrin.net.id>
bandung, indonesia – Monday, September 29, 1997 at 20:46:10 (NZST)

Love it! Love it! Love it! Love it! Love it! Love it!
dave man
ChCh, – Tuesday, September 23, 1997 at 16:05:38 (NZST)

Awesome site
Mercury <emerys@clear.net.nz>
Christchurch, New Zealand – Tuesday, September 23, 1997 at 16:01:39 (NZST)

Cool site! I really really like it. It’s a supercool idea to get local bands together, I wish I was in Dunedin!!!
silver suzy <silversuzy@clear.net.nz>
Palmerston North, New Zealand – Tuesday, September 23, 1997 at 12:14:49 (NZST)

Is anybody out there??????
Shannon Murray <shannon@earthlight.co.nz>
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand – Monday, September 22, 1997 at 12:54:45 (NZST)

Nice to see you all again, amazing cafe at Arc! Won’t be back for a while so I hope everything and Everything goes well. See you next time.
Matthew Reid <>
– Sunday, July 13, 1997 at 17:23:13 (NZST)

Cool Site! Tis good to be up to date on the Dunedin scene… I used to live there & have fond memories of graet people & outstanding music. I run a virtual gallery of Waikato artists.. come check us out. Cheers.
Nick Puklowski <creature@wave.co.nz>
Raglan, NZ – Monday, July 07, 1997 at 23:41:21 (NZST)

Great website! Yet more reasons why I have to make it down to Dunedin one of these days! Being a coffee freak & band fan Dunedin sounds like an excellent place to be.
Nick Macdonald <nrmac@terralink.co.nz>
Wellington, – Friday, July 04, 1997 at 12:05:49 (NZST)

Hi!! Love the homepage. Good to see that Dunedin homepages are up there with the best of other NZ centres!!!
Clint Heine <clint.heine@stonebow.otago.ac.nz>
Dunedin, NZ – Monday, June 23, 1997 at 19:33:20 (NZST)

sorry I can’t speck english. my homepage is pooh fan pege. japanese only. japan is pooh boom now.
isao&yuki.mizutani; <mizutani@i.email.ne.jp>
tokyo, Japan – Friday, June 13, 1997 at 18:23:29 (NZST)

Well, it’s about damned time I found something like this. We hear nothing about NZ in the states.
Ryan Stotz <rstotz@efn.org>
Eugene, OR USA – Friday, June 13, 1997 at 09:24:55 (NZST)

hi guys neat site cusoon at arc
matthew blair <mattbat@earthlight.co.nz>
– Tuesday, June 03, 1997 at 18:41:45 (NZST)

Great to see that Dunedin has such a cool site…it’s up there with the best of them.
Gary Harley <gharley@voyager.co.nz>
– Sunday, May 25, 1997 at 14:24:04 (NZST)

salutations to all you “slaves to the bean” Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love -Turkish proverb
Karl Nuttall <knutts@ihug.co.nz>
Auckland, NZ – Saturday, May 24, 1997 at 20:50:01 (NZST)

uhh… uhh… I hate answering machines – they make me think when I just wanna talk… Looks cool around here – I too wish I could visit Dunedin again…
Rob Broekhuis <broekhrr@apci.com>
Allentown, PA USA – Saturday, May 24, 1997 at 00:51:43 (NZST)

Hi everyone. I’m an ex-Dunedinite now living in Ashhurst nr Palmerston North. I have been here now for 10 years. Next time I am visiting my family in Dn I will drop by to have a look see (but I don’t drink coffee so I hope I can get a cuppa tea there too!). Catch ya ….
Trudy King (nne Kokay) <kingfamily@clear.net.nz>
Ashhurst, – Saturday, May 17, 1997 at 14:00:44 (NZST)

Hi to all the coffee freaks out there! Me and Zalman have just had a great flat white and a huge hunk of choccy cake at The Vulcan – but we’ll check YOU out!
Tina Bourne <tbourne@budgettravel.co.nz>
Auckland, NZ – Thursday, May 15, 1997 at 17:26:35 (NZST)

Really great to see GOOD New Zealand sites
Charlie Campbell <charliec@ihug.co.nz>
Wellington, New Zealand – Thursday, May 15, 1997 at 10:24:33 (NZST)

Very clean site, nice design, and the menu makes me long to visit Dunedin again. Thanks for the pages on Mink and Cloudboy, a real treat! Good luck with the opening.
Nigel Rowe <thrustyboy@mwpsoft.com>
Chicago, IL US of A – Wednesday, May 14, 1997 at 15:24:36 (NZST)

Hans Vosgezang <foxsong@euronet.nl>
Heemskerk, NL – Monday, May 05, 1997 at 13:56:52 (NZST)

its great to see nz stuff which is actually good. you have some very cool artworks on this site.
jeremy <jsh55@student.canterbury.ac.nz>
christchurch, nz – Monday, May 05, 1997 at 12:36:00 (NZST)

Just dropping by to say hi to Kristen. Perhaps one day I’ll get back to NZ to visit the Cafe. Be Happy and Keep in touch!
Tabby <tabby@vanellus.demon.co.uk>
London, UK – Friday, April 25, 1997 at 22:25:13 (NZST)

I am pretty damn lost, but I hope to come to Dunedin for the next Highlanders match and will most surely pop in and see your place. ROCK ON OTAGO .
Tama Keane <trk15@student.canterbury.ac.nz>
Christchurch, New Zealand – Wednesday, April 23, 1997 at 21:00:23 (NZST)

let me lnow when you re-open
bridget russell
dunedin, new zealand – Friday, April 11, 1997 at 14:48:51 (NZST)

I hope you get your cafe going at another premises soon. I will be coming to Dunedin in June of this year. See ya!
Jason Bell <bellja@hotmail.com>
Sasebo, Japan – Saturday, April 05, 1997 at 15:57:10 (NZST)

I was disappointed to discover Apple & Eve has had to close. I hope you will be able to find other premise and so continue in business. Apple & Eve was my favourite cafe. No, I didn’t call in often but I liked very much the decor, the internet connection, being able to sit on a comfortable couch, read pooh bear, etc. David
David Llewelyn Jones <davidl.jones@stonebow.otago.ac.nz>
Dunedin, – Friday, March 21, 1997 at 02:41:15 (NZST)

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