Central Otago District Wetlands

 

Belmont Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: Salt pan area on low terrace near Belmont | Type/Class: Inland saline.

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Bendigo Wetland

Description: Wetland at the head of Lake Dunstan | Type/Class: Not identified

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Blackmans Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: A small saline area on Earnscleugh Station | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Clachanburn Marsh

Description: Clachanburn Marsh | Type/Class: Marsh

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Conroys Dam Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: Salt pan | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Conroys Road Inland Saline Wetland Complex

Description: Small salt pan areas | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Cross Eden Creek Marsh Complex

Description: Shallow water, ephemeral and spring-fed wetlands | Type/Class: Marsh, swamp, shallow water and ephemeral wetlands

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Dunard Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: Saline area on flat terrace | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Flat Top Hill Ephemeral Wetlands

Description: A series of small, ephemerally wet shallow depressions scattered over the plateau-like range crest | Type/Class: Inland Saline

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Fortification Creek Wetland Management Area

Description: Covering the slow moving meandering lower reaches of Fortification Stream and the Teviot River, associated oxbow lakes and ponds, and adjacent sedge and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) wetlands on the alluvial valley floor in an open flat basin of the Upland Plateau land unit. Also covers the swamps at the inlets to Lake Onslow. Type/Class: Fen

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Chapman Road Inland Saline Wetland

Description: A small saline area near Alexandra | Type/Class: Inland Saline

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Galloway No. 1 Inland Saline Wetland Complex

Description: Saline site on high terrace, fully representative Lepidoptera fauna of saline soils and salt tolerant vegetation of Centre Otago. Several uncommon insects occur, feeding on the salt tolerant plants. A rare species of grasshopper is found on the rocky ground above the saline area. | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Galloway No. 2 Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: A saline site | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Gilmour Road Marsh

Description: Gilmour Road Marsh | Type/Class: Marsh 2

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Hawkdun Runs Road Marsh

Description: Marsh on the upper Manuherikia river terraces east | Type/Class: Marsh

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Hutt Creek Swamps

Description: Hutt Creek Swamps | Type/Class: Swamp and Marsh

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Island Blocks Pond Marshes

Description: Island Blocks Pond Marshes | Type/Class: Marsh

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Kirk Creek Headwaters Marsh Complex

Description: Kirk Creek Headwaters Marsh Complex | Type/Class: Marsh

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Kirkwoods Creeks Wetland Management Area

Description: An area of valley floor boglands (tussock bogs and cushion bogs) within an altitudinal sequence of vegetation | Type/Class: Fen

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Laws Road Swamp

Description: Laws Road Swamp | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Long Gully Marsh

Description: Reed swamp, locally known as Alexandra Swamp | Type/Class: Swamp

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Lower Manorburn Dam Margins

Description: Lower Manorburn Dam Margins | Type/Class: Swamp

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Middle Swamp

Description: Middle Swamp | Type/Class: Bog

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Moa Creek Inland Saline Wetland

Description: A small saline site on upper reaches of a broad alluvial plain to the east of Raggedy Range, adjacent to Crawford Hills Road | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Nevis Red Tussock Fen

Description: Bog and flush area on valley floor | Type/Class: Fen

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Patearoa Inland Saline Wetland

Description: large saline site consisting of small bare salty areas at the base of surrounding hillsides | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Rigney Pond Margins

Description: Rigney Pond Margins | Type/Class: Marsh

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Rockdale Inland Saline Wetland Management Area

Description: Small saline site adjacent to Chatto Creek-Omakau Road | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Schoolhouse Flat Red Tussock Fen

Description: Red tussock dominated wetland at the south-western edge of the large Schoolhouse Creek alluvial outwash fan | Type/Class: Fen

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Styx Ephemeral Wetland Management Area

Description: Extensive area of ephemeral wetlands in shallow depressions of schist rock | Type/Class: Not identified

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Timber Creek Seepage

Description: Timber Creek Seepage | Type/Class: Seepage

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Totara Creek Inland Saline Wetland

Description: Scattered saline areas lying along an old river terrace on the true left of Totara Creek | Type/Class: Inland saline

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Upper Black Stream Marshes

Description: Upper Black Stream Marshes | Type/Class: Marsh

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Upper Taieri Wetlands Complex

Description: three sub-areas, the Styx (Paerau) Basin Wetlands, the Maniototo Basin Wetlands and Taieri Lake Wetlands | Type/Class: Swamp 2

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Page last updated 10 June 2024.