• Description: None available
  • Type/Class: Fen 2
  • Size: 93.9 ha
  • Altitude: 700-780 m above sea level
  • Approximate location: 7.5 km Southeast of the intersection of Tima Burn Road and Lake Onslow Road, Ettrick | NZTM (centre point): E1333000 N4944500
  • Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.15, Map F27
  • Territorial Authority: Central Otago District Council

Recorded Values

Value Description
 A4  High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
 A1 - A3, A5 - A9  No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

Other Information

  • Presence of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) and Sphagnum sp. 2

  • Listed as an Additional Wetland in Schedule 19.6A of the Central Otago District Plan. 55


Aerial View of Boundary Creek Fen (March 2006)



Boundary Creek Fen (2008)



2 Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P. (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research Contract Report prepared for the Otago Regional Council.

55 Central Otago District Council (2008) Central Otago District Plan, Published by Central Otago District Council, Alexandra.