Hutt Creek Swamps

Description: Hutt Creek Swamps

Type/Class: Swamp and Marsh. 2

Size: 12.5 ha

Altitude: 580 - 640 m above sea level

Approximate location: 27 km Northwest of Naseby |NZTM (centre point): E1357480 N5030640

Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.64, Map F18

Territorial Authority: Central Otago District Council

Recorded Values:




High degree of wetland naturalness. 2


Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps and marshes remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A3, A6, A8, A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information: 

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



Aerial View of Hutt Creek Swamps (April 2005)



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.