Blair Fen

Description: Blair Fen.
Type/Class: Fen. 2
Size: 13.4 ha.
Altitude: 80 - 100 m above sea level.
Approximate location: Tahakopa Valley Road, 20 km Northwest of Papatowai. NZTM (centre point): E1312050 N4847020.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.13, Map F31.
Territorial Authority: Clutha 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.


Aerial View of Blair Fen (March 2006)



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.

Page last updated 11 July 2024.