Blair Swamp

Description: None available.
Type/Class: Swamp. 2
Size: 1.0 ha.
Altitude: 80-100 m above sea level.
Approximate location: Tahakopa Valley Road, 20 km Northwest of Papatowai. NZTM (centre point): E1311300 N4847500.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.14, Map F31.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.


Recorded Values

Value Description
A4 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2
A1 - A3, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Aerial View of Blair Swamp (March 2006) Updated October 2011



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.