Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex

Description: Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex.
Type/Class: Marsh. 2
Size: 26.1 ha.
Altitude: 60 - 80 m above sea level.
Approximate location: 6 km Northeast of the intersection of Lakeside Road and Taratu Road, Kaitangata | NZTM (centre point): E1360600 N4877000.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.47, Map F40.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.

 

Interactive map of Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex

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 marshes remain in Otago. 2
A1 - A3, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

Other Information

  • Composition of flax and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) margin. 2

 

Aerial View of Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex (March 2006)

 

References

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 12 July 2024.