Glendhu Swamp

Description: Glendhu Swamp.
Type/Class: Swamp. 2
Size: 22.1 ha.
Altitude: 340 - 380 m above sea level.
Approximate location: 8 km North of Lawrence | NZTM (centre point): E1341590 N4917680.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.51, Map F28.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.


Interactive map of Glendhu Swamp

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.

Other Information

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


Aerial View of Glendhu Swamp (March 2006)



Glendhu Swamp (2011) 94



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.

94 Department of Conservation – Photo Archive.