Harrington Mill Road Swamp

Description: Harrington Mill Road Swamp.
Type/Class: Swamp.
Size: 1.4 ha.
Altitude: 20 - 40 m above sea level.
Approximate location: 4 km West of the intersection of Tahakopa Valley Road and Dewe Road, Papatowai | NZTM (centre point): E1319080 N4843420.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.56, Map F31.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.


Interactive map of Harrington Mill Road 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 flax and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) margin. 2


Aerial View of Harrington Mill Road Swamp (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 12 July 2024.