Pomahaka River Oxbow Marsh (Koi Creek)

Description: Pomahaka River Oxbow Marsh (Koi Creek).
Type/Class: Marsh. 2
Size: 2.0 ha.
Altitude: 100 - 120 m above sea level.
Approximate location: 1.7 km Southwest of the intersection of Pomahaka Road and Koi Flat Road, Tapanui | NZTM (centre point): E1307750 N4896530. 
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.125, Map F29.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.

Interactive map of Pomahaka River Oxbow Marsh (Koi Creek)

Recorded Values

Value Description
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of marshes remain in Otago. 2
A2 - A4, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

Other Information

  • Composition of willow (Salix sp.) and Juncus sp. 2
  • Valued for duck shooting. 58
  • Willow (Salix sp.)/weed control needed. 58
Aerial View of Pomahaka River Oxbow Marsh (Koi Creek) (April 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.

58 Ingle, C. (2002) Wetland enhancement projects – New possibilities. Internal Report. File RI 120/Object ID 005654378. Otago Regional Council, Dunedin.

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