Old Dunstan Road Swamp

Description: None available

Type/Class: Swamp 2

Size: 5.72 ha.

Altitude: 520-560 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 6.5 km Northwest of the intersection of Old Dunstan Road and Rocklands Road, Clarks Junction. NZTM (centre point): E1360100 N4941900

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.116, Map F52

Territorial Authority: Dunedin City Council.


Interactive map of Old Dunstan Road Swamp

Recorded Values

Value Description
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character.  Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2
A1- A4, A6-A7 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Aerial View of Old Dunstan Road Swamp (March 2006)



2. Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P, (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research