Peat Moss Hills Fen Complex

Description: None available

Type/Class: Fen and Seepage 2

Size: 35.9 ha.

Altitude: 620-680 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 8 km Southwest of the intersection of Ramrock Road and Townsend Road, Middlemarch. NZTM (centre point): E1396240 N4948460

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.122, Map F55

Territorial Authority: Dunedin City Council.


Interactive map of Peat Moss Hills Fen Complex

Recorded Values


Value Description
A4 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
A1-A3, A5-A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Aerial View of Peat Moss Hills Fen Complex (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.