Te Matai Marsh Complex

Description: None available

Type/Class: Marsh 2

Size: 1.1 ha.

Altitude: 0-20 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 1.8 km Northwest of the intersection of Dick Road and Weir Road, Portobello.
NZTM (centre point): E1421960 N4922090

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.149, Map F63.

Territorial Authority: Dunedin City Council.


Interactive map of Te Matai Marsh Complex

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
A1, A2, A6-A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information

Composition of Juncus sp. and Carex sp. 2
Aerial view of Te Matai Marsh 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.


Page last updated 13 July 2024.