Campbells Reserve Pond Margins

Description: A groundwater seep formed by the intersection of the groundwater table with an old embayment in the river channel. 105

Type/Class: Marsh. 2

Size: 1.4 ha.

Altitude: 280-320 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 4.3 km South of the intersection of Newcastle Road and Butterfield Road, Hawea.
NZTM (centre point): E1303540 N504342.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.20, Map F3.

Territorial Authority: Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Interactive map of Campbells Reserve Pond Margins

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-A4, A6-A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information

  • The wetland probably receives additional recharge from runoff. 105

  • The water table is likely to fall below the base of the wetland during summer. 105



Aerial View of Campbells Reserve Pond Margins (March 2006)



Campbells Reserve Pond Margins (January 2010) 94



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.

94 Department of Conservation – Photo Archive.

105 Wilson, S. (2012) Hawea Basin Groundwater Review, Otago Regional Council Report.