Kakaho Creek Swamp

Description: Kakaho Creek Swamp.

Type/Class: Swamp. 2

Size: 0.6 ha.

Altitude: 0 - 20 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 1.5 km Northeast of the intersection of Mile Flat Road and Herbert-Hampden Road, Hampden. NZTM (centre point): E1429850 N4981550.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.69, Map F60.

Territorial Authority: Waitaki District Council.


Interactive map of Kakaho Creek Swamp

Recorded Values:

Value Description
A4 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2
A1 - A3, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information:

  • Part of the area includes QEII covenant 5/12/09.



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.


Aerial View of Kakaho Creek Swamp (March 2005)


Page last updated 9 July 2024.