Shag Point Dam Margins

Description: Shag Point Dam Margins.

Type/Class: Swamp. 2

Size: 0.6 ha.

Altitude: 0 - 20 m above sea level.

Approximate location: Northeast of the intersection of Walsh Road and Hampden-Palmerston Road, Palmerston. NZTM (centre point): E1428210 N4963000.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.135, Map F59.

Territorial Authority: Waitaki District Council.


Interactive map of Shag Point Dam Margins

Recorded Values:




Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A4, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.



Aerial View of Shag Point Dam Margins (March 2005)



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.