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Managing our Environment

Rigney Pond Margins

Description:

Rigney Pond Margins.

Type/Class:

Marsh. 2

Size:

0.5 ha.

Altitude:

60 - 80 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

3.3 km Southeast of the intersection of Beaumont Station Road and Millers Flat- Beaumont Road, Ettrick.
NZTM (centre point): E1325480 N4931010.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.129, Map F15.

Territorial Authority:

Central Otago District Council.

 

Rigney Pond Margins

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A4

High degree of wetland naturalness. 1

A5

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

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Listed as an Additional Wetland in Schedule 19.6A of the Central Otago District Plan. 55

 

References:

1 Otago Regional Council (2004) Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Published by the Otago Regional Council, Dunedin.

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.

55 Central Otago District Council (2008) Central Otago District Plan, Published by Central Otago District Council, Alexandra.

Aerial View of Rigney Pond Margins (March 2006)

Aerial View of Rigney Pond Margins (March 2006)

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