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Managing our Environment

Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex

Description:

Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex.

Type/Class:

Marsh. 2

Size:

26.1 ha.

Altitude:

60 - 80 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

6 km Northeast of the intersection of Lakeside Road and Taratu Road, Kaitangata.
NZTM (centre point): E1360600 N4877000.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.47, Map F40.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex

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 marshes remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Composition of flax and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) margin. 2

 

References:

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 Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex (March 2006)

Aerial View of Frasers Stream Headwaters Marsh Complex (March 2006)

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