Te Matai Marsh Complex

Description:

None available

Type/Class:

Marsh 2

Size:

1.1 ha.

Altitude:

0-20 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

1.8 km Northwest of the intersection of Dick Road and Weir Road, Portobello.
NZTM (centre point): E1421960 N4922090

Regional Plan: Water for Otago.

Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.149, Map F63.

Territorial Authority:

Dunedin City Council.

 

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, A2, A6-A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

Composition of Juncus sp. and Carex sp. 2

Aerial view of Te Matai Marsh Complex (March 2006)

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.

 

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