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Kinloch Wetland


Delta swamps and backwaters near mouth of Dart River/Te Awa Whakatipu. 1


Swamp. 2


11.2 ha.


300 - 320 m above sea level

Approximate location:

2.4 km West of Glenorchy.
NZTM (centre point): E1232800 N5024200.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.71, Map F3.

Territorial Authority:

Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Kinloch Wetland

Recorded Values:




High diversity of indigenous wetland flora and fauna. 1

A1 - A6, A8, A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.



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.

Aerial View of Kinloch Wetland (February 2007)

Aerial View of Kinloch Wetland (February 2007)

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