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Kakaho Creek Swamp


Kakaho Creek Swamp.


Swamp. 2


0.6 ha.


0 - 20 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

1.5 km Northeast of the intersection of Mile Flat Road and Herbert-Hampden Road, Hampden.
NZTM (centre point): E1429850 N4981550.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.69, Maps 60.

Territorial Authority:

Waitaki District Council.


Kakaho Creek Swamp

Recorded Values:




High degree of wetland naturalness. 2


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

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information:

  • Part of the area includes QEII covenant 5/12/09.



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 Kakaho Creek Swamp (March 2005)

Aerial View of Kakaho Creek Swamp (March 2005)

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