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Shag Point Dam Margins


Shag Point Dam Margins.


Swamp. 2


0.6 ha.


0 - 20 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

Northeast of the intersection of Walsh Road and Hampden-Palmerston Road, Palmerston.
NZTM (centre point): E1428210 N4963000.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.135, Map F59.

Territorial Authority:

Waitaki District Council.


Shag Point Dam Margins

Recorded Values:




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

A1 - A4, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.



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 Shag Point Dam Margins (March 2005)

Aerial View of Shag Point Dam Margins (March 2005)

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