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Upper Waiareka Creek Swamp


None available


Swamp. 2


0.4 ha.


80 - 100 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

West of the intersection of Kanes Road and Weston-Ngapara Road, Ngapara.
NZTM (centre point): E1426090 N5017100

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.162, Map F61.

Territorial Authority:

Waitaki District Council.


Upper Waiareka Creek Swamp

Recorded Values:




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.



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 Waiareka Creek Swamp (February 2006)

Aerial view of Waiareka Creek Swamp (February 2006)

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