Managing our Environment

Clachanburn Marsh


None available


Marsh 2


3.0 ha


380 - 420 m above sea level

Approximate location:

4 km Southwest of the intersection of Puketoi Road and Puketoi Runs Road, Ranfurly.
NZTM (centre point): E1357000 N4979300

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.26, Map F22.

Territorial Authority:

Central Otago District Council


Clachanburn Marsh

Recorded Values:




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

A1 - A4, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information

  • Composition of juncus. 2

  • Listed as an Additional Wetland in Schedule 19.6A of the Central Otago District Plan. 55

Aerial View of Clachanburn Marsh  (March 2005)

Aerial View of Clachanburn Marsh (March 2005)


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.

55 Central Otago District Council (2008) Central Otago District Plan, Published by Central Otago District Council, Alexandra.

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