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Wainuiomata Swamp

Wainuiomata Swamp photo
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In the 1880s, the Lower Wainuiomata Dam was commissioned, along with a pipeline to transport water to Wellington City. The dam was taken out of service in the 1950s and decommissioned after 2004. A swampy area with a small lake remains which has become a natural habitat for local birdlife.


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Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)

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