Endeavour - Resolution
About the profile areas
The 2013 population for Endeavour - Resolution is 3,903, with a population density of 4.96 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Endeavour - Resolution is bounded by Paremata-Haywards Road in the north, Belmont Road in the east, Lower Hutt City and Adventure in the south, and Discovery, Discovery Drive and Ayton Drive in the west.
Endeavour and Resolution are named after ships commanded by navigator and explorer Captain James Cook. The suburb of Whitby is named after Cook's home town in Yorkshire, England and many street names are nautical terms used in the era of Cook's voyages.
2013 Usual residents
hectares (8 Km2)
persons per hectare
European settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Rapid development occurred during the 1960s and 1970s. The population increased substantially between 1996 and 2013 with new dwellings.
Endeavour - Resolution is a rural and residential part of the suburb of Whitby which was established in 1971.
Major features of Endeavour and Resolution are Adventure Park, Endeavour Park, access to Belmont Regional Park, walkways and reserves, several schools and Pāuatahanui Inlet.