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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.

Name origin

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.

Settlement history

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.

Land use

Endeavour - Resolution is a rural and residential part of the suburb of Whitby which was established in 1971.

Major features

Major features of Endeavour and Resolution are Adventure Park, Endeavour Park, access to Belmont Regional Park, walkways and reserves, several schools and Pāuatahanui Inlet.