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The 2013 population for Roseneath is 1,731, with a population density of 31.17 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Roseneath is bounded by the harbour in the north and east, the suburb of Hataitai, Grafton Road and Hepara Street in the south, and the suburb of Mt Victoria, Palliser Road, the suburb of Oriental Bay and the Town Belt in the west.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the late 1880s when land was subdivided. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s. The population increased gradually between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Roseneath is a residential area.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the suburb of Roseneath, and small parts of Hataitai and Oriental Bay.