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Porirua CityPopulation forecast

Whitby East

About the forecast areas

The 2021 population forecast for Whitby East is 7,110, and is forecast to grow to 8,267 by 2048.

Whitby East is bounded by Paremata-Postgate and Discovery in the north, Lower Hutt City and Wellington City in the south, Belmont Road in the east, Discovery Drive and Ayton Drive in the west. The name of the suburb itself, as well as the nautical theme of neighbourhood and street names, are drawn from the life and career of the Pacific explorer James Cook. The bicentennial of his first (1769) visit to New Zealand occurred when development of Whitby started.

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