List of New Zealand urban areas by population

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This article lists urban areas of New Zealand—as defined by Statistics New Zealand—ranked by population.

There are two definitions (standards) of New Zealand urban areas: New Zealand Standard Areas Classification 1992 (NZSAC92) and the newer Statistical Standard for Geographic Areas 2018 (SSGA18). The figures for NZSAC92 are as of June 2018, and the figures for SSGA18 are as of June 2020. Only urban areas with a population of at least 2,000 are listed.

Per Statistical Standard for Geographic Areas 2018 (SSGA18)[1] Per New Zealand Standard Areas Classification 1992 (NZSAC92)[2]
Rank Name Region Population
1 Auckland Auckland 1,470,100
2 Christchurch Canterbury 383,200
3 Wellington Wellington 215,100
4 Hamilton Waikato 176,500
5 Tauranga Bay of Plenty 151,300
6 Lower Hutt Wellington 110,700
7 Dunedin Otago 106,200
8 Palmerston North Manawatū-Whanganui 81,500
9 Napier Hawke's Bay 66,300
10 Hibiscus Coast Auckland 59,800
11 Porirua Wellington 59,600
12 Rotorua Bay of Plenty 58,500
13 New Plymouth Taranaki 57,600
14 Whangārei Northland 54,400
15 Nelson Nelson 51,100
16 Invercargill Southland 50,200
17 Hastings Hawke's Bay 49,000
18 Upper Hutt Wellington 44,300
19 Whanganui Manawatū-Whanganui 42,200
20 Gisborne Gisborne 37,000
21 Paraparaumu Wellington 30,100
22 Timaru Canterbury 28,700
23 Blenheim Marlborough 28,200
24 Pukekohe Auckland 26,500
25 Taupō Waikato 25,400
26 Rolleston Canterbury 21,900
27 Masterton Wellington 21,400
28 Cambridge Waikato 20,500
29 Ashburton Canterbury 20,200
30 Rangiora Canterbury 19,250
31 Levin Manawatū-Whanganui 18,800
32 Richmond Tasman 17,250
33 Feilding Manawatū-Whanganui 17,050
34 Whakatāne Bay of Plenty 16,700
35 Queenstown Otago 16,000
36 Havelock North Hawke's Bay 14,900
37 Mosgiel Otago 14,600
38 Tokoroa Waikato 14,300
39 Oamaru Otago 13,700
40 Waikanae Wellington 13,650
41 Te Awamutu Waikato 13,100
42 Kaiapoi Canterbury 12,850
43 Wanaka Otago 11,550
44 Hāwera Taranaki 10,300
45 Waiuku Auckland 9,650
46 Te Puke Bay of Plenty 9,560
47 Huntly Waikato 8,730
48 Waiheke West Auckland 8,490
49 Matamata Waikato 8,460
50 Motueka Tasman 8,420
51 Morrinsville Waikato 8,320
52 Gore Southland 8,230
53 Greymouth West Coast 8,170
54 Lincoln Canterbury 8,130
55 Kerikeri Northland 7,850
56 Kawerau Bay of Plenty 7,750
57 Ngāruawāhia Waikato 7,740
58 Thames Waikato 7,380
59 Waitara Taranaki 7,270
60 Beachlands-Pine Harbour Auckland 7,120
61 Cromwell Otago 6,480
62 Kaitaia Northland 6,300
63 Lake Hayes Otago 6,240
64 Warkworth Auckland 6,220
65 Whitianga Waikato 6,160
66 Stratford Taranaki 6,030
67 Carterton Wellington 5,800
68 Alexandra Otago 5,790
69 Dannevirke Manawatū-Whanganui 5,750
70 Waihi Waikato 5,740
71 Marton Manawatū-Whanganui 5,470
72 Katikati Bay of Plenty 5,420
73 Tuakau Waikato 5,390
74= Ngongotahā Bay of Plenty 5,210
74= Ōpōtiki Bay of Plenty 5,210
76 Ōtaki Wellington 4,980
77 Prebbleton Canterbury 4,970
78 Dargaville Northland 4,960
79 Wairoa Hawke's Bay 4,870
80 Taumarunui Manawatū-Whanganui 4,860
81 Kaikohe Northland 4,820
82 Te Kuiti Waikato 4,770
83 Picton Marlborough 4,730
84 Kumeū-Huapai Auckland 4,690
85 Te Aroha Waikato 4,670
86 Temuka Canterbury 4,660
87 Waipukurau Hawke's Bay 4,610
88 Putāruru Waikato 4,530
89 Paeroa Waikato 4,510
90 Whangamatā Waikato 4,420
91 Westport West Coast 4,380
92 Balclutha Otago 4,230
93 Pōkeno Waikato 4,020
94 Omokoroa Bay of Plenty 3,780
95 Inglewood Taranaki 3,750
96 Snells Beach Auckland 3,730
97 Turangi Waikato 3,650
98 Raglan Waikato 3,590
99 Waimate Canterbury 3,570
100= Ōhope Bay of Plenty 3,360
100= Pegasus Canterbury 3,360
102 Foxton Manawatū-Whanganui 3,310
103 Riverhead Auckland 3,300
104 Otorohanga Waikato 3,240
105 Lyttelton Canterbury 3,170
106 Ashhurst Manawatū-Whanganui 3,160
107 Kihikihi Waikato 3,090
108 Helensville Auckland 3,070
109 Arrowtown Otago 3,030
110 Woodend Canterbury 2,970
111 Darfield Canterbury 2,960
112 Te Anau Southland 2,940
113 Hokitika West Coast 2,920
114 Pahiatua Manawatū-Whanganui 2,820
115 Geraldine Canterbury 2,800
116 Ruakākā Northland 2,830
117 Waihi Beach-Bowentown Bay of Plenty 2,720
118 Greytown Wellington 2,690
119 Featherston Wellington 2,680
120 One Tree Point Northland 2,650
121 Wakefield Tasman 2,550
122 Renwick Marlborough 2,530
123 Maraetai Auckland 2,500
124 Winton Southland 2,470
125= Mangawhai Heads Northland 2,440
125= West Melton Canterbury 2,440
127 Kaikōura Canterbury 2,400
128= Leeston Canterbury 2,370
128= Oxford Canterbury 2,370
130 Clive Hawke's Bay 2,360
131 Te Kauwhata Waikato 2,310
132 Amberley Canterbury 2,270
133 Brightwater Tasman 2,250
134 Waipawa Hawke's Bay 2,250
135 Milton Otago 2,210
136 Bulls Manawatu-Whanganui 2,150
137 Wellsford Auckland 2,140
138 Foxton Beach Manawatu-Whanganui 2,090
139= Eltham Taranaki 2,040
139= Otaki Beach Wellington 2,040
Rank Name Region Population
1 Auckland Auckland 1,570,100
2 Wellington Wellington 418,500
3 Christchurch Canterbury 404,500
4 Hamilton Waikato 241,200
5 Tauranga Bay of Plenty 141,600
6 Napier-Hastings Hawke's Bay 134,500
7 Dunedin Otago 122,000
8 Palmerston North Manawatū-Whanganui 86,600
9 Nelson Nelson 67,500
10 Rotorua Bay of Plenty 59,500
11 Whangārei Northland 58,700
12 New Plymouth Taranaki 58,300
13 Invercargill Southland 51,200
14 Kapiti Wellington 42,700
15 Whanganui Manawatū-Whanganui 40,900
16 Gisborne Gisborne 37,200
17 Blenheim Marlborough 31,600
18 Pukekohe Auckland 31,400
19 Timaru Canterbury 29,100
20 Taupō Waikato 24,700
21 Masterton Wellington 22,200
22 Levin Manawatū-Whanganui 21,200
23 Ashburton Canterbury 20,200
24 Whakatāne Bay of Plenty 19,750
25 Rangiora Canterbury 18,300
26 Feilding Manawatū-Whanganui 16,850
27 Rolleston Canterbury 16,250
28 Queenstown Otago 15,850
29 Tokoroa Waikato 14,050
30 Oamaru Otago 13,950
31 Hāwera Taranaki 12,150
32 Gore Southland 9,910
33 Waiuku Auckland 9,780
34 Waiheke Island Auckland 9,770
35 Greymouth West Coast 9,700
36 Wanaka Otago 8,890
37 Motueka Tasman 8,450
38 Te Puke Bay of Plenty 8,350
39 Huntly Waikato 8,150
40 Matamata Waikato 7,920
41 Morrinsville Waikato 7,870
42 Kerikeri Northland 7,520
43 Thames Waikato 7,350
44 Kawerau Bay of Plenty 7,080
45 Waitara Taranaki 7,040
46 Ōtaki Wellington 6,410
47 Lincoln Canterbury 6,100
48 Kaitaia Northland 5,860
49 Stratford Taranaki 5,740
50 Alexandra Otago 5,510
51 Dannevirke Manawatū-Whanganui 5,360
52 Carterton Wellington 5,320
53 Dargaville Northland 5,180
54 Cromwell Otago 5,160
55 Waihi Waikato 5,150
56 Whitianga Waikato 5,080
57 Snells Beach Auckland 5,040
58 Marton Manawatū-Whanganui 4,950
59 Warkworth Auckland 4,890
60= Foxton Manawatū-Whanganui 4,720
60= Taumarunui Manawatū-Whanganui 4,720
62 Katikati Bay of Plenty 4,710
63 Te Kuiti Waikato 4,640
64 Kaikohe Northland 4,560
65 Paeroa Waikato 4,410
66 Temuka Canterbury 4,370
67= Picton Marlborough 4,350
67= Te Aroha Waikato 4,350
69 Ōpōtiki Bay of Plenty 4,320
70 Wairoa Hawke's Bay 4,290
71 Waipukurau Hawke's Bay 4,220
72 Putāruru Waikato 4,100
73 Balclutha Otago 3,990
74= Westport West Coast 3,960
74= Whangamatā Waikato 3,960
76 Inglewood Taranaki 3,630
77 Hokitika West Coast 3,590
78 Turangi Waikato 3,320
79 Raglan Waikato 3,310
80 Helensville Auckland 3,150
81 Woodend Canterbury 3,110
82 Arrowtown Otago 2,950
83 Waimate Canterbury 2,890
84 Otorohanga Waikato 2,750
85 Pahiatua Manawatū-Whanganui 2,570
86 Geraldine Canterbury 2,500
87 Featherston Wellington 2,480
88 Greytown Wellington 2,380
89 Winton Southland 2,370
90 Wakefield Tasman 2,360
91 Mapua Tasman 2,270
92 Darfield Canterbury 2,230
93 Waihi Beach Bay of Plenty 2,220
94 Oxford Canterbury 2,170
95 Waipawa Hawke's Bay 2,160
96 Kaikōura Canterbury 2,150
97 Te Anau Southland 2,140
98 Wellsford Auckland 2,100
99 Eltham Taranaki 2,070
100 Taipa Bay-Mangonui Northland 2,050
101 Brightwater Tasman 2,040
102 Paihia Northland 2,010

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population estimate tables - NZ.Stat". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 22 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2019". Statistics New Zealand. 22 October 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006–18 (2017 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)