Largest cities in New Zealand

The largest cities in New Zealand, ranked by population.

The total population of New Zealand is 4,966,980 as of 27-May-19 , which represents 0.06% of global population and ranks New Zealand # 122 worldwide.



Numbers generally reflect the city population, rather than the urban areas, municipality, or urban agglomeration. Note that double listings may reflect different spellings or definitions of urban agglomerations.

List: the biggest cities in New Zealand

    CityCountryPopulationLast updateTime zone
  1. Auckland
  2. New Zealand 417,910 5/23/17Pacific/Auckland
  3. Wellington
  4. New Zealand 381,900 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  5. Christchurch
  6. New Zealand 363,926 2/26/19Pacific/Auckland
  7. Manukau City
  8. New Zealand 362,000 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  9. Waitakere
  10. New Zealand 208,100 5/17/12Pacific/Auckland
  11. North Shore
  12. New Zealand 207,865 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  13. Hamilton
  14. New Zealand 152,641 2/26/19Pacific/Auckland
  15. Dunedin
  16. New Zealand 114,347 12/9/17Pacific/Auckland
  17. Tauranga
  18. New Zealand 110,338 2/27/19Pacific/Auckland
  19. Lower Hutt
  20. New Zealand 101,194 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  21. Palmerston North
  22. New Zealand 75,996 2/28/19Pacific/Auckland
  23. Rotorua
  24. New Zealand 65,901 9/15/17Pacific/Auckland
  25. Hastings
  26. New Zealand 61,696 1/6/14Pacific/Auckland
  27. Nelson
  28. New Zealand 59,200 2/28/19Pacific/Auckland
  29. Napier
  30. New Zealand 56,787 5/24/17Pacific/Auckland
  31. Mangere
  32. New Zealand 55,266 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  33. Porirua
  34. New Zealand 50,914 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  35. Whangarei
  36. New Zealand 50,900 2/28/11Pacific/Auckland
  37. New Plymouth
  38. New Zealand 49,168 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  39. Invercargill
  40. New Zealand 47,287 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  41. Wanganui
  42. New Zealand 40,268 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  43. Upper Hutt
  44. New Zealand 38,400 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  45. Gisborne
  46. New Zealand 34,274 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  47. Ashburton
  48. New Zealand 30,100 4/19/17Pacific/Auckland
  49. Papakura
  50. New Zealand 28,010 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  51. Timaru
  52. New Zealand 28,007 5/1/15Pacific/Auckland
  53. Blenheim
  54. New Zealand 26,550 7/16/14Pacific/Auckland
  55. Paraparaumu
  56. New Zealand 25,263 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  57. Taupo
  58. New Zealand 22,469 9/15/17Pacific/Auckland
  59. Pukekohe East
  60. New Zealand 21,438 3/5/15Pacific/Auckland
  61. Masterton
  62. New Zealand 20,698 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  63. Levin
  64. New Zealand 19,789 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  65. Whakatane
  66. New Zealand 18,602 2/13/12Pacific/Auckland
  67. Taradale
  68. New Zealand 16,599 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  69. Cambridge
  70. New Zealand 15,192 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  71. Tokoroa
  72. New Zealand 14,277 11/3/14Pacific/Auckland
  73. Richmond
  74. New Zealand 14,000 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  75. Oamaru
  76. New Zealand 13,000 5/24/17Pacific/Auckland
  77. Gore
  78. New Zealand 12,108 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  79. Hawera
  80. New Zealand 11,068 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  81. Takanini
  82. New Zealand 10,870 7/3/14Pacific/Auckland
  83. Queenstown
  84. New Zealand 10,442 7/25/18Pacific/Auckland
  85. Kaiapoi
  86. New Zealand 10,200 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  87. Greymouth
  88. New Zealand 9,419 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  89. Pakuranga
  90. New Zealand 8,907 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  91. Khandallah
  92. New Zealand 8,500 11/14/18Pacific/Auckland
  93. Waiuku
  94. New Zealand 7,555 3/17/15Pacific/Auckland
  95. Motueka
  96. New Zealand 7,485 6/5/17Pacific/Auckland
  97. Thames
  98. New Zealand 7,136 9/28/14Pacific/Auckland
  99. Kawerau
  100. New Zealand 6,702 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  101. Petone
  102. New Zealand 6,609 9/22/10Pacific/Auckland
  103. Papatowai
  104. New Zealand 6,593 3/6/15Pacific/Auckland
  105. Waitara
  106. New Zealand 6,318 3/5/15Pacific/Auckland
  107. Matamata
  108. New Zealand 6,306 2/4/17Pacific/Auckland
  109. Otaki
  110. New Zealand 6,086 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  111. Kerikeri
  112. New Zealand 5,654 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  113. Cromwell
  114. New Zealand 5,160 3/30/19Pacific/Auckland
  115. Ngaruawahia
  116. New Zealand 5,106 3/18/15Pacific/Auckland
  117. Rothesay Bay
  118. New Zealand 5,000 9/30/12Pacific/Auckland
  119. Foxton
  120. New Zealand 4,780 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  121. Dargaville
  122. New Zealand 4,672 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  123. Waihi
  124. New Zealand 4,619 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  125. Rosebank
  126. New Zealand 4,551 5/17/12Pacific/Auckland
  127. Murrays Bay
  128. New Zealand 4,500 6/22/16Pacific/Auckland
  129. Balclutha
  130. New Zealand 4,441 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  131. Wanaka
  132. New Zealand 4,428 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  133. Tamaki
  134. New Zealand 4,263 3/5/18Pacific/Auckland
  135. Wairoa
  136. New Zealand 4,260 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  137. Whangamata
  138. New Zealand 4,253 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  139. Opotiki
  140. New Zealand 4,044 3/4/15Pacific/Auckland
  141. Paeroa
  142. New Zealand 3,994 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  143. Brooklyn
  144. New Zealand 3,855 9/11/17Pacific/Auckland
  145. Wiri
  146. New Zealand 3,768 3/5/18Pacific/Auckland
  147. Kelburn
  148. New Zealand 3,642 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  149. Westport
  150. New Zealand 3,629 11/28/13Pacific/Auckland
  151. Prebbleton
  152. New Zealand 3,600 7/28/14Pacific/Auckland
  153. Warkworth
  154. New Zealand 3,441 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  155. Turangi
  156. New Zealand 3,401 5/30/12Pacific/Auckland
  157. Hokitika
  158. New Zealand 3,401 1/3/18Pacific/Auckland
  159. Whitianga
  160. New Zealand 3,367 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  161. Titirangi
  162. New Zealand 3,330 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  163. Katikati
  164. New Zealand 3,232 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  165. Rolleston
  166. New Zealand 3,124 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  167. Woodend
  168. New Zealand 3,059 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  169. Picton
  170. New Zealand 3,000 5/24/17Pacific/Auckland
  171. Ruakaka
  172. New Zealand 2,916 3/4/15Pacific/Auckland
  173. Raglan
  174. New Zealand 2,863 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  175. Waimate North
  176. New Zealand 2,799 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  177. Tinwald
  178. New Zealand 2,703 6/1/12Pacific/Auckland
  179. Otorohanga
  180. New Zealand 2,673 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  181. Red Hill
  182. New Zealand 2,556 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  183. Kingston
  184. New Zealand 2,460 10/1/18Pacific/Auckland
  185. Muriwai Beach
  186. New Zealand 2,402 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  187. Geraldine
  188. New Zealand 2,301 4/4/19Pacific/Auckland
  189. Lincoln
  190. New Zealand 2,235 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  191. Eltham
  192. New Zealand 2,235 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  193. Winton
  194. New Zealand 2,193 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  195. Arrowtown
  196. New Zealand 2,151 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  197. Te Anau
  198. New Zealand 2,074 6/22/13Pacific/Auckland
  199. Waihi Beach
  200. New Zealand 2,014 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  201. Milton
  202. New Zealand 2,009 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  203. Wellsford
  204. New Zealand 1,986 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  205. Paihia
  206. New Zealand 1,944 11/20/13Pacific/Auckland
  207. Bluff
  208. New Zealand 1,938 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  209. Waipawa
  210. New Zealand 1,899 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  211. Murupara
  212. New Zealand 1,876 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  213. Mapua
  214. New Zealand 1,819 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  215. Bulls
  216. New Zealand 1,781 9/15/17Pacific/Auckland
  217. Oxford
  218. New Zealand 1,776 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  219. Taipa
  220. New Zealand 1,731 3/4/15Pacific/Auckland
  221. Castlepoint
  222. New Zealand 1,686 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  223. Brightwater
  224. New Zealand 1,677 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  225. Wakefield
  226. New Zealand 1,663 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  227. Moerewa
  228. New Zealand 1,662 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  229. Riverton
  230. New Zealand 1,651 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  231. Edgecumbe
  232. New Zealand 1,642 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  233. Darfield
  234. New Zealand 1,593 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  235. Tairua
  236. New Zealand 1,588 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  237. Coromandel
  238. New Zealand 1,502 9/12/14Pacific/Auckland
  239. Opunake
  240. New Zealand 1,495 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  241. Kawakawa
  242. New Zealand 1,399 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  243. Parakai
  244. New Zealand 1,390 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  245. Ngunguru
  246. New Zealand 1,358 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  247. Waiouru
  248. New Zealand 1,347 3/9/15Pacific/Auckland
  249. Patea
  250. New Zealand 1,286 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  251. Leeston
  252. New Zealand 1,272 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  253. Burnham
  254. New Zealand 1,239 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  255. Methven
  256. New Zealand 1,236 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  257. Takaka
  258. New Zealand 1,223 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  259. Portobello
  260. New Zealand 1,200 6/1/12Pacific/Auckland
  261. Pleasant Point
  262. New Zealand 1,187 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  263. Te Kauwhata
  264. New Zealand 1,174 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  265. Ngatea
  266. New Zealand 1,151 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  267. Amberley
  268. New Zealand 1,105 6/5/17Pacific/Auckland
  269. Ahipara
  270. New Zealand 1,093 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  271. Maketu
  272. New Zealand 1,083 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  273. Rakaia
  274. New Zealand 1,043 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland
  275. Maungatapere
  276. New Zealand 1,007 8/1/11Pacific/Auckland

 



 



Country codes for New Zealand

  • 2 digit ISO country code (A2) for New Zealand : NZ
  • 3 digit UN country code (A3) for New Zealand : NZL
  • Numeric U.N. country code for New Zealand : 554

DIALING CODE for New Zealand : 64

Flag of New Zealand (when applicable):

 

The population data for this list of cities and towns in New Zealand was derived from several sources, including GeoNames and Wikipedia.