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.wikipedia
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Auckland

Auckland, New ZealandAuckland New ZealandAuckland, NZ
The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of around It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of.

Urban areas of New Zealand

Minor urban areaurban areaSecondary urban area
This article lists urban areas of New Zealand (as defined by Statistics New Zealand) ranked by population.
The population figures shown are Statistics New Zealand's resident population estimates at the For rankings in various criteria see the ranked list of New Zealand urban areas.

Wellington

Wellington, New ZealandWellington CityWellington City Council
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara ) is the capital and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.

Tauranga

Tauranga, New ZealandTauranga CityTauranga City Council
Tauranga City is the centre of the fifth largest urban area in New Zealand, with an urban population of

Palmerston North

Palmerston North, New ZealandPalmerston North CityPalmerston North City Council
Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.

Nelson, New Zealand

NelsonNelson RegionNelson City
When combined with the town of Richmond, which has roughly 15,000 residents, the whole conurbation is ranked as New Zealand's 9th largest urban area by population.

Rotorua

Rotorua DistrictRotorua, New ZealandRotorua District Council
Rotorua has an estimated permanent population of, making it the country's 10th largest urban area, and the Bay of Plenty's second largest urban area behind Tauranga.

Napier-Hastings Urban Area

Napier-HastingsTomoana
It is the sixth most populous urban area in the country, with residents, just slightly fewer than Tauranga and more than Dunedin.

Queenstown, New Zealand

QueenstownQueenstown Lakes District CouncilQueenstown, Otago
It has an urban population of making it the 27th-largest urban area in New Zealand.

Taupo

Taupo, New ZealandTaupo District CouncilTaupō
It is the 20th largest urban area in New Zealand, and the second-largest in the Waikato Region (behind Hamilton).

Ashburton, New Zealand

AshburtonAshburton DistrictAshburton, Canterbury
The town is the 23rd largest urban area in New Zealand and the third-largest urban area in the Canterbury Region, after Christchurch and Timaru.

Levin, New Zealand

LevinLEVHokia stream
The town has a population of making it the 22nd largest urban area in New Zealand, and third largest in Manawatu-Wanganui behind Palmerston North and Whanganui.

Oamaru

Oamaru, New ZealandMayor of OamaruOamuru
With a population of, Oamaru is the 28th largest urban area in New Zealand, and the third largest in Otago behind Dunedin and Queenstown.

Rangiora

Rangiora, New ZealandSt Joseph's SchoolFernside, Rangiora
With a population of Rangiora is the 25th largest urban area in New Zealand, and the fourth-largest in the Canterbury region (behind Christchurch, Timaru and Ashburton).

Rolleston, New Zealand

RollestonClearview Primary SchoolRolleston, Canterbury
The town has a population of making it New Zealand's 27th largest urban area.

Stratford, New Zealand

StratfordStratford DistrictSt Joseph's School
The town has a population of, making it the 47th largest urban area in New Zealand, and the fourth largest in Taranaki (behind New Plymouth, Hawera and Waitara).

Wanaka

Wanaka, New ZealandHoly Family SchoolWanaka, Otago
Wanaka is home to people as of It is the country's 36th-largest urban area and the fourth-largest urban area in Otago behind Dunedin, Queenstown and Oamaru.

Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZMinister of StatisticsGovernment Statistician
This article lists urban areas of New Zealand (as defined by Statistics New Zealand) ranked by population.

Auckland Region

AucklandGreater AucklandAuckland Regional Council

Wellington Region

WellingtonGreater Wellington Regional CouncilWellington Regional Council

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty RegionBay of Plenty Regional CouncilEnvironment Bay of Plenty