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New Zealand: Major Urban Areas (estimated population)

The main islands and regions (i.e. Regional Council Areas) of New Zealand as well as of all urban areas and agglomerations of more than 2,500 inhabitants according to official population estimates.

Main Islands & Regions

 NameAbbr.StatusAdm.Area
A-L (km²)
Population
E 1996-06-30 r
Population
E 2001-06-30 r
Population
E 2006-06-30 r
Population
E 2010-06-30 r
Population
Ep 2012-06-30 r
iNorthlandNLRegNI12,499140,700144,400152,700157,400158,4001249900
iAucklandAURegNI4,9381,115,8001,218,3001,373,0001,461,9001,507,600493800
iWaikatoWARegNI23,902358,800368,400393,200409,300416,2002390200
iBay of PlentyBPRegNI12,071230,600246,900265,300275,100277,3001207100
iGisborneGIRegNI8,38647,20045,50046,00046,60046,800838600
iHawke's Bay {Hawkes Bay}HBRegNI14,137146,600147,300152,100154,800155,0001413700
iTaranakiTARegNI7,254109,000105,700107,300109,100110,100725400
iManawatu-WanganuiMWRegNI10,458234,500227,500229,400231,500232,5001045800
iWellingtonWERegNI23,244426,900440,200466,300483,300490,1002324400
iNorth IslandNIIsl 113,4562,810,1002,944,3003,185,1003,328,9003,394,00011345600
iTasmanTSRegSI9,61638,80042,40045,80047,30048,400961600
iNelsonNERegSI42441,20042,90044,30045,50046,60042400
iMarlboroughMBRegSI22,22039,20040,70043,60045,30045,7002222000
iWest CoastWCRegSI8,04933,20031,10032,10032,70032,900804900
iCanterburyCBRegSI44,508480,400496,700540,000565,700558,8004450800
iOtagoOTRegSI31,209189,300188,300199,800207,400211,2003120900
iSouthlandSLRegSI31,19599,00093,30093,20094,20094,9003119500
iSouth IslandSIIsl 150,654921,100935,400998,8001,038,2001,038,50015065400
iOffshore IslandsOIIsl 79475075065065062079400
 New ZealandNZL  264,9043,732,0003,880,5004,184,6004,367,8004,433,000

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA Ep 2012-06-30 r
1AucklandAU452,500
2ManukauAU438,400
3ChristchurchCB375,900
4North ShoreAU285,100
5WaitakereAU221,400
6WellingtonWE201,300
7HamiltonWA176,900

Major Agglomerations

 NameAdm.Population
A Ep 2012-06-30 r
1AucklandAU1,397,400
2WellingtonWE395,600
3ChristchurchCB375,900
4HamiltonWA209,200
5NapierHB125,000

Contents: Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA E 1996-06-30 r
Population
UA E 2001-06-30 r
Population
UA E 2006-06-30 r
Population
UA E 2010-06-30 r
Population
UA Ep 2012-06-30 r
Area
iAlexandraOT4,6904,4804,9404,9404,950976
iAshburtonCB16,05016,05017,15017,70018,3507267
iAuckland (Central Auckland Urban Zone)AU354,100380,100419,200440,800452,50015402
iBalcluthaOT4,2304,1904,1404,0803,970625
iBlenheimMB26,10027,30029,10030,10030,60010389
iCambridgeWA13,40014,35015,70016,50016,8008319
iCartertonWE4,2504,1904,2104,3004,400512
iChristchurchCB334,500345,600374,500390,300375,90060581
iCromwellOT2,6702,7303,7004,3204,330761
iDannevirkeMW5,6805,5305,6605,5705,480548
iDargavilleNL4,5804,6704,5704,4504,4901259
iDunedinOT113,200111,800114,400116,600118,40025649
iFeildingMW14,35014,00014,25014,50014,6004568
iFoxtonMW4,8404,7404,5404,4804,4901340
iGisborneGI33,50032,80033,60034,20034,4008531
iGoreSL10,80010,1509,8709,7709,7007430
iGreymouthWC10,5509,83010,00010,1509,9505030
iHamiltonWA135,200144,200161,200171,600176,90087710
iHastingsHB60,20061,10064,20065,70066,20024964
iHaweraTA11,65011,25011,05011,05011,05011465
iHelensvilleAU2,1502,3002,6202,7702,830549
iHokitikaWC3,8803,5703,6203,5203,500686
iHuntlyWA7,3007,1007,1107,0407,0104721
iInglewoodTA3,2703,0203,1903,2603,300294
iInvercargillSL50,30047,50047,90048,70049,00011541
iKaikoheNL4,2604,2004,2704,3004,260662
iKaitaiaNL5,4605,3505,3905,5305,460848
iKapiti (Paraparaumu)WE30,90034,60038,30040,00040,4006022
iKatikatiBP2,7202,9903,6804,0904,210879
iKawerauBP8,1207,2907,1506,9906,9102363
iKerikeriNL4,2904,9905,9806,7106,6703471
iLevinMW19,75019,50019,60019,55019,60010902
iLincolnCB2,3902,3902,8302,9603,020908
iLower HuttWE98,30098,600100,700102,100102,10013511
iManukau (Southern Auckland Urban Zone)AU305,200338,000391,400422,800438,40040605
iMartonMW5,4204,8404,8104,7704,650768
iMastertonWE20,20020,00020,00020,10020,30010066
iMatamataWA6,0106,2806,4406,7207,010629
iMorrinsvilleWA6,0606,3606,7706,9706,960778
iMotuekaTS6,7407,0707,3107,3607,8802649
iNapierHB55,70056,10057,70058,60058,80013999
iNelsonNE51,80055,30058,00059,80061,10014590
iNew PlymouthTA50,00049,10050,80052,20053,00010897
iNorth Shore (Northern Auckland Urban Zone)AU210,400230,300260,800276,500285,10026893
iOamaruOT13,65012,95012,95012,95013,0005302
iOpotikiBP4,4104,3204,2904,2504,100498
iOtakiWE5,7205,8405,6505,6805,6801603
iOtorohangaWA2,7302,7202,6602,5802,560394
iPaeroaWA4,1704,0004,0804,1804,2001238
iPahiatuaMW2,7702,6802,6302,5502,450432
iPalmerston NorthMW76,00075,80079,00081,60083,20016953
iPictonMB3,9904,1004,1904,3404,2003379
iPoriruaWE48,00049,40050,40052,00052,90013943
iPukekoheAU17,45019,45023,30025,60026,6008710
iPutaruruWA4,1603,8903,8403,8603,760430
iQueenstownOT7,8609,02011,00011,65011,7502555
iRaglanWA2,7102,7602,7202,7602,890565
iRangioraCB10,10011,20012,50013,50013,2001683
iRollestonCB1,2102,3104,6106,9905,5501965
iRotoruaWA54,70054,60055,60055,90056,1008928
iSnells BeachAU3,3203,8104,0704,1703,4401636
iStratfordTA5,7805,3605,4805,6005,580854
iTaumarunuiMW6,0405,3305,2205,0704,8702024
iTaupoWA19,95021,20022,10022,50022,60013257
iTaurangaBP84,20098,300112,300120,000121,90018471
iTe ArohaWA3,9103,7703,8503,9203,8701160
iTe AwamutuWA14,05013,85014,90015,40015,50014005
iTe KuitiWA4,7804,5504,5804,5804,570557
iTemukaCB4,0504,0804,1304,1204,080467
iTe PukeBP6,6606,9707,3307,5707,5101632
iThamesWA6,9506,8806,9306,9006,7801649
iTimaruCB27,70027,30027,50027,60027,8007382
iTokoroaWA16,10014,95013,90013,40013,3004297
iTurangiWA3,8903,5803,3703,2403,200972
iUpper HuttWE36,10035,80037,60038,80039,3005399
iWaiheke Island (Onetangi)AU6,5007,4208,0508,4708,8009198
iWaihiWA4,8704,6504,6004,6104,6601008
iWaimateCB3,0002,8002,9002,9502,950330
iWaipukurauHB4,0904,0204,0904,2004,070782
iWairoaHB5,1704,6004,4004,3304,180663
iWaitakere (Western Auckland Urban Zone)AU165,900181,200201,400214,800221,40026257
iWaitaraTA6,6906,4506,5206,5606,450594
iWaiukuAU6,0606,7307,8008,5508,9801531
iWanakaOT2,6003,4505,2806,6907,0802861
iWanganuiMW42,00040,50040,00039,70039,50010490
iWarkworthAU2,5402,9103,3703,7703,940744
iWellingtonWE162,700170,300186,900196,800201,30011978
iWestportWC4,3203,8704,0004,0704,170451
iWhakataneBP17,95018,35018,80018,75018,7507776
iWhangamataWA3,8604,0703,6403,5703,590781
iWhangareiNL47,10047,50050,50051,90052,50014118
iWhitiangaWA3,0603,1603,8804,2104,3102468
iWoodendCB1,6002,3102,6802,6802,710255