Population of Cities in New Zealand (2018)
New Zealand has 0 cities with more than a million people, 10 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 33 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New Zealand is Auckland, with a population of 417,910 people.
Auckland is the largest urban area in New Zealand.
Wellington's economy is primarily service-based, with an emphasis on finance, business services, and government.
Archaeological evidence has indicated that the Christchurch area was first settled by humans in about 1250.
The name Manukau, from the Manukau Harbour west of the city, is of Maori origin, and means 'wading birds'.
European settlers arrived in the Waitakere area in the 1830s.
North Shore is part of the urban area of Auckland, located to the north of the Waitemata Harbour.
Hamilton Gardens, a public park in the city, features elaborate themed gardens ranging from Italian Renaissance to Japanese and traditional Maori styles.
Dunedin has a diverse economy, which includes manufacturing, publishing and technology-based industries as well as education, research and tourism.
Tauranga is one of New Zealand's main centers for business, international trade, culture and fashion.
Lower Hutt is a city in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand.