New Zealand Cities & Towns
The biggest city in New Zealand is Auckland. It has more people living there than the whole South Island combined. The capital and second largest city is Wellington. Both Auckland and Wellington are situated on the more populous North Island.
The biggest city in the South Island and third biggest city in New Zealand is Christchurch. This city recently suffered a series of earthquakes which decimated the CBD. The rebuild is in progress and after a couple of years parts of the city centre are back open to the public.
There are a number of other significantly populated cities such as Hamilton, Tauranga, Dunedin, New Plymouth, and Palmerston North. New Zealand has about 600 towns.