Biggest Cities by New Zealand Regions

Can you name the three biggest cities in every of the 16 New Zealand regions?
does not include the special case of the Chatham Islands
Māori alternatives are accepted
according to citypopulation.de, 2018-06-30 estimate
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Last updated: April 12, 2019
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North Island
Auckland
1,467,800
A
Auckland
24,300
P
Pukekohe
9,660
W
Waiuku
Bay of Plenty
135,000
T
Tauranga
54,500
R
Rotorua
15,850
W
Whakatane
Gisborne
35,500
G
Gisborne
840
Tolaga Bay
830
Ruatoria
Hawke's Bay
62,800
N
Napier
45,000
H
Hastings
13,950
H
Havelock North
Manawatu-Wanganui
80,300
P
Palmerston North
39,400
W
Whanganui
17,700
L
Levin
Northland
52,600
W
Whangarei
6,960
K
Kerikeri
5,870
K
Kaitaia
Taranaki
55,300
N
New Plymouth
9,810
H
Hawera
5,740
S
Stratford
Waikato
169,300
H
Hamilton
23,900
T
Taupo
19,150
C
Cambridge
Wellington
215,400
W
Wellington
104,900
L
Lower Hutt
55,500
P
Porirua
South Island
Canterbury
377,200
C
Christchurch
28,300
T
Timaru
19,600
A
Ashburton
Marlborough
26,400
B
Blenheim
4,310
P
Picton
2,530
R
Renwick
Nelson
49,300
N
Nelson
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Otago
104,500
D
Dunedin
15,650
Q
Queenstown
13,150
O
Oamaru
Southland
48,700
I
Invercargill
7,980
G
Gore
2,380
W
Winton
Tasman
15,000
R
Richmond
7,930
M
Motueka
2,570
W
Wakefield
West Coast
8,160
G
Greymouth
4,660
W
Westport
3,090
H
Hokitika
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Apr 12, 2019
The original source listed Hibiscus Coast (pop. 52,000) as the second-biggest community in the Auckland Region. However, the Wikipedia article states: (Hibiscus Coast) contains the northernmost part of the Auckland metropolitan area. Therefore, I didn't include it.