List of mountains of New Zealand by height


List of mountains of New Zealand by height

The following is a list of the highest mountains in New Zealand, and also of some other notable mountains and hills, ordered by height.

The 30 highest mountains

The 30 highest mountains [This list excludes mountains in the Ross Dependency, an area of Antarctica claimed by and administered by New Zealand, though it does include the similarly claimed and administered Balleny Islands. These claims are in abeyance, in accord with the Antarctic Treaty. If mountains in the Ross Dependency were included in these lists, several notable peaks would be in the upper part of this list, including Mount Erebus which, at 3795 m (12,451 ft), would outrank Aoraki/Mount Cook.] are all within the Southern Alps, a chain that forms the backbone of the South Island.

#Aoraki/Mount Cook - 3,755 m (12,319 ft)citeweb|url=http://www.peaklist.org/WWlists/ultras/OceaniaP1500m.html | title=Oceania P5000s | work=Peaklist.org | accessdate=2008-02-08]
#Mount Tasman - 3498 m (11,476 ft)
#Mount Dampier - 3440 m (11,286 ft)
#Mount Vancouver - 3309 m
#Mount Silberhorn - 3279 m (10,758 ft)
#Mount Malte-Brun - 3198 m
#Mount Hicks - 3194 m
#Mount Lendenfeld - 3194 m (10,502 ft)
#Mount Graham
#Mount Torres - 3163 m (10,377 ft)
#Mount Sefton - 3157 m (10,358 ft)
#Mount Teichelmann - 3160 m (10,367 ft)
#Mount Haast - 3138 m (10,295 ft)
#Mount Elie de Beaumont - 3109 m (10,200 ft)
#La Perouse - 3079 m (10,102 ft)
#Douglas Peak - 3077 m
#Mount Haidinger - 3066 m (10, 059 ft)
#Mount Magellan
#Mount Malaspina
#The Minarets - 3065 m (10,056 ft)
#Mount Aspiring - 3,033 m (9,951 ft)
#Mount Hamilton - 3022 m (9915 ft)
#Mount Dixon
#Glacier Peak - 3007 m (9865 ft)
#Mount De La Beche - 2992 m (9816 ft)
#Aiguilles Rouges - 2966 m (9731 ft)
#Mount Nazomi - 2962 m (9718 ft)
#Mount Darwin - 2961 m (9715 ft)
#Mount Chudliegh - 2952 m (9685 ft)
#Mount Annan, New Zealand - 2947 m (9669 ft)

Other notable mountains and hills

Over 2,000 metres

*Tapuae-o-Uenuku - 2,884 m (9,462 ft) (highest peak outside the Southern Alps)
*Hochstetter Dome - 2822 m (9259 ft)
*Mount Earnslaw - 2819 m (9249 ft)
*Mount Ruapehu - 2,797 m (9,176 ft) (highest peak in the North Island)
*Mount Tutoko - 2,723 m (8,934 ft)
*Nuns Veil - 2749 m (9019 ft)
*Mount Hopkins - 2682 m (8799 ft)
*Manakau - 2,608 m (8,556 ft)
*Mount Taranaki or Mount Egmont - 2,518 m (8,260 ft)
*Mount Murchison - 2408m
*Double Cone - 2,319 m (7,608 ft)
*Fanklyn - 2340 m (7677 ft)
*Travers - 2338 m (7671 ft)
*Mount Taylor - 2,333 m (7,653 ft)
*Ben Nevis - 2330 m (7644 ft)
*Mount Ngauruhoe - 2291 m (7516 ft)
*Hopeless - 2278 m (7474 ft)
*Mount Rolleston - 2275 m (7464 ft)
*Faerie Queen - 2237 m (7339 ft)
*Paske - 2232 m (7323 ft)
*Mount Adams - 2208m (7244 ft)
*Mount Hutt - 2190 m (7185 ft)
*Mount Olympus - 2097 m
*Mount Musgrave - 2085 m (6841 ft)

1,000 to 2,000 metres

*Mount Tongariro - 1978 m (6490 ft)
*Benmore Peak (Benmore Range) - 1932 m (6338 ft) (site of Benmore Peak Observatory)
*Mount Cardrona - 1900 m (6234 ft)
*Mount Owen - 1875 m (6152 ft)
*Sutherlands Peak (Benmore Range) - 1846 m (6054 ft)
*Totara Peak (Benmore Range) - 1822 m (5977 ft)
*Mount Arthur - 1795 m (5887 ft)
*Mount Hikurangi, Gisborne - 1754 m (5755 ft) (highest peak in the North Island, excluding volcanoes)
*Ben Lomond - 1751 m (5747 ft)
*Mount Mangaweka - 1730 m (5676 ft)
*Mount Kaweka (Kaweka J) - 1724 m (5659 ft)
*Mitre Peak - 1692 m (5551 ft)
*The Mitre (Tararua Ranges) - 1570 m (5151 ft)
*Mount Hector (Tararua Ranges) - 1529 m (5016 ft)
*Sturge Island (subantarctic island) - 1524 m (5000 ft)
*Mount Lyndon - 1489m (4885 ft)
*The Cairn (Benmore Range) - 1464 m (4801 ft)
*Summit Peak - 1450 m (4756 ft) (highest point of the Rock and Pillar Range)
*Young Island (subantarctic island) - 1340 m (4396 ft)
*The Buscot (Benmore Range) - 1245 m (4084 ft)
*Buckle Island (subantarctic island) - 1239 m (4065 ft)
*Mount Pureora - 1175 m (3855 ft)
*Mount Tarawera - 1111 m (3645 ft)
*Mount Tauhara - 1088 m (3570 ft)
*Mount John - 1031 m (3382 ft) (site of Mount John University Observatory)

Under 1,000 metres

*Mount Ross - 983 m (3225 ft) (highest point in the Aorangi Range)
*Mount Anglem - 979 m (3212 ft) (highest peak on Stewart Island)
*Mount Pirongia - 959 m (3146 ft)
*Mount Te Aroha - 952 m (3123 ft) (highest point in the Kaimai Ranges)
*Mount Matthews - 940 m (3084 ft)
*Mount Herbert (Te Ahu Patiki) - 920m (3018 ft) (highest point on Banks Peninsula)
*Wharite Peak - 920 m (3018 ft)
*Maungatua - 900 m (2953 ft)
*Moehau - 892 m (2927 ft) (highest point on the Coromandel Peninsula)
*Mount Edgecumbe - 820 m (2690 ft)
*Maungatautari - 797 m (2615 ft) (site of the Maungatautari Restoration Project)
*Takaka Hill - 760 m (2493 ft)
*Mount Ngongotaha - 757 m (2484 ft)
*Mount Karioi - 756 m (2480 ft) (overlooks Raglan)
*Hauturu/Little Barrier Island - 722 m (2370 ft)
*Mount Pye - 720 m (2361 ft) (highest point in The Catlins)
*Mount Dick (highest point in the Auckland Islands, on Adams Island) - 705 m (2313 ft)
*Kohukohunui (highest point in the Hunua Ranges) - 688 m (2255 ft)
*Mount Cargill - 680 m (2231 ft)
*Flagstaff (Dunedin) - 666 m (2186 ft)
*Mount Hikurangi, Northland - 625 m (2051 ft)
*Mount Hobson (highest point on Great Barrier Island) - 621 m (2038 ft)
*Hokonui Hills - 600 m (1969 ft)
*Mount Honey (Campbell Island) - 558 m (1831 ft)
*Moumoukai - 516 m (1693 ft) (highest point in the Kermadec Islands, on Raoul Island)
*Te Toiokawharu (highest point in the Waitakere Ranges) - 474 m (1555 ft)
*Saddle Hill - 473 m (1552 ft)
*Mount Kaukau - 445 m (1460 ft)
*Mount Charles - 408 m (1337 ft) (highest point on the Otago Peninsula)
*Te Mata Peak - 399 m (1309 ft) Hawkes Bay region
*Signal Hill - 393 m (1289 ft)
*Whakaari/White Island - 321 m (1053 ft)
*Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu - 305 m (1001 ft)
*Mangere - 286 m (938 ft) (highest point in the Chatham Islands, on Mangere Island)
*Rangitoto Island - 260 m (853 ft)
*Mauao (Mount Maunganui) - 230 m (755 ft)
*Mount Victoria, Wellington - 196 m (643 ft)
*Mount Eden - 196 m (643 ft)
*One Tree Hill - 182 m (597 ft)
*Mount Wellington - 137 m (449 ft)
*Mount Albert - 135 m (443 ft)
*Mount Roskill - 110 m (361 ft)
*Mangere Mountain - 107 m (351 ft)

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