New Zealand's most popular baby names in 2017
Kiwi parents' love affair with two of the more traditional names continued in 2017. According to the Department of Internal Affairs, Charlotte and Oliver were the most popular baby names chosen for girls and boys last year. Charlotte has been in the top two most popular girls' names in New Zealand for the past five years, while Oliver has been in the top two most popular boys' names for the past six years. Here's the top 20 most popular baby names for 2017 in New Zealand.