Porirua went Gigatown crazy in the final days, but came up short.
The quizzes and hashtags were flying in the final hours before the Friday 1pm cutoff, but Nelson edged Porirua for the fifth and final Gigatown berth. After 11 months of competition, it came down to just 30,000 points.
Wanaka won, with more than 8 million points, followed by Gisborne, Timaru and Dunedin.
Porirua earned 1.3 million points over the last 24 hours.