The All Blacks sevens side is through to the semi finals of the Wellington leg of the IRB series after comprehensively beating Austraila 24-5.
Gillies Kaka scored two tries for the home side and a Ben Lam try on the stroke of half time gave them a 14-7 lead at the break.
Sam Dickson scored in the second half before New Zealand conceded a late try to Australia.
In other quarter final results England beat Scotland 31-7, and Samoa beat Argentina by the same scoreline.
New Zealand will meet Kenya in the semi-finals at 7 o'clock, following the other semi-final between England and Samoa.