Centuries to Brad Wilson and Daniel Flynn have given Northern Districts first innings points two days into their State Championship cricket match in Christchurch.
Canterbury made 246 and Northern Districts 383.
And centuries from Richard Jones and Anaru Kitchen have seen Auckland to a big first innings lead in Queenstown, where Otago made 210. Auckland will start day three on 428 for five.
When bad light stopped play In Napier Central Districts were 150 for two in reply to Wellington's 410, Chris Nevin top-scoring for the visitors with 134.