New Zealand is 12 without loss at lunch on the second day of the second cricket test against the West Indies, in Napier.
The tourists were earlier dismissed for 307.
Iain O'Brien was the standout New Zealand bowler - taking career best figures of 6 for 75.
The West Indian batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was not out 126.
The other wicket takers in the innings were Daniel Vettori, James Franklin and Jeetan Patel.