The Australian cricketers are on the verge of a 2-nil series win over New Zealand with the Black Caps 185 for 5 at stumps on day 4 of the second Test, needing 479 to win.
Australia declared at 511 for 8 at lunch, having started the day at 333 for 4.
Brent Arnel with 3 wickets was the best of the Black Caps bowlers.
All New Zealand's batsmen got a start and reached double figures but the top score in the second innings so far is only 29, by Matthew Sinclair and Martin Guptill.
Guptill is not out along with Brendon McCullum, who is on 19.
Australia's Mitchell Johnson has taken 3 of the 5 wickets to fall.