James Anderson got England to a good start dismissing the overnight batsman Peter Fulton for 45 with New Zealand trailing England by 130 runs following-on.
Kane Williamson put his head down in the middle compiling a time consuming 51 off 158 balls to take New Zealand to 153 for 2 at lunch.
Rain interrupted play as the second session was about to start.
Ross Taylor partnered with Kane Williamson to frustrate the English bowlers on day four. (Getty Images)
Kane Williamson pulls a ball as wicketkeeper Matt Prior looks on behind the stumps. (Getty Images)
Both the umpires check for rain and light at the close of play on day four. (Getty Images)