Monty Panesar dismissed Ross Taylor for 19 as the former captain popped a simple return catch to the tweaker after hitting a six and a four in the over.
Peter Fulton's marathon innings off 136 off 346 balls came to an end courtesy a brilliant one-handed catch by wicketkeeper Matt Prior off Steven Finn.
James Anderson accounted for Kane Williamson for 91 to give England a good start on day two. (AP Photo)
The gangling fast bowler Finn returned with figures of 6 for 125 as England made a fightback bowling out the Kiwis for 443. The hosts had resumed the day on 250 for 1. (AP Photo)
Medium pacer Trent Boult struck twice to put New Zealand in the driver's seat as the tourists closed day two on 50 for 2, still trailing by 393. (AP Photo)