Kane Williamson seized improbable 7-wicket victory against Bangladesh on the final day of the first test at the Basin Reserve on Monday.
New Zealand stormed back with three quick wickets to back up a century by Tom Latham in Wellington on Sunday.
The left-handed opener notched up his sixth Test century to pilot the hosts to 292 for 3, still behind by 303 runs.
A double century from Shakib Al Hasan and a hundred to Mushfiqur Rahim leads Bangladesh to 542-7 on second day.
Half centuries to Mominul Haque and Tamim Iqbal lifted Bangladesh to 154-3 at stumps on a rain-shortened opening day of the first Test in Wellington on Thursday.
Green track, New Zealand bowling pose a formidable test for Bangladesh.