New Zealand bounced back in the first Test in Sri Lanka on Saturday after beating skittled out for 221 on the opening day in Galle.
At stumps, Sri Lanka had lost opener Dimuth Karuanaratne who was trapped lbw by paceman Tim Southee without scoring in his second over.
The home side reached 1-9 after five overs, still trailing the Black Caps by 212.
Six of their runs came from extras.
Earlier, opener Brendon McCullum (68) and Daniel Flynn (53) had shared in a fourth-wicket partnership of 90 to lift the tourists after they had lost three wickets for 40 runs in the first hour of play.
Top scorer McCullum hit eight fours and two sixes before he was bowled by spinner Rangana Herath who claimed 5-65 in a scintillating 30 overs.
It was Herath's fourth five-wicket haul at Galle International Stadium.
Herath was assisted by pacemen Shaminda Eranga (3-31) and Nuwan Kulasekara (2-31) as New Zealand were bowled out in 82.5 overs.
After McCullum's dismissal with the score at 4-130, New Zealand lost six wickets for 89 runs with only Kruger van Wyk (28) and Southee (16) putting up resistance.
First Posted 17 November, 2012 11:52PM AEST