Any hopes New Zealand had of reaching a reasonably modest 239-run target were promptly resigned to tatters by seamer Stuart Broad's career-best seven-wicket haul.
England ended day three of the first Test at Lord's in a solid position, on 180 for six and holding a lead of 205 runs over New Zealand, despite losing four wickets for just 12 runs late in the day.
A valiant New Zealand reached stumps on day two of the first Test at Lord on 153 for four, just 79 runs behind despite James Anderson stealing the headlines with his 300th Test wicket.
Batsman Jonathan Trott banked on a strong showing from England's middle order come day two of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's in London on Friday.
New Zealand's bowlers enjoyed a fruitful day at Lord's on Thursday, restricting England to 160 for four on day one of the first Test before rain arrived in the 80th over to cut the slow torture short.