The New Zealand sevens side have breezed through their opening two matches at the Port Elizabeth stop on the IRB World Sevens Series.
Sherwin Stowers scored five tries in the first two Pool C matches as New Zealand shut-out Portugal 43-0 and the USA 43-7 at Port Elizabeth Bay Stadium.
Stowers had a first-half hat-trick, while Gillies Kaka also scored three tries and added four conversions for a personal points haul of 23 points against the USA.
Earlier, Stowers and Ambrose Curtis each scored twice, while DJ Forbes, Sam Dickson and Tomasi Cama also crossed the line
New Zealand play Wales in their final pool match at 4.36am (NZ time).
NEW ZEALAND RESULTS
New Zealand 43 (Sherwin Stowers 3, Gillies Kaka 3, Lote Raikabula tries; Kaka 4 con) USA 7 (Carlin Isles try; Folau Niua con). HT: 22-7
New Zealand 43 (Sherwin Stowers 2, Ambrose Curtis 2, DJ Forbes, Sam Dickson, Tomasi Cama tries; Cama 3 con, Gillies Kaka con) Portugal 0. HT: 24-0
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