Visitors New Zealand moved to 71 without loss at lunch on the first day of the Test against the West Indies.
The hosts, strengthened by the return of Chris Gayle, found the going tough as Daniel Flynn and Martin Guptill buckled down to help their team advance.
NZ 71/0 (Guptill 34*, Flynn 34*)
Kallis to be rested
Jacques Kallis has been omitted from South Africa's one-day squad for the series against England so he can rest before the World Twenty20.