Pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult bowled New Zealand to a 2-1 series victory on Monday with a tense 53-run win over West Indies late on the fifth and final day of the rain-hit third test.
West Indies, set a target of 308 at Kensington Oval when New Zealand declared overnight on 331-7, were bowled out for 254 with 13.4 overs remaining. Southee took 3-28 and Boult 3-48.
Off-spinner Mark Craig was also impressive with 3-84. Neil Wagner contributed 1-50.