The Black Sticks produced an improved performance but couldn't prevent South Korea from going further ahead in a six-match men's hockey series.
South Korea have beaten New Zealand 2-0 to take the lead in their six-Test men's hockey series.
The Black Sticks opened their six-Test men's hockey series against Korea with a tight 1-1 draw in Auckland on Tuesday.
New Zealand will host this year's Oceania Cup hockey tournament in Taranaki in late October.
Midfielder Kayla Sharland has been named New Zealand's female hockey player of the year, while striker Nick Wilson took out the men's award.
Midfielder George Muir is the one new cap in an expanded Black Sticks men's hockey squad for a six-Test series against South Korea in Auckland in May.
Olympic silver medallists Argentina outplayed New Zealand 5-1 to win the Four Nations women's hockey final in Tauranga.
Katie Glynn has almost single handedly qualified the women's Black Sticks for hockey's Four Nations final.
Torrential rain has suspended the final Four Nations women's hockey pool match between New Zealand and South Korea in Tauranga.
The Black Sticks will have to lift against South Korea on Saturday if they want to secure another Four Nations finals berth, New Zealand women's hockey coach Mark Hager says.
Women's Black Sticks coach Mark Hager has a little bit of old and plenty of new as he builds depth for the future.
A last-minute Charlotte Harrison goal ensured New Zealand escaped with a 2-2 draw against Argentina to open their campaign in the second women's four-nations hockey tournament at Hamilton.
New Zealand captain Kayla Sharland expects to face a much-improved Argentina side at the second women's four nations hockey tournament in Hamilton and Tauranga this week.
New Zealand took out their Four Nations women's hockey final against South Korea with a controlled 3-0 victory in Whangarei on Sunday.
New Zealand thrashed the United States 5-0 to qualify for the final of the Four Nations women's hockey tournament in Whangarei.
The Black Sticks have downed Olympic silver medallists Argentina 2-1, keeping alive their hopes of making the final of the women's Four Nations hockey tournament in Whangarei.
A late rally by the New Zealand women's hockey team proved not enough as they opened their Four Nations program with a 4-3 defeat to South Korea.
New Zealand coach Mark Hager doesn't expect captain Kayla Sharland to be at her best when she makes a long-awaited return to women's hockey this week.
Black Sticks striker Anita Punt takes a huge step into the unknown when she lines up at the national athletics championships beginning in Auckland today.
There were controversial scenes in the men's Black Sticks playoff for bronze with South Korea.
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