The boxing Nyika brothers are now Oceania champions.
It was a 78-point turnaround from last year.
Visitors put their exciting backline to good use in Tauranga to take out 43-10 NPC win.
Both Midlands sides have started their National Hockey League campaigns with narrow losses at the hands of Auckland.
King Country and Thames Valley recorded their first wins of the Heartland Championship season on Saturday in high scoring matches.