Michael Lump scored 33 off 24 balls and shared a 72-run stand with Moeen Ali for the second wicket.
Allrounder Corey Anderson claimed 2 for 32 as New Zealand restricted England to 172/6 in 20 overs.
Brendon McCullum was unbeaten on 16 along with team-mate Kane Williamson (24) when the rain interrupted the play.
Groundstaff get active as the rain disrupted the play between New Zealand and England. New Zealand wont the match by 9 runs (D/L)
Moeen Ali (36) his six boundaries and a six in his 23-ball knock.
Mitchell McClenaghan claimed one wicket in his four-over spell giving away just 22 runs.