Mitchell McClenaghan returned with figures of 5/56 as NZ bowlers restricted England to 258 all out after a good start.
Joe Root came in and upped the ante with a breezy 64-ball 56 compiling an 89-run stand with Trott.
After a very sluggish start Jonathan Trott got going and scored 68 before getting out and compiled a 89-run stand with Joe Root.
Ross Taylor bats during the first ODI match between England and New Zealand. The former captain made only 22 but his team ultimately won the match. (Getty Images)
Chris Woakes picked up two important wickets for England. He was the pick of the bowlers for England. (Getty Images)
Brendon McCullum played a blistering knock. He made 69 off 61 balls and hit six fours and three sixes. He ensured New Zealand victory. (Getty Images)
Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum celebrate New Zealand victory. Guptill was retired hurt but later came back strongly and took New Zealand home along with his captain. (Getty Images)
England lost Alastair Cook early after being put into bat, but Ian Bell scored 68 and in partnership with Jonathan Trott steady the ship early on.