After the third round of the World 7s Series, New Zealand have opened a 15-point gap on top of the log having appeared in all finals this season winning twice.
Their 27-5 in their home tournament -Hamilton 7s saw them move to 63 points while South Africa will stay second with 48 points, same as France who have an inferior goal difference.
England sit fourth on 39 points, five above Argentina and Australia who are placed fifth and sixth on the World 7s Series standings after three rounds.
Defending Champions Fiji find themselves at position seven with 31 points. Last season’s runners up USA have 30 points while Canada have 26.
Kenya 7s have jumped into the 10 ten with 10 points picked in Hamilton pushing them to 25 points.
Ireland have 22 points one above Samoa. Scotland occupy the 13th place while Spain are 14th with 13 points.
Invitation side Japan have collected six points while Wales have four.