As the tourists lost by an innings and 65 runs at the Bay 24, New Zealand Defeated from the first Test england.
Resuming around 55-3, England had to bat throughout the afternoon to save the Test but had been bowled out with 21.4 overs staying in Mount Maunganui.
Joe Denly made 35 from 84 out of 142 balls and Ben Stokes 28 but a innings could not be produced by any batsman.
A superb Mitchell and 5-44 Santner 3-53 was taken by pace bowler Neil Wagner as the Black Caps.
The second and final Test begins at 22:00 GMT on Thursday.
New Zealand may function as Trent Boult, that had been absent for much of the day however the other bowlers at Mount Maunganuis performance will provide some reassurance to captain Kane Williamson.
Their shot making let down england and will probably be left to regret the meltdown on the day which prevented them submitting a total.
It was a functionality from New Zealand, and leaves England with plenty to ponder before they travel to Hamilton.