The New Zealand women's tennis team has finished third overall in the Federation Cup's Asia/Oceania Group II in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The team beat the Philippines in a playoff for third and fourth position in the 11-team competition.
Abigail Guthrie and Emily Fanning both won their singles matches in straight sets to give the Kiwi side an unbeatable 2-0 victory. The doubles was not played.
The Kiwi team seemed on track for promotion back to Asia/Oceania Group I, but was hampered when it lost world No 74 Marina Erakovic, who returned to New Zealand with a thumb injury after she falling at the tournament hotel.
Indonesia earned promotion by beating Hong Kong China to win the group.
New Zealand beat Philippines 2-0
Abigail Guthrie beat Anna Patrimonio 6-3 6-0
Emily Fanning beatt Marinel Rudas 6-3 6-4.