Younis (44) and Shafiq (41) put on 74 runs to help guide Pakistan to a safe 196-5 with 5 overs unused.
Taylor was 77* as NZ recovered from a shaky 79-4 to close 4th day on 167-6, having an overall lead of 177.
Resuming on 34/2, Pak enjoyed a smooth first session but lost 3 wickets after tea to finish Day 2 on 281/6.
Latham, who batted beautifully throughout the first day, was out for 137 – his 2nd Test ton in 2 matches.
Opener Tom Latham struck his second consecutive hundred to keep New Zealand on course for a big first-innings total.
Pakistan inflicted a big 248-run defeat on the Kiwis in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
New Zealand says it won’t send combat troops to Iraq to directly fight the Islamic State group.
New Zealand will hold a binding referendum in 2016 on whether to change the national flag, said John Key.
Key has previously said he would prefer a new flag featuring the national plant, a silver fern, on a black background.
Chris Cairns and Lawson got to the top of their game which is no mean feat but are struggling, nevertheless.
Up against Kings XI in the CL T20 is New Zealand’s northern districts who have in their ranks the Ludhiana-born ISH Sodhi.
Colossal squid sometimes inhabit the world of fiction and imagination, but have rarely been seen in daylight.
Sreejesh, capped 100 times for India, is the only goalkeeper in the 16-man squad.
New Zealand will make match-fixing a specific crime to ensure corruption-free sports as they co-host cricket WC 2014.
Rajeshwar Singh pleaded guilty to a charge of murder and two of breaching a protection order in the High Court in Wellington.