Kiwi team won by 183 runs.
However, their number 11 Rumman Raees made a team-high 16 as Pakistan avoided that, but not a 3-0 deficit in the five-match series.
Dead and buried in the five-match series with two matches to play - in Hamilton on Tuesday and Wellington on Friday - Pakistan will need dig deep to salvage anything from what's so far been a disastrous tour.
So far both Pakistani Bowling and Batting haven't been up to the mark; and if the batting lineup was yet unable to get rid of its fragile nature, the dependable bowling lineup also seemed struggling in New Zealand. "Fantastic performance all around, a tough surface to get in on. Good surface but was hard to score" said Williamson after the third ODI.
He acknowledged that the top order was not able to perform well against the new ball bowlers. Don't think the pitch changed too much. "Tim and Trent to start off, just built up that pressure", he said.
For the third match in a row, New Zealand will field an unchanged lineup.
"To score only 250 on the board we knew we had to fight hard and to come out like that was very satisfying".
"That´s the focus. The focus is trying to win each game". Guys were smart today.
Despite NZ losing 7-48 to close their innings, the total looked a competitive one on the Dunedin wicket.
While Trent Boult was the pick of the bowlers, snaring 5/17, it was Craig Dougherty, a local builder, who walks away from the game with the most credit.
But in the 43rd over Taylor was trapped in front by Shadab and wickets fell regularly from there.
The rot set in quickly in the second half of the innings as the Pakistan bowling improved, some swing became available and as batsmen felt themselves under an imperative to score quickly.
Munro only faced three balls from Faheem Ashraf in the second over - a six, two and caught behind, and New Zealand were 15 for one after 10 balls.