Mike Hesson's NZ coaching career

MIKE HESSON'S SIX YEARS OF SUCCESS

* Tests: 53 (21 wins, 13 draws, 19 losses)

* ODIs: 119 (65 wins, 8 NR/ties, 46 losses)

* T20Is: 59 (30 wins, 5 NR/ties, 24 losses)

* At the helm as NZ reached the 2015 World Cup final.

* Oversaw NZ's first-ever series win in any format in South Africa (2013, ODIs).

* Steered NZ to a record five Test wins in 2014-15.

* Oversaw a record 10 consecutive wins in all formats, twice. In 2015 and in 2016-17.

WHAT THEY SAID

Former captain Brendon McCullum - "His meticulous planning and eye for detail gave us our best chance of success and he can be proud of what he helped the team achieve. Personally, I regard him as the best coach the Black Caps have ever had."

Current captain Kane Williamson - "I've witnessed his work-ethic first-hand and have seen the sacrifices he's made, and I can only say I have the utmost respect for what he's achieved."