The All Blacks Sevens have improved to fifth in the overall standings after their third place finish in the second round in Cape Town.
The New Zealanders beat Kenya 28-7 in the quarter-finals, but lost 14-7 to South Africa in the semi-finals.
They then beat Scotland 24-19 in the play-off for third.
It’s an improved performance by the New Zealanders after they finished 8th in the opening leg in Dubai.
England beat South Africa 19-17 in the final.
Waldrom is happy with the improvement his side showed from the first round.