A hat-trick from striker Rosie White sealed New Zealand's first-ever win in a FIFA women's competition, and eliminated Colombia.
Germany became the first team to secure a quarter-final berth at New Zealand 2008, while defeat to Denmark sealed the hosts' fate.
New Zealand are out of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup after going down 2-1 to a Denmark side who are now joint-top of Group A.
The first-ever FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup match pits Canada against a confident New Zealand team aiming to impress on home soil.
A new generation of Kiwi players have the confidence to shine on the world stage, explains New Zealand's women's football chief Michele Cox.