Global qualifying for South Africa 2010 commenced in the Oceania zone in mid-2007 and culminated over two years later as New Zealand qualified.
New Zealand may have already secured a playoff spot for South Africa 2010, but they produced the goods once again against New Caledonia.
Vanuatu were able to provide their fans with a happy ending after a mediocre FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, defeating Fiji 2-1 in Port Vila.
Now that New Zealand have secured progression to a playoff with Asia's fifth-placed side, there remains only pride to play for in Oceania.
New Zealand won in New Caledonia to book a berth at next year's FIFA Confederations Cup and a play-off for a place at South Africa 2010.
On Matchday 5 of Oceania qualifying for South Africa 2010, Fiji recorded their first win in the four-team group, beating Vanuatu 2-0 in Ba.