Leading NZ Amateur Daniel Hillier is off to a hot start again and leads the Carrus Tauranga Open after an impressive six under par 64 in the first round. Hillier was also the first round leader in the Autex Muriwai Open last week were he finished 5th. Dan leads by one stroke from fellow Wellington amateur Kerry Mountcastle on 65. Leading Professionals are James Anstiss and local Hayden Beard who are both on four under par 66.