New Zealand captured 12 medals - including six gold - at the Tokyo Games now completed.
New Zealand's last three athletes compete on Saturday, before the Games wrap up on Sunday.
The thrower improved on her second placing at Rio five years ago.
The 24-year-old broke the existing record with her first jump and again with her fifth.
More than one Rio de Janeiro medallist competes for another chance at glory in Tokyo on Friday.
The result represents the first time the Kiwi has finished off the podium at these Games.
At his second Games, Scott Martlew won his heat for direct entry into Friday's final at Sea Forest Waterway.
The Kiwi swimming great completely emptied her gas tank in last-gasp sprint to secure her 11th gold medal.
Meanwhile, sprinter Danielle Aitchison has won bronze over 100m on the track.