Aaron Gate was one of four New Zealand gold medallists in the senior categories ©Getty Images

New Zealand have stormed into an early lead in the Oceania Track Cycling Championships winning four out of five gold medals in the senior disciplines at the Anna Meares Velodrome in Brisbane.

London 2012 bronze medallist Aaron Gate finished the elite men's points race in a time of 45min 22.86sec with 160 points to take the victory and lead a New Zealand podium sweep.

Gate's compatriots Tom Sexton and George Jackson finished second and third, respectively, in the 40 kilometres race which took place over 160 laps.

Kiwi prodigy Ally Wollaston then bagged another gold for the country in the women's scratch race in a time of 12:41.55.

Australian Chloe Moran prevented another podium sweep for the Kiwis by securing silver on a home track while New Zealand's Ella Wyllie bagged bronze.

Bryony Botha of New Zealand beat Australia's Sophie Edwards in a one-on-one shootout in the women's individual pursuit, catching her after 2:51.734, and setting a new national record of 3:19.634.

Alyssa Polities beat her Australian team-mate Amber Pate by just 0.46sec to win the bronze medal.

Matthew Glaetzer won Australia's only elite gold in Queensland in the men's keirin, pipping countrymen Matthew Richardson and Sam Gallagher to the title.

New Zealander Ellesse Andrews won the opening two races in the women's sprint against Kristina Clonan of Australia in a dominant display.

The best-of-three event was quickly finished by Andrews who clocked in after 10.93sec and 11.11, while Breanna Hargrave of Australia won the bronze.

Australia's fortunes changed in the under-19 races as they won four of the five golds on offer.

Ryan Elliott triumphed in the men's keirin while Sophie Marr, Emma Stevens, and Lucinda Stewart were victorious in the women's individual pursuit, sprint, and scratch race, respectively.

Lewis Johnston of New Zealand cruised to victory in the under-19 men's points race with 61 points.

Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Meg Lemon of Australia surged to gold in the women's Para scratch race as Australia dominated the final with Amanda Reid, Sharon Boyd and Paige Greco finishing second, third and fourth, respectively.

Alistair Donohoe then led an Australian one-two in the men's Para scratch race, with Darren Hicks coming in second in front of New Zealand's Devon Briggs.

The action continues tomorrow with eight finals across the elite, junior and Para events.