Dave Rennie’s side ran in nine tries with both Damian McKenzie and Solomon Alaimalo dotting down twice.
McKenzie contributed 26 points in his first start in the No 10 jersey to lead his side to a convincing victory.
The industrious 26-year-old finished with two clean breaks and 107 run metres from his seven carries.
The home side hit back with a try through late call up Semisi Masirewa to take a 28-5 deficit into the sheds.
The Sunwolves got their second spell off to the perfect start, with barnstorming wing Hosea Saumaki picking up the first points of the half after a devastating 50-metre gallop in the 41st minute.
Unfortunately for Jamie Joseph’s Sunwolves, that would be all of their scoring for the afternoon.
The Chiefs didn’t let up, running in five second half tries to push the scoreline well out of reach.
The Sunwolves – still searching for their first win of the season – will be looking to regroup as they prepare for Daryl Gibson’s Waratahs in week seven.
CHIEFS 61 (Ardron, Retallick, Harris, Alaimalo 2, McKenzie 2, Polwart, Wainui, McKenzie 8 cons) SUNWOLVES 10 (Masirewa, Saumaki tries) HT 28-5
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