An unchanged NZ side are batting first in the second ODI at Hagley Oval.
A record 17th century from Ross Taylor has helped New Zealand to 289-4 in Christchurch.
The Hall of Famer has been named president of basketball operations for his former franchise.
The Hurricanes will be without All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder for their opening Super Rugby match.
Manchester City fought to beat Monaco 5-3 in a thrilling Champions League tie at Etihad Stadium.
The Highlanders will have a northern flavour when they take on the Chiefs.
Ben Matulino is battling an infection contracted after having knee surgery
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