NZR says the Eden Park test in Auckland will go ahead on August 7, with a second test in New Zealand also in the works.
The 1981 tour had a lasting impact on New Zealand and decades later some protestors are still fighting for change.
NZR are exploring their options of staging the Bledisloe Cup, as well as the Rugby Championship.
New Zealand and Australia were scheduled for three tests in three weeks across both sides of the Tasman.
'Ikale Tahi' only has one fit lock available for the clash in Auckland.
The Welsh lock dislocated a shoulder against Japan last month.
Newshub's panel of experts brace themselves for the worst and ponder the week's other sporting issues.
The 30-year-old returns to New Zealand after a stint in the UK with London Irish.
The Blues skipper has re-signed with NZ Rugby through until the end of the 2025 season.
The Blues' captain has put pen to paper to stay put in New Zealand through until the end of 2025.
The Springboks captain, and winger Makazole Mapimpi, will both start after recovering from the coronavirus.
The winger was shown red after what's been accused as play acting from French captain Anthony Jelonch.
The returning halfback has hit back the coach's suggestions his move to Sydney Roosters was far from a negotiating tactic.
Ian Foster has named his 36-man side to face Australia, South Africa and Argentina.
The three tests seem to have cleared up any selection headaches.
The Welsh lock had dislocated his shoulder against Japan before leaving for the South African tour.
After turning out for his club side, Perenara can be selected for the upcoming Rugby Championship.
Even after being ruled out with injury, Coles took to mentoring his younger counterpart before facing Fiji.
Grant Chapman casts his eye over the standout performers against Fiji at Hamilton?
Richie Mo'unga has led the hosts to a commanding win in Hamilton.