Several star players were missing in the series-deciding test in Christchurch.
The world champions surrender the Taini Jamison Trophy to the Roses, after winning the first test.
NZ squandered a 10-goal halftime lead, as they wilted in the second half at Christchurch.
"Obviously we go for a win, but if someone can tell me what my strongest line is I'll be really happy about that," said Dame Noeline Taurua.
New Zealand must now win Friday's series decider to retain the Taini Jamison Trophy.
The Taini Jamison Trophy will still be up for grabs in the series decider on Friday.
The 19-year-old is one of three newcomers to the gameday squad for Wednesday's second test.
The 20-year-old scored with her first touch and didn't look back against England.
The daughter of a legend logged a full 60 minutes in her first international appearance at Christchurch.