The All Blacks will begin their defence of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Sydney before a return encounter a week later in Wellington.
In the draw released by Sanzar today, the All Blacks will play the Wallabies at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday August 17.
That same day the Springboks will host the Pumas at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.
Argentina, who joined the former Tri Nations last year for the first time, will replicate the 2012 draw for their home matches, with the Pumas playing their first home match of the Championship in round two against the Springboks at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza on August 24, with the All Blacks hosting the Wallabies at Westpac Stadium in Wellington the same day.
The All Blacks, unbeaten in the Championship last year, play the Springboks at Eden Park and Johannesburg and the Pumas at Waikato Stadium and La Plata, Buenos Aires.
August 17 Australia v New Zealand, ANZ Stadium, Sydney
August 17 South Africa v Argentina, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
August 24 New Zealand v Australia, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
August 24 Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
August 31 BYE
September 7 Australia v South Africa, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
September 7 New Zealand v Argentina, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
September 14 Australia v Argentina, Patersons Stadium, Perth
September 14 New Zealand v South Africa, Eden Park, Auckland
September 21 BYE
September 28 South Africa v Australia, DHL Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
September 28 Argentina v New Zealand, Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata
October 5 South Africa v New Zealand, Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg
October 5 Argentina v Australia, Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario