The New Zealand Rugby Union has announced Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin will host All Blacks test matches next year.
The world champion All Blacks will play Ireland in three-test matches in Auckland, Hamilton and at the redeveloped Rugby League Park in Christchurch.
The All Blacks will also play three tests in the newly launched Rugby Championship, featuring Australia, South Africa and Argentina.
An agreement confirming Argentina's participation was signed in Auckland recently.
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The All Blacks will meet the Wallabies in the competition opener in Sydney on August 18, while South Africa will play host to Argentina later that day.
New Zealand will host Australia at Eden Park the following week before taking on Argentina in Wellington in early September.
The All Blacks will then play the Springboks in Dunedin before travelling to Argentina and South Africa for their away matches.