Michael van Gerwen will look to go back-to-back on the World Series when he begins his New Zealand Darts Masters campaign against Kyle Anderson.
Raymond van Barneveld’s final competitive tournament in New Zealand will begin with a clash with home favourite Cody Harris.
Van Barneveld, a former finalist on two occasions in Auckland will hope to go one better this time as the World Series visits Hamilton for the first time.
Top seed Peter Wright begins his campaign against the surprise Brisbane champion Damon Heta, while Gary Anderson takes on New Zealand World Cup representative Haupai Puha.
Brisbane runner-up Rob Cross will take on Warren Parry, who has appeared at the World Championship on four occasions and James Wade faces Craig Caldwell.
Daryl Gurney, who made the final of the Melbourne Darts Masters last week will open his account against David Platt and Simon Whitlock faces Ben Robb.