For one particular car enthusiast in the team, the tour was a dream come true.
The Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Centre is located on the site of the old Hagley Horticultural Hall in the middle of South Hagley Park.
Former Black Caps skipper Daniel Vettori will make a switch to Australia's set-up after being appointed as one of Andrew McDonald's new assistants.
Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and his wife Sarah Raheem have welcomed their second child ahead of next month's Test series against England.
The former Black Caps captain has called up two uncapped players to the 13-man squad, while experienced duo James Anderson and Stuart Broad have returned to lead the bowling attack.
The Black Caps skipper will miss the remainder of the IPL and could be in doubt for the upcoming Test series against England.
The former England captain said the ECB was excited to see what the former Black Caps skipper could do with the struggling side.
Wellington all-rounder Michael Bracewell received an offer for the first time as well, joining Patel as the only new faces on the 20-strong national contract list.
The New Zealand great's first series with England will be in June against his old team.
Ajaz Patel donated one of the playing shirts he wore during his historic performance in Mumbai last year after an experience with the hospital stuck with him.
Former Black Caps skipper has informed IPL franchise of his plans and could be named in new role by Friday, according to an Indian newspaper.
Should former Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum get the gig, he would be teaming up with New Zealand-born England Test captain Ben Stokes.
Cummins upstaged Mumbai’s Jasprit Bumrah after being recalled by the Kolkata Knight Riders.
The cause is close to the 33-year-old spinner's heart after he spent time in the children's hospital when his daughter was born last year.
The inclusion of several uncapped domestic stalwarts in the Test squad including some coming off horrific first-class seasons is puzzling.
The Black Caps coach was confident his skipper would be ready to go from ball one of June's Test series against England.
The 31-year-old Test rookie was one of three uncapped players included in the squad to face England in June.
The Black Caps skipper has led a Sunrisers Hyderabad side short of top-level talent on a five-game winning streak.
Southee, who claimed the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal, NZ Cricket’s supreme award, for the first time in his career, joined Sir Richard in a zoom call.
The Wellington Firebirds all-rounder made the move after impressing in Irish club cricket.