A double header between the Northern Mystics and Southern Steel and the Queensland Firebirds and the Mainland Tactix will kick off next year's trans-Tasman netball competition.
The season will begin on April 1st with the Mystics playing the Steel in Auckland and the Firebirds hosting the Tacitix in Brisbane.
The other two New Zealand teams the Central Pulse and the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic square off while the West Coast Fever host the Adelaide Thunderbirds and the News South Wales Swifts play the Melbourne Vixens.
There will be a 14-week regular season with the previous Sunday night match in New Zealand being brought forward to Sunday afternoon as the league looks to stagger games across the weekend.
The Championship Finals Series will begin with the Australian and New Zealand Conference Elimination Finals in the second weekend of July before the Grand Final is contested on the last weekend on July.