Netball's 2018 ANZ premiership will begin with all six teams playing in Palmerston North on the same day.
The defending champions the Southern Steel who went through this year's competition unbeaten will play the Mystics, the Central Pulse will play the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and the Northern Stars will play the Christchurch based Tactix.
The competition will begin on May 6th.
It will start shortly after the Silver Ferns Commonwealth Games campaign on the Gold Coast in April.
The Silver Ferns begin a four test Constellation Cup series against Australia in Auckland next Thursday.