NZ-born playmaker joins David Pocock on the bench as Reece Hodge takes preferred slot for ABs clash.
Bill Pulver backs Wallabies to break drought despite being biggest outsiders in Bledisloe history.
Winger Julian Savea will start for New Zealand in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test against Australia at Eden Park after missing the last match against South Africa.
The Wallabies were all over the All Blacks in defence in patches during the Eden Park test.
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Stephen Moore Photos Photos: New Zealand v Australia
Prime Minister John Key has never shied away from a Bledisloe Cup bet.