The Black Caps will play the United Arab Emirates in a full international for the first time since 1996 in a three-match Twenty20 series in August.
New Zealand Cricket announced the series on Friday and the matches will take place in the UAE before the Black Caps head to England for two white-ball series.
The last and only time the Black Caps played the UAE was in an ODI in a group match at the 1996 World Cup in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Roger Twose top-scored with 92 as the Black Caps posted 276-8 before restricting the UAE to 167-9 in reply, winning by 109 runs.
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