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The Kiwis have made three changes ahead of their Four Nations Test against Samoa in Whangarei.

Warriors prop Suaia Matagi has been called up to make his debut off the bench in place of Greg Eastwood. Issac Luke returns from suspension replacing Thomas Leuluai while Manu Vatuvei lines up on the wing in place of Gerard Beale.

Bodene Thompson is the 18th man.

The full team is as follows.

1.Peta Hiku
2.Jason Nightingale
3.Dean Whare
4.Shaun Kenny-Dowall
5.Manu Vatuvei
6.Kieran Foran
7.Shaun Johnson
8.Jesse Bromwich
9.Issac Luke
10.Adam Blair
11.Simon Mannering (captain)
12.Kevin Proctor
13.Jason Taumalolo

14.Lewis Brown
15.Suaia Matagi
16.Martin Taupau
17.Tohu Harris
18.Bodene Thompson