All Blacks star Beauden Barrett impressed as the Blues withstood the Chiefs to end their run of back-to-back losses.
The Hurricanes defeated the Blues in a match that saw Jordie Barrett earn family bragging rights over brother Beauden.
Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath for 2021 was confirmed.
The Blues overcame an error-strewn first half to claim a 24-12 victory and condemn the Chiefs to back-to-back Super Rugby Aotearoa defeats.
Two-time World Rugby player of the year Beauden Barrett had the last laugh at Eden Park after getting caught up in a Hurricanes celebration.
Dan Carter will not feature against the Hurricanes on Sunday but is already making a big impression on the Blues' training pitch.
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Even Beauden Barrett's standards can be improved by a sibling rivalry, according to Steve Hansen, as they prepare for Canada.
The Barrett siblings become just the second trio of brothers to start in a World Cup match after the Tongan Vunipola brothers in 1995.
Kieran Read was delighted New Zealand took the opportunities presented to them by errors from South Africa in the Rugby World Cup opener.
Kieran Read says New Zealand know exactly what to expect from South Africa in Saturday's huge showdown in Yokohama.
Beauden Barrett will start at full-back as the All Blacks named an experienced team for their meeting with South Africa.
Beauden Barrett will leave the Hurricanes later this year, but Jordie Barrett, at least for the time being, is staying put.
New Zealand have moved Beauden Barrett to full-back for their meeting with South Africa.