The Blues and the Crusaders' respective Super Rugby Aotearoa seasons are over after their match on Sunday was called off.
Sunday's bonus-point win at Forsyth-Barr Stadium moved the Blues to 22 points, just two points adrift of Super Rugby leaders the Crusaders.
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.
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In his first game in New Zealand since 2015, Dan Carter kicked 12 points while playing for his hometown club Southbridge.
Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath for 2021 was confirmed.
The Blues made it three wins from as many games in Super Rugby Aotearoa by defeating the Highlanders.
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.
There was more good news for the Blues on Monday, when All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu signed a new contract.
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.
Even without Dan Carter, the Blues were too good for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
A capacity crowd of 43,000 people will be in the stands for the Blues' return to Eden Park for the visit of the Hurricanes.
Dan Carter will not feature against the Hurricanes on Sunday but is already making a big impression on the Blues' training pitch.
Dan Carter is poised for a Super Rugby return after joining the Blues, and his longevity impresses Ireland's former captain Jamie Heaslip.
There will be no limits on crowd numbers when the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition gets underway this week in New Zealand.