Australia conquer New Zealand by 71 runs to take a 1-0 lead.
The hosts posted a total of 258/7 in 50 overs.
Aaron Finch, david Warner and Marnus Labuschagne slammed while Ish Sodhi picked three wickets.
Chasing the target, Kiwis succumbed to a reduction and kept losing wickets at regular intervals.
Mitchell Marsh and pat Cummins snared three wickets each while Josh Hazlewood and Adam Zampa scalped two each.