New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pronounced a nation has a proven record of hosting vital events, including a 2011 men’s Rugby World Cup and a 2015 cricket World Cup, that it common with Australia.
She also described New Zealand as a “home of women’s rugby”, with a Black Ferns carrying clinched their fifth universe championship pretension final year.
NZ Rugby is exploring a choice of using a Pacific Island women’s rugby contest alongside a World Cup.
Australia’s bid is for a contest staged during venues in Newcastle and a Hunter Region in NSW.
Other nations are approaching to bid, with a hosting preference done by World Rugby on Nov 14.