The 16-man field features eight of the PDC’s elite throwers alongside eight of Australia and New Zealand’s talents as they battle it out for the £20,000 top prize.
The tournament is the fifth and final World Series event to be held in 2019 before the World Series Finals in November and is the third Oceanic event in consecutive weeks.
Formerly known as the Auckland Masters, the tournament has now been relocated to Hamilton as the sport continues its growth across the Oceanic region.
Michael van Gerwen claimed last year’s title in Auckland and is bidding for back-to-back triumphs following last week’s Melbourne Masters success.
Peter Wright is the number one seed according to the World Series Order of Merit, while MVG is seeded number two, with Rob Cross and Daryl Gurney seeded three and four respectively.
Gary Anderson, James Wade, Simon Whitlock and Raymond van Barneveld make up the remainder of the eight PDC invites, while regional qualifiers include Kyle Anderson, Cody Harris and Damon Heta – the recent Brisbane Masters champion.
The tournament runs from August 23-24 at the Claudelands Arena, with all matches available to watch LIVE online in the UK and various other regions. Television coverage in the UK is delayed until 7pm.