After a historic loss to Argentina, the All Blacks came back from the brink to thump the Pumas in the final game of a difficult year.
After successive losses to the South Americans and the Wallabies, a chastened New Zealand team thundered to a 38-nil victory.
It means Ian Foster's team won three of their six Tests in this Covid-19-affected year.
They also suffered those twin defeats and played out a draw with Australia.
Rugby analyst Hamish Bidwell speaks to Corin Dann.