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Wales opened the scoring with a Jones penalty from just outside the New Zealand 22 after the fly-half was clipped by Hosea Gear as he chased his own up-and-under .
The All Blacks responded within three minutes with a try from Gear who went over in the corner after good work from Toeava.
Dan Carter missed the conversion but broke Jonny Wilkinson’s world record Test points haul on eight minutes with a penalty in front of the posts after Wales had gone over the top at a ruck.
New Zealand extended their lead on 22 minutes when Carter popped a simple ball to Mils Muliaina who burst through the Welsh defence for an unconverted try.
Wales’ strong scrummaging performance forced the Kiwis into conceding three penalties, two of which were converted by Jones to make it 13-9 at the break.
After the interval replacement Daniel Braid’s yellow card presented Jones with a regulation penalty to bring Wales within a point of New Zealand.
Despite being a man down Gear scored a classy try for the visitors managing to hold off George North’s tackle as he went over.
Carter added the extras and another penalty but Jones’ impressive 47-metre kick brought Wales back to within a converted try.
Jerome Kaino caught James Hook as he attempted to kick leading to a Toeava try and the game was finally put beyond Wales when Cowan’s pass found replacement prop Afoa to go over under the posts.
Byrne's late try was merely a consolation as Wales 57-year wait for a win over the All Blacks continues.