No matter what, you could have one of these for the family:
Australian Business Traveller
Or one these economy seats for yourself:
But this will be the 777-200 new seating compliment that matches its stablemates;
You know, the 787-9 and 777-300 ER. Now you know how crazy the Kiwis are getting in a good kindof way, then you have a seamless experience flying down under into the Orient.
The only distinction that will be made is the sound of the engines or lack thereof the sound of engines. If the passenger takes off without knowing what aircraft type they are on, then Air New Zealand will have succeeded in lulling the passenger into complacency of quality no matter the model.