The umpires have decided to call off the match without a ball being bowled because of a wet outfield.
There will be another inspection after one hour since the outfield is wet.
Rain has delayed the toss for the second one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand in Napier on Thursday.
It has been raining heavily since morning.
A solid 82 by Henry Nicholls followed by a ninth-wicket batting blitz carried New Zealand to a convincing 70-run victory in the opening one-day international against Pakistan in Wellington on Monday.