Stokes contributed 12 runs from 22 balls to England's total of 284-5 as it batted first after winning the toss.
Along with Stokes, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow are also back in the England squad after missing the recent tri-nation T20 series in which Australia beat New Zealand in the final.
The big-hitting allrounder was cleared to return only after pleading not guilty to a charge of affray at Bristol Magistrates Court this month.
Spinners Mitchell Santner (2/54), Ish Sodhi (2/63) and pacer Trent Boult (2/64) were the pick of the bowlers for the Black Caps.
Joe Root made 71 and Jos Butter's brilliant 79 from only 65 balls got England up to 284-8 in Hamilton, Stokes falling for only 12 in his first global appearance since being arrested following an incident in Bristol last September.
Mitchell Santner followed up his 2 for 54 with a crucial 27-ball 45 to take New Zealand across the line in the final over.
Taylor (113) remained but when he was stumped off Adil Rashid (1-55), England looked to be favourites again, only for back-to-back sixes from Santner to swing the pendulum back New Zealand's way.
The Black Caps were in all sorts of trouble at 27-3 after Stokes took a sharp catch offered by Martin Guptill to give Woakes a second wicket, but the composed Taylor and Latham got them out of the mire.
"I think it's the skill of any professional sportsman. when it comes down to doing your job". "It was good, competitive game and I think we posted a really competitive score".
When Stokes sets foot on the pitch in Hamilton, it will be five months nearly to the minute since the altercation outside a nightclub which resulted in his unavailability throughout this winter's Ashes.
Stokes got better returns in the second innings as he picked up the wickets of Latham and Colin de Grandhomme.
"It ebbed and flowed for quite a while and when we broke the partnership we knew we were back in the game".
"It was a hell of a game", he said.
The return of Ben Stokes will help the visitors immensely with the bat and ball in hand, given he's fit.
Stokes, who had not played for England since an incident outside a Bristol nightclub last September, had Latham caught for 79 then had the unsafe Colin de Grandhomme caught behind for two in his next over. Australia was a tough series and New Zealand are going to be no different.
The only competitive cricket he has played since the Bristol incident, which occurred on the night after a one-day worldwide against the West Indies, was a short stint for Canterbury province in New Zealand's domestic limited overs competitions.
Munro chipped in with an effective six-over cameo, conceding only 31 runs and removing Root for 71. Stokes tried to hit it with a slog sweep as the ball jumped up and got a leading edge.
Fonte moved from Southampton in January 2017 for £8m but failed to impress David Moyes since the Scot took over from Slaven Bilic. Aaron Cresswell, the notional spring chicken at 28, was left stranded caring for his overrun partners.
Throughout the duration of that streak, the Jayhawks have won at least one NCAA Tournament game in all but one season. Texas Tech senior Zach Smith entered in the first minute after missing 13 games with a broken foot.
He asked people to inculcate safety in their day-to-day lives, stressing that India needs to become a "risk-conscious" society. Modi then went on to laud the spirit of inquiry, saying one must not rest till "one gets the answer to all the questions".
A cached version of the site touted the card as "the official credit card of the NRA" and noted the benefits of membership. Activists have also called on public pension funds to divest from gun maker stocks, which were broadly lower on Friday.
The group said five of its fighters, including the two drivers, had been "martyred" and 35 soldiers were killed in the attacks. Each evening at 1830 UTC, DW's editors send out a selection of the day's hard news and quality feature journalism.
Xi, who is already 64, will be over 68 years old by the time his current term as the leader of China comes to an end. There has been persistent speculation that Xi wants to stay on in office past the customary two five-year terms.
Manafort, under pressure on Friday, maintained his innocence in a statement following Gates's plea deal . The charges to which Gates is pleading guilty don't involve any conduct connected to the Trump campaign.
A 19-year-old former student at Stoneman Douglas, Nikolas Cruz, has been charged with carrying out the Parkland shooting. A spokesman later said Mr Trump was speaking specifically about semi-automatic weapons.
Tenney was first elected in 2016, and her district covers a large area of central NY , including Binghamton, Utica and Rome. Tenney said she was concerned that the response to the Florida shooting would result in legal gun owners being "targeted".
Stay tuned to www.atlantamotorspeedway.com and its social media channels for the latest information from the track . Harvick dominated most of Atlanta a year ago , winning the pole position and leading 293 of the 325 laps.
The 35-year-old is an epidemiologist at the CDC who lived in Chamblee, a suburb just outside of the metropolitan area. WSB-TV reported his parents arrived from Maryland at his Atlanta home and found his vehicle , keys, wallet and phone.
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