The All Blacks are in camp in Wellington and fly out to South Africa on Friday for two tests against the world champion Springboks.
New forwards coach Jason Ryan has joined Foster's staff - after previous forwards coach John Plumtree and attack coach Brad Mooar were sacked last week.
But the pressure doesn't let up for Ian Foster.
He may have kept his job in the wake of the series loss to Ireland but a repeat effort in the Rugby Championship and he may not be so fortunate.
Foster though maintains the prospect of losing his job isn't playing on his mind.