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The Biggest Party in New Zealand – Ever!
Brent Narbey
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Firstly an apology.... For those who visited our fine land during September and October you probably experienced something  rather unusual - MASS HYSTERIA, GROWN MEN CRYING, TRIBES OF PEOPLE WITH PAINTED HEADS - you are probably looking for an explanation.

Well, New Zealand has just hosted the seventh Rugby World Cup and this was the largest sporting event ever to be held in New Zealand, attracting over 85,000 international visitors and WE WON!!!!

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Rugby: New Zealand’s Obsession - A Brief history
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Our national religion obsession rugby team the ‘All Blacks’ command the countries undivided attention, so much so, that New Zealand is often referred to as the ‘Stadium of Four Million’ Essential reading for those planning a trip to New Zealand, the following ‘Rugby Trivia’ allows one to easily engage into a conversation with the natives. 

Considered Fine Art in New Zealand: Blenheim artist Terry Stewart displays the rugby ball sculpture he created from spider web.

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Rugby Vs Gridiron
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I visited Australia a decade or so ago; a rugby match was on the TV at a local pub. Being one of the few identified Americans in the establishment, it wasn’t too surprising that the topic of gridiron (NFL-style American football) eventually came up among my Aussie hosts. Despite my largely failed attempts to convince the crowd that gridiron was every bit as rough as rugby, all I could garner was at best total dismissal, and at worst contempt...

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