What a great game it was last Saturday at Eden Park! In fact, it was a great weekend.

The city was buzzing with visitors from around the country and across the ditch and they were spending up large.

I went into Britomart with a group of friends before the game. All the Kiwi designer stores – Kathryn Wilson, World, Kate Sylvester, Zambesi – were packed with women on a mission. Already laden with bags, they weren't ready to stop trying and buying until kick off – and judging from the accents, most of them were Aussies.


I hope they