We don’t want Kiwi hugs, we embrace the rivalry

Trans-Tasman rivalry was temporarily forgotten as the Wallabies arrived at Nelson Airport to find themselves swamped by enthusiastic locals offering hugs. With the Rugby World Cup 2011 well under way, Nelson Mayor Aldo Miccio had declared Wednesday ‘Hug an Aussie Day’ and encouraged his community to literally embrace visiting Australians in an effort to help … [Read the full story]