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On Friday night however, during the opening game between Japan and Russia, New Zealanders reported error messages, freezing issues, the focus dropping in and out and the game repeatedly flashing to black.
The local rugby coach said people were jittery about how they would follow the tournament.
The government should be sticking some money into letting us watch rugby. I am sure it is bringing in a lot of money through tourists and what not. The company has refused to release figures of how many issues were recorded on the first night of the tournament, but said more than 40, viewers were able to tune in.
The justice minister, Andrew Little , had said rural New Zealanders deserved to watch the World Cup, and had pushed though a bill allowing licensed premises to remain open for the duration of the tournament in Japan — giving rugby fans the choice of heading to the pub if their home viewing parties failed.
For many, however, Mirfin says, heading into pubs and hotels is unpractical and expensive. A lot of people are the same.
As the All Blacks ran out to meet the Springboks on Saturday, delays and freezing interrupted the lead-up. For some viewers, the live stream froze for more than 20 seconds and only went live again as George Bridge of the All Blacks scored the first try of the match. Earlier in the evening, more than 88, New Zealanders had tuned in to watch the Fiji vs Australia match, with over 10 per cent reporting problems.