Hansen's first two goals achieved for
James Mortimer 30 Sep 2012 Getty Images
The seven tries to two victory means that they will target the 17-match run set by the 1965 to 1970 All Blacks, while the 18-match run, and current record, is held by Lithuania.
For now, Hansen wanted the team to focus on what they had just accomplished, in not only winning the inaugural trophy, but in remaining unbeaten since beginning their reign as World Champions.
Indeed, it was paying homage to that tag, as well as targeting The Investec Rugby Championsip, that were crucial goals for the team pre-season.
"Records are something that reflect what you've done rather than something you should be chasing," said Hansen.
Some, from the All Blacks themselves to the more critical fans, feel that the team hadn't put in a complete performance since defeating Ireland by a record margin in the last test of the Steinlager Series, but Hansen didn't deny the side finally delivered what many felt they had been promising.
"It was one our best performances of the season," said Hansen.
"The manner we did it was very satisfying. To be able to attack like that, you have to have a platform and the forwards played very well today."
Most popular News:
Are the Black Ferns on the verge of ripping up World Cup playbook?29.Jul.2014
Waratahs make no changes for Crusaders29.Jul.2014
Wellington name 41-man squad with Flutey and Woodward29.Jul.2014
Black Ferns not alone in strengthening squad with Sevens stars29.Jul.2014
Waikato name team for first pre-season clash29.Jul.2014
North Harbour name impressive squad for ITM Cup29.Jul.2014