The Royals arrive in New Zealand

Monday 7th April , 2014 4:31 pm

Royals1Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have arrived in New Zealand’s capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the royal couple.

Royals13The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in the fog-shrouded city of Wellington on Monday along with their baby son, George, to kick off a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

NZEALAND-BRITAIN-AUSTRALIA-ROYALSPrime Minister John Key greeted the couple before they were whisked off to Government House where they received a traditional Maori welcome.

NZEALAND-BRITAIN-AUSTRALIA-ROYALSWilliam and Kate plan to spend the next few weeks enjoying a wine tasting at a local vineyard, meeting with The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, going on a jet boat ride and visiting Christchurch, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2011.

Source: AP