PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle will end their 16-day Marathon Marathon Tour today after 76 engagements in Australia, Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand.
But before they fly back to London, the two are already back to spend the day in Rotorua.
MEGHANS SEE THROUGH DRESS
Yes, you read that correctly. The Duchess met this afternoon in a stunning blue dress with crowds – that seemed to be rather transparent in the lower half. Maybe it did not look that enlightening in the mirror.
ROYALS 'SWEET MOMENT
In one of the more "awwwwww!" Moments of their tour, Harry and Meghan got a kiwi chick just hatched out of the egg minutes this afternoon. Royal correspondents report that Harry and Meghan had named two newborn kiwi chicks Tihei (Maori for & nbsp; sneeze) and Koha (Maori for & gt; & gt; & nbsp;) during the visit.
The glamorous Royals moved after the morning's activities with the Duchess of Sussex attracting Givenchy, and the Duke exchanges his gray suit for beige trousers and a black shirt for their visit to the National Kiwi Hatchery in Rainbow Springs.
And while we all feel warm and unfocused, how beautiful are these two photos of the royals made during their visit to the hatchery? How do you look so good on the 1
GOING IN THE WOODS
They are now on the home stretch – Harry and Meghan's visit to Suspended Walkways at Redwood's Treewalk Rotorua her last official commitment to this royal tour. As British correspondent Emily Andrews noted on Twitter, this was the tour's engagement number 76:
MEGHAN'S SPECIAL NECKLACE
For the last day of the activities, Meghan dressed in a long-sleeved, dark blue Stella McCartney dress and Manolo Blahnik Heels, with her hair pulled back into her characteristic topknot.
But it was her unique necklace that drew the most attention.
The big green stone – or pounama – has a special meaning, as it has a spiritual meaning only in the South Island of New Zealand.
The necklace comes from leading Māori designer Kiri Nathan, and according to the brand's website, "each piece has its own mana (integrity, strength) that indicates status and strength." Pounama is traditionally presented as a valuable heirloom or given as a gift to strengthen relationships, peace, love and safe travel.
It was given to the Duchess of Sussex by New Zealand Governor General Patsy Reddy on the arrival of the Royals Sunday.
HARRY GUSHES IN NEW ZEALAND "JOY"
The first item on today's itinerary was a Pōwhiri – a Māori Welcoming Ceremony – at Te Papaiouru Marae, where Harry and Meghan both got special cloaks.
During the ceremony, Harry delivered a heartwarming speech in which he spoke of the "joys" of meeting "many young New Zealanders" during their visit.
"There are creative, talented and caring Te Aarawa Rangatahi (young people) here They use their talents to preserve and promote the Māori language, to promote mental well-being and to achieve in areas of which will benefit their communities and their country, "he told the crowd.
At one point during the speech, a Barefoo Meghan stood on stage surrounded by others who had also taken off their shoes.
On the way to the dining room for lunch, Harry and Meghan talked to a long line of schoolchildren who had been patiently waiting to catch a glimpse of the royals.
The couple also met the winners of MasterChef New Zealand 2014, Karena and Kasey Bird, who prepared the menu for the Royals and other invited guests.
After lunch, the royal retinue left the Maraee and headed for Rainbow Rainbow's Nature Park.
MEGHAN DEVELOPED BY THE OLD FRIEND
Meghan reacted with shock after discovering an old friend in the crowd during a public walk in New Zealand.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex – accompanied by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern – had just completed their public tour on Tuesday and was about to leave the viaduct port in Auckland when the former suits star Hannah Sergel , 20, stood among thousands of fans.
I ghans jaw dropped and she hugged Hannah, whom she had followed on Instagram, before she had disabled her accounts.
"She said, Thank you for contacting us & # 39 ;. Then she hugged me and said she would hug me I would read my letter I gave her, "Hannah told New Zealand 1 NEWS .
" I was friends with her on Instagram before she had to deactivate their account. We used to have talks there. She would tell me to do well at university and encourage myself to be myself.
Hannah added that "the world" means that Meghan recognized her.
"I'm so shaky and nervous. When I first saw her, I cried, "she later told the outlet.
To top it off, Hannah posted a short time later on Twitter that the PM had her with a photo" DM "from
She also admitted that Mrs. Ardern had to comfort her because she was "such a mess" after meeting Meghan.
The Prime Minister also clearly connected with Meghan during their short time together Boosts Praise for the Pregnant Queen at an Official Reception in Auckland yesterday.
Ms. Ardern told Meghan that she believed she was "unbelievable" for the way she had done the exhausting tour before more than two weeks began.
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CHRIS LILLY'S HILARIOUS ROYAL "ENCOUNTER"
The Australian comedian Chris Lilley, the manBehind Hit, Shows and We Can Be Heroes has revived funny one of the most popular characters in honor of the royal tour.
Lilley shared a fan-edited Instagram video of Ja & Mie King – from the Mockumentary series Yes: Private School Girl – doing an interpretive dance, along with films by Harry and Meghan, who saw a different performance during a visit to a school.
"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were treated to a private performance by Jaime King," he joked caption