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The Cambridges Unveil New Queen Elizabeth II Portrait in NZ

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveiled a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at the Government House in Wellington on Thursday evening. The Duchess looked radiant in a Jenny Packham dress which was hand stitched with silver beading to represent New Zealand’s national emblem – a silver fern. Check out pictures below!

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Prince George’s First Official Public Engagement…

….thousands miles away from home with a bunch of strangers with cameras surrounding. The little prince might as well start getting used it now. The little Cambridge stole hearts, and toys, today during his appearance at the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society at the Government House in Wellington. 

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Cambridges Arrive at Government House for Plunket Engagement

Photo courtesy of Mark Mitchell

Photo courtesy of Mark Mitchell

The Cambridges arrived at the Government House in Wellington ahead of their engagement with the Plunket Society (21:36 Boston on Tuesday, 13:36 Wellington on Wednesday). According to Max Foster at CNN, a royal source has stated that the Duke and Duchess are in good spirits and spent the earlier part of the day relaxing at Wharekauhau Lodge. More to come tomorrow morning!

Wharekauhau Lodge

Wharekauhau Lodge


[New Zealand Herald] [@MaxFosterCNN]



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Touchdown in Wellington!


Around noontime on Monday, the Cambridges and their entourage touched down in Wellington after more than 24 hours of flying.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were then driven to the Government House, the office residence of New Zealand’s Governor-General for a 30-minute welcoming ceremony called a powhiri.

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[The Telegraph]


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