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In pictures: Royals land in New Zealand to start official tour

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Britain's Prince William (C) is watched by his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as he receives a Maori welcome known as a "Hongi" at a traditional Maori Powhiri Ceremonial Welcome at Government House in Wellington April 7, 2014 in this handout provided by Woolf Crown Copyright. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.

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Britain's Prince William (L) watches as his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, receives a Maori welcome known as a 'Hongi' at a traditional Maori Powhiri Ceremonial Welcome at Government House in Wellington April 7, 2014 in this handout provided by Woolf Crown Copyright. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.

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Britain's Prince William (L) picks up the "rakau tapu" as a man dressed as a Maori warrior looks on during a traditional Maori Powhiri Ceremonial Welcome at Government House in Wellington April 7, 2014 in this handout provided by Woolf Crown Copyright. The Prince and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.

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Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, chats with a Maori warrior at the official welcome for her and her husband Prince William, at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, interacts with school children at the official welcome ceremony at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Britain'S Prince William chats with school children at the official welcome ceremony at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Britain's Prince William takes a Royal Salute watched by Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the Governor General of New Zealand Sir Jerry Mateparae, at the official welcome at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Britain's Prince William reviews an honor guard at the official welcome ceremony at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014. Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, arrived in New Zealand's capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the royal couple.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, walk with the Governor General of New Zealand Sir Jerry Mateparae, left, and his wife Lady Janine at the official welcome at Government House, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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William, Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington on April 7, 2014.

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William, Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington on April 7, 2014. The royals are in New Zealand and Australia for a 19-day official visit.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son, Prince George, after disembarking their plane in Wellington on April 7, 2014.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son, Prince George, after disembarking their plane in Wellington on April 7, 2014.

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