Sydney - Britain'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.
The 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.
Prime Minister John Key greeted the couple before they were whisked off to Government House where they received a traditional Maori welcome.
William 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.Here are 9 pics of the royals arriving: 1) Can we just all agree that Kate looks absolutely stunning!2) Prince George is not loving the windy weather. So cute!3) Loving George's outfit!4) William looking out for his wife and kid. He's a real prince charming!5) The royals were greeted by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown and her husband Alastair Nicholson as New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key and his wife Bronagh Key look on.6) William and Kate walking into the international airport in Wellington. 7) It takes an army! The royal staff members disembark following the couple’s arrival. 8) William and Kate meet a Maori performance group during a welcoming ceremony at Government House in Wellington.9) William picks up the dart from a Maori warrior during a Maori welcoming ceremony. (Images: Marty Melville/Mark Tantrum/Woolf Crown/AFP)
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