Royals' itinery revealed
Charles and Camilla lock in Auckland visitKATE CHAPMAN
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit Auckland during a six-day trip to New Zealand in November.
Prime Minister John Key today announced the itinerary for the royal visit, which also includes Wellington, Christchurch and Manawatu.
In Feilding they will attend the local farmers market - recently voted the best in the country - before heading over to the Ohakea Air Force base to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
The royal couple will also attend a sports event, a public walk, an event highlighting New Zealand's wool industry, and will open the new visitor centre at Government House which is a Diamond Jubilee gift to Queen Elizabeth.
In Christchurch the focus will be on the recovery process and they will also attend the 150th Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Key said it would be a great pleasure to welcome Prince Charles and Camilla.
"The Prince of Wales will be representing The Queen of New Zealand on the visit, which celebrates Her Majesty's remarkable 60 years of service."
This is Camilla's first visit to New Zealand and the couple will also take some private time to see the sights during their busy itinerary.
The couple will arrive in New Zealand on the back of tours in Papua New Guinea and Australia.
Prince Charles last visited in 2005.
More than 300 invitations were received but obviously could not all be fitted into a six-day itinerary.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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