Details of royal visit released

The details of Prince Charles and Camilla's visit to New Zealand have been released, with the royal couple touching down in Auckland this Saturday..

The couple's visit is part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, and they will be in the country for a week.

The royal visit includes stops in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, where they will attend the Canterbury A & P show before departing from Christchurch International Airport on November 16.

During their visit to Christchurch on November 16, Charles and Camilla will be welcomed with a mihi at the Christchurch City Council civic offices before taking a tour of earthquake-damaged parts of the central city and suburbs.

The couple will then visit the Diamond Jubilee Clock Tower at the intersection between Victoria and Montreal streets, go to Re:Start Cashel Mall, and take a look at Gap Filler's Dance-o-Mat.

Their last engagement will be the A & P Show at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

The Press