A Royal Welcome Down Under: 9 Pics That'll Make You Smile
Guess who’s taking his first trip overseas? A very dapper-looking George and Mom, who cross the tarmac after landing in Wellington.
HEIR HE IS
Someone’s ready for his close-up! The pint-sized prince is a mini-me of dad Will as a baby – look at that head of glorious blond locks!
George follows his fashionable mom’s lead and wears a striking travel ensemble: a cream sweater with soldier motifs worn over a Peter Pan collar onesie and shorts.
FRONT AND CENTER
Even in an elegant Catherine Walker coat and Gina Foster hat, Kate’s best accessory is chubby-cheeked baby George!
During the traditional pōwhiri ceremonial welcome, William picks up a rakau tapu, or dart, offered to him by a tattooed Maori "warrior" during a martial-arts move at their first stop, Government House in Wellington, on Monday.
This is more intimate than a handshake! A serious Prince William keeps his eyes closed while pressing noses – a Maori tradition called hongi – with a government elder.
When it’s Kate’s turn to go nose-to-nose, she takes in the view with eyes opened and a big smile!
A NOD TO TRADITION
While listening to a performer explain Maori rituals, Kate wears a diamond-and-platinum brooch on her coat that’s shaped like a silver fern, the emblem of New Zealand.