IN PICTURES: The royals in Wellington

Free audio stream, including stories that are padlocked on our site. Listen on any device, anywhere. Updated twice daily. The audio stream takes several seconds to start on Android devices.

Launch Radio player

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent the last day of their NZ visit in Wellington.

Prince William and Kate visited the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua, where they attended a wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial Wall, to honour police officers killed by criminal acts while performing their duties, and met new recruits.

They also saw a training display in the gymnasium and inspected a dog squad.

A local news site described the weather as a "stinker". During the Police College visit there was thunder and lightning, followed by a downpour.

The royal couple then headed back to  the city to sign Wellington’s official visitors’ book and meet the public in Civic Square.

The royal motorcade traveled around the bays to the airport, where this afternoon they boarded the Air Force’s VIP Boeing 757 for flight across the Tasman.

Got a question about this story? Leave it in Comments & Questions below.

This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags

NZ Market Snapshot


Sym Price Change
USD 0.7149 -0.0090 -1.24%
AUD 0.9367 0.0002 0.02%
EUR 0.6551 -0.0095 -1.43%
GBP 0.4677 -0.0039 -0.83%
HKD 5.5437 -0.0723 -1.29%
JPY 88.7830 -0.7970 -0.89%


Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1185.6 0.900 2015-05-27T00:
Oil Brent 62.7 -1.190 2015-05-27T00:
Oil Nymex 57.6 -0.470 2015-05-27T00:
Silver Index 16.6 -0.099 2015-05-27T00:


Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 5757.9 5777.6 5757.9 0.34%
NASDAQ 5096.3 5106.6 5106.6 -0.34%
DAX 11716.1 11773.8 11771.1 -0.79%
DJI 18154.1 18154.1 18163.0 -0.48%
FTSE 7033.3 7049.6 7033.3 0.11%
HKSE 28162.2 28162.2 28081.2 -2.23%
NI225 20590.3 20655.3 20472.6 0.39%