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Harry and Meghan at Maori ceremony as royal tour ends

Harry and Meghan at Maori ceremony as royal tour ends

She isn't the first royal to rock skinny jeans while pregnant: Kate Middleton famously wore skinny jeans when she was eight months pregnant.

Prince William and Prince Harry with their wives Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

Fans in Rotorua sang Lorde's "Royals" song as they waited for Meghan and Harry to appear.

"They were very nice, chatty and relaxed", was a typical assessment, offered by teenager Milan Chapman after she met them in New Zealand's South Island.

The royal couple first toured St. Faith's Church before attending the welcome ceremony with hundreds of locals gathered outside the Maori meeting hall.

Meghan proved so popular in Fiji that her minders whisked her away from an engagement at a Suva market, fearing it was becoming overcrowded.

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"We see the Duchess as representing strong kaupapa (values) for women - she displays aroha (love), manaakitanga (nurturing and hospitality), mana (influence) and she is a great leader", said Ngāti Whakaue elder Norma Sturley, who designed the cloak, according to CNN affiliate TVNZ. Perhaps it's her start as a struggling American actress.

Hannah, who is now 20 years old, explained to 1 News Now NZ that she and the Duchess of Sussex used to be online friends, and Markle would act as a support system for her.

"When girls are given the right tools to succeed they can create incredible futures, not only for themselves, but for all of those around them", she said.

Just one day earlier, the royal couple also both gave speeches to close the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia.

Referring to Meghan's now defunct lifestyle blog, one social media posted: "She always said on the Tig that you could take your boyfriend's shirt and style it as your own".