Prime Minister announces visit of Prince William
Hon John Key
2 November 2009
Prime Minister announces visit of Prince
Prime Minister John Key has announced
that Prince William will visit New Zealand in
Prince William will represent the Queen at the
opening of the Supreme Court building in Wellington on
Monday 18 January.
Prime Minister John Key says this will
be Prince William’s first official visit
Prince William will be in New Zealand from 17-19
January and will visit Auckland and Wellington.
last visited New Zealand in 2005 when he followed the
British Lions’ rugby tour.
Details of his programme will
be available closer to the visit.
Following his visit to
New Zealand Prince William will pay an unofficial visit to
Australia, his first to the country since he was nine months
old when he accompanied the Prince and Princess of Wales on
their official tour of Australia and New Zealand in
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