19 Oct 2009

Prince Edward to visit next month

8:31 pm on 19 October 2009

Prince Edward will visit the three main centres during a four-day visit to New Zealand next month.

The Government has released details of the Prince's visit, which will see him taking part in ceremonies in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland for the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Awards.

Prince Edward will also visit the International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch and Weta Workshop in Wellington, and sail on the Spirit of New Zealand on Waitemata harbour.

The Prime Minister and the Governor-General will each host a dinner for him.