The Prince and Princess of Wales began their visit to New Zealand with a traditional Maori greeting during the Official Welcome Ceremony at the Eden Park Stadium in Auckland, which was followed by the Prince and Princess (in the Prince of Wales Feathers Pendant) attending a Ballet Performance of ‘Copella’ at the St. James Theatre in Auckland.
The following day, the Prince and Princess visited the the Manukau Fire Department, the Pupuke Boating Centre at Lake Pupuke, and the Pupuke School Waterwise Centre in Auckland.
The Prince and Princess of Wales were joined by Prince Edward the next day as they travelled to Wellington, where that evening, Prime Minister Robert Muldoon hosted a State Banquet in honour of the Prince and Princess (wearing the Spencer Tiara) at Parliament House in Wellington.
The following evening, the Prince and Princess of Wales (in Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara and her Heart-Shaped Diamond Necklace) attended a Ball hosted by the Governor-General of New Zealand, Sir David Beattie, at Government House in Wellington.
The Prince and Princess of Wales were in Wanganui the following day, where they posed for a photo-call with Prince Edward at Wanganui Collegiate, where he had been a junior tutor for two terms.
There was another photo-call the following day, when the Prince and Princess of Wales posed with Prince William on the lawn of Government House in Auckland.
On April 25th, the Princess joined the Prince as he presided over the Anzac Day Parade at the Auckland War Memorial, following the Anzac Day Commemorative Service. That afternoon, there was a Garden Party in Government House, in Auckland.
The Prince and Princess of Wales were in Gisborne in April 24th, where they visited the Poho-O-Rawiri Marae, visited Dunedin on the 27th, and were in Christchurch on the 28th, where there was a walkabout and a visit to an RAF Base.
On their final day, the Prince and Princess of Wales rode in a Maori Canoe to the Bay Of Islands where they saw various Maori ceremonies, before a Banquet that evening in Auckland, which marked the end of the Prince and Princess’ (wearing Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara) six-week Tour.