Published 26 April 2019

The Duke of Cambridge visits New Zealand to pay tribute to those affected by the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, and will recognise the incredible empathy and unity displayed by the people of New Zealand in the weeks that followed.

The Duke of Cambridge visits New Zealand

The Duke of Cambridge's visit to New Zealand, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, and at the request of the Prime Minister of New Zealand began at the Anzac Day Civic Service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

The Duke of Cambridge lays a wreath at the Anzac Day Civic Service in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Duke visited a hospital where he took the opportunity to thank hospital staff for their incredible work treating the victims of the attack.

The Duke of Cambridge thanks the staff of Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland for their work treating those injured in the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack.

The message from Christchurch and the message from Al Noor and Linwood mosques could not be more clear - this global ideology of hate will fail to divide us.

The Duke of Cambridge, speaking at Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch

In Christchurch, The Duke of Cambridge visited Al Noor and Linwood mosques to meet families affected by the attack.

During a speech, The Duke of Cambridge spoke of the message from the Mosques that the "global ideology of hate will fail to divide us".

Among the people The Duke met were Qariah Omar, Zahra Omar and Rosemary Omar, who lost their brother and son, Tariq Omar, during the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack.