Royal couple touches down in Queenstown

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13 April 2014

Queenstown turned on a stunning autumn day to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today.

The royal couple officially touched down at Queenstown Airport at 2.15pm in a Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757. 

They were met by Mayor Vanessa Van Uden and husband Peter Laurenson before being whisked away to their afternoon engagements – a tasting at Amisfield showcasing some of the region’s best wines and a ride on the world famous Shotover Jet.