Prince Harry and Meghan Markle become godparents to kiwis

National leader Simon Bridges and his wife Natalie also met with the royals

Rain, wind and a distant natural disaster didn't seem to dampen the enthusiasm of New Zealanders who turned out to see Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Tuesday.

During the final day of their Royal Tour, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex greeted their young fans as they stepped out at the Rotorua Government Gardens on Wednesday afternoon (October 31) in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Yes, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been caught holding, hands, hugging and acting like most (non-royal) normal newlyweds again. Scroll through to see all of the highlights - and watch out for the wellies.

A Christchurch woman who has been encouraged by Meghan Markle in the past is stunned that the duchess recognised her in an Auckland crowd.

Meghan looked chic as usual in a Stella McCartney dress which she paired with Manolo Blahnik heels and her traditional Maori cloak which she and her husband were both presented with.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during their royal tour.

Clearly keen to get the duo's attention, one well-wisher handed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern a ginormous floral arrangement.

Meghan, who is expecting her first child in the Spring, teamed her bespoke Givenchy pleated skirt, which featured thick royal blue stripes and thinner white stripes, with a co-coordinating jumper, also by the French fashion house.

The royal couple concluded their extensive 16-day trip by greeting more fans and finally taking a trip to the Redwoods, where they took a take a tree walk.

Following 16 days travelling around New Zealand, the Royal tour is finally coming to an end for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex who are due to return to the United Kingdom tomorrow.

When Meghan saw it, her mouth fell open and she was heard saying "Ooh my God" before rushing over to give her a big hug.

"I do not pick up from the New Zealand public that this is high on their agenda".

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