Prince Charles and Camilla on six-day visit to New Zealand

WELLINGTON (AFP) – Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived in New Zealand yesterday for a week-long visit with an emphasis on environmental issues and support for women who have suffered domestic violence.

“The Prince and the Duchess will visit programmes and organisations working in areas they are committed to supporting,” New Zealand’s Internal Affairs Department said in a statement.

“The Prince will focus on environmental issues, with particular emphasis on tackling plastic waste. The Duchess will continue her commitment to supporting women who have suffered from domestic violence.”

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrive at RNZAF Base in Auckland. PHOTO: AP