'I chose to be quite blunt and asked three times, "Can I get a photo, can I get a photo?",' she said.
Harry and Meghan threw the rules out the window as they posed for a selfie with two very excited young fans who had been waiting for hours to see the pair.
"The achievements of the women of New Zealand who campaigned for their right to vote ― and were the first in the world to achieve it ― are universally admired", the Duchess of Sussex said in her speech Sunday at the Government House in Wellington, according to video shared by Kensington Palace.
In the speech, which has been widely lauded on social media for its emphasis on feminism and female empowerment, Markle praised New Zealand for being the first country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1893. While looking forward to this very special occasion, I reflected on the importance of the achievement, but also on the larger impact of what it symbolizes...because yes, women's suffrage is about feminism, but feminism's about fairness'. The royals were received with the traditional "hongi" greeting, which involves touching noses.
The event, at Government House, also saw members of the New Zealand Defence Force perform a haka for the couple.
It's been a busy weekend for the couple. But now they have their own families, they no longer rely on... Then they took in a performance by a high school choir, whose anti-mosquito song - which involved heavy buzzing - made them both laugh. Once they arrived safe and sound and only slightly later than expected, they handed out awards to young people at the Australian Geographic Society Awards ceremony.