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Duke and Duchess meet bush fire survivors

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the Blue Mountains region, which was devastated by wildfires last October.

The royal couple met with families in Winmalee who lost their homes to the fires and members of the emergency services who helped tackle them.

More than 100 homes were destroyed in Winmalee when the fires swept thorough the regions, to the west of Sydney.

The Duke and Duchess talk with members of the O'Dell family who lost their home during bushfires last year. Credit: Reuters/Phil Noble
The Duchess of Cambridge talks with members of the Rural Fire Service. Credit: RTV
The Duke of Cambridge talks with fire service volunteers in the Blue Mountains. Credit: RTV

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Kate faces William's bowling at cricket match

The Duchess of Cambridge faced hr husband's bowling during a game of cricket in Christchurch today.

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Cambridges attend welcome ceremony in Christchurch

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by members of the Ngai Tahu iwi as the royal couple attended a welcome ceremony at Christchurch City Council Building during the eighth day of their official tour to New Zealand.

The Duchess of Cambridge was greeted by members of the Ngai Tahu iwi in Christchurch. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Pool
The Duke of Cambridge is greeted by members of the Ngai Tahu iwi. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Pool

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Catherine enjoying being able to 'drink again'

The Duchess of Cambridge tastes some wine during a vineyard tour in New Zealand.
The Duchess of Cambridge tastes some wine during a vineyard tour in New Zealand. Credit: Arthur Edwards/PA Wire

New Zealand wine-makers have said the Duchess of Cambridge said she was enjoying being able to drink again after having Prince George.

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"Kate said she hadn't drunk whilst pregnant with George and although she doesn't drink much she was really enjoying the odd glass," Hannah Armstrong, from Mudhouse Wines in New Zealand, said.

"Kate said she doesn't drink much but William likes his wine. "I said 'And of course Harry', she laughed and agreed."

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