The Duke of Cambridge has praised Australia for being a "beacon of confidence" as thousands of Australians turned out to greet his family.
A pair of police dog puppies had the Duke the Duchess of Cambridge in raptures as their tour of New Zealand drew to a close.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge turned their hands to cricket, as they visited Christchurch on day eight of their tour of New Zealand.
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 Duchess of Cambridge faced hr husband's bowling during a game of cricket in Christchurch today.
ITV News Royal Editor Tim Ewart tweeted:
Cricket in heels. Kate faces the bowling of William http://t.co/SAHb6DQjZT
Kate ducks a bouncer from William. Just not cricket http://t.co/rCr9hCwbtd
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 Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been welcomed to Christchurch, Clarence House has tweeted:
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been welcomed to Christchurch by Ngai Tahu iwi (tribe) http://t.co/AVJ2TvDOoL
The Duchess of Cambridge put an end to pregnancy rumours today by enjoying wine and a white water boat ride during her family's tour of New Zealand.
ITV News' Royal Correspondent Tim Ewart reports from New Zealand.
New Zealand wine-makers have said the Duchess of Cambridge said she was enjoying being able to drink again after having Prince George.
"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."