The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chat to Arrowtown Primary School children on Shotover Beach after the Royal couple's jet-boat ride. Photo by Christina McDonald.
While a group of 15 Arrowtown Primary School children chatted
with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the world looked on.
The children were special guests on the Shotover beach when
Shotover Jet hosted its most high-profile customers to date.
After the Royals were treated to a spin on a jet-boat
9-year-old Mikayla Evans said the couple asked the group if
any of them had been on a jet-boat ride, while 12-year-old
Gabby White said she talked to Kate about competitive
With the world's long-lensed cameras snapping away, Jessica
MacDonald (9) said conversations centred on what everyone had
planned for the Easter holiday.
''I thought Kate was dressed beautifully,'' she recollected
after the Royal couple and their entourage left the beach,
leaving in their wake more than 100 international and local
media representatives and several hundred vocal fans.