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Last Updated: Sunday January 17 2010 12:47 GMT

Prince William visits New Zealand

Prince William

Prince William has arrived in New Zealand for his first official overseas trip representing the Queen.

Wills flew into Auckland and said standing in for his grandmother meant "an awful lot".

So far on his tour he has taken a look around a stadium which is being rebuilt for the rugby world cup, and helped to cook a traditional Maori dinner.

His main job while he's down under is to open the new Supreme Court building in Wellington on Monday.

The prince has visited New Zealand twice before, most recently while following the British Lions rugby tour in 2005.

The second-in-line to the throne said this trip was a "bit more official" but he was enjoying "the fact it's reasonably relaxed".