Princess Anne to visit New Zealand

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Monday, June 26, 2006

It was announced today that Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal will visit New Zealand next week.

Princess Anne will arrive for a four-day visit on July 9 to take part in the closing sessions of the 2006 inaugural Emerging Pacific Leaders' Dialogue.

The Emerging Pacific Leaders' Dialogue opens June 28 in Brisbane and closes on July 12 in Auckland and includes study tours to 10 Pacific locations, about individuals from around the Pacific are taken part in the event.

Princess Anne will deputize for her father, Prince Philip, the patron of the Emerging Pacific Leaders' Dialogue.

Princess Anne will also take part in events with organisations she has taken a personal interest in over the years while she is in New Zealand. These include the Mission to Seafarers, Save the Children New Zealand, the Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals, and Riding for the Disabled.

Princess Anne is the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II.

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