In 1893, New Zealand became the first country to allow women to vote.
"In looking forward to this very special occasion, I reflected on the importance of this achievement, but also the larger impact of what this symbolises".
"Women's suffrage is about feminism, but feminism is about fairness", she said. "The basic and fundamental human right of being able to participate in the choices for your future and that of your community".
After the group chats concluded, Harry and Meghan took photographs with each table and seemed motivated by their chats, both smiling and laughing. The Duke and the Duchess carried the traditional skirt of the place with utmost grace.
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Since marrying Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, the two princes have had increasingly differing royal responsibilities and as a result Kensington Palace may split in two.
In her first speech of the 16-day tour - and her first as a royal - Meghan spoke about recognising the "vital" right of women and girls in developing countries to be educated.
For the occasion, the expecting royal wore a custom black dress by Gabriela Hearst and a $11,425 Jessica McCormack "Tattoo Pendant Necklace", which features almost a full carat of brilliant-cut diamonds set in blackened 18K white gold on an 18K yellow gold chain. After arriving via helicopter, Prince Harry offered his thanks from his soon-to-be family of three.
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Meghan has also used her first royal tour since marrying Harry five months ago to promote her own favoured causes, mainly female empowerment. The Duchess was seen in a red outfit and the Duke wore a crisp, formal suit. The royal was in Australia when he made the confession.
Visits to Auckland and Rotorua will also form part of the New Zealand leg of their tour, before they leave on Thursday to return to the UK.
There is huge interest in the couple both here and in the United Kingdom, perhaps even more so when the news broke on this tour that the couple are expecting their first child, he said.
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