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Watch: Prince Harry cheered as he greets crowd in Pacific languages at Auckland War Memorial Museum

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived at the Auckland War Memorial Museum for a reception celebrating the wealth of young Pasifika making significant contributions to their communities.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the event that was hosted by Jacinda Ardern. Source: 1 NEWS

The event, hosted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, includes cultural performances and entertainment by members of the local Pasifika community.

Prince Harry and Meghan were joined predominantly by young members of the Pasifika community, aged between 17 and 25, who are improving the wellbeing of their communities.

Ms Ardern began proceedings by welcoming everyone and giving the praise to the royal couple.

"Thank you for the warmth you have brought to your visit," Ms Ardern said to the Duke and Duchess.

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The Prime Minister hosted the event at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Source: 1 NEWS

Prince Harry then addressed the crowd, receiving huge cheers as he began in his speech using different Pacific greetings.

"That's the first time I have used those languages," he joked.

Earlier in the day, the royals battled the elements to help unveil The Queen's Canopy in Redvale, on the North Shore, and a tree planting with local school children, before taking part in a gumboot throwing contest.

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The royals joined children from the ‘Trees in Survival’ group for the competition. Source: 1 NEWS

The Duke and Duchess also joined the Prime Minister on a visit to the charity Pillars, which supports children who have a parent in prison, before taking part in a public walk through Auckland's Viaduct Harbour.

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The sun broke through the clouds for the royal visit after a day of wet weather. Source: 1 NEWS