Prince Enrique today wrapped up in New Zealand a group of children whose parents are in prison, whom he described as "spectacular" and encouraged them to become "models for others in the community."
The Prince and his wife, Meghan, participated, together with the New Zealand minister, Jacinda Ardern, in a ceremony in Auckland of the Pillars organization, which helps the children of inmates through a network of mentors, to whom 5,000 were delivered New Zealand dollars (3,270 US dollars or 2,872 euros) as a donation.
"Through the work of organizations like Pillars and the money that is given today, children can have stability in times of crisis, as well as support for the relationships that surround them and a positive vision about the future," said Enrique in collected statements. through the Newshub portal.
Before, the dukes of Sussex, both wearing rubber boots, planted two trees for the reforestation project of the British Commonwealth of Nations that drives Queen Elizabeth II.
They also participated in a peculiar contest of throwing boots, which originated in England in the 1970s, at the North Shore Riding Club, near Auckland, in a day in which in the afternoon the country was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 that did not affect the activity of the real couple.
The couple, who are expecting a baby in the spring, conclude tomorrow a long tour of Oceania that also went through Australia, Fiji and Tonga.