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Prince William is set to check out the survivors of the Christchurch mosque shootings and the city’s Muslim neighborhood subsequent week, it has been announced.

The Duke of Cambridge will attend Anzac solutions subsequent Thursday in Auckland just before flying to the terror-struck South Island town, New Zealand’s government has confirmed.

Prince William, ideal, receives a hongi (a classic Maori greeting of pushing noses collectively) from an unidentified female Maori elder in Christchurch in 2011. Image: AP

In the course of a two-day check out to the nation, he’ll meet with households, 1st responders and members of the neighborhood to spend tribute just after the March 15 shootings that killed 50.

“The Duke has a close connection with New Zealand and in unique Christchurch,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern mentioned in a statement. “His check out gives the chance to spend tribute to these impacted by the mosque terrorist attacks and show assistance to the regional and national neighborhood.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Image: AP

“We welcome this check out by His Royal Highness and know it will bring comfort to these impacted.”

Prince William visited Christchurch following the deadly 2011 earthquake and once more with wife Kate in 2014.

Safety is reported to have been a leading priority for these organising his trip subsequent week, with New Zealand’s terror threat level only downgraded from higher to medium on Wednesday.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have fond memories of New Zealand. Image: Splash

Initially published as Prince William to check out Christchurch

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