Prince William greets soldier with traditional hongi greeting

Prince William greets soldier with traditional hongi greeting

Prince William was in Belgium on Thursday to commemorate the soldiers of Passchendaele. Joining Princess Astrid of Belgium, the prince met members of the Maori cultural group of the New Zealand Defence Force. He also met with Willie Apiata, the only recipient of the Victoria Cross for New Zealand of which the Duke of Cambridge shared a hongi. A hongi is a traditional greeting to which noses…

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