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In Pictures: Charles encounters seabirds and stunning views in New Zealand

He was on the last day of his tour of the country with the Duchess of Cornwall.

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The Prince of Wales during a coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

The Prince of Wales during a coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

The Prince of Wales during a coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

The Prince of Wales had a close encounter with a seabird and enjoyed a picturesque walk as the royal tour of New Zealand came to a close.

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Charles and Camilla began the day in Christchurch, visiting the Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market (Chris Jackson/PA)

Charles and Camilla began the day in Christchurch, visiting the Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Charles and Camilla began the day in Christchurch, visiting the Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Charles was asked to sign a boy’s plaster cast during the visit to the market (Chris Jackson/PA)

Charles was asked to sign a boy’s plaster cast during the visit to the market (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Charles was asked to sign a boy’s plaster cast during the visit to the market (Chris Jackson/PA)

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The boy showed off his cast after having it signed (Chris Jackson/PA)

The boy showed off his cast after having it signed (Chris Jackson/PA)

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The boy showed off his cast after having it signed (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Camilla made a furry friend… (Chris Jackson/PA)

Camilla made a furry friend… (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Camilla made a furry friend… (Chris Jackson/PA)

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… and sampled some of the local produce (Chris Jackson/PA) Wire

… and sampled some of the local produce (Chris Jackson/PA) Wire

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… and sampled some of the local produce (Chris Jackson/PA) Wire

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Charles met the White Ribbon Riders, who are taking part in a motorcycle tour in support of programmes against domestic violence (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles met the White Ribbon Riders, who are taking part in a motorcycle tour in support of programmes against domestic violence (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles met the White Ribbon Riders, who are taking part in a motorcycle tour in support of programmes against domestic violence (Victoria Jones/PA)

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He also spoke to some of the people who were first responders on the evening the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch in 2016 (Victoria Jones/PA)

He also spoke to some of the people who were first responders on the evening the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch in 2016 (Victoria Jones/PA)

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He also spoke to some of the people who were first responders on the evening the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch in 2016 (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cornwall marvelled at a tree during a visit to Christchurch Botanic Gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cornwall marvelled at a tree during a visit to Christchurch Botanic Gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cornwall marvelled at a tree during a visit to Christchurch Botanic Gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Camilla enjoyed a walk through the gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

Camilla enjoyed a walk through the gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Camilla enjoyed a walk through the gardens (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Charles later met a Hutton’s shearwater bird during a visit to a colony in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles later met a Hutton’s shearwater bird during a visit to a colony in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles later met a Hutton’s shearwater bird during a visit to a colony in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles also met two llamas during a ‘Future is Bright’ event at Kaikoura Memorial Hall (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles also met two llamas during a ‘Future is Bright’ event at Kaikoura Memorial Hall (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles also met two llamas during a ‘Future is Bright’ event at Kaikoura Memorial Hall (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles viewed traditional wood carvings inside the meeting house at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles viewed traditional wood carvings inside the meeting house at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles viewed traditional wood carvings inside the meeting house at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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A member of the Kaikoura Maori community performed a traditional welcome (Victoria Jones/PA)

A member of the Kaikoura Maori community performed a traditional welcome (Victoria Jones/PA)

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A member of the Kaikoura Maori community performed a traditional welcome (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles then performed a traditional Maori greeting, a hongi (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles then performed a traditional Maori greeting, a hongi (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles then performed a traditional Maori greeting, a hongi (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles’s last engagement on the New Zealand leg of his tour was a picturesque coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

Charles’s last engagement on the New Zealand leg of his tour was a picturesque coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Charles’s last engagement on the New Zealand leg of his tour was a picturesque coastal walk in Kaikoura (Victoria Jones/PA)

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He stopped and took in the views of the Kaikoura ranges and looked out to the Pacific Ocean (Victoria Jones/PA)

He stopped and took in the views of the Kaikoura ranges and looked out to the Pacific Ocean (Victoria Jones/PA)

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He stopped and took in the views of the Kaikoura ranges and looked out to the Pacific Ocean (Victoria Jones/PA)

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