Thursday, July 18, 2024

‘You should all be proud’ says Princess Royal

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne has expressed her support for New Zealanders affected by the impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle.

The Princess is visiting New Zealand for the Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals Centenary Event today, which has been scaled back due to extreme weather event.

“My thoughts are with all New Zealanders whose homes or livelihoods have been affected by Cyclone Gabrielle,” she said in a statement released by NZDF on her behalf.

“I have been given the opportunity to visit the national disaster and crisis headquarters today and I am impressed by the major efforts being undertaken by first responders, local and national agencies to ensure the best possible support for everyone, especially those still at risk.

“I admire the courage of the people of Aotearoa during this alarming and difficult time.You should all be proud of the resilience, strength and care for your communities you are showing in the face of adversity. Kia Kaha,” The Princess Royal said.

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