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Bring out the royal umbrellas — again!

On the final day of their epic Down Under tour, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited the scenic Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand, where they learned more about its local conservation program under rainy skies.

Upon arriving on Monday at the park, which is famed for its golden beaches and sits at the northeastern tip of New Zealand’s South Island, the couple were greeted by a traditional welcome ceremony. (Meghan proved she has perfected the traditional hongi greeting!)

WATCH: #meghan has perfected her hongi as she greets the Maori people of Abel Tasman pic.twitter.com/EPxTHwto1J

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Harry, 34, offered a personal message when they arrived on the island via helicopter, saying, “From myself, my wife and our little bump, we are so grateful to be here. We bring blessings from my grandmother the Queen and our family. We are so grateful for your hospitality and the work to look after this beautiful place.”

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the spectacular Abel Tasman National Park, where they learned more about its local conservation programmes with @docgovtnz Ranger Andrew Lamason. #RoyalVisitNZ pic.twitter.com/O3xu8JbXMN

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Walking along the beach with park ranger Andrew Lamason, Harry and Meghan (in Outland jeans, a Jac and Jack top and h a Club Monaco coat) sheltered under an umbrella — only this time, Harry did the honors!

Last week, the expectant parents shared a romantic umbrella moment in Dubbo, Australia, where Meghan, 37, kept Harry dry as he gave a speech to the audience. The downpour that day was unexpected, as Dubbo had previously battled several year of drought.

Prior to their visit to Abel Tasman National Park on Monday, the couple stopped by Visiting the Maranui Café in Wellington, New Zealand, where they met youngsters from a number of mental health projects in New Zealand — and provided sweet treats for young fans waiting outside.

The royal couple started their whirlwind 16-day tour Down Under in Sydney, with a number of day trips to other areas of the country, and kicked off the 2018 Invictus Games before spending a few days in Fiji and Tonga. They returned to Sydney for the end of the Invictus Games before heading to New Zealand to wrap their tour on Monday.

people.com | 10/29/18

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry haven’t forgotten the little people.

They royal couple, who are completing the last day of their epic tour Down Under, made sure to provide a sweet treat for young fans on Monday (local time).

Visiting the Maranui Café in Wellington, New Zealand, the expectant parents met youngsters from a number of mental health projects in New Zealand offering support through helplines, social media, web sites and school programs.

At Maranui Café in Wellington The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are meeting young New Zealanders supporting others in the area of mental health. #RoyalVisitNZ pic.twitter.com/m8bXNxnY3s

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When the visit concluded, Harry and Meghan (dressed down in Outland jeans, a Jac and Jack top and h a Club Monaco coat) made sure to look after their youngest fans waiting outside — they sent pastries from the café to the crowd, reports Emily Andrews of The Sun.

These gorgeous kids were waiting outside the Maranui cafe and Meghan sent an aide back into the cage to scoop up all the yummy cakes that she & Harry didn’t eat, to be given to the kids! All together now “Ahhhhhhh” pic.twitter.com/qEBIRWiCCi

— Emily Andrews (@byEmilyAndrews) October 28, 2018

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After the café stop, the couple headed to Abel Tasman National Park on the northeastern tip of New Zealand’s South Island for a conservation-focused visit.

Among the young people The Duke and Duchess met was Ezekiel Raui, one of The #QueensYoungLeaders, who after experiencing several youth suicides at his high school founded Te Kotahi, a peer-support programme led by young people. #RoyalVisitNZ pic.twitter.com/OjrRhLX2lD

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 28, 2018

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The royal couple started their whirlwind 16-day tour Down Under in Sydney, with a number of day trips to other areas of the country, and kicked off the 2018 Invictus Games before spending a few days in Fiji and Tonga. They returned to Sydney for the end of the Invictus Games before heading to New Zealand to wrap their tour.

people.com | 10/29/18