Monday, 17 December, 2018

British Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge with Australian PM

Primary school children show the Duke and Duchess of Sussex the plastic waste they collected during a beach clean Primary school children show the Duke and Duchess of Sussex the plastic waste they collected during a beach cleanDAVID CROSLING EPA
Freda Brock | 19 October, 2018, 22:42

They added it all was worth it to now have a souvenir of the time Prince Harry kicked them off the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

"I wish all those competing the very best for the Games and I know the Australian Team will do our country as proud on the sporting fields as they have done in military uniform", said the Prime Minister.

The couple earlier Friday walked barefoot on Bondi Beach to meet a group of surfers focused on mental wellbeing.

The flag will fly 134 metres (440 feet) above Sydney Harbor until the games close on October 27.

"They're super passionate about mental health".

Harry and his American former actress wife will attend the opening and closing games ceremonies.

Harry, who wore khaki pants and blue shirt, and Meghan, in an ankle-length striped dress, had kicked off their shoes to sit with members of community group OneWave, whose members wore brightly-colored shirts and flower garlands.

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Charlotte Connell, a OneWave member, said Harry spoke of his own experiences seeking counselling more than 20 years after his mother, Princess Diana, died in a auto crash in a Paris tunnel in 1997 when he was aged 12.

Speaking on Your Money Live, Gosling said that Prince Harry was was an "inspiring" individual with top notch leadership skills.

Both Harry and Meghan used exercise as a way of keeping well, Connell said. During a visit with OneWave on Bondi Beach, she told the group that she had gotten up at 4:30 a.m.to do some yoga to help with her jet lag and pregnancy exhaustion.

She added: "He is absolutely unbelievable".

Prince Harry and Meghan made a surprise visit to the school on day four of their tour.

The young royals ended their engagements for the day with a sit down meeting with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe at Admiralty House and then Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny at Kirribilli House.

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