5 Jul 2011

On state visit, Tonga's King now in Wellington

2:38 pm on 5 July 2011

Tonga's King George Tupou 5th has been officially welcomed at Government House in Wellington as part for his state visit to New Zealand.

The King's schedule includes meeting the Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand, and a dinner with the prime minister, John Key.

The King, who arrived in Auckland last Saturday, has also visited Linton Military Camp.

He has no media engagements.