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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry honor New Zealand shooting victims

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in New Zealand House
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry paid a surprise tribute to the victims of the New Zealand shoot.

Markle, 37, and Harry, 34, visited New Zealand House in London on Tuesday.

The couple laid flowers at a makeshift memorial for the Christchurch mosque massacre victims, and the couple signed the condolence book.

“Our deepest condolences … We are with you,” Meghan wrote.

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Harry signed his name with “Arohanui,” which translates to “best wishes” in Maori.

People reports that Markle wore special earrings given to her by the New Zealand Prime minister Jacinda Ardern.

Great britain is Meghan Duchess of Sussex signs the book of condolence, with Prince Harry during a visit to the New Zealand High Commission in London, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The royal couple visited New Zealand Commission after the Mosque, the terrorist shooting last week. (Ian Vogler/pool via AP)
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For their visit, Kensington Palace released a report on the shooting, with 50 dead and countless others injured, on behalf of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as well as Kate Middleton and Prince William.

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“Our hearts go out to the families and friends of people who lost their lives in the devastating attack in Christchurch. We have already had the good fortune to spend time in Christchurch, and felt the warm, open-heart and generous spirit, that is the core of his special people. No one should ever have to fear attending a sacred place of worship,” the statement read.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex to sign the book of condolence on behalf of The Royal Family in New Zealand House on March 19, 2019, in London, England. The visit was after the recent terror, which saw at least 50 people killed at a Mosque in Christchurch.
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“This senseless attack is an affront to the people of Christchurch, New Zealand, and the wider Muslim community. It is a horrific attack on a way of life that is the embodiment of decency, community, and friendship. We know that all of this destruction and grief, the people of New Zealand will unite to show that such evil can never defeat compassion, and tolerance”, the statement further. “We send our thoughts and prayers for everyone in New Zealand today. Kia Kaha.”

The two couples spent time in Christchurch.

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Markle and Harry visited in October 2018, while Middleton and William last toured the city in 2014.

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