Kensington Palace Just Announced that Prince William Is Going to New Zealand

The Duke of Cambridge is traveling to the land of the Kiwis next month.

Kensington Palace just revealed that Prince William will travel to New Zealand at the request of Her Majesty the Queen, and will depart for the trip in late April.

The trip will honor the victims of the horrific Christchurch terrorist attacks of earlier this month. The tragedy, which occurred on March 15, left 50 people dead and dozens injured at two mosques in Christchurch.

Since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were the last royals to visit NZ, Queen Elizabeth specifically requested they pay their respects at a memorial erected for the victims at the New Zealand House in London last week.

Now, Harry's brother will have a chance to do his part for the families of the victims as well.

On his agenda: "The Duke will meet with those affected by the attack and will pay tribute to the extraordinary compassion and solidarity that the people of New Zealand have displayed in recent weeks," the palace said in a statement issued on Wednesday.

No word on whether Kate Middleton will accompany her husband, but we're positive the Sussexes will stay behind in London. Markle is due to have her baby in late April or early May.

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