Royal couple's plane aborts Sydney landing


NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have dedicated two forest reserves in Tonga as they continue their trip of the South Pacific.

For more on Harry and Meghan's game-changing visit to Australia, tune in Sunday October 28 for a Nine News special event "The Modern Royals Tour Down Under", straight after 60 Minutes.

The Duchess of Sussex may have given a subtle hint as to when in spring the royal baby will arrive.

Harry and Meghan left Nadi in western Fiji on a Qantas charter plane for Tonga, and were met at Fua'amotu Airport by Princess Angelika Latufuipeka.

Harry and Meghan earlier that day in Tonga.

"That word "normal" looms very large for Harry and Meghan when it comes to their child's future", the source said.

They will then end their marathon 16-day tour in New Zealand. The pregnant duchess and Harry have visited Fiji and Tonga, where zika has been found. "The duchess and I are leaving with special memories of your lovely country and look forward to returning in the future".

"It gives me great pleasure that my grandson and his wife are visiting the kingdom of Tonga", the Queen's message said.

As part of the audio commentary, Meghan describes the day when she and Harry visited the queen to choose a tiara for her to wear during the wedding ceremony.

Simon Atkinson, a video journalist for BBC Australia, was also aboard the royal couple's flight when they missed their landing.

Style critics and commenters alike applauded Meghan Markle's choice of an Oscar de la Renta tea-length, black-and-white number with avian embellishments and illusion detailing.

The were greeted with a huge round of applause when they entered the ballroom of Sydney's Shangri-La Hotel just after 8.15pm.