Prince William has shared a sweet moment with a five-year-old terror victim, during a visit to Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland.
The Duke of Cambridge spoke to Alen Alsati, who is recovering in the hospital after being injured in the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack.
Alen woke from a coma earlier this week after suffering critical injuries in the attack.
In the sweet exchange shared on the Kensington Royal Instagram account, little Alen briefly spoke to the prince, who sat down at the edge of her hospital bed.
“Do you have a daughter?” she asked the dad of three.
“Do I have a daughter, yes her name is Charlotte,” he responded.
“She’s about the same age as you.”
Five years after his last visit, Prince William also visited Christchurch to pay tribute to those affected by the terror attack las month, which claimed the lives of 50 people.
The 36-year-old was pictured stepping off the plane with Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, after attending an Anzac Day service in Auckland together earlier in the day.
He also meet emergency staff members at the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct in Christchurch and with Police Commissioner Mike Bush.
Earlier in the day, he lay a wreath at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, during his two-day trip to New Zealand.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern greeted Prince William with a Hongi – a traditional Maori greeting.
The whirlwind visit will conclude with a visit to Linwood Masjid mosque to meet with members of the community and later he will lay a wreath at the Oi Manawa Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.