Kate Middleton giggled and didn't seem to know where to look as she was welcomed to New Zealand by a Maori man with a tattooed bare bottom.

Prince William also got a cheeky eyeful as Maori warriors performed a traditional welcoming ceremony on the lawn of Government House in Wellington.

The royal couple's eight-month-old son George is on his first tour abroad. He made only his second appearance in public as Kate carried him off the plane at Wellington Airport.