Pictures: A history of royal hongis

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge receives a hongi at the official greeting at Dunedin International Airport.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge receives a hongi at the official greeting at Dunedin International Airport. Photo / Getty

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have just about mastered their hongi technique, embracing the traditional Maori greeting just about every where they go.

We've witnessed some very sweet moment as Prince William and his wife, Kate, have gently tipped their head and touched noses with Maori over the ten-days of their royal tour.

Here's a recap of Will and Kate's hongis, as well as other those received from other royals over the years.

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