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Duchess Kate, Diana are a mirror image in New Zealand photos 

Prince George’s trip Down Under immediately evoked memories of a strikingly similar tour his father took of the region more than 30 years ago.At the time, Princess Diana and Prince Charles raised eyebrows by taking their 9-month-old son on the 1983 visit. Until then, royal babies had always stayed home with their nannies while their parents went abroad for business. But the length of the six-wee
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 07:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Military Terminal on an RNZAF...
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 07: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Military Terminal on an RNZAF 757 from Sydney on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Royal Family have arrived in New Zealand for the first day of a Royal Tour to New Zealand and Australia. Over a period of three weeks the Royal trio will visit 12 Cities in New Zealand and Australia taking part in activities as wide ranging as a yacht race in Auckland Harbour, paying their respects to victims of the 2011 earthquake in Christchurch and visiting Ayres Rock in Australia. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 29: The Prince And Princess Of Wales Arriving In Birmingham For An Official Visit (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)Getty Images
The visit to New Zealand by 8-month-old Prince George mirrors a similar trip his father, Prince William, took with his parents when he was the same age.Today

Prince George’s trip Down Under immediately evoked memories of a strikingly similar tour his father took of the region more than 30 years ago.

At the time, Princess Diana and Prince Charles raised eyebrows by taking their 9-month-old son on the 1983 visit. Until then, royal babies had always stayed home with their nannies while their parents went abroad for business. But the length of the six-week tour led Diana to bring her son on the road with her, just as the current three-week trip prompted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to do the same with baby George, who is 8 months old.

On Monday, Prince George flashed the world another glimpse of his chubby cheeks as he emerged from a plane wearing white bloomers that look just like the pair his father wore decades ago when he arrived in Australia for the first time.

Duchess Kate, holding Prince George, in a red coat similar to the one worn by her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana, also during a trip to New Zealand.Today

George's mother, Duchess Kate, wore a red dress coat that's reminiscent of an outfit sported by her late mother-in-law, during a trip she made to the country in 1984, a year after her visit there with William.

Kate's coat is by Catherine Walker, one of Diana's favorite designers. 

This isn’t the first time Kate has been compared to Princess Diana. A day after giving birth to Prince George, the duchess appeared in a sky blue polka-dot dress, perhaps a nod to the green polka-dot gown Diana wore when she emerged from the very same hospital.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, wears everything from fancy hats to casual tank tops. See how Prince William's wife can easily go from a high society affair to shopping on the streets of London.

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