Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry mark Halloween with a throwback pic from their visit to New Zealand

They also shared a cute Halloween-themed nickname for little Archie.
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No one does Halloween quite like the USA, so it’s no surprise that Los Angeles-native Duchess Meghan was excited to mark the day.

Taking to Instagram The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a throwback photo of the two of them posing with some impressive characters during their royal tour of New Zealand last year when they visited Courtney Creative in Wellington.

“Happy Halloween! 👻,” the caption begins, followed by a personal message from Meghan and Harry which even revealed a cute Halloween-themed nickname for six-month-old Archie.

“Wishing you all a safe and fun Halloween from our family (and our little pumpkin 🎃 ) to yours,” Harry and Meghan wrote. We wonder if he was dressed as one for the occasion!

“This time last year The Duke and Duchess attended a special effects workshop while on their royal tour in New Zealand,” the caption explains.

Meghan and Harry mingled with some impressive characters during their visit to Wellington’s Courtney Creative. (Image: Getty)

Indeed, it’s hard to believe it’s already been a year since Harry and Meghan visited our shores. The couple visited Courtney Creative in New Zealand’s capital, where they were greeted by costumed Vikings and knights and an orc from Lord of the Rings.

Courtney Creative runs programmes for young creative minds to learn film and industry skills and the couple mingled with the characters, who included actors, talented creatives from Weta Workshop and schoolchildren.

Harry also took a turn on a virtual reality game – which gave him a fright – and the royals were presented with a gold, paua and diamond necklace from The Village Goldsmith.

Meghan and Harry were presented with a necklace by an orc! (Image: Getty)

The Sussexes aren’t the royals who are getting involved in the Halloween festivities though.

Last week Duchess Catherine was spotted with her two eldest children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at a Sainsbury close to the family’s country home Anmer Hall in Norfolk, shopping for Halloween costumes.

Speaking of the sighting to The Mirror, mum-of-four Kathy Whittaker says it was another shopper in the store who pointed Kate out to her, who was browsing the clothing section at the time.

“She was with Charlotte and George looking at Halloween outfits but her bodyguard was kind of watching people with phones and telling them no pictures,” although she says Kate happily chatted to some of the children in the store, asking them what they were going to be for Halloween.

While Kathy didn’t spot what costumes the royal youngsters had picked out, we wouldn’t be surprised if four-year-old Charlotte opted for something unicorn themed.

She’s known for her love of unicorns, spotted with a unicorn key chain on her first day of school in September and was also seen carrying a fluffy unicorn purse at the royal charity polo match in July.

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