"Thank you very much", Catherine told her. "Hugs are very important". "I was friends with her on Instagram before she had to deactivate her account".
The royal couple also comforted a five-year-old who was overwhelmed to meet them - by tickling his tummy - and met budding actors dressed as Lord Of The Rings characters. We used to have conversations and stuff on there, ' Hannah told 1 News.
Hannah said she was left "so shaky and flustered" following the encounter, adding Meghan's jaw-dropping reaction "means the world to me".
And her racquet skills clearly impressed coach Joe Turner, who said: 'She was very good, she was encouraging her team throughout and was showing them how to hit the ball - she's trying to take our jobs'.
"She didn't know she could throw that far and she surprised herself". Reportedly, on several occasions, Prince Harry would raise his voice and exclaim, "What Meghan wants, she gets!"
She later posted on Twitter how shocked she was to finally met her idol.
According to an excerpt via the Daily Mail, from the book Charles at Seventy: Thoughts, Hopes and Dreams by royal biographer Robert Jobson, the Duke of Sussex felt a bit.tense, to say the least, before his May 19 wedding.
In a moment that will be etched forever in the memory of one young Auckland boy and his grandmother, Prince Harry stopped to speak to them during his and Duchess Meghan's walkabout at Auckland's Viaduct Harbour on Tuesday.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern had comforted Hannah following the encounter and personally sent her a photo of Meghan's priceless reaction through private message.
"He really looks up to you", she explained, "because he lost his mother too".
Joe Young was on the end of the line of pupils and rubbed his eyes as the duke and duchess approached. After greeting as many people as they could, the couple headed inside to support Pillars, a New Zealand-based charity that supports the children of imprisoned parents.