The woman had travelled from Christchurch to Auckland in order to meet the Duchess and waited for hours to get a glimpse, but wasn't expecting to get the reaction she did.
The kiwi is New Zealand's native bird, but the fact it can not fly means its young have been affected by predators in the wild.
Instead of paying any attention to the fashion faux pas, the brunette beauty smiled while shaking hands and hugging royal admirers on her walkabout of Rotorua.
Hannah Sergel, 20, used to talk with Meghan when the then-actress had Instagram, before she deleted her social media when she joined the Royal Family. Inspired by Meghan's own passion for female entrepreneurs, the little girl said that the LA native told her to "keep doing what you're doing!"
She may be one of the most recognised faces in the world right now, but Meghan Markle proved she'll never forget her roots when she ran over to one of her loyal fans in New Zealand yesterday.
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All the suspicious packages were believed to have gone through the USA postal system at some point, the source said. Several law enforcement officials from various agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S.
The picture shows a visibly shocked Meghan standing with her mouth wide open, with Prince Harry looking very confused.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex then spent more than their allotted 30 minutes meeting the crowds outside.
"I was just so shocked", she told BBC News.
For their wedding in May, Meghan and Harry had asked for charitable donations in lieu of gifts.
She also gave Meghan a letter thanking her for her support, which the Duchess promised to read, Hannah added.