Why Ronan Keating has made a surprise visit to New Zealand

Publish Date
Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:03AM
Photo / Instagram

Photo / Instagram

Irish super star Ronan Keating has touched down in Auckland – but he’s not here for a music tour.

Instead, he’s here to support the Lions.

When you say nothing at all.... #ronankeating #boyband #boyzone #threads #ponsonby #fanboy #formum

A post shared by Hadley Clive (@hadleyclive) on Jun 6, 2017 at 6:28pm PDT

He’s been spotted at local menswear store Threads on Ponsonby road as well as local café The Shelf for some delicious Kiwi coffee.

“Nailed it. Found great coffee in #auckland thanx Chris for the rec. #TheShelf

Nailed it. Found great coffee in #auckland thanx Chris for the rec. #TheShelf

A post shared by Ronan Keating (@rokeating) on Jun 6, 2017 at 3:10pm PDT

He also bumped into some Lions players too ahead of tonight’s big Blues clash at Eden Park.

“I guess these lads appreciate good coffee too #Lions #Smalltown#Auckland

Yes it is a very small town!

I guess these lads appreciate good coffee too #Lions #Smalltown #Auckland

A post shared by Ronan Keating (@rokeating) on Jun 6, 2017 at 3:39pm PDT

Threads owner Hadley Clive said Ronan “ flew in today and didn’t buy anything but he’s here for the Lions game tonight before heading along to the Hurricanes.”

“He’s just here for the tour before leaving towards the end of the week… really nice guy though!” says Clive.

It’s no secret Ronan is a big Hurricanes fan too when he hung out with them last year.

This article was first published on Spy and is republished here with permission.