Queen Máxima bailed out her spouse out at the end of a speech the King gave on the final day of the State Visit to New Zealand.
When King Willem-Alexander finished his speech at a networking lunch for companies from both countries, he wanted to raise a glass with his audience in Auckland. The only problem: at that time the King had no glass in front of him.
He held out his empty hand and said: "And this is when the lovely assistant appears...
'' At that moment, Queen Máxima stepped forward and she brought her full wine glass to the King, under the encouragement of businessmen at the tables. "What must one do without such an assistant!
" grinned the King.