The Edge radio station's elaborate plan to welcome Meghan Markle to Auckland with the theme song to Suits - fully equipped with a brass band and choir - was rolled out on Tuesday.
However, the attempt to capture her attention with the music from the show that made her famous didn't quite go to plan.
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The Duchess didn't appear to react to the live performance while greeting her hordes of fans - The Edge says she "gave zero f**ks" about the stunt.
Dom Harvey announced on The Edge's Dom, Meg and Randell on Monday that he had a plan to meet the royals in Auckland's Viaduct with a full brass band.
"We would have a choir there singing the theme song to Suits which made Meghan Markle famous."
The song, 'Greenback Boogie' by Ima Robot, has been the theme song for the show since 2011, when it first premiered.
It is now in its eighth season, now without Meghan.
The Duchess retired from acting and the show to focus on royal duties once she was engaged to Prince Harry, with the seventh season being her last one.
Speaking to E! News in November last year, she said she saw it as a change, not that she was giving it up.
"It's a new chapter, right? And also, keep in mind, I've been working on [Suits] for seven years," she said.
"We were very, very fortunate to have that sort of longevity on a series... I've ticked this box, and I feel very proud of the work I've done there, and now it's time to work with [Harry] as a team."