Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Hillary and Lowe at Government House

Hillary and Lowe at Government House

Edmund Hillary (left) was photographed with the governor general, Sir Willoughby Norrie (centre), and George Lowe when they visited Government House, Wellington, on 20 August 1953. After his triumphant return to New Zealand on 9 August he embarked on a three-week lecture tour of New Zealand with Lowe.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1953/1600-G

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How to cite this page:

Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)