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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Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h1/hillary-edmund-percival/page-4 (accessed 11 August 2020)