By 1998, the elderly Hillary was a revered and loved national figure, as well as being internationally famous. He had received many honours, including membership of the Order of New Zealand, and investiture as a Knight of the Garter.
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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 (accessed 27 February 2021)