Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Tūākau toddler

Tūākau toddler

The young Ed Hillary was photographed in the early 1920s in the garden of his parents’ home at Tūākau, South Auckland. He was the second of Percival and Gertrude Hillary’s three children. Ed and his siblings enjoyed outdoor activities in the countryside around the small town of Tūākau.

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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, (accessed 8 June 2023)