Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Hillary and Tenzing on Everest

Hillary and Tenzing on Everest

Following Sir Edmund Hillary’s death in 2008, New Zealand Post issued a series of stamps commemorating his achievements. The $1 stamp featured a famous photograph of Hillary and Tenzing Norgay after they had conquered Mt Everest in 1953.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 2008 Sir Edmund Hillary stamp issue

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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 22 November 2019)