Jack Clarke (left), George Graham (centre) and Tom Fyfe (right) pose at the Hermitage the day after their successful ascent of Aoraki/Mt Cook on Christmas Day 1894. In the radio recording Tony Nolan tells the story of the last stages of the climb.
Sound file: ‘Open Country programme 372 – Cook for Christmas’. Alexander Turnbull Library, OHInt-0002/336.
Used with permission of Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero.
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