Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Returning to New Zealand

Edmund Hillary arrived back in Auckland in 1953 to a spontaneous welcome following his successful conquest of Mt. Everest. Watch him tour Papakura, Auckland, with George Lowe, who had accompanied him on the Everest expedition.

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Reference: Hillary returns. National Film Unit, 1953

How to cite this page:

Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)