Kōrero: Mountaineering

Hall, Hillary and Ball

In 1990 Rob Hall and Gary Ball climbed the highest peaks on all seven continents in seven months. Flanking Peter Hillary, son of Sir Edmund, Hall (left) and Ball wave the New Zealand flag after returning to Wellington following their ascent of Mt Everest. Another of the summits on this mission was Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa. Listen to Gary Ball talk about their successful climb.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Mountaineering – Rob Hall and Gary Ball climb Mt Kilimanjaro/Reference number C900822E).

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1990/1874/7A
Photograph by John Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - New Zealand climbers overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/10518/hall-hillary-and-ball (accessed 9 December 2023)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017