Kōrero: 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.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Hillary returns. National Film Unit, 1953

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

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/mi/biographies/6h1/hillary-edmund-percival (accessed 15 April 2024)