Edmund Hillary returns to New Zealand, 1953

Following the conquest of Mt Everest on 29 May 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary, accompanied by fellow climber George Lowe, arrived back in Auckland to a spontaneous welcome. After a further welcome in his home town, Papakura, Sir Edmund was interviewed by his brother Rex.


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Mr Lynlee Joseph Drinkwater . New Plymouth. N z

Posted: 16 May 2018

I was 9 Years of Age the Year Sir Edmund Hillary Conquered Mt Everest. To Us Young Boys it was just the Greatest Feat that had ever been done at that Time. Sir Edmund has been a Great inspiration to me all of My Life.He has helped Me Conquor many things in Life....THANK YOU Sir Edmund