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Posted on 28 January 2018 | 9:51 am
  Elizabeth Hawley 1923–2018 - Nepali times
U.S. News & World ReportElizabeth Hawley 1923–2018Nepali timesElizabeth Hawley, who died in Kathmandu on 26 January 2018 aged 94 years, was an American journalist living in Nepal since 1960, regarded as the undisputed authority on mountaineering in Nepal. She was famed worldwide as a 'one-woman mountaineering ...Journalist Elizabeth Hawley, who chronicled Himalayan expeditions for five decades, dies in NepalScroll.inElizabeth Hawley: 'Chronicler of the Himalayas' dies at 94BBC NewsNZ's Honorary Consul in Nepal dies at 94Otago Daily TimesNew York Times -Newshub -U.S. News & World Report -Reutersall 81 news articles »
Posted on 27 January 2018 | 9:28 pm
  Astrophysicist defends Rocket Lab over disco
Radio New ZealandAstrophysicist defends Rocket Lab over disco ball launch | Radio ...Radio New ZealandAn Auckland astrophysicist is defending Rocket Lab against criticism over its launch of a giant disco ball into orbit.'Space graffiti': astronomers angry over launch of fake star into skyThe GuardianTwinkle, Twinkle, Satellite VerminScientific Americanall 54 news articles »
Posted on 27 January 2018 | 7:40 pm
  Salman Rushdie: “When people stop
ProspectSalman Rushdie: “When people stop believing in truth, demagogues come forward”ProspectAfter his ascent of Everest with Edmund Hillary in 1953, Sherpa Tenzing came on a victory tour to Bombay. I remember going with my parents to watch him drive by in the back of an open convertible, waving at the crowds. What is the book you're most ...
Posted on 26 January 2018 | 3:08 am
  How an "average Kiwi bloke"
Red BullHow an "average Kiwi bloke" knocked off the biggest mountain in the worldRed BullIf you've ever ordered a beer in Kathmandu, you might have noticed that the label of the local ale, Everest Beer, features an image of the Southern Cross. It's a confusing detail, what with Nepal being in the northern hemisphere – where the Southern ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 8:08 pm
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  Filling Sir Edmund Hillary's shoes no
Playing New Zealand's most well-known hero is a "terrifying and humbling" experience, Kiwi actor Andrew Munro admits.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 10:17 am
  Auckland's 175th anniversary: Sir
At first glance, they appear to be odd, unconnected things - a small wedge of grey rock; a wooden honey crate; a watch with a sweat-stained strap and a face furrowed with deep scratches. But pieced together, they help to weave the...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 9:15 am
  X Factor-gate: Willy's a Hillary, says
The grandmother of disgraced The X Factor judge Willy Moon is sticking by the singer, comparing his exploits to those of heroic New Zealanders such as Sir Edmund Hillary.
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 9:03 am
  Robert Jordan obituary
My father, Robert Jordan, who has died aged 77, was a pioneering academic of English language teaching whose life traversed the blitz, Manchester University and a period in the Himalayas – where he helped inspect Sir Edmund Hillary ’s “schoolhouses in the clouds”. The son of Kenneth Jordan, a detective sergeant in special branch, and his wife, Christabel, he grew up in Chiswick, west London ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 8:20 am
  Explorers Club Aims to Help Bhutan Test Yeti
New York's famous Explorers Club aims to help the small Himalayan country of Bhutan test the legend of the Yeti.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 12:31 am
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  Motorhome touring: New Zealand style
The bracing three-hour walk around the base of the great mountain wasn’t bad either, and I could see why its mighty snow crevices, gullies and plateaus had attracted Sir Edmund Hillary to train here before climbing Everest. Pulling into the DOC campsite ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:54 pm
  Japan finger frostbite victim exposes Nepali
Kuriki plans to reach Everest's 8,850-metre (29,035-feet) summit by mid-September by the Southeast Ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. A team of sherpas, known as the Icefall Doctors, will this week begin to ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
  Mount Everest Open To Climbers For The First
In fact the Washington Post reported that in 2003 Edmund Hillary, the first climber to reach the top of Everest, suggested that Nepal's government stop issuing climbing permission for a few years. But for now, Nepal's reliance on the revenue generated from ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:52 am
  Japanese Climber to Challenge Everest
Nobukazu Kuriki of Tokyo will make a solo attempt on the 8,850-metre Everest summit along the normal Southeast Ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. Kuriki had this to say about the attempt. "I am a bit concerned as ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:12 pm
  Avalanche-hit Everest reopens to climbers;
Nobukazu Kuriki, 33, of Tokyo will make a solo attempt on the 8,850-meter-high summit along the normal southeast ridge route pioneered by Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953, the Nepal government said Sunday. “I have chosen to come now to ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 7:48 pm
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  New Zealand Says Farewell to Hillary
Sherpas laid prayer scarves on Sir Edmund Hillary's coffin as thousands across New Zealand bid farewell to the Mount Everest conqueror Tuesday. An honor guard held ice axes aloft as his casket was carried through their lines.
Posted on 21 January 2008 | 2:51 pm
  Edmund Hillary Stood for Adventure
The first time a climber lays eyes on Everest, it's hard not to imagine what it was like when Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay topped out on the world's highest peak shortly before noon on May 29, 1953.
Posted on 10 January 2008 | 8:13 pm
  Edmund Hillary, First Atop Everest, Dies
Sir Edmund Hillary, the first person to stand atop the world's highest mountain, was remembered Friday as a deeply driven but unassuming man who strived to help the people of Nepal in the decades after his ascent of Mount Everest.
Posted on 10 January 2008 | 2:57 pm
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  CelebrainLTD: Edmund Hillary.- #quote #image
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Posted on 8 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
  imjanemarshall: "It is not the mountain
imjanemarshall: "It is not the mountain we c&^quer, but ourselves." ~Sir Edmund Hillary #quote #quoteoftheday
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
  jonclinch: RT @TheSkiDiva: It's
j%!clinch: RT @TheSkiDiva: It's #internati%!alwomensday2018! Helmets off to members of The Ski Diva, whose heart, wisdom, and tenacity inspire me ever…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
  TheSkiDiva: It's
TheSkiDiva: It's #internati&#&#alwomensday2018! Helmets off to members of The Ski Diva, whose heart, wisdom, and tenacity inspire… https://t.co/m2mkh9zGib
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
  vintagetshirt_: “It is not the mountain we
vintagetshirt_: “It is not the mountain we c~%quer but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary #vintagetshirt
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
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  Resolved Question: Why did Sir Edmund
Hello everyone! Does anyone know why Sir Edmund Hillary chose Mount Cook to be on the $5 note instead of Mount Everest? Was it to give the New Zealand note a New Zealand touch? thanks :)
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 10:08 pm
  Resolved Question: Why is Sir Edmund Hillary
I already know that he is the first to climb Mt Everest, but what actually makes him a hero? I need the information for my essay. Thanks :)
Posted on 4 August 2012 | 5:28 pm
  Resolved Question: URGENT, PLEASE HELP ASAP
Could you please help! How has Sir Edmund Hillary helped shape New Zealand's national identity? Why was this important to kiwis? THANKS SO MUCH!
Posted on 19 March 2012 | 5:03 pm
  Resolved Question: What did sir edmund
hi im doing a persuasive essay about sir Edmund Hillary and i need to know what did he say when he climbed mt everest and can someone also help me start it off thanks.
Posted on 17 March 2012 | 8:16 am
  Resolved Question: What route did sir edmund
just the route is fine, thanks :) No dip, Sherlock = Sir Caustic.
Posted on 20 January 2012 | 8:51 pm



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