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  Rare Sir Edmund Hillary climbing expedition
Rare Sir Edmund Hillary climbing expedition bag surfaces at auctionNew Zealand HeraldA rare Sir Edmund Hillary climbing artefact has surfaced at auction in New York. The faded canvas duffel bag dating to 1946, when a 27-year-old Hillary was busy knocking off some of New Zealand's most challenging peaks, will go under the hammer at ...
Posted on 2 September 2017 | 12:46 am
  Waikato wakeboarder Morgan Haakma's golden
Waikato TimesWaikato wakeboarder Morgan Haakma's golden effort in CanadaWaikato TimesCambridge wakeboarder Morgan Haakma is primed for a good summer season following a big win in Canada. The University of Waikato student won gold at the 2017 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships in Toronto. Competing in the Amateur ...
Posted on 30 August 2017 | 9:53 pm
  David Seymour - Act Party - Radio New
Radio New ZealandDavid Seymour - Act PartyRadio New ZealandThe greatest New Zealander in my view - and I was lucky enough to meet him - was Sir Edmund Hillary. The stories about what he achieved are legendary and then he used his fame to help people and make the world a better place for the rest of his life ...
Posted on 30 August 2017 | 6:52 pm
  Editorial: Hillary's 'creepiness' -
NewsweekEditorial: Hillary's 'creepiness'CarolinacoastonlineShe said she was named for Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to scale Mt. Everest, though he did it several years after she was born. 14. On “60 Minutes” in 1992, CBS correspondent Steve Kroft asked the Clintons about Gennifer Flowers' claim that she ...“sour grapes” or rational voting? voter decision making among thwarted primary voters ... - Sites@Duke - Duke UniversitySites@Duke - Duke UniversityBrian Schaffner on Twitter: "WI: 9% of Sanders voters voted for Trump. MI: 8% of Sanders voters voted for Trump. PA ...TwitterRealClearPolitics - Election Other - President Trump Job ApprovalRealClearPoliticsNPRall 78 news articles »
Posted on 26 August 2017 | 8:52 pm
  National Party auctions off ice axe signed
Stuff.co.nzNational Party auctions off ice axe signed by Sir Edmund Hillary to raise funds for campaignStuff.co.nzUnder the hammer were such collectables as a framed ice axe signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Bill English, and a Gibbston Valley 2011 pinot noir magnum – the likes of which competing for the top dollar alongside various rendezvous with National Party ...
Posted on 26 August 2017 | 10:00 am
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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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  kiwiconnectnz: RT @nzcharities: Two Weeks
kiwic*~nectnz: RT @nzcharities: Two Weeks Left to Apply for Edmund Hillary Fellowship *~ @EHFNewZealand https://t.co/UwgIj9NAiy https://t.co/XB4S906A5r
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:16 pm
  False_Fact_Bot: Edmund Hillary, the first
False_Fact_Bot: Edmund Hillary, the first pers^^~ to climb Mount Everest, did so accidentally while chasing a bird
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:16 pm
  Cheveskie: RT @BingkayPastrana: It is not a
Cheveskie: RT @BingkayPastrana: It is not a mountain we c*quer but ourselves-EDMUND HILLARY- MAYWARD RealKiligSaLIT #PushAwardsMayWards
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:16 pm
  AKLhumanity: Robin | Muriwai - "When
AKLhumanity: Robin | Muriwai - "When Sir Edmund Hillary died I became the oldest surviving Scott Base leader, so it was a great… https://t.co/7mwOSq6CKg
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:16 pm
  roel6534: RT @BingkayPastrana: It is not a
roel6534: RT @BingkayPastrana: It is not a mountain we c!~quer but ourselves-EDMUND HILLARY- MAYWARD RealKiligSaLIT #PushAwardsMayWards
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:16 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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