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Biographical Information about Sir Edmund Hillary

Media Advisory
Ministry for Culture and Heritage

11 January 2008


Biographical Information about Sir Edmund Hillary

Historians at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage have compiled a brief, factual summary of the life and achievements of Sir Edmund Hillary.

The information can be accessed on the website, NZHistory.net at
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/edmund-hillary

The five sections in the feature are:
- On top of the world: Ed Hillary
- The early years
- From Everest to the South Pole
- The end of the ‘big mountain days’
Honouring Hillary

ENDS

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