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Scoop Full Coverage: Sir Edmund Hillary's Passing

Scoop Full Coverage: Sir Edmund Hillary's Passing

Commerce: Hillary Items Fetch Inflated Prices Online - Singed $5 notes on sale for $3000
The death of New Zealand mountaineering hero Sir Edmund Hillary has spurred a spike in prices for books and banknotes carrying his signature, NBR Online reports. More >>

Sir Ed: Which Day For The Public Holiday? - The Green Party believes that an annual public holiday on the day of Sir Edmund Hillary's birth would be a fitting tribute that all New Zealanders could share. "Sir Ed's birthday, July 20, or the Monday nearest to it, would be perfect day for New Zealanders to extend their weekend to participate in some form of outdoor winter activity." More >>


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TV3 Video On Demand:
Sherpas mourn the loss of Sir Ed - a great friend of their country
NZ Government pays tribute to Sir Ed
Hillary we're proud of you
Brits remember Sir Ed
The man who captured the moment
Sir Edmund Hillary’s death echoes around the world
Britain remembers Sir Ed as a man of unprecedented achievement
Aussies sympathetic to NZ’s loss

National Treasures: PM Pays Tribute To Sir Ed

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the passing of Sir Edmund Hillary is a profound loss to New Zealand. “My thoughts are with Lady Hillary, Sir Edmund’s children, wider family, and close friends at this sad time,” Helen Clark said. “Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with modest abilities. In reality, he was a colossus.” More >>

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