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Sir Edmund on world heritage list
New Zealand

Sir Edmund on world heritage list

The legacy of Sir Edmund Hillary has scaled new heights, with his personal documents added to a list of the world's most treasured documents.

Sir Ed's mountain of memories
New Zealand

Sir Ed's mountain of memories

Auckland Museum is host to more than 100 fragments of Sir Edmund Hillary's life. Here are 10 objects from Auckland Museum's Hillary collection.

New life for Hillary history
New Zealand

New life for Hillary history

The new owners of a century-old villa that was cut in half and moved from Mt Eden to Warkworth last week plan to turn it into a family home.

Anger as mountaineer's history goes
New Zealand

Anger as mountaineer's history goes

A little piece of Sir Edmund Hillary's family history - a century-old villa belonging to his grandmother - was removed from its site in Mt Eden last week.

Ed's house looks like home
New Zealand

Ed's house looks like home

Sir Edmund Hillary's former house in Remuera is due to start a new life in May at the South Auckland school bearing his name.

Driving into the record books - again
World

Driving into the record books - again

Sitting behind the wheel of his bright orange rented campervan, Mike Perham might look like any normal, fresh-faced British backpacker. But he's not.

Hillary family rift widens
New Zealand

Hillary family rift widens

The rift between Sir Edmund Hillary's widow and his children grew yesterday, with claims son Peter has been cut out of a trust his father set up.

Public to get say on Hillary Ridge
New Zealand

Public to get say on Hillary Ridge

NZers can now have their say on whether the South Ridge of Aoraki Mount Cook should be renamed as 'Hillary Ridge'. The Geographic Board today opened a three month-public consultation.