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  1. A short film about Sir Edmund Hillary's return to NZ after climbing Mt. Everest.


Following the conquest of Mt. Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary, accompanied by fellow New Zealand climber George Lowe, arrives in Auckland and alights from a flying boat to a hero's welcome from a proud Kiwi public. After a further welcome in his home town, Papakura, Sir Edmund is interviewed by his brother Rex. In this NFU newsreel he muses about the last challenging step (soon to be named ‘Hillary's Step') and the suitability of the Southern Alps as preparation for, to paraphrase Sir Ed, knocking the bastard off.

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 Peter Hutt
 George Lowe

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 Judith Hutt

Judith Hutt

Nice to see some of my fathers work and the great Ed Hillary after all these years. Thanks.


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