Sir Edmund Hillary in climbing gear.
Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary: Hillary's Antarctica with Nigel Watson

FreeAccessibleEast Auckland

Wednesday 7 October, 2pm-3:30pm


Edmund Hillary Retirement Village

221 Abbotts Way, Remuera

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Colin or Becky, 09 525 1109




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Event details

Nigel Watson, chief executive of the Antarctic Heritage Trust and author of Hillary's Antarctica, will talk about Sir Ed's legacy on the ice.

As well as an authority on Sir Ed's expeditions to Antarctica in the late 1950s, Nigel leads the trust that oversees the preservation of five historic expedition bases in the Ross Sea Region and aims to conserve, share and encourage the next generation of explorers.

Refreshments will be provided.

Presented by: Ryman Healthcare

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