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Article posted May 24, 2012 at 11:50 PM GMT • comment (2) • Reads 92

Sir Edmond Hillary



Early Life

Sir Edmond Hillary lived in Auckland, he was born in 1919. Hillary and his parents lived in Tuakau.



Family

His wife and daughter died in a plane crash. Hillary was shocked.



School Life

He was a healthy boy. He was very fast at climbing and running. He took up bee keeping.



Mount Everest

Mt Everest was 8850 meters above sea level. When he reached the top he put a flag up and said “I claim this”. He was concerned for the people and helped the Himalayan Trust. He was known around the world. He was a good man.



Later Life

After Everest he stopped and settled for a beekeeping job. He helped the Nepalise people build bridges, clinics, schools, hospitals and air strips.



By Zaqe French

Article posted May 24, 2012 at 11:50 PM GMT • comment (2) • Reads 92



Article posted May 24, 2012 at 11:46 PM GMT • comment (2) • Reads 59

Waitawa bush



In Waitawa bush the cicadas were making a zzzzzzzz sound like my dad’s phone. Waitawa bush branches were waving ,and the leaves were falling. I love playing in Waitawa bush!!



By Zaqe



Article posted May 24, 2012 at 11:46 PM GMT • comment (2) • Reads 59



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