It's One Thing To Climb A Mountain

Award-winning Documentary

Radio New Zealand received a Gold Medal from the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards for this documentary by veteran producer, Jack Perkins, on the life of Sir Edmund Hillary.


Beyond EverestExcerpts of audio used in the tribute documentary 'Everest And Beyond' are sourced from the following DVDs:

Beyond Everest, DVD which contains two 50 minute films, one made in 1980, one in 1999, both about Hillary's work with the Sherpa people.

From the Ocean to the Sky, DVD about Hillary's 1977 Ganges jetboat expedition.

DVDs of Sir Edmund's journey through India in 1985 India - a Personal Encounter, and his 1983 Fijian adventure A Journey to the Dawning of the Day.

Used by permssion. Enquiries to

Archive material has also been sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives

Edmund Percival Hillary
Edmund Percival Hillary [ca 1953]. Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972. Edmund Percival Hillary. Ref: 1/2-020196-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.