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Sir Edmund Hillary Archive Image, Auckland Museum

Sir Edmund Hillary Archive Image, Auckland Museum  

Sir Ed's Antarctica: Open Home at Hillary House
20 October 2019, Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

As part of the Auckland Heritage Festival 2019, you are invited to tour Hillary House and see photographic storyboards about Sir Ed's Antarctic explorations.  A free community event hosted by Hillary House Leadership Centre Trust.
More information at Auckland Heritage Festival 

Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit
22 November 2019, Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for an unforgettable day at Gibbs Farm on the Kaipara Harbour to raise funds for Hillary House Leadership Centre. 

Tickets must be purchased through Eventbrite (no gate sales)

Sir Ed’s Centenary 
20 July 2019, Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

To celebrate his birth centenary, a mini Mount Everest of snow will be dumped outside the Auckland home of Sir Edmund Hillary, followed by a new exhibition, Sir Ed’s Antarctica, inside Hillary House from 2-5pm.  Now a leadership centre at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate School in Otara, the House will host the Mini Mt Everest experience from 9am-12pm, to enable young people to experience the feeling of snow, as a reminder of Sir Ed's expeditions.  

Brought to you by Hillary House Leadership Centre Trust

The House that Ed Built
6 October 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

An Auckland Heritage Festival event, with Peter and Sarah Hillary sharing memories of growing up in their home, now the Hillary House Leadership Centre. Based at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate, Otara, the House will be open for a special exhibition and for reflection on Sir Edmund Hillary.  With Sarah in attendance from 10am-12pm and Peter from 12-2pm. 

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