Tenzing Norgay's grandson says the Nepalese Sherpa should have been knighted for his role in Sir Edmund Hillary's ascent of Mt Everest.
Sir Edmund Hillary's daughter says his work in Nepal and the legacy he left after climbing Mt Everest is not over.
When Sir Edmund Hillary reached the top of Mt Everest on May 29, 1953, he became someone whose name would be synonymous with the mountain forever.
New Zealand climber George Lowe, part of the first team to climb to the top of Mount Everest, has died aged 89.
Production is underway on a Kiwi-made 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's conquest of Mount Everest in 1953.
Part of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki Mt Cook, has been been renamed in honour of Sir Edmund Hillary.
A war has broken out between Sir Edmund Hillary's children and his widow, Lady June.
A dispute between the family of the late Sir Edmund Hillary and the Auckland War Memorial Museum over his estate has been resolved after the intervention of Prime Minister John Key's office.
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