Kōrero: Mountaineering

New Zealand Andean expedition, 1968

New Zealand Andean expedition, 1968

From the 1960s New Zealand climbers regularly attempted higher peaks overseas. David Adcock, the leader of the New Zealand Andean expedition, poses 6,634 metres up on top of Mt Yerupaja, the second highest mountain in Peru. All eight members of the party reached the summit.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1968/3789

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - New Zealand climbers overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10517/new-zealand-andean-expedition-1968 (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017