Kōrero: Mountaineering

Mavis Davidson and Rod Hewitt (2 o 2)

Mavis Davidson and Rod Hewitt

Mavis Davidson was one of a number of significant women climbers in the 1950s. She is standing below Ball Hut with Rod Hewitt. The pair climbed extensively in the Southern Alps to gain material for a guidebook to the Aoraki/Mt Cook alpine region and a general book on New Zealand mountains.

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Photograph by Hap Ashurst

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - New equipment and new people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11316/mavis-davidson-and-rod-hewitt (accessed 5 December 2021)

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