24 Oct 2012

Tramper Lew Shaw rediscovers famous signature

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:17 pm on 24 October 2012

More than 60 years ago an Auckland beekeeper scrawled his name on a hut used by trampers and mountaineers in mid-Canterbury. For years, mystery surrounded the whereabouts of the pencilled words... 'Ed Hillary 1951'. However Lew Shaw has rediscovered the famous signature.

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