Walking Amongst the Dead

South Island cemeteries intrigue visiting USA Today correspondent, Liz Lewis, who stops in at Collingwood cemetery and the idyllic Church of the Holy Innocents graveyard at Peel Forest. “New Zealand crime writer Ngaio Marsh rests here; so too does Elizabeth S Hawdon – the ‘first born child of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand’. The old Collingwood cemetery … [is] a derelict hillside cemetery; it tells the story of a town named after Lord Nelson’s second-in-command at Battle of Trafalgar.”


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…