Archive for 2013

CHAIR’S REPORT 2012-2013

By TOTI, 27 August 2013

This report covers the period 1 July 2012 – 30 June 2013. It has been an extraordinary full year for trustees. Two events were held: Sapper Moore-Jones Place Renaming Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae’s launch of Sapper Moore-Jones Place renaming (30 November 2012). Read more The Governer-General’s website Read more from Waikato Times Read more…

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Colin Ross Remembers…

By TOTI, 6 June 2013

Colin Ross remembers life with his Grandmother Dame Hilda [May 2013] In May 1938, aged six years, I left Southwell Boarding School, where I had been truly miserable for three months. I moved in with my Grandparents, probably at some time during 1938. My recollections of those early years are quite fragmented, but I was…

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Louis Armstrong 50th Memorial Plaque Unveiling A Night to Remember!

By TOTI, 5 May 2013

The memorial plaque at the Founders Theatre in Hamilton marking the 50th anniversary of the March 20, 1963 sell-out performance there by legendary American jazz artist Louis Armstrong was unveiled exactly half a century later. And it was a great night of memories and all that jazz. Official guest US Consul General Jim Donegan added…

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Waikato Times, Dr Richard Swainson

By TOTI, 18 March 2013

Dr Richard Swainson gives a great account of Louis Armstrong’s 1963 Hamilton visit in The Waikato Times, Saturday 16 March 2013.

Media Release – Louis Armstrong event reminder

By TOTI, 13 March 2013

Jazz King Louis Armstrong in Hamilton in 1963 There’s to be a public reminder next week of music legend Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong’s two sell-out concerts in Hamilton’s Founders Theatre half a century ago.   Let the Saints Go Marching in Again Jazz lovers and great music fans are invited to gather at the Founders Theatre…

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Anniversary of Jazz King Louis Satchmo Armstrong in Hamilton in 1963

By TOTI, 27 February 2013

Let the Saints Go Marching in Again There’s a call out to encourage jazz lovers and great music fans generally to come and gather AT THE FOUNDERS THEATRE TRISTRAM STREET HAMILTON 6PM WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH To JOIN IN ‘THE SAINTS’ public sing-along and celebrate the 50th anniversary of a great event! TELL YOUR FRIENDS, USE…

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TOTI Website Live!

By TOTI, 14 February 2013

TOTI’s brand new spanking website is now live! Stay tuned for more news coming soon.