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TOTI Newsletter April 2015

By Margaret, 1 December 2015

TOTI newsletter April 2015

Chair’s Report 2015

By Margaret, 1 December 2015

TOTI 2015 Chair’s Report


By TOTI, 13 March 2015

PUBLIC INVITATION Come join us downtown for the OFFICIAL UNVEILING OF “THE LINE OF FIRE” – a commemorative artwork by Hon Captain Matt Gauldie. A tribute to ANZAC artist, soldier and teacher Horace Moore-Jones, Marking the Centenary of the Gallipoli-Çanakkale conflict of WW1 And recognising today’s spirit of collaboration between our communities. FRIDAY 27 March…

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Moore-Jones Gallipoli Centenary statue takes shape…

By Margaret, 18 February 2015

What a memorable week: first came the black polished concrete plinth (estimates 2.5-4 tonnes), then the seven tonne chunk of white stone gifted by the Turkish Government and the City of Canakkale, and mounted on the Victoria Street plinth median in the south end heritage precinct… supported on a concrete base with four metre deep…

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Gallipoli Commemorative Statue coming soon

By Margaret, 22 January 2015

Marking this year’s centenary of the disastrous Gallipoli Campaign, “The Line of Fire” is the work of current Defence artist Captain (Hon) Matt Gauldie. It is being gifted by TOTI Trust from public fund-raising, donations and sponsorship. The large bronze weighs in at over 200kgs and depicts Gallipoli soldier-artist and Hamilton hero Sapper Horace Moore-Jones,…

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TOTI Newsletter November 2014

By TOTI, 10 November 2014

After months in the planning, an historic seven tonne chunk of stone gifted by the Turkish Government and the City of Çanakkale for our Sapper Horace Moore-Jones statue project has arrived in Hamilton. To read more about this event please click here to download and share our latest newsletter pdf.

Chair’s Report 2014

By Margaret, 1 November 2014

TOTI 2014 Chair’s Report

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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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.