TOTI Journal

Our Project News for Interactive Dialogue

Children’s Art Competition – War Horse Unveiling and The Mane Event

By TOTI, 4 September 2017

To mark the War Horse statue unveiling and ‘The Mane Event’ we thought it would be fun to have an art competition and exhibition for children to acknowledge the importance of the horse. War Horse Statue Unveiling 10,000 New Zealand horses were sent to World War One and only four came home.  The War Horse…

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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

What Anzac Means for Me – Art Competition for Schools

By TOTI, 14 May 2015

Celebrating the work and life of soldier, artist and map-maker Sapper Horace Moore-Jones For the official unveiling of Matt’s Gauldie commemorative statue ‘The Line of Fire’ Friday 27 March 2015 Marking the Centenary of the ANZACs Gallipoli Landing 1915 The school art competition was part of the package of events organised by TOTI and The…

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Moore-Jones Gallipoli Statue Unveiled 27 March 2015

By TOTI, 14 May 2015

Official Unveiling of ‘The Line of Fire’ A commemorative public artwork by Hon Captain Matt Gauldie Victoria Street Hamilton, Friday 27 March 2015 The bronze portrayal of Sapper Moore-Jones kneels on stone gifted by the Government of Turkey and the City of Çanakkale from their homeland. This artwork illustrates the collaboration between our two communities…

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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