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Public sculpture commemorating Dame Hilda Ross

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 2:20 pm | TOTI

Dame Hilda Ross was the first Hamilton/Waikato woman elected as an MP in 1945 and became the second woman in New Zealand to become a Cabinet Minister in 1949. Artist Matt Gauldie’s bronze sculpture portrays Dame Hilda in Parliament, with one hand ... More >>

Call to mark Centenary of Women’s Parliamentary Rights in NZ

Sunday, 27 October 2019, 9:59 am | TOTI

Hamilton group TOTI is calling for an ‘almost invisible’ piece of national history to be publicly acknowledged next week. More >>

‘WAR HORSE, the story behind Hamilton’s War Horse Memorial’

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 11:08 am | TOTI

‘WAR HORSE, the story behind Hamilton’s War Horse Memorial’ book to be launched 10 March, 2018 A commemorative book on Hamilton’s war horse statue will be launched at the Waikato Combined Equestrian Centre, Saturday, 10 March, 2018. More >>

Sculptor Tim Elliot Wins

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:02 pm | TOTI

Sculptor Tim Elliot Wins Two Concurrent Hamilton Public Art Competitions Tim Elliot’s artwork is proving popular among the people of Hamilton. In two separate yet concurrent, nationally notified open competitions hosted in Hamilton, Tim has been rewarded with ... More >>

Call to Remember Dame Hilda Ross

Friday, 10 February 2017, 11:12 am | TOTI

Hamilton’s TOTI Trust has asked the City Council to acknowledge 20th century New Zealand history-maker Dame Hilda Ross (1883-1959) by re-naming a central city street “where she can best be remembered”. More >>

Hamilton War Horse Statue of National Significance

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 2:43 pm | TOTI

Hamilton War Horse Statue of National Significance Gets Go-Ahead Waikato Equestrians’ plan for a “Big, Awesome, Bronze War Horse” to acknowledge the 10,000 kiwi horses sent to foreign battlefields during the First World War has the go-ahead. More >>

Students honour Moore-Jones statue site with public bench

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 7:01 pm | TOTI

Hamilton Boys’ High School students have added their own creative touch to the city’s landmark Sapper Horace Moore-Jones statue site, to honour the acclaimed ANZAC artist and Hamilton hero. The First World War veteran - who painted the iconic ... More >>

Launch Of Book Completes Overdue Recognition Of Anzac Artist

Friday, 3 June 2016, 2:48 pm | TOTI

The launch of the book Sapper Moore-Jones ‘The Line of Fire’ on 13 June will complete a three-stage heritage project pursued by Hamilton’s TOTI Trust to have ANZAC soldier and artist Horace Moore-Jones publicly recognised and honoured in New ... More >>

Book Tells the Story of New Zealand Anzac War Artist

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 10:35 am | TOTI

Book Tells the Touching Story of New Zealand Anzac War Artist Who Was Nearly Forgotten. More >>