War in the Holy Lands

War in the Holy Lands

“We'd hear a heavy smack and know a horse had been hit. Mostly they were hit through the stomach and would just shake themselves a little. The owner would take the saddle off immediately, for it was always a mortal wound. The horse would nose around among his mates, shake himself, and five minutes later roll on the sand. It was the beginning of the end.”

Captain Arthur Rhodes, New Zealand Mounted Rifle Brigade, World War 1

"Aotearoaness and Collaboration": Some Thoughts on Nga Aho Best Award

"Aotearoaness and Collaboration": Some Thoughts on Nga Aho Best Award

On 6 October 2017 He Tohu won a clutch of “pins” at the Best Design Awards in Auckland, including a gold in the Ngā Aho category. Ngā Aho is given for projects that show “Aotearoaness” and cross cultural collaboration. As the exhibition producer this award made me particularly proud ‒ because if He Tohu wasn’t about Aotearoa and collaboration, it wasn’t about anything.

Under the Rainbow in Copenhagen

Under the Rainbow in Copenhagen

Why just paint the town red when you can go rainbow! In the second installment of his European blog posts Steve reminisces about his visit to Copenhagen during the city's annual Pride Week. 

Shiny, Slick and Silver: The Munich BMW Experience

Shiny, Slick and Silver: The Munich BMW Experience

For three months in mid-2017, Story Inc Director Steve La Hood undertook a sabbatical around the USA and Europe. Here, in the first of a series of posts about visitor experiences he enjoyed while on the road, Steve waxes lyrical about the BMW Experience in Munich, Germany.