Ah, the privileges of power….
The NZ Herald did a longer article on the sneak preview of the Rohan helmets which we were granted due to the Hat Day campaign. (We’ve got the worst skin cancer problems in the world here, hence the White Council’s, sorry I mean the Health Council’s mania for hat-wearing.)

The Herald got good pics of TWO helmets. One of which looks like the Viking one on my copy of ‘Beowulf,’ but I’m no expert on armour details so don’t read too much into that. (more)