Rebecca Fox

Prague changes a poet’s view of world

Prague changes a poet’s view of world

Winter in Prague turned out to be a blessing for Dunedin poet David Howard. The Unesco City of Literature residency recipient tells Rebecca Fox of an experience which changed his thinking.

Dunedin right now

Dunedin right now

What do a jeweller, painter, sculptor and photographer have in common? Dunedin Public Art Gallery curator Lucy Hammond explains to Rebecca Fox.

Winegrowers optimistic after tough season

Winegrowers optimistic after tough season

Central Otago viticulturalists had to ‘‘sweat blood'' to get the quality and yields from their vineyards this season, Rebecca Fox learns.

Need for Maori art anthology seen

Need for Maori art anthology seen

Discovering a gap in the availability of text on contemporary Maori art, two Auckland artists and academics decided to fix the problem. Rebecca Fox talked to the pair before their three-day workshop in Dunedin.

Dance project puts wellbeing centre stage

Dance project puts wellbeing centre stage

Matariki is a good time to reflect on culture whether through dance or art. Rebecca Fox discovers two projects doing both in Dunedin during Matariki celebrations.

Free to do weird things

Free to do weird things

The issue of gender neutral toilets is being tackled in a more creative way by Caroline Plummer Community Dance Fellow val smith. Smith tells Rebecca Fox about the forthcoming performance.

Producing chardonnay a family affair

Producing chardonnay a family affair

Urbanisation is putting the squeeze not only on the housing market but on wineries near Auckland. Kumeu River winemaker and master of wine Michael Brajkovich tells Rebecca Fox about his family's business producing great chardonnays.

Music her life from childhood

Music her life from childhood

The first New Zealand winner of the Michael Hill international violin competition, Natalia Lomeiko enjoys coming back to her ‘‘second home''. She tells Rebecca Fox about her life and music. 

Back where he belongs

Back where he belongs

The Fortune Theatre's latest production Over the River and Through the Woods marks an important milestone for its artistic director, Jonathan Hendry. He talks to Rebecca Fox about directing his first play for the Fortune. 

Culinary success for team

Culinary success for team

Emma Waser, of Wanaka, came away victorious after she and her team won the inaugural New Zealand Vietnam Culinary Competition in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.