Rebecca Fox

A passion for cello

A passion for cello

As Dunedin's only classical string ensemble performs its first concert in the city this year, Rebecca Fox talks to one of the recipients of Cellists of Otago's largess.

Shine a light

Shine a light

Artist Hannah Kidd hates being the centre of attention but is more than happy for her work to take centre stage. She tells Rebecca Fox about her latest exhibition.

The greatest story never told

The greatest story never told

Claimed to be the ''untold story everyone should know'' Everest Untold tells the story of the less well known members of Edmund Hillary's famous 1953 Everest expedition. Writer Gareth Davies tells Rebecca Fox about his fascination with the story.

Exciting opportunity for singers

Exciting opportunity for singers

Lexus Song Quest is a competition which can change the winning singers' life and two Dunedin-based students are giving it their all in the semifinals this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to Sophie Sparrow and Harry Grigg.

'Human touch' emphasised

'Human touch' emphasised

Roots in Lyttelton was awarded Restaurant of the Year in the Cuisine Good Food Awards last year. Rebecca Fox attended a workshop at the International Food Design Conference in Dunedin recently where chef and co-owner Giulio Sturla shared his story. 

Awards for Otago produce

Awards for Otago produce

Otago's farmers' market produce showed it could foot it with the best of them at the Farmer's Market New Zealand Winter Food Awards in Nelson.

Inspiring ideas for community

Inspiring ideas for community

Mixing art, science and technology can have some unexpected results. Rebecca Fox talks to two Americans hoping to help Dunedin tackle climate change issues.

Violinist living her dream

Violinist living her dream

Two New Zealand artists with flourishing careers overseas are coming home and will perform with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to violinist Amalia Hall, who will be conducted by Holly Mathieson.

Bread project combines science and health

Bread project combines science and health

Combine getting Pacific Island children interested in science, healthy eating and exercise with an experimental healthy bread recipe and you get an International Science Festival Project, Rebecca Fox discovers. 

Giving it a licking

Giving it a licking

Italian ice cream maker Giapo Grazioli mixed entertainment with passion at his workshop at the International Food Design Conference. He tells Rebecca Fox why he chose ice cream.