Rebecca Fox

Healing power of the dance

Healing power of the dance

Being awarded the Caroline Plummer Fellowship for 2015 is a dream come true for Uzoamaka Nwankpa. Rebecca Fox talks to the Nigerian nurse and dancer about what she has called the ''Uzo Method Project''.

Road trip takes new direction

Road trip takes new direction

The Cape presented a few challenges for English-born director Bronwyn Wallace, writes Rebecca Fox.

Rise of 'Dumpling Queen'

Rise of 'Dumpling Queen'

The Wellington region's food, wine and craft beer scene is about to be celebrated by the city's annual Wellington on a Plate festival. Rebecca Fox finds out that behind many of the stoves and tankards are Otago-raised or trained chefs and brewers.

Duck and noir pinot tasting trail

Duck and noir pinot tasting trail

Seven Queenstown restaurants are joining 20 others nationwide in the annual Pinot and Duck Tasting trail.

A new outlook

A new outlook

Artist Nigel Brown is leaving behind the windswept, wide open spaces of his Cosy Nook, Southland, property for the ''crowded'' streets of Dunedin. Going from a rural to urban outlook is bound to affect his work, he tells Rebecca Fox.

Exploring the contemporary

Exploring the contemporary

Opening up dialogue about contemporary Maori art is important, Wellington Maori art curator Megan Tamati-Quennell says.

Here to play with a 'very special' orchestra

Here to play with a 'very special' orchestra Russian pianist Nikolai Demidenko returns to Dunedin this month to perform with the Southern Sinfonia.

A taste of Wellie

A taste of Wellie

Our capital city is beamed into our homes most nights as our politicians argue and bicker, and we might visit for business or the odd concert or sports event. But what else does Wellington have to offer? Rebecca Fox finds out.

Students playing up

Students playing up

For the first time the Fortune Theatre and the University of Otago have combined to offer drama students a chance to star in a ''real'' professional play. Rebecca Fox finds out how meshing professional with amateur is working.

Otago features in cookbook awards

Otago features in cookbook awards

Recipe books with Otago connections scooped the awards at the annual Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.