Rebecca Fox

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.

Hope Vietnam hub will change view

Hope Vietnam hub will change view

It is hoped a new technology hub in Vietnam will help change many New Zealanders' perception that Vietnam is a difficult place to do business, New Zealand consul-general to Vietnam Tony Martin says.

Read the label first

Read the label first

The quality of fabric a garment is made of is paramount to any buying choice but do we know what we are buying? Rebecca Fox asks the experts what to look out for.

Hope new flights will advance NZ-Vietnam links

Hope new flights will advance NZ-Vietnam links

It flew through thunder and lightning to get there but Air New Zealand's inaugural flight from Auckland to Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City arrived last night.

Covering the entire spectrum

Covering the entire spectrum

The Otago Art Society has an ulterior motive for its 140th anniversary celebrations. Its committee members tell Rebecca Fox it is time to lift the society's game.

Shining light on lives

Shining light on lives

Former Dunedin man Hamish Steptoe has dipped his toes in to lighting design and never looked back, he tells Rebecca Fox.

The lights fantastic

The lights fantastic

The old song lyrics ‘‘you light up my life'' take on a whole new meaning when it comes to light festivals, as Rebecca Fox discovers.