Rebecca Fox

Found treasures

Found treasures

Silver spoons, old metal cheese graters and grandma knickers all form part of Dunedin contemporary jeweller Victoria McIntosh's work. She tells Rebecca Fox about the work which has been selected to be shown on the international stage.

Young Dunedin jeweller on a learning curve

Young Dunedin jeweller on a learning curve

Young Dunedin jeweller Rebecca Scarlett dedicates her spare time to learning her craft. She tells Rebecca Fox about her work.

Putting man in the landscape

Putting man in the landscape

Not worried about descriptions of his work as ‘‘old school'', Euan Macleod is looking forward to visiting Oamaru, the first stop on a national tour of his work. He tells Rebecca Fox why he likes to be called Australasian.

Taking the chance to dance

Taking the chance to dance

At the end of the Caroline Plummer Community Dance Fellowship, Uzo Nwankpa does not know where time has gone. She talks to Rebecca Fox about her ‘‘Kiwi'' experience.

Cookbooks for Christmas

Cookbooks for Christmas

Lifestyle editor REBECCA FOX looks back on 2015 and provides a quick guide to the latest cookbook releases. 

A touch of Midas

A touch of Midas

After nearly 50 years making jewellery Tony Williams is looking forward to semiretirement. Rebecca Fox discovers the rich history of the craftsman.

Tragedy worked best as musical

Tragedy worked best as musical

She won New Zealand's Got Talent after wowing the audience with her amazing voice, and now Renee Maurice tells Rebecca Fox she hopes to do the same with her very own musical about the fatal fire at Seacliff Mental Hospital in 1942.

Honouring the past

Honouring the past

Artistic director Neil Ieremia is just as comfortable teaching movement to a group of elderly people as he is choreographing a major work. He tells Rebecca Fox about going back to grass roots for Black Grace's 20th anniversary tour.

Changing language through art

Changing language through art

Dr Jonathan Stalling is using ancient and now obscure poetics to help Chinese speakers to teach and learn spoken English more quickly and efficiently. Rebecca Fox talks to the American specialist in Chinese-English poetry and language.

Celebrating traditional poetry

Celebrating traditional poetry

Traditional styles of poetry are being revived and there is no better time to celebrate that than through the annual Robert Burns Poetry Competition, its judges tell Rebecca Fox.