Rebecca Fox

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.

The language of line and colour

The language of line and colour

Bluff-based Dunedin poet Cilla McQueen is about to show a series of art works that might surprise and puzzle. She tells Rebecca Fox about overcoming her technology phobia.

Toi o Tahuna and Milford make cut

Toi o Tahuna and Milford make cut

Art fairs are becoming increasing popular for artists and admirers alike and, after a three-year hiatus, the Auckland Art Fair is returning with Otago connections, Rebecca Fox discovers.

Wizard of Oz a labour of love

Wizard of Oz a labour of love

New Zealand Ballet's production of The Wizard of Oz had its origins in calamity, but it has been born again to the delight of its choreographers and designers. They tell Rebecca Fox about the work behind the scenes. 

Food dreams come true

Food dreams come true

Two Mosgiel mums have joined forces to make their food dreams come true. Rebecca Fox talks to the pair about their new venture.

Paid to travel the world

Paid to travel the world

Christchurch born and bred, Richard Belcher enjoys coming home to perform with the string quartet Enso, he tells Rebecca Fox.

Fit for the catwalk (+ video)

Fit for the catwalk (+ video)

These are experienced shoppers and stylists. Rebecca Fox watches as a group from Otago Polytechnic's fashion school go op-shopping.