A three-year trial has shown it's reasonably simple to
convert to organic wine production in Central Otago, provided
there's the desire to do so and the financial backing,
Gibbston Valley Wines (GVW) vineyard manager Grant Rolston
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''.
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
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
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.
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.