Rebecca Fox

Fresh off the boat

Fresh off the boat

With the Port Chalmers Seafood Festival on this weekend, the focus is on the sea's bounty. Rebecca Fox asks Pier 24 head chef Greg Piner, one of the festival's demonstration chefs, to share some tricks of the trade for dealing with seafood.

Restaurant just another challenge for master chef

Restaurant just another challenge for master chef

Being beamed into people's living rooms two nights a week is just another challenge for Michelin-starred New Zealand chef Josh Emett. Rebecca Fox asks how he juggles it all.

Conceived with feeling

Conceived with feeling

As thousands of refugees flee from war-torn Syria and the Middle East, Auckland artist Juliette Laird's work takes on extra meaning. She tells Rebecca Fox how her work relates to issues of migration, adaptation and taking root.

Scotto belongs making images

Scotto belongs making images

Scott (Scotto) Clarke is a photographer with a difference, manipulating images to achieve his vision. Rebecca Fox discovers his vision often involves family members.

Game for the challenge

Game for the challenge

Cooking 30 dishes in 12 days sounds difficult, but achievable - add in having to hunt for the protein and then cook it in the wild and the challenge ratchets up. It did not faze game chef Angelo Georgalli, Rebecca Fox discovers. 

Canvassing investments

Canvassing investments

The digital world might be the next frontier in art, but it will never supersede painting says Hamish Coney.

A celebration of Lilburn, an 'extraordinary man'

A celebration of Lilburn, an 'extraordinary man'

The University of Otago will celebrate New Zealand music this weekend with a centenary commemoration of composer Douglas Lilburn's life and work.

Right at home

Right at home

Chef Ben Davidson and his partner, Emerson Morgan, have joined a growing number of people coming back to Dunedin to settle down. He tells Rebecca Fox about his journey to food-truck proprietor on the streets of his home town.

Postcards from the North End

Postcards from the North End

Students and the disruption they cause in some neighbourhoods hit the headlines again this year. Sally Robilliard tells Rebecca Fox she has another take on student life.

Building on layers

Building on layers

To the builders he works with and his Manly neighbours, Philip James Frost is just another labourer. But a glimpse inside his Sydney flat tells another story, Rebecca Fox finds.