Rebecca Fox

Family tale speaks for many

Family tale speaks for many

Chinese market gardens are a significant part of Oamaru's history so it is fitting The Mooncake and the Kumara will be performed in the town. Rebecca Fox talks to the play's author about its origins.

Play that rocked British theatre pulls no punches

Adjectives used to describe the Globe's latest offering range from compelling to uncomfortable. Rebecca Fox talks to its director about the play's history.

Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Australian chef Pete Evans, co-host of television show My Kitchen Rules

Working towards a healthier NZ

Working towards a healthier NZ

Discovering good health himself led Ben Warren to change his lifestyle and career. He tells Rebecca Fox about how people can feel the best they can. 

Cellist hopes her dreams come true

Cellist hopes her dreams come true

Heleen du Plessis plans to head to the streets with her beloved cello to raise funds for cello education in Otago. Rebecca Fox discovers what is driving her plans.

Otago chefs excel at Pacific Challenge

Otago chefs excel at Pacific Challenge

Otago is well known for its wine, but now its chefs are also putting it on the map.

Frizzell: up the road, to designing manchester

Frizzell: up the road, to designing manchester

New Zealand artist Dick Frizzell will be in Dunedin this weekend for the opening of his latest exhibition. He tells Rebecca Fox about designing manchester and voices his opinion on the flag debate.

Emotional battlefields

Emotional battlefields

Playing a couple broken by their jobs as war correspondents is something real-life husband and wife Jacque Drew and Jeff Szusterman could not wait to do. Rebecca Fox discovers a couple not afraid to work together even when the going gets tough.

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.