Rebecca Fox

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.

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.