Having roamed from ground-breaking 1980 play Foreskin's
Lament to crime fiction and places in between, Greg McGee
traverses time and the spaces of northern Italy in his new
book, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Former Dunedin, now Auckland-based, film-maker Rebecca
Tansley's latest project celebrates a little known classical
pianist, much of its resonance having to do with the man
rather than the music, writes Shane Gilchrist.
News that Central Otago Health Services Ltd and the
Southern District Health Board reached agreement this week
over funding for Dunstan Hospital came in the wake of a
groundswell of support for the hospital from the community it
serves. Shane Gilchrist talks to a group of battlers about an
earlier fight to retain health services in the district.
As Jody Direen celebrates the release of her second
self-funded album, the Wanaka singer discusses country-pop,
Nashville, ambition, reality and a willingness to roll up her
sleeves with Shane Gilchrist.
As a child, Helen Macdonald attempted to sleep with her arms
behind her back, as a bird would with folded wings. Little
wonder then that she has penned an award winning book about
her attempts to train a hawk, writes Shane Gilchrist.