The simple act of buying a wedding present for a friend gave Dunedin woman Katerina Thomas an idea to help support the city’s emerging artists, Rebecca Fox writes.
Cook and health coach Jamalia Edwards tells the ODT's Rebecca Fox how a major health challenge forced her to look at how she ate.
Cook and health coach Jamalia Edwards is joining the Fresh team of columnists. She tells Rebecca Fox how a major health challenge forced her to look at how she ate.
With Central Otago only two hours up the road, why not escape the growing spring "to do" list for a weekend enjoying what is on our doorstep, suggests Rebecca Fox.
For the first time, Janet Frame’s first full-length work, Owls Do Cry, will be brought to life on stage. Red Leap artistic director Julie Nolan tells Rebecca Fox about the pressure of premiering...
She brews mead, loves cats, is legally blind and a heavy metal fan — Steff Green is not your average romance writer, writes Rebecca Fox.
October is New Zealand Cheese Month, so it is fitting that a course designed to help train those who sell cheese is being rolled out by Otago Polytechnic. Rebecca Fox reports.
Sculptor Peter Nicholls is a well-known figure in the art world, from his days teaching at the DunedinSchool of Art to his oversize and sometimes controversial outdoor sculpture. Nicholls gives...
Tianyi Lu is a rare sight in the orchestral pit - a female conductor. In Dunedin to conduct the DSO for the first time she talks to Rebecca Fox about feminism, leadership and connecting.
Just like we dived into winter casseroles when the weather got cold, we seek out lighter, seasonal fare when the weather warms.
French Canadian pianist Louis Lortie loves mixing travel with his musical commitments. He talks to Rebecca Fox about exercise and balance.
Chicago-based producer and director Tanya Palmer will have some advice for young playwrights when she visits Dunedin for next week’s Unesco Cities of Literature Short Play Festival. She tells...
Thierry Guiderdoni and Patricia Barker’s roles might be behind the scenes these days but they still remember the feeling of performing the ballets themselves. They tell Rebecca Fox about passing...
Ophelia Thinks Harder turns Shakespeare on its head and gives local actors a chance to see his work in a different light, Lynne Keen and Helen Fearnley tell Rebecca Fox.
In this year’s Art and Science Series, artists and scientists have collaborated on the theme of ‘‘Water: mountains to the sea’’. Rebecca Fox talks to artist Madison Kelly about trace fossils.
The University of Otago’s new classical voice lecturer, American Tessa Romano is settling in to New Zealand life. She tells Rebecca Fox about her journey from upstate New York to Dunedin.
From Carol in Westside to Nora in A Doll’s House, Sophie Hambleton is developing a taste for playing strong women. She tells Rebecca Fox about following the work, in this case, back to Dunedin.
Auckland performance artist Kalisolaite ’Uhila is settling into Dunedin life as the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s 2019 Aotearoa New Zealand Visiting Artist. He tells Rebecca Fox about the origins of...
Former Queenstown resident Martine Baanvinger is taking her latest stage show on tour, telling a true story of lovers in exile in the New Zealand bush.
It has been a whirlwind of a year for Dunedin-trained bass-baritone Joel Amosa since he won the Lexus Song Quest. He tells Rebecca Fox about his year of firsts and performing back in Dunedin.