Two young Dunedin directors will present one-act plays at the Globe this month. Rebecca Fox talks to Thomas Makinson and Aaron Richardson.
Twenty-two Otago artists have been exploring the world of earth science as part of the annual Art + Science Project. Rebecca Fox talks to artist Manu Berry and designer Stella Lange.
Aucklander Rose Carlyle is still coming to terms with becoming a published author and having her book scooped up by Hollywood. She tells Rebecca Fox about her dream run.
London-based opera singer Jonathan Lemalu has returned to Dunedin to see family, enjoy some normality after the restrictions of Covid-19 lockdowns in the UK and also to perform again.
Three young Dunedin musicians will have the rare opportunity to perform alongside the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra next weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to them about nerves and their love of music.
Inspired by her travels through the South Island of New Zealand, Auckland best-selling author Nalini Singh has added thrillers to her growing library of genres.
Arielle Walker is dedicated to preserving and learning the traditions of storytelling and textiles. On her first visit to Dunedin she tells Rebecca Fox about the importance of family and making.
The chance to work on an opera she loves was enough to send Fiona McAndrew back to bed, reports Rebecca Fox.
When the "Kerikeri old girls network" hooked Barnaby Olson up with a job in Turkey, little did he know it would provide him with a perfect traveller’s tale.
Being able to get out and see NZ during the past 12 months has had some unexpected results for fashion designer Dame Trelise Cooper. Visiting Wanaka this week, she tells Rebecca Fox about the joy of rediscovering her country.
For Otago fans of dance there is a plethora of opportunities to get your fill of contemporary movement, thanks to the Dunedin Arts Festival and the Festival of Colour.
Music is known for assisting people with dementia, so for playwright Ro Bright and director Kitan Petkovski bringing the two together in their latest work to premiere in Wanaka was a given.
Memories of foraging for apples and making apple pie with her grandmother have inspired Naomi Lindsay to help create similar memories for others.
Two young Otago chefs made it to the national finals in the Beef + Lamb Young Ambassador Chef Awards and are more inspired than ever, they tell Rebecca Fox.
Top New Zealand dancer and choreographer Taiaroa Royal is re-establishing his connection to Otakou by returning to the stage to dance in Dunedin production Wairua.
Giving herself an excuse to sing the songs of her favourite country music artists has been a bonus for Tami Neilson, but the real reason behind her latest show is to lift the lid on gender inequality in country music.
The wonderful thing about the change of seasons is we get to experience a range of foods we haven’t eaten in months, as well as enjoy the last of summer’s bounty, writes Rebecca Fox.
When Chloe Loftus says she has to break in a new partner every time she performs her dance show, she is not talking about a human dancer. Loftus talks to Rebecca Fox about finding her feet in the air.
What happens when you get a group of people with varying musical abilities together and simply let them play? That’s the question behind Strork, a Dunedin string orchestra that is anything but traditional.
Four artists significant to Dunedin’s contemporary art practice have been selected to show their work at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Rebecca Fox talks to the artists about their varying works.