Nicola Hansby’s ‘‘Exquisite Corpse’’ exhibition may have fallen victim to the Covid-19 closures but it provides us with a clever idea for filling a few hours of isolation, writes Rebecca Fox.
Each year, a group of New Zealand’s top brewers and cider makers get together to judge the hundreds of beers entered in the New World Beer and Cider Awards.
Wanaka’s Michael Seiler had never brewed a beer two years ago, now he is sitting at the judging table at one of New Zealand’s top beer competitions. Rebecca Fox talks to Seiler about his journey to...
Five Otago producers have won medals in this year’s Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards, finds Rebecca Fox.
Kiwis are often terrible at exploring everything New Zealand has to offer, but the Covid-19 outbreak provides another reason to try holidaying at home. Rebecca Fox plays tourist in her own backyard.
Two artists have received the ‘‘gift’’ of a paid artist’s residency on Quarantine Island this summer. Rebecca Fox talks to Lynn Taylor and Eli Joseph about their time on the Otago Harbour island.
A Dunedin theatre company is bringing the Dear Boobs book project to the stage. Rebecca Fox talks to those involved.
While the source of Sky Macfarlane’s love of food is unknown she did not want it to be that way for her son. Rebecca Fox talks to the emerging baby food producer.
United States production Butcher Holler Here We Come will have its international premiere at the Dunedin Fringe Festival this month. Rebecca Fox talks to one of its performers, Cole Wimpee.
A piece written by a Dunedin composer and inspired by Dunedin poetry will feature in a concert tour of New Zealand by top baroque ensemble Juilliard415. Rebecca Fox reports.
Feeding Dunedin’s creative sector are the city’s two major tertiary institutions, both of which started this year with new heads of their respective creative departments. Rebecca Fox talks to...
Top New Zealand ceramicist Jim Cooper has tried everything in his quest for a new direction. His latest effort is on display at Otago Museum. He tells Rebecca Fox about his quest.
Four Otago artists have been selected as finalists in the New Zealand’s top portraiture awards. Rebecca Fox looks at their works.
Last night, Dunedin’s annual Fringe Festival launched its programme of funny, wacky, creative and serious productions and events which will hit the city in March, including the New Zealand premiere...
A fascination with showrooms and retro fixtures has Emily Hartley-Skudder creating some interesting dioramas in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. The artist tells Rebecca Fox about her search for the...
Sai Yoganathan’s children did not realise how lucky they were until they left home. The former Dunedin resident tells Rebecca Fox about her long road to publishing her own cookbook — A kitchen Well...
When Jess Marston got her job as a viticultural cadet in a Blenheim vineyard, little did she know she would soon be featuring on the small screen.
Living in a ‘‘persistently precarious state’’ shapes writer Emily Duncan’s life. She tells Rebecca Fox how the Robert Burns Fellowship has allowed her to help others living with Cushing’s disease.
Life has been full of changes for violinist Justine Cormack in recent years including a move to Central Otago. She tells Rebecca Fox about Beethoven’s role in her new career direction.