After four years of travelling for work, former Fortune Theatre artistic director Lara Macgregor is relishing the rare opportunity to work in her hometown.
The system of dividing art into different genres has been used by Dunedin Public Art Gallery curators to showcase some of the gallery’s collection. Lucy Hammonds and Laura Gutsell tell Rebecca Fox...
After 16 years running a busy Dunedin cafe Nick Dodds and Kushla Sullivan gave it all up for the easy life ... and lasted eight weeks. They tell Rebecca Fox about seeking a balance between family life and work.
Winter is the perfect time to spice up those comforting stews, curries and puddings that keep us going during the cold weather.
Choreographer Mario Radacovsky’s outlook on life was turned upside down by cancer. Twenty years later he tells Rebecca Fox how it informed his career.
Royal New Zealand Ballet principal dancer Nadia Yanowsky performs as the black swan in Mario Radacovsky’s Black Swan, White Swan. It is a privilege to dance, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Tecwyn Evans takes a break from his home renovation project in Sweden to conduct the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra in a concert to celebrate Matariki. Rebecca Fox talks to those involved.
A chance conversation has led to boxes of material excavated from middens in coastal sites in Fiordland in the 1970s being opened for the first time in years as part of a unique art work created by...
Sibling rivalry may have led Carolin Widmann to pick up the violin, but a dedicated teacher’s influence inspired her career. She tells Rebecca Fox of her excitement at coming to New Zealand.
After two years in Dunedin struggling with language and cultural differences, Abdal Moneem Kyassah is restarting his hospitality career - this time as his own boss, writes Rebecca Fox.
With strong political and social threads, theatre-artist Alice canton uses storytelling to create spaces for multiple voices to be heard, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Transforming wild ideas into reality is what Dr Miles Gregory has come to expect of his Pop-up Globe team since he first came up his "long shot" idea of recreating Shakespeare’s Globe in NZ.
Giving diverse voices a platform is one of the goals of Dunedin theatre company Little Scorpion Productions. For its next work it has chosen to highlight women’s voices.
Ryan Dulieu will get to perform in front of his Southern-based extended family for the first time when Room on the Broom hits town. He talks to Rebecca Fox.
Artist Michel Tuffery has a soft spot for Dunedin, due in part to fond memories from his student days. He talks to Rebecca Fox about his latest project marrying his love of the environment with his...
Giving up a full-time job to sell premium ice cream in Dunedin might seem like trying to sell ice to eskimos, but Olive Tabor is living proof that taking a risk can work.
After spending two years singing in front of audiences numbering in the thousands, Amitai Pati is enjoying the intimacy of a tour of small theatres in his home country. He talks to Rebecca Fox.
With a fascination for electronics and figuring out how things work since he was a child, it is no wonder Simon Holden is chuffed his latest project has come to life. He tells Rebecca Fox what it...
Michael Coughlin has always had a soft spot for meat so it is no surprise he has put his name behind a new lamb product making waves nationally. Rebecca Fox reports.
Actor Trubie-Dylan Smith has returned to Dunedin to join his friends in the production of The Bald Soprano. Smith and director Alex Wilson tell Rebecca Fox about tackling the absurd.