After a shaky start to her Frances Hodgkins Fellowship due to the Covid-19 lockdown, artist Bridget Reweti has been able to realise the project she came south to do, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Nearly 20 years after Joanna Margaret Paul’s death her work is resonating with contemporary artists. A new exhibition and book by the Dunedin Public Art Gallery puts her work in context.
Auckland artist Gavin Chai’s "enigmatic" work captured the attention of judges at Dunedin’s National Cleveland Awards earlier this year. Rebecca Fox discovers an artist with a love for the Old...
Dunedin food events — Dine Dunedin and Outstanding New Zealand Food Producers — are bringing two of the country’s top chefs to the city to showcase their work alongside our local chefs.
Conductor Marc Taddei has been waiting for a chance to perform Knecht’s Grand Symphonie — Pastorale. He tells Rebecca Fox about the unusual pairing with Beethoven’s Symphony No6.
New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdowns have inspired artist Yukhi Kihara’s latest works. She tells Rebecca Fox how looking back at New Zealand’s quarantine history shines a light on today’s pandemic...
This year’s Robert Burns Fellow, Becky Manawatu, has followed tradition and fallen in love with Dunedin. The writer tells Rebecca Fox about moving on from her award-winning debut novel Aue.
Duncan Haynes’ sense of adventure has seen him perform all over the world. Drawn home to New Zealand, he tells Rebecca Fox about re-establishing himself after two decades of living abroad.
Auckland restaurateur Nick Loosley brought his Everybody Eats concept to Dunedin last week, creating an upcycled dinner in conjunction with University of Otago Food Waste Innovation’s Upcycled Food Lab.
Missing her home country saw Dutch-born theatre creator Martine Baanvinger seek out a project that could connect her with her roots - she found it in photographer Ans Westra’s story.
Christchurch artist Julia Holderness builds a bridge across history to a 1940s artists’ studio in Dunedin, home to Doris Lusk, Anne Hamblett and Mollie Lawn. She tells Rebecca Fox about repositioning episodes of history.
Sometimes science and technology need to catch up with artistic endeavour for magic to happen. Rebecca Fox talks to British artist Luke Jerram about hanging the moon - literally.
Getting out and exploring the city has two benefits for Dunedin couple Danie Erickson and Josh Urquhart - improved mental health and some tasty finds.
Foraging for food has become increasingly popular in recent years. Rebecca Fox talks to one of NZ's first professional foragers, Peter Langlands, and two amateur Dunedin foragers excited by the discoveries on their doorstep.
Dunedin artists have got in behind the West Harbour Arts Charitable Trust as they raise funds to continue its artist in residence programme. Rebecca Fox talks to a creative Deborah Bay family who...
A new innovative theatre project by Dunedin’s Talking House and members of the University of Otago School of Performing Arts opens next week. Rebecca Fox talks to Prof Stuart Young and actor Simon...
A group of Central Otago artists have come together to show their work in a unique way in galleries around the South.
Mark Cowden seems to reinvent himself every few years. In his latest iteration he is an artist specialising in multiplane works, finds Rebecca Fox.
Wanaka business Augustines of Central has won a top award at the Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards.
A third-generation clarinettist, American Jonathan Cohen is loving his great adventure of living and performing in NZ. He tells Rebecca Fox about one of his favourite pieces of music.