Three Otago restaurants have been awarded ''two hats'' in national awards, while Moeraki’s Fleur Sullivan has been named a “Food Legend”.
Kingston artist Emma-Kate Moore entered the Parkin Drawing Award for the first time and, much to her surprise, was one of eight artists to have two works selected for the finals.
From the West End, London, to the Fortune Theatre, Dunedin, Mark Dorrell has been driven by a love of musical theatre, writes Rebecca Fox.
‘‘Innovation’’ and ‘‘flavour’’ are words that Marcus Tonga likes to use to describe his pastas and sauces. Rebecca Fox caught up with the Otago Polytechnic postgraduate student.
Talking to Auckland artist Marie Shannon is like reminiscing with an old friend about the good times, the bad and the random, finds Rebecca Fox
A series of projects are being held to celebrate the dedicated community of independent artists working in Dunedin, Rebecca Fox discovers.
Food designers seek the unexpected to highlight Dunedin’s underground literary ‘‘cool’’, discovers Rebecca Fox.
The story of an Otago farm boy who became famous for his conscientious objection to war has been made into an opera.
An unexpected event may have made life complicated for the 2016 Frances Hodgkins Fellowship artist but Miranda Parkes’ art is all the better for it, she tells Rebecca Fox
Lisa Reihana has wowed audiences at the Venice Biennale with her Emissaries project and its centrepiece video 'In Pursuit of Venus'. Rebecca Fox discovers she has also been working on a exhibition for Dunedin.
While public art has sometimes been controversial in Dunedin, people are being urged to have their say on a new framework, finds Rebecca Fox.A ''hunger'' for a renewed public art programme is...
More Otago restaurants than ever before have been named in the Cuisine top 100 restaurants for 2017, Rebecca Fox finds.
Just settling into a new life in Melbourne, British conductor Richard Davis is about to visit New Zealand for the first time, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Watching your children come of age musically is extra special if you are a musician yourself, as Belgians Marleen Thiers and Sigiswald Kuijken discovered. Rebecca Fox talks to the family that...
A search is on to find as many unknown Frances Hodgkins works as possible for an exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery later this year, Rebecca Fox discovers.
Art and science might be two different areas but a group of Dunedin artists and scientists have proved there can be a meeting of minds even on complicated concepts such as genetics. Rebecca...
Otago Farmers Market won people’s choice in a recent national competition so Rebecca Fox and photographer Craig Baxter went along to find out why people are so enthusiastic about the market.
He is braving a Dunedin winter to bring a modern taken on Shakespeare to the city’s audiences. Benjamin Henson tells Rebecca Fox about putting on a raucous party.
Long-serving Dunedin Public Art Gallery staffer Robyn Notman has moved to the Hocken Library. She and her team tell Rebecca Fox about their collections.