Tui Flower was one of New Zealand’s early food writers who helped break the country’s meat and potato mentality. After her death last week Rebecca Fox discovers how much she meant to foodies.
Unlimited energy, stamina, a healthy immune system, a love of travel and teaching, and a flair for string music. Rebecca Fox discovers that the New Zealand String Quartet makes all sorts of...
Writer and illustrator Sheila Natusch died last week at the age of 91. The indomitable spirit with which she approached life shines through in a new film, Rebecca Fox reports.
Kobi Bosshard is widely known as the grandfather of contemporary New Zealand jewellery and his daughter is a film-maker, so it is no surprise she chose to document her father’s life and works,...
Li-Wei Qin has followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a cellist. He tells Rebecca Fox about playing at the BBC Proms and at two Olympic Games.
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...