For circus performer Ashley Carr, informing his New Zealand-based father, a farmer, about his chosen career was not easy, he tells Rebecca Fox.
The fear of the unknown may have pervaded the first cross-over classical-Dunedin Sound concert, but this time round the nerves are steadier, the musicians involved in Tally Ho! 2 tell Rebecca Fox.
Living and working in Dowling St for more than 15 years has inspired Dunedin artist Sam Foley to capture the environment on canvas, he tells Rebecca Fox.
A regular at the Otago Farmers Market, Matt Cross and Minty (his caravan) are the first stop for anyone with a sweet tooth. He tells Rebecca Fox about sharing his recipes in a new book.
New Zealanders head overseas for their resort fix, forgetting we have our very own options for a weekend away, as Rebecca Fox discovers.
Tucked away in a shed in a wood yard off the beaten track in Milton, Sara Gillies fires up her welder as she prepares to make her next metal creation.
It is taking time, but New Zealanders are slowly coming to the realisation that fresh is best when it comes to nuts, North Otago grower Stuart Hamilton says.
Paris-based Kiwi artist Marian Fountain’s works are being exhibited in Dunedin this month but one of her greatest honours has been to create a bronze monument as a tribute to NZ tunnellers in World War 1 in Arras.
The cast of Opera Otago’s production of The Pirates of Penzance is embracing the ridiculous to do the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta justice, singer Harry Grigg and director Nadya Shaw Bennett tell...
Grammy-nominated Imani Winds, visits Dunedin for the first time this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to Monica Ellis about the bassoon and being an African American classical musician.
Dunedin-born actor Denyce Su’a was never shy in a crowd, so it was no surprise when she followed her heart into theatre, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Sick of the daily grind of working in a kitchen, Dylan Malcolm is experimenting with an innovative pop-up. He talks to Rebecca Fox.
Given the turbulent conduct and aftermath of the general election, one might be excused for thinking first of politics when it comes to Wellington, but as Rebecca Fox discovers, there is much more going on.
From a summer's day fishing by the Taieri River to the horrors of the Somme in 1917, the Globe’s latest production follows the journey of three young Otago men, playwright and director Keith Scott...
British conductor Simon Over has been coming to Dunedin for about nine years and is about to take a piece of New Zealand back home with him, he tells Rebecca Fox.
From cooking for London’s rich and famous to selling spice mixes in Dunedin, Dan Pearson has been on quite a journey, Rebecca Fox discovers.
So scared they might desecrate a national icon, writers Luke di Somma and Gregory Cooper took five years to get That Bloody Woman to the stage.
A soft spot for the Antipodes draws British pianist Freddy Kempf to New Zealand on a regular basis, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Playwright, choreographer and performer Jan Bolwell has turned her search for more information about her North Otago grandfather’s war service into a one-woman show. She tells Rebecca Fox about putting her family’s history on stage.