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.
Justin Lewis and Jacob Rajan’s common love of mask, determination and creativity has seen their Indian Ink theatre company thrive for 20 years. Lewis talks to Rebecca Fox about celebrating the milestone with a national tour of "The Pickle King''.
Great memories of past Tutus on Tour productions mean Abigail Boyle is perfect in the role of ballet mistress for this year’s tour, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Dunedin-based singer Jason Henderson is the first New Zealander to be accepted to attend the St Louis Cabaret Conference.
Alexander Ekman, the self-effacing choreographer of the three works being performed by the Royal New Zealand Ballet this season, hates mediocrity. He tells Rebecca Fox about his ‘‘crazy’’...
An internationally renowned authority on Bach, Masaaki Suzuki loves to share the German composer’s music, he tells Rebecca Fox on the eve of his Dunedin performance.
Dunedin artist Ana Teofilo Fa’anunu is about to have her first solo show in Auckland. She tells Rebecca Fox about taking that next step.
The Remarkable Theatre Company is stretching its wings with its latest production, Serial Killers, a ‘‘funny, naughty, sexy, cynical’’ Kiwi play. It has even brought Auckland director John Goudge...
Michael Coughlin has gone back to school, is trying his hand at cafe food and getting home at nights. Life for the Dunedin chef has been through some changes recently, Rebecca Fox learns.
There is nothing Hawke’s Bay winemaker Gordon Russell likes more than pushing the boundaries. The New Zealand wine identity spoke to Rebecca Fox about enjoying wine at its most raw.