The colourful picture people have when they think about Peta Mathias came about by accident, Rebecca Fox discovers.
Mayela Marcos followed her dreams of being a ballet dancer across the world. She tells Rebecca Fox about her journey to the Imperial Russian Ballet Company.
In its end-of-year Site show, Otago Polytechnic School of Art never fails to deliver scintillating, thought-provoking and imaginative works set to challenge what ‘‘art’’ is.
When students talk about one hundred and one ways with mince, wearing it as jewellery is probably not on that list.
Food blogger Claire Deeks is on a mission to improve New Zealand’s children’s lunchboxes. She tells Rebecca Fox it is not about food trends, but real food.
A madcap Christmas farce, The Mystery of Irma Vep, is requiring the Fortune Theatre’s behind-the-scenes staff to pull out all the creative stops. Rebecca Fox discovers plenty of Kiwi ingenuity.
Former Burns Fellow Jo Randerson is using her writing skills in a different way these days. She tells Rebecca Fox about one of her more recent projects.
Dunedin’s Frances Hodgkins Fellowship is celebrating its 50th anniversary of supporting New Zealand artists. Rebecca Fox finds out what impact it has had on New Zealand’s artists and art world.
An appreciation of the science behind brewing adds to the enjoyment of home brewing and appreciation of good beer Rebecca Fox discovers.
Playing a couple facing choices about the end of one of their lives is a challenge for Alan Palmer and Julie Edwards. They tell Rebecca Fox about the play’s Hollywood connections.
Money, mystery and intrigue - art crime has it all, but in reality it can have devastating and emotional consequences. Rebecca Fox discovers New Zealand, including Dunedin, is not immune.
Dunedin Public Art Gallery director Cam McCracken tells Rebecca Fox how the gallery protects itself from art crime.
Award-winning Dunedin cafe Dog With Two Tails had its inception on a masseuse’s table in South America. Rebecca Fox discovers its owner’s varied trail to cafe ownership.
Top Australian ceramicist Janet DeBoos visits Dunedin this week to share her knowledge with Otago potters. She tells Rebecca Fox about a career spanning five decades.
Chamber music ‘‘supergroup’’ the London Conchord Ensemble kicks off its New Zealand tour in Dunedin. Its founder tells Rebecca Fox how it all began.
Two Otago chefs have been hand-picked by internationally recognised New Zealand chef Peter Gordon to take part in a fine-dining event.
It is a scene of skilled chaos, so why not throw in another challenge? Rebecca Fox talks to the director of Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver Driver.
Evoking ancient Bacchanalian rites and the wine-making traditions of France, The Wine Project aims to pull you in with a sensory and immersive experience, Rebecca Fox discovers