It has taken about 13 years for dancer Sara Garbowski to get the opportunity to dance a major role in Giselle, a ballet she first danced in as a 17-year-old apprentice. She talks to Rebecca Fox...
Wanaka is becoming a hub for small artisanal food producers, if the number of medals they have received in the Outstanding Food Producer Awards this year is anything to go by.
Esk Valley senior wine-maker Gordon Russell visited Dunedin last week to talk to those who drink and sell his wine. He took time out to talk to Rebecca Fox about keeping things simple.
New Zealand singer Geoff Sewell, of Amici fame, is determined that the show must go on, even if he has had to move to plan C to make it happen. He talks to Rebecca Fox about his upcoming show...
Two Dunedin art students have been named as finalists in the inaugural Kiingi Tuheitia Portraiture Award. Rebecca Fox talks to Hemi Hosking-Kereopa and Ngahina Belton-Bodsworth.
Covid-19 forced chef Kane Bambery to take a good hard look at his life. Now back in his home town he's on a mission to reduce waste, support local producers and get fellow chefs talking to each other.
Today is World IBD Day which aims to unite people in their fight against inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and end the silence around these diseases. This...
Will vegetarian or vegan toastie options win over the judges in the Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover, asks Rebecca Fox.
Four Otago and Southland food producers will be vying for titles in the Outstanding Food Producer Awards.
Two young Dunedin directors will present one-act plays at the Globe this month. Rebecca Fox talks to Thomas Makinson and Aaron Richardson.
Twenty-two Otago artists have been exploring the world of earth science as part of the annual Art + Science Project. Rebecca Fox talks to artist Manu Berry and designer Stella Lange.
Aucklander Rose Carlyle is still coming to terms with becoming a published author and having her book scooped up by Hollywood. She tells Rebecca Fox about her dream run.
London-based opera singer Jonathan Lemalu has returned to Dunedin to see family, enjoy some normality after the restrictions of Covid-19 lockdowns in the UK and also to perform again.
Three young Dunedin musicians will have the rare opportunity to perform alongside the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra next weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to them about nerves and their love of music.
Inspired by her travels through the South Island of New Zealand, Auckland best-selling author Nalini Singh has added thrillers to her growing library of genres.
Arielle Walker is dedicated to preserving and learning the traditions of storytelling and textiles. On her first visit to Dunedin she tells Rebecca Fox about the importance of family and making.
The chance to work on an opera she loves was enough to send Fiona McAndrew back to bed, reports Rebecca Fox.
When the "Kerikeri old girls network" hooked Barnaby Olson up with a job in Turkey, little did he know it would provide him with a perfect traveller’s tale.
Being able to get out and see NZ during the past 12 months has had some unexpected results for fashion designer Dame Trelise Cooper. Visiting Wanaka this week, she tells Rebecca Fox about the joy of rediscovering her country.
For Otago fans of dance there is a plethora of opportunities to get your fill of contemporary movement, thanks to the Dunedin Arts Festival and the Festival of Colour.