Two New Zealand artists with flourishing careers overseas are coming home and will perform with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to violinist Amalia Hall, who will be conducted by Holly Mathieson.
A passion for food has brought Patricia Mazza halfway around the world. She tells Rebecca Fox why she came to the International Food Design Conference.
Italian ice cream maker Giapo Grazioli mixed entertainment with passion at his workshop at the International Food Design Conference. He tells Rebecca Fox why he chose ice cream.
Combine getting Pacific Island children interested in science, healthy eating and exercise with an experimental healthy bread recipe and you get an International Science Festival Project, Rebecca Fox discovers.
Marije Vogelzang shook up the design world with her approach to food. In Dunedin for the International Food Design Conference and Studio she tells Rebecca Fox the time is ripe for change.
A lifelong passion for foraging is developing into a Christchurch man's new profession. Peter Langlands tells Rebecca Fox about his search for wild foods.
Chef Alex Davies is on a mission to showcase sustainable ‘‘plantcentric'' cuisine. He tells Rebecca Fox about spreading the word in Dunedin.
If she were alive today, artist Doris Lusk would have celebrated her 100th birthday last month. Instead, the milestone will be marked with an exhibition of her work, Rebecca Fox finds.
Whether playing or composing, Isaac Shatford is in his element. The promising young musician tells Rebecca Fox about his musical journey so far.
Winter in Prague turned out to be a blessing for Dunedin poet David Howard. The Unesco City of Literature residency recipient tells Rebecca Fox of an experience which changed his thinking.
What do a jeweller, painter, sculptor and photographer have in common? Dunedin Public Art Gallery curator Lucy Hammond explains to Rebecca Fox.
The Otago Art Society has an ulterior motive for its 140th anniversary celebrations. Its committee members tell Rebecca Fox it is time to lift the society's game.
A strong Pacific Island arts voice will be heard in Dunedin in coming weeks with Fortune's Niu Sila and a reading of Sons, Rebecca Fox says.
The Fortune Theatre's latest production Over the River and Through the Woods marks an important milestone for its artistic director, Jonathan Hendry. He talks to Rebecca Fox about directing his first play for the Fortune.
Central Otago viticulturalists had to ‘‘sweat blood'' to get the quality and yields from their vineyards this season, Rebecca Fox learns.
Matariki is a good time to reflect on culture whether through dance or art. Rebecca Fox discovers two projects doing both in Dunedin during Matariki celebrations.
The issue of gender neutral toilets is being tackled in a more creative way by Caroline Plummer Community Dance Fellow val smith. Smith tells Rebecca Fox about the forthcoming performance.
Discovering a gap in the availability of text on contemporary Maori art, two Auckland artists and academics decided to fix the problem. Rebecca Fox talked to the pair before their three-day workshop in Dunedin.
Urbanisation is putting the squeeze not only on the housing market but on wineries near Auckland. Kumeu River winemaker and master of wine Michael Brajkovich tells Rebecca Fox about his family's business producing great chardonnays.