Andrew Dickens Sunday Cafe
9AM - 12PMSun
ANDREW DICKENS’ SUNDAY CAFÉ
Settle into your Sundays in style
This is the show that delivers a little bit of everything. News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment – your Sunday morning listening is completely covered.
With decades of broadcasting experience behind him, Andrew has worked around the world across multiple radio genres.
His bold, sharp and energetic approach is always informative and entertaining.
Megan Singleton: Adventures in West Hollywood
Travel correspondent Megan Singleton joins us from West Hollywood where she's been seeing the sights by bike. She's staying in a beautiful hotel called The Charlie, built...
Diana Jones: Why all effective leaders need a 'soft side'
Leadership expert Diana Jones is an advocate for the "soft side" of leadership, believing qualities such as empathy and compassion are among the most important. She...
Felix Marwick: The politics of this week's Budget
Newstalk ZB's Chief Political Reporter Felix Marwick joins Andrew Dickens to preview this week's Budget announcement. LISTEN ABOVE: Andrew Dickens speaks to Felix...
Jacque Tucker: What to do with all those leaves
After the big blow right around the country, you may have a lot of leaves lying around your garden that you want to get rid of. If you have deciduous trees nearby...
Justin Hayward: The legendary voice of The Moody Blues
The talented Justin Hayward is heading to New Zealand in October, playing shows in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland. Hayward's shows will feature The Moody...
Stephen Selwood: Fixing NZ's 'creaking, groaning' infrastructure
This week's budget will reveal how much focus there will be on developing New Zealand's infrastructure over the next year. Chief Executive of Infrastructure New...
Andrew Dickens: Budget Day should never be boring
Talking to my producer this week, I said we should preview this week's coming budget. And he said budgets are boring. I said that they shouldn't be. He's right...
Joan's Picks: The Colour of Our Sky, The Stranger in the Woods
Whitcoulls' Head Book Buyer Joan MacKenzie shares her favourite picks of the week. This week The Colour of Our Sky by Amita Trasi and The Stranger in the Woods by...
Peter Griffin: The world's largest cyber attack
Yesterday the world was hit by the largest cyber attack ever, spreading to 104 countries and locking up the files on at least 45,000 computers. Researchers believe...
Julie Foa'i: Taking Te Vaka to the world
The Music Managers Forum recently held their awards for Music Managers, where the 'International Achievement' award was won by Julie Foa'i. She was recognised for...
Gurinder Chadha: Directing 'Viceroy's House'
New film Viceroy's House tells the story of the Partition of India in 1947 - director Gurinder Chadha joined Andrew Dickens in studio this morning. Chadha (the...
In the garden with Jacque Tucker: Making babies on Mother's Day
Seeing as it's Mother’s Day I thought I’d talk about making babies – baby plants to be exact! By dividing up the mother plant you can get a whole bunch of baby...
The Panel: Morgan Godfery and Jane Clifton
Labour is having their pre-election Congress this weekend – what is the state of the party? Will the policies they have announced be effective if they get into...
Andrew Dickens: Treat every day like Mother's Day
Andrew Dickens opens his show on Mother's Day with a message for men who love the mothers in their lives – don't just help out on one day a year. Make every day...
Gia Garrick: Live at Labour's election year congress
It's a career defining day for Labour leader Andrew Little. He has to convince 400 delegates in Wellington that he's got what it takes to lead them to an election...
Press Conference: Adult ads in the classifieds
Herald on Sunday Editor Miriyana Alexander and Sunday Star-Times Editor Jono Milne join Andrew Dickens to discuss the weekend's top stories. The story of a new...
WATCH: Iconic Moulin Rouge dancer Marissa Burgess in studio
The longest-serving lead dancer in the 120-year history of the world-famous Moulin Rouge, Marissa Burgess is set to kick up her heels in New Zealand. She stars...
The Panel, May 7: Frances Cook and Ben Thomas
With the French elections overnight looming as another contest between populism and centrism, could there be echoes of that in New Zealand? The Pike River families...
Ismo Leikola: 'The World's Funniest Person' visits NZ
Finnish comedian Ismo Leikola sells out huge shows in his home country, has his own TV show and in 2014 was named "The World's Funniest Person" in the Laugh Factory's...
Peter Griffin: Facebook algorithms targeting the vulnerable
Technology correspondent Peter Griffin discusses a leaked Australian report which showed that Facebook's powerful algorithms are able to target users with vulnerable...
'Rock's villain' Alice Cooper returning to play NZ shows
It's been announced that Alice Cooper is set to play concerts in Auckland and Wellington later this year, 40 years on from his first visit. Alice Cooper speaks...
In the garden with Jacque Tucker: Fighting frost
I'm in Central Otago this weekend, where you can really tell winter is coming – and for many of us, so are the frosts. Now is the time to organise your arsenal....
Megan Singleton: Sucked in by Mexico's fake Hotel California
Visit Megan Singleton's travel blog here: www.bloggeratlarge.com
Republic debate reignited by Prince Philip's retirement
The chair of the Australian Republican Movement Peter FitzSimons joins Andrew Dickens to discuss why he so strongly believes the time is right for Australia to become...
Paula Hawkins: New thriller 'more ambitious' than Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, the author of best-selling novel Girl on the Train, speaks to Andrew Dickens about the pressures that have come with her success, the fickleness of memory,...