Andrew Dickens' Sunday Café
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.
Mavis Staples: Singing to help bring the world together
Legendary gospel singer and civil rights icon Mavis Staples is coming to New Zealand in April. She joins Andrew Dickens for a chat from her home in Chicago.
Dan Wootton: Could be a decade before another Adele tour
Jacque Tucker: Masses of butterflies
This week Jacque Tucker talks with Andrew Dickens about how to create a butterfly garden at your place - the plants they love to eat and the ones that will have...
Mike van de Elzen: Nasi goreng in Bali
During Mike van de Elzen's time in Bali, nasi goreng was his go-to dish. Ingredients 1 tsp. dried shrimp paste1 tbsp. dark brown sugar1 med white onion, roughly...
Dr Lance O'Sullivan: NZ faces an unaffordable health system
Former New Zealander of the Year, Dr Lance O'Sullivan, joins Andrew Dickens to talk about New Zealand's health sector.
Marama Fox: Change of approach to police dog use needed
The Maori Party is demanding change this morning, after the revelation police dogs have been set on youths as young as 12. This morning's Herald on Sunday reports...
Andrew Dickens: Shooting the messenger part of every Hager saga
Nicky Hager, a self proclaimed advocacy journalist, released a book this week expanding on the work done by Jon Stephensen into the actions of our SAS in Afghanistan. We’ve...
Magician Paul Cosentino joins Andrew Dickens in studio
Australian magician Paul Cosentino is one of the highest profile illusionists in the world. He joins Andrew Dickens in studio to discuss his autobiography, Anything...
Jimmy Buffett: Following in Mark Twain's footsteps
Ahead of his two New Zealand shows, Jimmy Buffett speaks to Andrew Dickens about why it's because of Mark Twain that he's playing Christchurch and Wellington venues. LISTEN...
Peter Griffin: Tim Berners-Lee criticises the internet and Apple's tax controversy
Technology correspondent Peter Griffin joins Andrew Dickens to talk about the top issues the founder of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has with the internet....
Topp Twins: New tour returns the favour to rural towns
The Topp Twins, Lynda and Jools, joined Andrew Dickens to discuss their latest tour 'Heading for the Hills', which leaves the cities in the dust in favour of small...
Siena Yates: Justin Bieber bored and miserable during NZ show
NZ Herald entertainment writer Siena Yates speaks to Andrew Dickens about last night's Justin Bieber concert, which she was not impressed with. She said the star...
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell: The dis-United Kingdom
With seismic shifts happening across the United Kingdom's political landscape, Andrew Dickens speaks to Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell, who has been watching this...
Andrew Dickens: Streaming tells kids they’re not good enough
You start off in 3B and end up in 3E – that’s the Grammar School slide. I started at Auckland Grammar School in 1976. In those days DJ Graham was the Head and we...
Panel: Frances Cook and Liam Hehir talk this week's 'hot topics'
Andrew Dickens is joined by NZ Herald multi-media journalist Frances Cook and Palmerston North lawyer, Liam Hehir, to discuss this weeks hot topics; from the inter-generational war,...
Naresh Kumar: Finishing my freedom ride
Andrew Dickens talks to Naresh Kumar, who has spent the past month biking from Cape Reinga to Bluff on a tandem bike, picking up strangers along the way. He is doing...
Dave Dobbyn: Celebrating 40 years
Dave Dobbyn is celebrating 40 years in the music business in the way he knows best. LISTEN ABOVE: Andrew Dickens chats with Dave Dobbyn, who makes two big announcements. He's...
Firdose Moonda: South Africa's 'transformation targets'
With the Protea's proving themselves to be a very formidable opponent and possibly the best in the world, Andrew Dickens looks back at the changes in their team...
Andrew Dickens: New Zealand in the midst of fire, flood and earthquakes
What an extraordinary country we live in. A few weeks ago I was driving through Hawkes Bay - baked not just brown but blonde by drought - while the Port Hills in...
Joan's Picks: The Nowhere Man, Summary Justice
Joan McKenzie joins Andrew Dickens to give her take on The Nowhere Man by Greg Hurwitz and Summary Justice by John Fairfax.