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.
Fleur Sullivan: Running Rick Stein's favourite NZ restaurant
Fleur Sullivan is the proprietor of a small seafood restaurant in Moeraki, a place that renowned food writer Rick Stein recently said was his favourite place to...
Joan's Picks: The Marsh King's Daughter, Saints For All Occasions
Joan Mackenzie of Whitcoulls joins Andrew Dickens with her favourite books of the week, including The Marsh King's Daughter by Karen Dionne, and Saints For All Occasions...
Megan Singleton: Wildcatting on a Texas ranch
Megan Singleton has been for a stay on a wildcat ranch just outside of Dallas, Texas, and she joined Andrew Dickens to discuss her experience.
How the Waterview Tunnel was built
The longest tunnel in New Zealand has officially opened, but only to curious pedestrians. Today, thousands have taken the first chance to take a wander through...
Mike van de Elzen: America's Cup breakfasts
Starting today a large number of Kiwis will be rising early to watch the most amazing races on the water against our old rivals Oracle. Early is an understatement...
Jacque Tucker: The Great Kumara Crisis (and other vegetable madness)
For those of us who love kumara wedges, there is a crisis in our midst. Due to a cold spring and wet autumn we could be stuck paying record prices for kumara this...
Bringing Carmen to Kiwi audiences
Carmen is perhaps the world's most well known and popular opera. New Zealand Opera is currently touring a major production with a cast made of both international...
What is New Zealand's role in NATO?
General Petr Pavel is a Czech army officer, and the chair of NATO's military committee - the first person from a former Warsaw Pact state to hold the position. Pavel...
Peter Griffin: Apple's HomePod
Technology correspondent Peter Griffin explains one of Apple's latest creations, a voice-operated speaker called the 'HomePod'. It's beautiful - is it very useful?...
The Panel: Liam Hehir and Tim Batt on euthanasia
Parliament will debate legalising voluntary euthanasia after Act Party leader David Seymour's private member's bill was drawn from the ballot on Thursday. The controversial...
The bestselling NZ author you may not have heard of
Deep in suburban Mt Roskill lives one of New Zealand's best selling authors who, despite awards and international acclaim, remains little known at home. Nalini...
Claire Trevett: Labour's immigration policy, the stability of May's govt
The NZ Herald's Deputy Political Editor Claire Trevett discusses the stability of Theresa May's government and tomorrow's announcement from Labour on their immigration...
Steve Jeffares: The 'weird and wonderful' beers of GABS Festival
The founder of the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS) joins Andrew Dickens ahead of the huge craft beer festival. Steve Jeffares, who's also a top beer...
Megan Singleton: Trump's effect on US tourism
As fired FBI director James Comey's hearing took place, Megan Singleton was in Washington DC, gathering how the current political happenings are affecting the country's...
Actress, director Miriama McDowell: Kororareka
Kororareka: The Ballad of Maggie Flynn tells the tale of a fiery and unforgettable Irish woman who leaves England a convict and arrives in Kororāreka the captain...
Press Conference: Media get another election wrong
Miriyana Alexander, Editor of NZME's Herald on Sunday, and Jono Milne, Editor of Fairfax's Sunday Star-Times, join Andrew Dickens to discuss the media's failed predictions...
Dr Negar Partow: A guide to Middle Eastern politics
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move, accusing it of backing Islamist...
Michael Van de Elzen: Ways with lemons
Lemons have to be one of my favourite ingredients to have in the kitchen. If someone was to say to me: 'Michael, you are allowed 10 ingredients to make a wonderful...
Jacque Tucker: Planting a legacy
Arbour Day was last weekend, so it would be remiss if we didn't do a little tree hugging. Now is the time to plant deciduous trees (the ones that lose their leaves). So,...
Megan Singleton: Cayman Islands
Travel correspondent Megan Singleton joins Andrew Dickens to talk about her latest trip to the idyllic Cayman Islands.
Joan's Picks: Sycamore, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Joan Mackenzie of Whitcoulls joins Andrew Dickens with her favourite books of the week. This week she reviews Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor and Eleanor Oliphant Is...
Peter Griffin: Adblocking advances
Andrew Dickens is joined by tech expert Peter Griffin, who talks about Google's new move to block ads.
The Panel: 'London will stay resilient'
Andrew Dickens is joined on the panel today by James Nokise and Penny Ashton; both of whom have lived in London before. They discuss today's terror attacks and the...
UK correspondent: 'People are being told to hide'
Andrew Dickens talks to UK correspondent Peter Anderson about the latest on the London attacks.
Nikki Kaye: 'Problem lies in lack of subjects, not teachers'
Andrew Dickens is joined by the Minister of Education, Nikki Kaye, to discuss the decline of teachers throughout schools in Auckland. Although many have blamed a...