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.
Joan's Picks: The Sixteen Trees of the Somme, The Late Show
Whitcoulls' Joan Mackenzie reviews Michael Connelly's The Late Show and The Sixteen Trees of the Somme by Lars Mytting LISTEN ABOVE
Rusty Young discusses Colombiano, drugs and terrorism
Rusty Young is an Australian writer and lecturer. After graduating in law 24 year old Rusty went back packing finding himself in Bolivia where he heard about the...
Eating the Greens: Sue Bradford and Vernon Tava
After a nightmare week for the Greens, the recent departure of Metiria Turei and the horrific showing in the recent poll, former Green politicians Vernon Tava and...
Jacque Tucker - Taking on the cats in the garden
IN THE GARDEN with Jacque Tucker – It’s Me vs the Cat There’s a battle going on at my place. It started one sunny weekend morning a couple of weeks ago when I threw...
Dominic Corry - Taylor Swift goes dark and yet another Star Wars film
Entertainment correspondent Dominic Corry joins Andrew Dickens to discuss Taylor Swift going social media dark and yet another Star Wars film LISTEN TO DOMINIC...
Megan Singleton - Reporting in from Nepal
Travel blogger Megan Singleton is embarking on an intrepid trip to Nepal with AFS where she'll be volunteering at a school for orphans. She joins Andrew Dickens...
Michael Van De Elzen on frozen veggies
This week we are going Green! Well Frozen Greens to be exact. Vegetables are certainly expensive this time of the year and its hard to get your 5 plus in at an...
John Eales investigates the haka
John Eales is about to launch a new documentary investigating the cultural impact of the haka. LISTEN TO ANDREW DICKENS' CHAT WITH JOHN EALES
Andrew Dickens: Let's celebrate Peace, Love and Happiness
"What should I do my editorial on tomorrow?" I asked my family over Saturday breakfast. "Peace Love and Happiness "said the mother of my children. I knew exactly...
Peter Griffin: Saving Soundcloud
The founding director of New Zealand's Science Media Centre and technology commentator Peter Griffin updates us on the situation with file-hosting site Soundcloud. LISTEN...
Joan's Picks: You Belong to Me, The Good Daughter
This week Whitcoulls' Joan Mackenzie reviews Colin Harrison's You Belong to Me and The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter. LISTEN ABOVE
Megan Singleton: Volunteering in Nepal
She usually prefers comfort and luxury, but travel blogger Megan Singleton is embarking on an intrepid trip to Nepal with AFS where she'll be volunteering at a school...
Andrew Dickens: 'Our political discourse has hit rock bottom'
In a crazy week of politics following a previously crazy week, I've come to wonder if I'm the only sane one or has everyone gone nuts. Metiria Turei has come and...
Barry Soper: What is the 'Jacinda effect'?
Newstalk ZB's Political Editor Barry Soper joins Andrew Dickens to discuss a big week in politics. LISTEN ABOVE MORE: New poll shows Peter Dunne losing support...
Dominic Corry: Taylor Swift's 'steely determination' and Brangelina
Entertainment correspondent Dominic Corry updates us on Taylor Swift's recent court case, what's happening with 'Brangelina' and new film Downsizing. LISTEN ABOVE
Chris Ryan: When truth is more action-packed than fiction
Chris Ryan is a British author whose latest book is called Warlord - a piece of fiction about the SAS taking on the drug cartels set across Mexico and London. The...
Major General Jim Molan: N Korea, US tensions 'serious and unpredictable'
Amid fears war could break out between the US and North Korea, a strategic expert, retired Major General Jim Molan, joins Andrew Dickens to discuss the situation...
Jacque Tucker: When your lemon tree's a lemon
It's quintessentially kiwi to have a lemon tree in the backyard, and yet so many of us struggle to get a decent crop. Here's how to sort out your ailing lemon tree! If...
Michael Van de Elzen: Mini Lamb Puff Pies
I am completely over this incredibly wet winter! The farm is so wet you can hardy even walk over it without filling your boots with mud. It's funny how you crave...
Jacque Tucker: Top tips to deal with a shady garden
Got a tricky shady spot? No problem! As sections grow smaller we're bound to have shadier gardens created by neighbouring buildings, fences and large overhanging...
Megan Singleton: What makes a good piece of luggage?
I’m very excited this week as I just redesigned and launched my brand new luggage and travel accessories online store: travelstore.co.nz It’s a hard job finding...
Kate Hawkesby: Outrage over baby question set women back
Headlines in the past week were dominated by outrage over new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern being asked 'that baby question'. While many women were quick to slam...
Michael Van de Elzen: Citrus Cheesecake
This week we are taking one of my favourite fruits that are available now for a very short period of time. Blood oranges have to be a chefs' favourite. The rich...
Sara Wiseman on returning home for new directing role
Sara Wiseman has starred in a wide range of classic New Zealand television shows, including Street Legal, Outrageous Fortune and Mercy Peak, as well as Australian...
Dr Bryce Edwards: Jacinda's leadership 'changes everything' for Labour
It's been a wild week in politics. The 'Jacinda effect' took over the media, leading to a huge increase in donations to the Labour Party and a massive intake of...